Leidos appoints former NSA executive as chief security officer
(RESTON, Va.) June 5, 2023 – Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, today announced the appointment of Amy Davis as senior vice president and chief security officer (CSO). Davis will be responsible for leading, managing and directing the activities of the Leidos Corporate Security organization. She will also oversee the company’s compliance with U.S. and foreign government national security standards.
“As a career intelligence officer, Amy brings a wealth of experience and skills from the highest levels of the federal government,” said Vicki Schmanske, Leidos executive vice president of corporate operations. “We’re excited to leverage Amy’s ability to combine strategy with innovative capabilities and support our customers with exceptional service to execute their missions in a secure environment.”
Davis most recently served as deputy chief for the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Office of Security and Counterintelligence. There she led the team charged with protecting civilian, military and contractor personnel worldwide. Her two-decade career at the NSA included roles leading security operations focused on insider risk, emerging threats, physical security and crisis management. Davis is a graduate of Central Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company's 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.leidos.com.