Rising Star: Carlos Laureano
INFORMATION SECURITY ENGINEER
General Dynamics Corp. and
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER, U.S. Army
Laureano is deployed with the Army at the Regional
Computer Emergency Response Team, Southwest
Asia. It is his second deployment in the region.
When working for General
Dynamics, he is an information
security engineer, analyzing new
Defense Department systems for
As a deployed Army reservist,
Laureano is assisting vulnerability
assessment analysts and managing 14 military and
13 contractor employees.
In his first deployment to southwest Asia in
2005-2006, Laureano helped establish new techniques
and methodologies in a combat theater that
would identify and fix network and system security
issues. His frontline experience has improved his
ability in his civilian job to help DOD customers see
a wider range of cyberthreats.