Vincent Sritapan

Cyber QSMO Section Chief, CISA (invited)

Vincent Sritapan is an (Acting) Section Chief in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Cyber Quality Service Management Office (QSMO). In this position, Sritapan is leading the development and delivery of mobile security services and capabilities to help protect government networks. In response to the increase in remote work since the onset of the COVID pandemic, CISA acted to improve mobile security across government at all levels by establishing the Cyber QSMO’s Mobile Security Services section. Sritapan also is assisting with 5G research and development (R&D) activities in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) in support of CISA’s 5G Strategy.

As Acting Section Chief in the Cybersecurity QSMO, Sritapan is leading CISA’s cross-functional teams that are tackling emerging risks and developing cybersecurity services to address enterprise mobile challenges, including mobile device, mobile application, and mobile network security.

Sritapan is also leading the Federal CIO Council’s Federal Mobility Group (FMG), a cross-agency forum for government mobile technology leaders and a critical “voice of the customer” for CISA’s mobile security initiatives. He currently serves as FMG Co-Chair along with representatives of the General Services Administration and National Institute of Standards and Technology, helping drive the strategy development in mobility and sharing information across Federal departments and agencies. Additionally, Mr. Sritapan serves as the Co-Chair, along with a representative of the Department of Defense, of the Committee for National Security Systems’ Mobile and Wireless Security (CNSS) Working Group to address policy and directives for mobility in national security systems.

Prior to joining CISA, Sritapan served six years as the Mobile Security R&D Program Manager at DHS S&T, where he led foundational R&D efforts in mobile security. In this position, he helped accelerate the adoption of secure mobile technologies for the Department, government and global community. He also served multiple years in the DHS Office of the Chief Information Security Officer as the Technical Lead and Security Architect in the Information Security Architecture and Engineering Division.

Sritapan holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from California State University,  Northridge, a Master’s Degree in National Security Studies, and a Master’s in Business Administration in Information Assurance and Security Management from California State University, San Bernardino. He also is an alumnus of the National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Intelligence Community Scholar programs.

Sritapan currently serves a direct commissioned officer in Information Warfare in the U.S. Navy Reserve.