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Anil John

Cybersecurity R&D Program Manager

Science and Technology Directorate

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Anil John is the program manager for the identity management project in the Cyber Security Division of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) in DHS S&T. The Identity Management project help government program managers with the public and private sector research and development expertise and resources needed to enhance the security and trustworthiness of their programs. In cases where such technologies do not exist or under development, the project makes the necessary investments in applied research, advanced development and technology transition to ensure their availability to the Homeland Security Enterprise.


Prior to joining CSD, he was the Technical Lead for the Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management (FICAM) Program at the General Service Administration's Office of Government-wide Policy, working on identity, credential and access management initiatives that impact the security and privacy of Citizen-to-Government, Business-to-Government and Government-to-Government digital interactions. With a career spanning the private sector as well as academia, John brings design and development expertise from architecture and implementation, internet scale deployment, and operational expertise at the network, host and application levels. John graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a master’s in electric power engineering.

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