Franco Cappa

Franco Cappa

Cybersecurity Advisor, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Cappa is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with over 30 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. The majority of his experience is dedicated to security—both in a cyber and physical environment. Mr. Cappa is highly skilled in recognizing potential security threats and assessing compliance with numerous security standards and regulations. He performed duties as team lead, supervisor and senior manager in both technical and non-technical delivery environments for multiple industries and sectors. Most notably, Chief Information Security Officer for an intergovernmental organization and Director of Security Services in higher education, among others.

Mr. Cappa worked in the management, design, architecture and implementation of security solutions for customers in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, on multi-million-dollar projects. Throughout his extensive career Mr. Cappa delivered innovative solutions for the protection of information and assets in general. He is also an active contributor to security professional organizations and working groups like the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or ISC2 and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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