Sam Visner, a 35-year cybersecurity and intelligence veteran and a former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) executive, has joined ICF International as senior vice president and general manager of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company’s cybersecurity business.
“Sam is a recognized authority in cyber policy, programs and technology. Bringing Sam to ICF demonstrates our commitment to this vital area of national security and business security, ” Ellen Glover, an ICF executive VP, said Tuesday.
Visner serves as an associate of the National Intelligence Council and is a member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s executive committee, cyber council and council on technology and innovation.
He previously served as VP and GM of CSC’s global cybersecurity business and managed the company’s cyber and service delivery work for public sector and commercial enterprises worldwide.
The 35-year industry veteran also is a former SVP from Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI), where he led the company’s strategy and business development teams for its intelligence, research and development and security support businesses.
His government career includes service at the National Security Agency as chief of signals intelligence programs.
At NSA, Visner was selected for NSA’s highest award for civilian employees — the Execeptional Civilian Service Award.
Additionally, he teaches cybersecurity policy and operations at Georgetown University as an adjunct professor.