Security Expert to Lead Company’s Enterprise and Government Information Security Programs
Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 2015 — Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, today announced the company has named Sallie Sweeney as chief information security officer. Sweeney brings more than18 years of technology industry experience to Apprio and is widely regarded as an information security field expert.
Sweeney will oversee Apprio’s enterprise corporate information security program and the company’s government contract security services program. Prior to joining Apprio, she worked as security director for General Dynamics IT, where she managed a team of 16 security professionals and was responsible for nearly $1 billion total contract value for CMS engagements. Sweeney served as systems security officer for six significant CMS contracts (MSPSC, RDS, HCQIS, EACMS, VDC LSDR and VDC CCS) and was responsible for security oversight and contract deliverables for more than 30 FISMA systems.
“With years of interactions with key CMS stakeholders, such as TRB consults and multiple auditing engagements, Sallie has established a great reputation of being customer-focused and brings a deep understanding of security requirements to Apprio that will greatly benefit our customers,” said Darryl Britt, Apprio’s president.
Sweeney has multiple certifications, including Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Project Management Professional (PMP).
“I look forward to implementing security programs and continuous monitoring programs to bolster Apprio’s security posture and to incorporate metrics that are tailored to our organization’s objectives,” Sweeney said. “Apprio is developing technology solutions that add real value to its customers, as well, and I’m excited to support this important mission.”
Apprio is a provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets. The company provides innovative IT and program services in healthcare IT, emergency response management and financial management. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and thought-leadership provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms.