Thomas F. Duffy
Senior Vice President, Operations,
Center for Internet Security
Mr. Duffy is the Senior Vice President of Operations at the Center for Internet Security (CIS). He is responsible for managing all aspects of the CIS Security Operations activities, which are the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments. He provides leadership in developing program, organizational and financial strategies. He also manages the operation of the CIS 24-hour cyber security watch and warning operations center, which provides real-time network monitoring, early cyber threat warnings and advisories, vulnerability identification and mitigation and incident response. Mr. Duffy works closely with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including its National Cyber Security and Communication Integrations Center, as well as with SLTT officials across the country.
Prior to joining CIS, Mr. Duffy served as the Deputy Director of the NYS Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination. In this role, he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Office, which included coordinating the State's cyber security strategies, policy development, monitoring the State's networks, researching threats, vulnerabilities and exploits and issuing cyber alert advisories to the government and private sector entities in New York.