Rachel Leffler

Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

  • Current Role

    Current Role

    As the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), I focus on securing and protecting NCI’s information and technology systems. I work within NCI’s Cybersecurity Branch to develop and implement strategies, policies, and procedures to protect sensitive data, prevent cyberattacks, and mitigate risks. We apply best practices to continually monitor the cybersecurity landscape to stay abreast of the latest threats and technologies. Our efforts help to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of NCI’s systems and information.

  • Background



    • B.B.A., Marketing, Laboratory Institute of Merchandising College, New York

    Previous Work

    • Cyber Risk Management and Policy, Office of the Chief Information Officer, NIH