Betsy Proch

Betsy Proch

Betsy Proch has 18 years of experience in information technology, including 10 years in information security.  She started as a project manager for meta data conversion projects such as the New York Times photo library, the Time Life picture collection, and multiple libraries such as Frick Art Collection and Folger Shakespeare Library.

From these beginnings, Betsy brought her project management expertise to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) as it expanded its security program in accordance with the Federal Information Systems Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).  She helped develop and manage security projects including certification and accreditation, contingency planning, system inventory management, and FISMA reporting.  Betsy integrated management requirements such as capital planning and investment control, and enterprise architecture into these technical projects.  Moving onto the US Department of Education (ED), Betsy developed and managed its  program for continuous monitoring and risk scoring, based on the NIST SP 800-137 Information Security Continuous Monitoring for Federal Information Systems and Organizations and the CAESARS Reference Architecture.  

Ms. Proch's latest career move is to the Department of Homeland Security, where she will manage projects in the areas of continuous monitoring and continuous diagnostics and mitigation.  Ms. Proch has earned a BA in English, an Executive Masters of Business Administration, as well as CISSP and CAP professional certifications.