Jack O’Meara is a Director in the Guidehouse Advanced Solutions Cybersecurity practice and leads the Cyber Incident Prevention and Response, and Cyber Litigation Support service offerings. Jack advises and collaborates with clients to effectively prepare for and respond to cyber incidents, restore operations and develop and deliver cyber resilient solutions, as well as provides litigation support related to cyber intrusions and data breaches.
Jack brings over 30 years of cybersecurity risk management and operational experience working with various commercial companies and public sector agencies. Prior to joining Guidehouse, Jack spent 13 years as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for SAIC, Leidos, CSC and DXC Technology, where he was responsible for day-to-day operational direction for all aspects of cybersecurity, regulatory compliance and IT risk management and the leadership and coordination of IT security staff and activities. These responsibilities included cybersecurity strategy, policies, plans and procedures development; information system security risk management; cybersecurity training and awareness campaigns; cybersecurity incident management and response; and disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
Jack holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance from Capitol Technology University and a Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University.
M.S., Information Assurance, Capitol Technology University B.A., San Francisco State University
• ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) #46235, 2003 • Committee on National Security Systems Certificate of Competency in National Training Standards Curriculum, 2012 o NSTISSI 4011 – National Training Standard (NTS) for Information Systems Security Professionals o CNSSI 4012 – National Information Assurance Training Standard (NIATS) for Senior Systems Managers o CNSSI 4013 (A) – NIATS for System Administrators (Advanced) o CNSSI 4013 (B) – NIATS for Systems Security Officers (Advanced) o NSTISSI 4015 – NTS for Systems Certifiers o CNSSI 4016 (A) NIATS for Risk Analysts (Advanced) • ITIL® v3 Foundations Certification, 2012