Executive Director, IT-ISAC
Scott C. Algeier is the Founder, President and CEO of cybersecurity consulting firm Conrad, Inc., Executive Director of the Information Technology – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC) and Executive Director of the Industry Consortium for Advancement of Security on the Internet (ICASI). He has spent the past twenty years at the intersection of cybersecurity policy and operations.
Conrad, Inc. provides strategic consulting and cyber threat analysis to not for profit organizations focused on cyber security and critical infrastructure protection (CIP). As part of this, Conrad, Inc. helps organizations build and implement strategies to reduce their cyber risks. Scott and his team also provide operational, analytic, and administrative support to information sharing communities. Scott engages senior level policy makers in industry and government, domestically and internationally, on behalf of their clients. This includes direct engagement in the development of the nation’s most significant domestic cybersecurity and CIP policies and operational plans
The IT-ISAC is the IT sector’s longest established industry-only information partnership, enabling companies to better manage cyber risks to their corporations and the IT infrastructure. The IT-ISAC services three critical infrastructure sectors—IT, Food and Agriculture and Elections. As Executive Director, Scott works with the Board to develop and implement strategies to enhance analytic capabilities, grow membership and expand partnerships.
ICASI enhances the global security landscape by driving excellence and innovation in security response practices; and by enabling its members to proactively collaborate to analyze, mitigate, and resolve multi-stakeholder, global security challenges. As Executive Director, Scott has led the multi-party coordinated disclosure of several high profile vulnerabilities.
Scott is a member of Executive Committee of the IT Sector Coordinating Council, is Co-Chair of the CIPAC Cyber Threat Information Sharing Working Group and is active in other industry working groups. Scott also served as Vice Chair of the National Council of ISACs and as industry Chair of the IT Sector Risk Assessment Committee, which developed the first ever public-private risk assessment of critical IT functions.
Previously, Scott was Manager for Homeland Security at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he coordinated the U.S. Chamber’s critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity, and disaster management public policy initiatives.
Scott earned his Masters’ in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Kent (England) and is an honor’s graduate of Gettysburg College.