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Fred J. Charlot

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Overview

Fred Charlot advises clients on security-based risk management, information assurance, and cyber security. Mr. Charlot has experience leading teams responsible for identifying, classifying, and analyzing security weaknesses, as well as discovering new solutions for and recommending proven technologies to defend against emerging security threats. He has provided strategic project planning, design, analysis, and integration services for information systems to government entities and commercial industries.

Mr. Charlot has led the development of corporate-level security roadmaps and implementation plans for large systems incorporating commercial and government off-the-shelf technology and in-house technology. He has 25 years of experience in the information technology field, building information assurance throughout the system life cycle, including planning, design, development, testing, deployment, and operations. He has knowledge and background in network infrastructure, virtualization, application development, client/server administration, and database management.

Mr. Charlot uses Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) specifications, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s 800 Series, the International Organization for Standardization and International Electrotechnical Commission’s ISO/IEC 27K, PCI Data Security Standard (DSS), and COBIT to evaluate security programs and advise on appropriate controls to mitigate security risks. He has directed tactical and strategic activities for security operations centers, communication-security (COMSEC) management, incident response, compliance management, threat management, and customer infrastructure and data.

Education

Monmouth University
M.S., Software Engineering, 1989

Florida International University
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1985

Employment History

University of Houston
Adjunct professor
2012 - present

Lockheed Martin
Lead system security engineer
2004 - 2014

Omitron
Lead system security engineer
2000 - 2004

GTE
Lead system engineer
1999 - 2000

Union Carbide
Lead security engineer
1998 - 1999

Department of Defense
Software/system engineer
1986 - 1998

Honors

Honors

NASA Silver Snoopy Award for outstanding achievements related to securing human flight safety and mission success, 2013

News & Insights

News & Commentary

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Certified Information Privacy Professional

Information Technology Infrastructure Library certified