Chief Information Security Officer
State of New Jersey
Michael Geraghty is New Jersey’s Chief Information Security Officer and the first Director of the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC). Director Geraghty is responsible for providing strategic vision, leadership, and oversight for cybersecurity across the Executive Branch of NJ State Government to ensure information security initiatives are aligned with the State’s business goals and objectives. The Division of Cybersecurity focuses on identifying threats to State systems and assisting Departments and Agencies in managing risk to acceptable levels.
A component organization within Division of Cybersecurity is the NJCCIC that acts as the State’s one-stop shop for cybersecurity threat intelligence, alerts, information sharing and best practices. It serves both government and the private sector, including the business community, academia, municipal and county governments, and private citizens. It is the first state level information sharing and analysis organization in the US and has been recognized nationally as a model for all other states.