Ahmed M. Hussein is the Program Director for the Awareness, Training, and Evaluations Division, AIS-200 and also serves as the ISSM for the Office of the Assistant Administrator for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, AIO.
Hussein has served in multiple positions in the area of information systems security (ISS) and information assurance. Prior to his current position, he worked at the FAA Cyber Security Incidents Response Center (CSIRC) (most recently renamed the Cyber Security Management Center) where he led the CSIRC Response Group within the Operation Team. There, he was responsible for the coordination of the FAA Cyber Security Incidents with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He represented the agency at the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Task Force�Global Network Operations and the DHS United States - Cyber Emergency Readiness Team on cyber emerging threats and vulnerabilities.
Prior to joining the FAA, Hussein worked for Northup Grumman supporting the DoD United States Agency for International Development and other intelligence communities in the area of information assurance and information security. He served as the Lab Director of the Enterprise Security Strategic Business Unit laboratory which was responsible for the distribution and collection of sensitive data.
In addition, he has worked as an engineer with the Fairfax County, Virginia government and as a patent examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Hussein holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of the District of Columbia and a Master of Science in engineering management and information security from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University.