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George Lamont

Chief Information Officer

As the Chief Information Officer at IronNet, Colonel (Ret) George Lamont is responsible for overseeing the company’s information and data technology strategy and needs to create business value. Establishes IT/security policies and standards, approves vendor negotiations and IT architecture, and develops and approves cross-departmental technology and data platform budgets. In addition he leads a team to create and implement regulatory-compliant products and a global enterprise environment in accordance with SOC2, ISO/IEC, GDPR certifications and attestations among others.

Colonel Lamont led a distinguished 27-year military service career in cyber operations and full-spectrum communications. As Director of Exercise and Training at the U.S. Cyber Command, he managed a 70+ person responsible for the planning, direction and execution of operational training, exercises and other events to maintain, assess and certify USCYBERCOM force readiness. He authored at U.S. Cyber Command the first-ever Joint Cyber Training & Certification Standards and Cyber Flag exercise series, which serves today as the Defense Department’s gold-standard for building a premier cyberspace workforce for the nation. Colonel Lamont is focused on bringing the same rigor, discipline, and methodologies to the private sector by helping companies build highly skilled teams as part of IronNet’s end-to-end cybersecurity solution and threat intelligence information sharing framework.

Throughout his career, Colonel Lamont has set up communications networks and led teams throughout the world, including in Italy, United Kingdom, Germany and Turkey. As Deputy of the Readiness & Operations Division of the U.S. Transportation Command, he was responsible for the command’s computer network defense, communications security and information security awareness programs. He provided expertise on cloud security, encryption, intrusion detection, host-based security system, and mobile security.

Colonel Lamont holds a BS in Math & Electrical Engineering from University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Oklahoma City University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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