About Me


As an industry-recognized Thought and Practice Leader, Eric has led and participated in countless technical projects over the years, receiving numerous accolades and honors. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) skilled at identification and eradication of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) compromises, Eric's endeavors have profoundly and positively impacted the cybersecurity and privacy operations of a wide range of clientele. From pioneering work with Internet technologies during their infancy, to leading the charge on cybersecurity leveraging next-gen technologies, Eric's work has helped shape, connect, and make secure the modern technical world.

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1995 — Present

Principal Consultant

Information Brokers, Inc. (InfoBro.com), is a consulting/professional services company specializing in Information/Cybersecurity. InfoBro.com is a leader in the design and implementation of next generation cybersecurity technologies. InfoBro.com provides expert services for the implementation of all open systems solutions and Internet security, design, protocol development, and implementation.

2021 — Present

Senior CIO Advisor for Cybersecurity Strategy and Operations - National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA)

Consultant, IBSS Corp. NTIA is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. NTIA’s programs and policymaking focus largely on expanding broadband Internet access and adoption in America, expanding the use of spectrum by all users, and ensuring that the Internet remains an engine for continued innovation and economic growth.

2003 — 2020

Team Leader - NOAA Computer Incident Response Team

RCG, Inc. / IBSS Corp. The NOAA Computer Incident Response Team (N-CIRT) now renamed, was the incident response focus area of NOAA Cybersecurity Center (NCSC) operations. Briefings for DFIR to all NOAA CIOs. Provides cybersecurity incident response for all of NOAAs lines of business. Coordinated all aspects of IR and developed NOAA IR policies and plan.

1999 — 2003

Department of Commerce / NOAA Consultant

RCG, Inc. Assessment remediation follow up to work performed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Developed security guidelines and policies that established the NOAA IT security program including the NOAA Computer Incident Response Team. • Conducted Department-wide security control assessment. • Security architecture and protection profile of the HCHB network. • Developed policy establishing the DOC-CIRT.

1998 — 1999

IT Security Consultant

Expert consultant for the implementation of internet security counter measures and internet security policy at the Bureau of Census, tasked to develop testing and implementation guidelines for the prototype CENNET Internet firewall implementation.

1995 — 1998

Services Design, System Administration & Implementation

Design & implementation, organizational & user account services, incl. web design, system administration, Internet site security, system security & tech support for United States Black Online (US-BOL)


Optimistic troubleshooter, innovator and problem solver, with diverse, proven cybersecurity abilities, including strategic planning, and hands on project execution that makes client data, client networks, computers and technology platforms more secure.

My Focus in the 'Colors' of Cybersecurity representing the amount of time focused in the various areas of expertise and as a practitioner.

  • Incident Response / Forensics
  • Penetration Testing
  • Integration, Implementation and Innovation
  • Scripting and Coding
  • Detection and Monitoring Architecture
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Policy

My work as it relates to Cybersecurity Subject Matter Innovation across the spectrum of expertise. Example: Cybersecurity Strategic Planning is 85% innovation in blue team strategy versus orange team strategy.

  • 85%
    Cybersecurity Strategic Planning
  • 50%
    DFIR Policy and Practice
  • 50%
    PenTesting Policy and Practice
  • 70%
    Privacy Policy and Governance
  • 80%
    Platform Architecture and Configuration
  • 80%
    Technology and Policy Innovation



"Eric Williams has a unique combination of a deep technical understanding of security threats and the ever evolving suite of tools to identify, defend & research them and the intricacies of RMF compliance."

"I can unreservedly say that from IEEE to Capitol Hill and abroad, Eric Williams is known and regarded as a principled, hard working and thorough professional. He knows cyber-security in and out, then back out and in again. If there's anyone you want to be helping you hold the wall on your systems and data, it's he."

"I had the opportunity to work with Eric for several years performing incident response. He was my mentor with learning windows incident response on the team where we worked. Eric doesn't just have technical expertise, he has an impeccable ability to interpret and write policies as well. I learned how to interpret policies from his mentoring and how to appreciate policies."

"Eric is a professional and subject matter expert in Cybersecurity, and understands the mindset of a hacker. He served as the NOAA subject matter expert for security monitoring and incident response. He orchestrated and improved the efficiency and effectiveness of security monitoring and response processes within NOAA."

"I worked with Eric at NOAA 2007 to 2014, and Eric was a great cyber security consultant and partner helping us transform and grow our cyber operations. Eric was a tremendous asset, and I could always count on his sage advice. His knowledge and dedication set Eric apart."

"As a Federal CIO I learned to rely on the sound advice and technical abilities of our IT security team. I also learned to recognize that key individuals’ advice and recommendations were technically sound, measured and accurate. Eric Williams is one of those individuals. Eric always provided analysis of alternatives, creative solutions, and timely advice."

Gary Falk Dir. NOAA Programs, Caelum
Rafiki Cai Chief Technology Officer
Duane Dunston Cybersecurity Professor
Sherry Richardson Past NOAA, NWS ITSO
Joseph Klimavicz Past NOAA CIO
Larry Tyminski Past NOAA Fisheries CIO

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