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Suzanne Lightman

Suzanne Lightman

Suzanne Lightman has over a decade of experience in information security policy in positions all over the government, as well as in the private sector.  She has held positions in both the legislative and executive branches which gives her a unique perspective on the development and implementation of government policy. Currently, Ms. Lightman is a Senior Advisor at the Computer Security Division of the Information Technology Lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In that position, she is involved with a diverse portfolio of topics including development of the Cybersecurity Framework required under Executive Order 13636, cybersecurity in cyber-physical systems, identity management, and cybersecurity policy. She is also one of the team developing the Privacy Risk Management Framework at NIST.