Micah Czigan

Micah Czigan, Chief Information Security Officer

Micah Czigan is the Chief Information Security Officer of Georgetown University, where he focuses on ensuring the security and privacy of our Georgetown community and protecting the University’s critical data. Micah’s experience and expertise strengthens the University’s ability to continue to provide a safe and secure environment, while preserving academic freedom.

Micah has been with Georgetown since 2020, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Prior to coming to Georgetown, he was the Director of Defensive Cyber Operations with Symantec Corporation. Micah also served as Associate Deputy CISO for Cybersecurity with the Department of Energy, Chief of Cyber Risk Management with Washington Headquarters Services with the Department of Defense, Deputy Section Chief with the Defense Information Security Agency, and Network Security Manager for the Department of the Army.

In addition to his federal service, Micah has worked for a number of private companies and served in the U.S. Navy as a Cryptologic Communications specialist where he was awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal as well as the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Micah is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and holds a Master of Information Systems/Management.  He is also a graduate of the National Defense University’s Advanced Management Program.