Greg McCarthy is the first Chief Information Security Officer for the City of Boston. Since joining the City of Boston’s Cybersecurity Team in 2010, Greg has managed the implementation of numerous information security solutions and helped develop the City's first cybersecurity awareness program for employees. In his role, Greg continues to lead efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity capabilities across the City and further the team’s mission through modernizing technology, partnerships, and regular training. Prior to joining the City of Boston, Greg spent five year as a Principal Research Technician at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Greg holds an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and a graduate degree in Information Assurance, both from Northeastern University. He has also earned a Certified Information Security Manger (CISM) certification from ISACA, graduate certification in Project Management from Boston University, and a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute.