Mr. Lutz brings over sixteen years of experience in system validation, cybersecurity vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, secure software development, Computer Network Defense (CND), Certification and Accreditation (C&A), Information Assurance (IA) and Information Technology (IT). Lutz leads RMC's Cyber Operations group which supports all aspects of validation and vulnerability assessments, secure software development, CND, C&A, cybersecurity, network operations, and Incident Response. Mr. Lutz has extensive experience with integrating Information Assurance practices into the Software Development Lifecycle for large-scale applications and systems and has managed 24x7 Security Operations Center’s with intrusion detection and prevention, incident response, and perimeter defense capabilities. Lutz's experience includes implementation of DIACAP/Risk Management Framework processes, risk management and mitigation plans, policy development, and enforcement of Government and DoD Cybersecurity requirements.
RMC's Cyber Operations group has grown significantly under Mr. Lutz's leadership. Lutz and his team perform pre-DISA Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRI) and USMC Cyber Security site assessments. The Cyber Operations team performs vulnerability assessments and system security engineering for new systems and applications prior to placing them on the Marine Corps Enterprise Network. His management of the cyber team includes assessment and review of Configuration Management plans, Quality Assurance plans, user manuals, and Information System Security Plans and COOP/disaster recovery plans. Lutz was awarded the designation of United States Marine Corps Approved Validator by HQMC C4 DAA
Lutz holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.