Chris Schweigert, DSC

Part-Time Professor & Subject Matter Expert, School of Technology

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Areas of Expertise: 

  • Cybersecurity
  • Security Operations and Network Defense
  • Penetration testing and offensive security
  • Cybersecurity Architecture and Design
  • AWS Security Design and Architecture
  • Security Incident and Event Management
  • Security Incident Response
  • Secure Software Development Lifecycle

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ISO 27001 Lead Implementor
  • Certified Offensive Security Professional (OSCP)
  • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
  • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


  • Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity, Capitol Technology University, 2016
  • Master’s degree in information technology – Information Assurance, University of Maryland University College, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, University of Maryland University College, 2007

 Dissertation Title:

  • A Correlational Study of Security Factors and the Adoption of Cloud Service Delivery Models

 Research Areas of Interest:

  • Cybersecurity defenses with machine learning and AI
  • Automated Cyber threat detection and response
  • Visualization and Cybersecurity

 Select Profession Experience:

  • Lead Security Solutions Architect, GlobalParadigm LLC.
  • Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, TrueBlue Inc.
  • Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, Presidio
  • Director of Security Operations Center, EiQ Networks
  • Senior Manager Security Operations Center, INX Inc.
  • Led Cybersecurity Operations Engineer, INX Inc.
  • Chief of Information Protection, United States Air Force