Chief Cyber Strategist
About John Schlager
Chief Cyber Strategist
John Schlager is a results driven professional who harbors a passion to create and build innovative cybersecurity solutions. Mr. Schlager brings deep industry expertise to provide clients with cost effective solutions to secure their enterprises from even the most determined adversaries. Having over twenty years of experience in the design, implementation, operations and management of large-scale information technology enterprises he has designed and deployed security programs to meet the most stringent requirements. He has worked with some of the most at risk organizations in the public and private sectors including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, civilian agencies of the federal government, Law Enforcement and Fortune 100 companies by providing intrusion analysis, forensic, and remediation services to better detect, deter, defend and respond to any threat that an organization will face.
Mr. Schlager was the Security Architect at the United States Capitol Police where he was responsible for the design and deployment of enterprise cybersecurity technologies. He also was an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton where he investigated malicious activities and designed and developed operational security strategies for the assessment, detection, remediation and continuous monitoring of large scale enterprises. He also developed strategies for the clandestine detection, containment, eradication and continued monitoring of techniques of the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT). Mr. Schlager was also an Information Security Officer for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency where he was responsible for the cybersecurity program and posture of the office of criminal enforcement, forensics, and training.
Mr. Schlager graduated with a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland University College. Throughout John’s career he has also held many IT Certifications including the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Checkpoint Certified Security Expert (CCSE), and Checkpoint Certified Security Administrator (CCSA). He is an active member in numerous honor and leadership societies including the National Society of Leadership and Success – Sigma Alpha Pi, the National Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines – Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Currently John is the Chief Cyber Strategist, responsible for Oxford Solutions Security Operations Center (SOC) operations, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), and the design & operations of services offered by Oxford Solutions.