PEOPLE

Cyxtera hires Peace as federal arm's COO

Secure IT services company Cyxtera has hired three-decade defense and intelligence agency veteran Cheryl Peace as chief operating officer for the company’s federal business.

The Cyxtera Federal Group launched in the summer of last year to offer secure data center and cyber services to federal agencies. Led by former Federal Chief Information Security Officer Greg Touhill, the group also provides fraud prevention and authentication services to government customers.

Peace was more recently a senior executive at the National Security Agency and has held other management and technical roles across the intelligence community and Defense Department.

She is also a former White House director for cyberspace security and in that role helped coordinate cyber issues across federal, state and local government agencies. Her tenure there included work to help spearhead the creation of the Homeland Security Department’s national cybersecurity division.

Prior to that, she was principal deputy director of the FBI’s National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force and facilitated collaboration across 20 agencies in the defense, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

About the Author

Ross Wilkers is a senior staff writer for Washington Technology. He can be reached at rwilkers@washingtontechnology.com. Follow him on Twitter: @rosswilkers. Also find and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.