California State Chief Information Security Officer


Scott MacDonald, Chief of California Information Security Office

Peter Liebert

CA Information Security Office

Governor Edmund G. Brown announced the appointment of Peter Liebert as Chief Information Security Officer and Director of the Office of Information Security at the California Department of Technology in November 2016. Liebert has been senior product manager at FireEye Inc. since 2016, where he was threat assessment manager from 2015 to 2016. He served in several positions at the United States Cyber Command, where he was special assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for cyber policy from 2014 to 2015 and senior cyber policy analyst from 2013 to 2014. Liebert served as cybersecurity and logistics analyst in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations from 2011 to 2013 and was lead for the Palestinian Logistics Mentoring and Warehouse Information Technology Program at DynCorp International from 2008 to 2010. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 2000 to 2008. He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government and a Master of Science degree in international security from Cranfield University.