Theresa A. Masse
Cybersecurity State Coordinator/Advisor, DHS-CISA
Ms. Masse is a Cybersecurity State Coordinator in Region 10 (Oregon) for the US Department of Homeland Security -Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Prior to that, she served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Port of Portland for 5+ years. Theresa was the first CISO for the State of Oregon and served in that capacity for 10 years. Previous to that, she worked in the private sector as the Senior Director for Information & Corporate Security at Cummins Inc., an international Fortune 500 company.
Ms. Masse is on the advisory committee for the Oregon State University - Oregon Research & Teaching Security Operations Center , and a participant on several state committees and working groups. She is a member of the Portland ISSA, ISC2, and InfraGard chapters. Theresa also serves on the Cyber Security Advisory Board at Mount Hood Community College. She is a former member of the executive committee for the State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government Coordinating Council and was chair of the Cyber Security subcommittee. She is a past member of the executive committee of the Multi-State-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and served as a co-chair of the mentoring program. Theresa has a CISSP and a Master’s degree with a major in Management from Webster University.