Carter Schoenberg is the Vice President of Cybersecurity and Chief Cybersecurity Officer at SoundWay Consulting, Inc. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Boardroom Qualified Technology Expert (QTE), and a CMMC Certified Professional (CCP). His company is an approved CMMC Third Party Assessing Organization (C3PAO) and has been helping defense contractors prepare for CMMC and DFARs obligations since 2021. He has over 29 years of combined experience in criminal investigations, cyber threat intelligence, cybersecurity, cyber risk management, and cyber law. His past works include comprehensive assessments of U.S. Government Contractors to align with what are now formal requirements set forth by the Defense Department including NIST SP 800-171 and now the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).
His expertise has been featured at MITRE’s quarterly Cyber Supply Chain Risk Forum at the request of DOD and DHS, CMMCDAY, InfoSec World, SecureWorld Expo, and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
Mr. Schoenberg has performed over 30 independent conformance assessments of small and medium size businesses pertaining to CMMC. He has also been involved with over 30 Authorizations to Operate (ATO) on behalf of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Mr. Schoenberg actively contributed to the GSA/DoD Final Report to the White House “Improving Cybersecurity and Resiliency through Acquisition”. His work products have been actively used by DOD, Department of Education, DHS, the ISAC communities, Smart Cities, and the Georgia Bar Association for Continuing Learning Educational (CLE) credits on the topic of cybersecurity risk and liability. Mr. Schoenberg also recently co-authored “Guidance for Smart Cities and Municipalities Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM)” published by NIST.