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GovWare 2023 Speakers

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Andy Purdy

Andy Purdy

Chief Security Officer, Huawei Technologies USA

Andy is Chief Security Officer for Huawei Technologies USA overseeing Huawei USA's cyber security assurance and user privacy protection program.

Andy is the Huawei global lead for the East-West Institute Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative.

Andy was the senior cyber security official of the U.S. Government from 2004-2006. Prior to joining the Department of Homeland Security, Andy was a member of the White House staff where he helped to draft the U.S. National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace (2003), after which he went to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he helped to form and then led the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT).

Immediately prior to joining Huawei, Andy was the Chief Cybersecurity Strategist for Computer Sciences Corporation.