Steve Elky

Director, IT Strategic Planning, Library of Congress

Steve Elky

Director, IT Strategic Planning, Library of Congress

Biography

Steve Elky is the Deputy Directory of Information Technology Services (ITS) at the US Library of Congress. In this role, he is focused on helping ITS deliver world class IT services to the Library. He is focused on IT investment management, Enterprise Architecture and program and portfolio management. He also served as the Chief Architect from 2008-2010, setting up the Library’s Enterprise Architecture program.

Prior to this, Mr. Elky served as the Chief Information Security Officer at the US Library of Congress from 2005-2010. As CISO Mr. Elky implemented the IT Security Program at the Library of Congress. As part of this effort, he created a Security Advisement Program focused on ensuring that new IT systems are designed and built in a secure manner, streamlined the C&A process, allowing the process to complete in half the time and cost and integrated IT Security metrics directly into the agencies Internal Control Program.

Prior to joining the Library of Congress, Mr. Elky served as the Technical Director for Information Security at Software Performance Systems, a software development company specializing in e-government solutions, acting as a IT security consultant to DOJ, DOC, LOC, the State of Maryland and numerous internal company projects. Mr. Elky possesses several key industry certifications, including CISSP, CISM, CGEIT, ISSAP, ISSM and CSSLP as well as a B.S. in Business Administration with a specialization in Computer Information Systems from the University of Baltimore and serves on the ACT Board and the SANS Ethics Council. Mr. Elky has spent nearly 20 years in the industry, amassing a broad background in operations, network and system engineering, enterprise architecture, enterprise governance C&A, security policy, security programs.