Rick Driggers

Critical Infrastructure Cyber Lead for Federal Services

Accenture

Rick Driggers, Critical Infrastructure Cyber Lead for Accenture Federal Services, brings more than 30 years of federal government experience to Accenture and will play a key role in developing cybersecurity solutions designed to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure.

Prior to joining Accenture, Driggers served as the Assistant Director for Integrated Operations and Deputy Assistant Director for Cybersecurity at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the federal agency responsible for identifying and addressing the most significant threats to our nation’s critical infrastructure. Driggers also served as Principal Deputy Director of Operations for the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, and earlier as Director of Data and Systems Integration Policy for the National Security Council.

In his role at Accenture, Driggers leads the industrial control systems team, focused on identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities within critical infrastructures as well as developing scalable security capabilities across multiple domains will also be a top priority.

A former U.S. Air Force Combat Controller, Driggers deployed as a member of several military and international Special Operations Forces teams. He has received numerous military awards including the Jumpmaster Parachutist Badge, the Military Freefall Jumpmaster Badge, Special Operations Combat Diver Badge, and the U.S. Army Ranger Tab.

Driggers holds a B.S. in Applied Science and Technology and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows Program.