Lisa Lafleur is the Chief Information Security Officer at Raytheon Integrated Defense systems (IDS). She has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology and IT Security and joined Raytheon in 2006.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world.
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Mass., IDS has locations in Washington, California, Utah, New Mexico, Virginia, Texas, Maryland, Rhode Island, Alabama, Australia, Canada, Germany, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems; air traffic management; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
In her current role, Lisa is responsible for the confidentially, integrity and availability of information resources across IDS’ unclassified computer environment. Primarily, her team focuses on providing immediate cyber incident response, ensuring architectures meet specific security standards, creating new security technologies and providing focused information security end-user training.
Prior to joining Raytheon, Lisa was a Security Engineer at Webster Bank, headquartered in Bristol, CT. There she was responsible for configuring the Intrusion Detection Sensors (IDS), writing effective policy control documents, and ensuring holistic security plans were documented for all IT systems.
Lisa started at BankNewport, in Newport, RI in 1987, as an entry level bank teller, but aspired to obtain a position in IT. In 1990 she began her IT career as a level 1 computer technician, then network manager/engineer and then IT Security Auditor.
Lisa has been certified in the field of IT Security by two major organizations. In 2001, she became a
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) through the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2). In 2008, she was recognized as a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA
Lisa received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Roger Williams University where she graduated summa cum laude in 2000.
Lisa is currently working on her Masters of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island.