The Institute for Information Assurance at IUP, in collaboration with the IT Support Center and the Computer Science Department, will host the seventh annual Information Assurance Day on Thursday, October 30, 2014, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Ohio
Room at the HUB.
View photos from the 2014 Information Assurance Day.
Dr. Adam J. Lee is currently an associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh, where he previously held the position of assistant professor (2008–14). Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, he received the MS and PhD
degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Prior to that, he received his BS in Computer Science from Cornell University (2003). His research interests lie at the intersection of
the computer security, privacy, and distributed systems fields. Dr. Lee's research has been supported by the NSF and DARPA, and he is an NSF CAREER award winner (2012).
Patrick McDaniel is a professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Pennsylvania State University and co-director of the Systems and Internet Infrastructure Security Laboratory. Dr. McDaniel is also the program manager and lead scientist
for the newly created Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance (CSec CRA) and chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Security and Privacy. Patrick's research efforts centrally focus on network, telecommunications, systems, and language-based
security as well as technical public policy. Patrick was the editor-in-chief of the ACM journal Transactions on
Internet Technology (TOIT), and served as associate editor of the journals ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, IEEE
Transactions on Computers, and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
Patrick was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and has chaired several top conferences in security, including, among others, the 2007 and 2008 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy and the 2005 USENIX Security Symposium. Prior
to pursuing his PhD in 1996 at the University of Michigan, Patrick was a software architect and project manager in the telecommunications industry.
Dane Boyd, a Georgia State University graduate, has been a member of Dell SecureWorks for over five years. Dane has combined his passion for cyber-security and training to deliver engaging security awareness training.
Jonathan Roumfort is a senior security analyst in IT Services at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Jonathan has been employed at IUP for over 15 years, where he has implemented and supported IT security, enterprise systems and networking, and
web and Internet solutions. He has served IUP as a senior security analyst for the past 11 years and has been an ISC2 CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) since 2010.
Mr. Craig Harber is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BSEE. He has over 25 years experience working for the National Security Agency and is currently working as the senior technical lead for active cyber defense (ACD) research, development,
and implementation. As such, he has been instrumental in developing baseline security architectures for the extension of cyber defense for the Department of Defense's information environment. Mr. Harber is currently leading the development strategies
for the protection of our national security systems and national critical infrastructure and key resources.
Mr. Wayne J. Smith currently holds the position of Office Chief for the Core Solutions Office within the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at the National Security Agency (NSA). His office provides a full range of system security engineering support
to include: information systems security design, test and engineering, product certification and accreditation, program evaluation, product policy and doctrine guidance, and system security engineering for space, senior leadership communications,
and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance programs.
Mr. Smith began his career with NSA in 1983 after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS degree in electrical engineering and subsequently earned a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA. He started
his career in research and development as a design engineer and worked his way up through program manager, system acquisition manager, branch and division chief, to office chief. During his career, he has held positions on the IAD staff, completed
two field assignments to include IAD Liaison to the United States Air Forces Europe, Germany, and volunteered for two deployments--Iraq in support of the Multinational Forces-Iraq/Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan as the NSA Chief of Staff in
support of Operation Enduring Freedom
Cpl. Goodyear previously served as part of an Intelligence Company in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and has been employed with the State Police for the past 20 years. During that time, he has served as a patrol
officer, a patrol supervisor, and a criminal investigator. Cpl. Goodyear is currently assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Computer Crime Unit and conducts undercover investigations involving the use of computers of other electronic devices.
He has been deputized by the U.S. Marshals and is a member of both the state and federal Internet Crimes Against Children task forces.
For more information about Information Assurance Day, please contact Waleed Farag, director, Institute for Information Assurance, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 724-357-7995.
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