Previously, he was the CISO at FDIC and worked to reduce cybersecurity risk by implementing an around-the-clock security operations center and incorporating threat intelligence into security operations.In addition, he led the Threat Management Center at Goldman Sachs, focusing on cybersecurity detection, protection, response, and recovery on a global scale. He also served as the CISO and deputy CISO at NASA, where he provided direction and future vision on a wide range of information technology solutions for mission and corporate systems.
Earlier in his career, he was a senior information officer in the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and the Defense Information Systems Agency; a telecommunications manager at Interim HealthCare; and an information management officer in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Whyte’s primary area of responsibility for Truist includes managing and overseeing the Corporate Cyber Security Department, which consists of Cyber Operations; Vulnerability Management and Data Protection; Identity and Access Management; Cyber Governance, Risk, and Compliance; Cyber Architecture and Strategy; Cyber Strategic Initiatives and Shared Services Management; as well as the Divisional CISOs, who serve as security liaisons to the business.
Mr. Whyte holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.