Dave Gray, CISSP PMP

enior Analyst


Dave Gray is a CISSP, CAP, PMP and ITIL certified Information Technology Leader skilled in securing information systems to achieve information Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. Dave promotes security as a key enabler for organizational and enterprise success ensuring information is protected. Dave’s focus is Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) using information security frameworks established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Center for Information Security (CIS) 20 Critical Security Controls (CSC).

Dave retired in 2011 from the Texas Army National Guard as a Lieutenant Colonel where he managed IT Operations and Information Security for 5,000 network users spread across Texas. During his time with the military Dave established one of the first (one of five) Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERT) in the country for the National Guard and conducted multiple information security assessments for the National Guard and the active Army. Prior to working with Information Security, Dave flew AH1 Cobra helicopters for the military and worked for Texas Instruments and Raytheon as an Oracle Database Administrator and Project Manager.

In addition to his role as a CyberSecurity Senior Analyst for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Dave teaches CISSP prep classes at Austin Community College. Dave volunteers as a board member (Treasurer) for the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Capitol of Texas Chapter at Austin.

Dave maintains numerous industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Security Plus, ITIL, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE).

See Dave’s full resume here – Gray David L – CyberSecurity 20161023.pdf