Darren Van Booven CISSP, CISM, CISA, CPA

Darren Van Booven is a Lead Principal Consultant for Trustwave’s Consulting and Professional Services practice in the Americas. He focuses on securing cloud infrastructures, industrial control system,s and other operational technology environments, enterprise risk management, and emerging advanced threats.


Darren was previously the CISO and Deputy CIO at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Darren’s security operations team was a finalist in the 2018 SC Magazine Awards for Best Global Security Team. Prior to INL, Darren was CISO for the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. where he oversaw the Congressional security and continuity of government programs. 


Darren spent seven years as a senior staff operations officer and expert-level specialized skills officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He left as branch chief of a counterterrorism group responsible for the targeting and execution of clandestine cyber exploitation operations. He also worked with the counterintelligence center as a counterintelligence officer where he enabled human and technical operations and focused on nation-state threats.


Darren is a CISSP, CISM, CISA, and CPA.