Gharun Lacy (B.S. ’99)

Gharun Lacy

Gharun Lacy (B.S. ’99) was named the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) deputy assistant secretary and assistant director for the DSS Cyber and Technology Security Directorate. The Cyber and Technology Security Directorate is a crucial part of the Department of State’s law enforcement and security strategy that brings together cybersecurity, technology security and investigative expertise to enable the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.

Lacy spent more than two decades as a security engineering officer in the foreign service, most recently as director of the Countermeasures Program in the Office of Security Technology and as regional director for security engineering for the Middle East and North Africa. He studied mechanical engineering at Howard.




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