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.
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
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
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.
more information about Information Assurance Day, please contact Waleed
Farag, director, Institute for Information Assurance, at email@example.com, 724-357-7995.
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