Thomas J. Langer, CPP
Chief of Security Operations
Tom Langer is the Chief of Security Operations specializing in the full spectrum of industrial security, risk mitigation, security program improvement and counterintelligence. Specific areas of expertise are in insider threat program development, crisis and incident management, security training and security assessments across diverse business areas.
Tom was the previously the Vice President of Security for BAE Systems, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, VA., until his retirement in July 2019. BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S.-based arm of BAE Systems plc, headquartered in London, England. During his 40-year career with the company he held site, program and leadership roles in all aspects of security operations. Prior to BAE Systems, Tom was a sworn officer of the Manchester, NH Police Department.
Tom served as a member of the Board of Directors and President of ASIS International and was previously chairperson of the Aerospace Industries Association’s Industrial Security Committee and a member of the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee of the Information Security Oversight Office within the National Archives. Tom was one of four panel members of Secretary Gate’s 2008 Defense Security Service Future Study Group that recommended modernization to the structure of the agency and their mission.
Tom is a graduate of St Anselm College in Manchester, NH