David R. Cameron is the Program Director, Certification and Compliance Division in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Office of Information Systems Security. Cameron has 24 years of experience in the security field and has been significantly involved in the FAA Information Systems Security (ISS) Program since 1998.
Cameron joined the office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in 1999 and has been responsible for overseeing and coordinating all of the agency's System Authorization activities. In addition, he is also responsible for tracking the agency's information technology systems inventory, tracking and providing input to Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and General Accountability Office (GAO) audits, reporting the quarterly Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) CIO Metrics, and moving the Agency towards Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM).
Prior to joining the CIO�s office, Cameron was a security specialist with the FAA Office of Civil Aviation Security, now known as Security and Hazardous Materials, where he played an integral role in the initial development of the FAA ISS Program under Presidential Decision Directive 63 and was responsible for the first system Certification and Accreditation for the agency, which was the Host Computer System.
Prior to joining the FAA, Cameron worked for several large corporations, including Corning Incorporated, Atlantic Research Corporation (ARC), Schafer Corporation, ARIST Corporation, ANSER, Lockheed-Martin, and SAIC, where he supported a wide range of government agencies. Cameron has been recognized for his accomplishments in physical security design of manufacturing plants, missile sites, and secure facilities, security assessments of large financial institutions, advances in security for military medical systems, design and assessment of classified networks, and technical support to the Army Science Board (ASB), the Scientific Advisory Board of the Air Force, and the Defense Science Board (DSB).
Cameron received his Bachelor of Science from the University of New Haven and a Master of Science from Norwich University.