Joseph “Joe” Parker serves as a Cybersecurity Advisor (CSA) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), based in Huntsville, AL.
As a CSA, Mr. Parker provides cybersecurity assistance to critical infrastructure owners and operators within both private and public sectors. CSAs introduce organizations to various CISA cybersecurity products and services, along with other public and private resources, and act as liaisons to CISA cyber programs. CSAs can provide and coordinate cyber preparedness and resiliency assessments, share threat information, and facilitate incident coordination and support in times of cyber threat and disruption. Mr. Parker has 29 years of service with the Department of Defense in both active duty and civilian roles as a Counterintelligence Special Agent with the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) and the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). He has served as a field cyber subject matter expert for DCSA in Huntsville for 17 years prior to joining CISA in 2023, providing tailored field cybersecurity services supporting Alabama, Tennessee, and other regional state partners. Mr. Parker has also served as a Task Force Member with the FBI Cyber Division’s Threat Analytics and Collaboration Unit (TACU) for several years and continues this relationship representing CISA.