James McCartney is the CEO of Truvincio, LLC and an Identity Management, Privacy & Security Consultant and Subject Matter Expert. He is a coauthor of the book If You Are Me, Then Who Am I? The Personal and Business Reality of Identity Theft.
Mr. McCartney founded Truvincio to make simple, effective security and privacy solutions to small businesses at an affordable price.
Prior to Truvincio, Mr. McCartney was a consultant with BearingPoint and Deloitte, where he worked with a variety of Federal agencies across multiple industries. He led the DoD effort to replace the use of Social Security Numbers, led an interagency work group under the Federal CIO Council to develop plans for how citizens can interact with the Federal government on-line and participated in the development of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, an initiative signed by the president in 2011 intended to cost effectively raise security for consumers online. He worked with the Federal Trade Commission, providing advice to the Identity Protection and Privacy division of the FTC on the implementation of the Red Flags Rule. As IT Security Manager for Ginnie Mae, he oversaw their first adoption of a cloud solution and as the Privacy & Security Subject Matter Expert for ONC’s Community of Practice for Health Information Exchanges (HIE), he was the primary security resource to all 58 states & territories as they created and systematized their HIEs.
Prior to working in this field, he was a Nuclear Engineer and Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy and is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy.