Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill

President, AppGate Federal Division

Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill, CISSP, CISM, serves as President of AppGate's Federal Division, which offers AppGate's market-leading cybersecurity capabilities to federal agencies and departments.

Prior to joining AppGate, Touhill was appointed by President Barack Obama as the nation's first ever Federal Chief Information Security Officer in 2016, where he was responsible for ensuring that the proper set of digital security policies, strategies and practices were adopted across all government agencies.

Touhill retired U.S. Air Force officer and combat veteran who served in several commands around the world including U.S. Transportation, Central, and Strategic Commands, and led the creation of the Air Force's cyberspace operations training programs. He is a sought-after speaker and author within the information technology industry, where he is best-known for his "Cybersecurity for Executives: A Practical Guide," which is used widely at colleges and universities across the country.

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