Michelle Sutphin Named SAIC Chief Security Officer; Mark Escobar Quoted

Michelle Sutphin Named SAIC Chief Security Officer; Mark Escobar Quoted
Michelle Sutphin Chief Security Officer SAIC

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has named Michelle Sutphin as chief security officer to supervise compliance with SAIC’s security policies and programs supporting customers, the company announced Wednesday.

“Michelle brings a wealth of experience in the security field, and her in-depth knowledge and strong relationships in the community will be a tremendous asset for us and our customers moving forward,” said Mark Escobar, chief of business operations at SAIC. “We’re thrilled to welcome such a seasoned security expert to our team.”

Sutphin has more than two decades of experience across security. Prior to joining SAIC, she served as vice president of corporate security at BAE Systems. Sutphin was responsible for the creation, implementation and supervision of security policy.

She served as vice president of Security P&S and facility security officer with BAE Systems. Sutphin also held the position of director of Corporate Security with American Systems, as well as Facility Security Officer/HR Generalist III for Integic. 

Sutphin currently serves as chair of the security and counterintelligence division at National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), where she promotes communication between government agencies and other industrial working groups. 

In her position with NDIA, she advocates for the mission of the National Industrial Security Program. She also served two years as the industry spokesperson for the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee and nearly five years as secretary for the Board of Directors at NCMS.

“In these times of change and uncertainty, a strong security posture is key to keep pace with increasing threats,” said Sutphin. “I’m honored to join such a well-respected and impressive team, and I look forward to playing a pivotal role in helping SAIC maintain its strong security posture.”

About SAIC

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation’s digital transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, IT modernization, and mission solutions. 

Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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