Nickolous Ward

DOJ Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) (Invited)

Mr. Ward leads the Department of Justice cybersecurity program, which supports Components and external agencies with continuous monitoring and diagnostics; security operations and incident response; security architecture; and identity and access management solutions. Previously, he served as CISO for Adient, a global 2000 manufacturer, and as Assistant Director of Security Operations at DOJ. Mr. Ward’s cybersecurity experience also includes eight years of service in the United States Marine Corps.