Corporate Information Security Officer,
United States Postal Service (USPS)
Charles L. (Chuck) McGann, Jr. is the Corporate Information Security Officer for the United States Postal Service (USPS). In this capacity, he has the responsibility of securing an intranet that is one of the largest maintained by any organization in the world with over 145,000 workstations, over 45,000 retail terminals and more than 8,000 servers. The USPS infrastructure encompasses over 600 business applications that support all aspects of business operations as well as movement of the mail.
In his 25 years with the Postal Service, McGann has held numerous positions, entering as Manager, Information Systems for the Springfield, Massachusetts district, and later served as an acting postmaster, business systems analyst, business project leader, distributed systems security specialist and CIRT manager.
McGann holds an MBA from Strayer University, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, and two associate’s degrees from Springfield Technical Community College. He is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP), a certified information security manager (CISM) and holds a certification for information assurance methodology (IAM) from the National Security Agency (NSA).
Chuck is currently the Co-Chair of the (ISC)2 Government Advisory Board on Cyber Security, and served as a Government Information Security Leadership Awards Judge for the last three years. He is also a member of the Symantec Government Education Advisory Board.
Chuck has received numerous awards and recognition most recently he was recognized by the Information Security Executives (ISE) Southeast Awards 2012 by receiving both the 2012 ISE Southeast Security Executive Award and the Southeast People’s Choice Award. He also received the I.S.E National Executive of the Year Award for Government in 2012
He belongs to various national, regional, and local organization such as the Government Technology Research Alliances’ group, FBI InfraGard, National Security Agency (NSA), and Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA) to name a few.
He frequently participates as a presenter, speaker and/or panelist for various symposiums, conferences, and workshops. Such as: IANS Annual Conference, Digital Government Institute Conference, Meritalk, Symantec Annual Government Security Symposium, Cyber Security Forum, Raleigh RTP, FedScoop Radio and several other security venues.