Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced that retired Army Major General David Lacquement is the company’s Program Development Director and Senior Vice President for the Cybersecurity Business Unit (CSBU).
Lacquement will support the organization as it rapidly expands its offerings to both government and commercial enterprises to combat industrial espionage, ensure the continuity of mission operations, and respond to digital forensics investigations.
“David brings immeasurable experience, expertise and insight to our team and to SAIC,” said Charles Beard, SAIC senior vice president and chief information and CSBU general manager. “His background and leadership will be invaluable as we execute our cybersecurity strategy and protect the nation’s critical systems from cyber attacks.”
SAIC’s CSBU helps clients manage the increasing risks associated with operating in the digital domain. The business unit delivers adaptive solutions to protect critical networks around the globe from cyber attacks. Lacquement’s unique expertise will drive the CSBU mission to help secure the commercial critical infrastructure of the U.S. and allied nations.
Lacquement has more than 30 years of experience in military and inter-agency leadership, most recently serving as Director of Operations for the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). He also served as Commander of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Director of Intelligence for the Multi-National Forces Iraq, and the Director of Intelligence for the U.S. Southern Command.
Lacquement earned a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University, a Master of Science in Military Art/Science from the U.S. Army Command and Staff College, a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence at the Joint Military Intelligence College, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Western Maryland College.