Mario Garcia

Cybersecurity State Coordinator, CISA

Mario Garcia joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in May 2021 as a Cybersecurity Advisor (CSA) and serves as the Cybersecurity State Coordinator to California. Before joining CISA, Mario was the Deputy Commander/Acting Commander of the California Cybersecurity Integration Center. Mario is a Chief Warrant Officer Four (CW4) Senior Information Systems Technician in the California Army National Guard. He has over 37 years of military experience and deployed to Iraq in 2005 through 2006. Mario has a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).