Dennis Mott, CPP, CISSP, GISP, PSP

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Dennis J. Mott currently serves as a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) - Protective Security Advisor (PSA) for the State of Georgia including the cities of Atlanta and Savannah and 159 Georgia counties. Mr. Mott supports homeland security efforts and contributes to the development of the national risk picture by identifying, assessing and monitoring risks to critical infrastructure assets. As a PSA, Mr. Mott facilitates, coordinates, and performs vulnerability assessments for critical infrastructure and provides physical cyber security resources to Federal, State, County, and local government, law enforcement agencies, and private sector critical infrastructure owners and operators.

Prior to joining DHS/CISA, Mr. Mott served as a law enforcement officer with the Bernards Township Police in New Jersey serving in numerous law enforcement positions over a 23 year career before retiring as Chief of Police in 2009.

Mr. Mott served as a Security Policeman with the U.S. Air Force from 1980 to 1985 providing security to Air Force resources in the continental United States and England.

Mr. Mott is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Jersey and obtained his Bachelors ofScience (BS) degree in Criminal Justice and his Masters in Public Administration(MPA). Mr. Mott is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and a Physical Security Professional (PSP) with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) and a GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP) with the Security Administration for Network Security (SANS).