Mark Morrison is Chief Security Officer for OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization. He joined OCC in May of 2017 and is responsible for information security, business continuity and records management.
Prior to joining OCC, Mr. Morrison served from 2013 to 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for State Street Corporation. In this role, his responsibilities included providing strategic direction and oversight of the company’s information security program, concentrating on cyber security defense, identity and access management, cyber threat intelligence, cloud and virtualization security technologies, and risk-based information security architecture. Mr. Morrison also integrated cyber security into the project management lifecycle of the information technology development activities of State Street by effectively factoring information security best practices into overall enterprise risk.
From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Morrison served as Principal Director to the Deputy Chief Information Officer, Cyber Security and Deputy Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Among his many responsibilities, he developed the enterprise information security architecture for the DoD Joint Information Environment that will support mission critical operations being delivered to strategic and tactical assets operating in over 6,000 locations worldwide by over 3.7 million users. Mr. Morrison also provided leadership and oversight of the Defense Industrial Base cyber security threat information exchange program.
Mr. Morrison worked for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence from 2009 to 2011 as Director, Intelligence Community Information Assurance and Intelligence Community Chief Information Security Office. In this role, among other responsibilities, he served as the Chief Information Security Officer, leading the sixteen-agency U.S. intelligence community in the areas of information security policy and planning, systems security analysis, risk management, and implementing cyber security defense tactics, techniques and procedures.
From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Morrison served as Chief Information Security Officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency, where he provided executive information systems and network technical expertise and leadership to the Director and Chief Information Officer by leading the agency’s Information Assurance Office. From 2002 to 2004, he served as Principal Security Engineer for The MITRE Corporation, which included managing a 14-person security engineering team responsible for testing and deploying an intelligence community-wide identify and access management infrastructure. Mr. Morrison also worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency as a Senior Information Security Analyst from 1998 to 2004, from 1985 to 1998 as a principal security engineer for The MITRE Corporation, and from 1981 to 1985 as a computer security analyst for the National Security Agency.
Mr. Morrison graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor degree in Economics.