Edgewater taps Chris Christianson as CISO

On June 26, Frederick, MD-based Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. announced that Chris Christianson has been promoted to chief information security officer (CISO). Christianson will lead Edgewater’s initiatives to enhance and mature its corporate security posture and best practices. He will also lead Edgewater’s efforts to envision, develop, and market cutting-edge cyber capabilities and service differentiators, and will serve as the senior cyber advisor to Edgewater’s business development, capture, and delivery teams.

Christianson brings over 20 years of expertise in cyber and business leadership, encompassing cyber strategy and operations, governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), as well as the development and delivery of cyber capabilities and services across both federal and commercial sectors. Previously, he led Edgewater’s delivery of a pivotal cybersecurity operations contract for a major U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) medical research agency. Before joining Edgewater, Christianson served in a variety of senior cyber roles at TikTok, Booz Allen Hamilton, IronNet, U.S. Cyber Command (USCC), National Security Agency (NSA), and the Army Network Warfare Battalion (ANWB).

“Chris is an incredibly talented cyber professional and all-around team leader,” stated Shaun Poulton, Edgewater’s chief technology officer. “I’m extremely happy for Chris to take on this new role, and excited to work more closely with him to help Edgewater grow and deliver exceptional cybersecurity services.”

“I am deeply honored to step into the newly established role of chief information security officer at Edgewater. This opportunity is a testament to our incredible team and the collaborative, problem-solving spirit that drives our success in the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity,” said Christianson. “Together, we will shape this role into a cornerstone of our organization’s resilience, innovative drive, and accelerated growth.”

Source: Edgewater

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