December 10, 2021, Alexandria, Virginia – Nick Andersen was welcomed back to the Invictus family as the new Chief Operating Officer. Nick was previously a senior member of the Invictus staff as he was a Vice President from 2017-2018 and provided cybersecurity expertise across a number of Invictus’ most successful programs.
With over 15 years of experience in the national security, information technology and cybersecurity space, Nick Andersen has held some of the top cyber security positions both inside and outside of the US Government. Nick comes to Invictus from Lumen Technologies where he was the Public Sector Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and was named one of the Top 10 CISOs to watch in 2021 by Washington Executive magazine. Previous to that, Nick has been a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) for several years and served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy, the Federal Cybersecurity Lead and Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at the White House Office of Management and Budget and he was the State of Vermont’s CISO from 2018 to 2019. Nick brings a wealth of information technology and cybersecurity experience both in and out of uniform in the Marine Corps, the US Navy and US Coast Guard.
Jim Kelly, CEO of Invictus stated, “I’m excited to welcome Nick back to our family. He’s the right person to help transition the company to compete and partner as a large business. His experience will be a key factor in our future growth bringing Invictus’ technology and solutions to new clients and expanding our business across our core competency areas.”
Nick is a recognized leader in the cybersecurity with Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker, Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator and several other Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC). Nick holds a B.S. from American Public University, an M.S. from Western Governors University and is current pursuing another M.S. in Cybersecurity from Brown University.
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Invictus is an award-winning cybersecurity services and technology solutions company that provides elite cyber talent to the National and Homeland Security communities, and commercial clientele. Invictus is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia and was founded by military veterans.