Carter Schoenberg
Managing Partner of the ESGI Cyber Practice

Carter Schoenberg is the President and Chief Executive Officer of HEMISPHERE Cyber Risk Management, Inc. Mr. Schoenberg is a Certified Information System Security Specialist with over 21 years of combined experience in criminal investigations, cyber threat intelligence, cyber security, risk management, and cyber law. He is a cyber-security subject matter expert supporting government and commercial markets to support organizational alignment with the NIST Cyber Framework, the National Strategy for Homeland Security, the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, and NIST NICE framework while holding a dual career with a NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence leading undergraduate studies for cyber law, cybersecurity, cybercrime, and terrorism. His past efforts include acting as the Director for Cyber Security at CALIBRE Systems where he designed a portfolio focusing on niche areas in cyber-physical systems, cyber as an element of due diligence in support of Mergers and Acquisitions, and designing risk models for insurance underwriters.

Mr. Schoenberg is the Co-Chair for the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Cyber Security and Privacy Committee and actively contributed to the GSA/DoD Final Report to the White House “Improving Cybersecurity and Resiliency through Acquisition”. He is responsible for designing practical solutions to address cyber risk management using his proprietary cost-benefit analysis enabling system owners to make mission and cost justified decisions on cyber risk. Starting his career in law enforcement as a police officer rapidly advancing to investigating homicides, his work products have been actively used by DHS, the ISAC communities, and the Georgia Bar Association for Continuing Learning Educational (CLE) credits on the topic of cybersecurity risk and liability. His expertise is profiled at conferences including ISC2, SecureWorld Expo, ISSA, and InfosecWorld and is regular contributor to NORSE Dark Matters Blog.