As Booz Allen Hamilton’s chief information security officer (CISO), Rebecca McHale oversees the firm’s strategy for protecting information and technology assets. Prior to joining Booz Allen, was the CISO for Blackboard Inc., a global educational technology and services company. She also held senior cybersecurity leadership roles at Novetta and CSRA. Rebecca earned a B.S. in mathematics from University of Mary Washington and an M.S. in discrete mathematics and computing applications from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Here she reflects on her career and shares advice for women joining the field.