NSA Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) 2017

Keynotes

Ms. Marianne Bailey serves as the Deputy National Manager for National Security Systems (DNM/NSS) for the National Security Agency (NSA) where she is charged with securing systems that handle classified information or are otherwise critical to military and intelligence activities.

Her last role was with the DoD CIO as Principal Director, Deputy Chief Information
Officer for Cybersecurity and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer. Ms. Bailey is responsible for
ensuring the department has a well- defined and well-executed cybersecurity
program. She is responsible for coordinating cybersecurity standards,
policies, and procedures with other federal agencies, coalition partners,
and industry.

Ms. Bailey has over 30 years of experience in Information Assurance (IA)/
Cybersecurity and Information Systems Security Engineering. She has been a
member of the National Security Agency (NSA) workforce since 1984. She has
extensive experience throughout the DoD, Intelligence Community (IC),
Federal and Civil government Sectors and foreign partnerships.

Prior to joining the DoD CIO organization, Ms. Bailey was the Assistant
Deputy Director of Trusted Engineering Solutions at the NSA from 2013 -
2015. She was the Chief of the NSA IA Directorate for Engineering from 2011
- 2013, the Director of the Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO)
from 2006 - 2011, and the NSA liaison to Defense Information Systems Agency
Liaison from 2003 - 2004. Ms. Bailey has served in various management and
engineering positions across the IC.

In the days after 9/11, Ms. Bailey led an embedded NSA team at U.S. Central
Command to design and operationalize the coalition mission partner network.
She then established the UCDMO, defining the mission of this first ever
DoD/IC organization. She was a key senior member of the Under Secretary of
Defense (Intelligence) Afghanistan/Pakistan (AFPAK) Information Sharing and
Collaboration Task Force, and worked extensively across the community to
provide enterprise information sharing capabilities.

Ms. Bailey earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of
Maryland, College Park in Mechanical Engineering (1984), and a Master of
Science degree in Resourcing the National Strategy from the Industrial
College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University (2006). She is also
a graduate of the Senior Leadership Development Program (2007). She has
extensive leadership development education to include Harvard Leadership,
Mission to the Stars and Executive Coaching and Development. Ms. Bailey was
promoted into the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (SES) in
2008. She received the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal,
and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian
Service.


Marianne Bailey
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/19/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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April Doss's experience in cybersecurity law and operations dates back to 2003, when she began working at the National Security Agency. She spent over a decade at the NSA working in a variety of capacities, including technology development, intelligence oversight, information sharing policy, counterterrorism, foreign liaison, and managing a large and sophisticated law practice as the head of intelligence law in NSA's Office of General Counsel.

Ms. Doss left NSA to become a partner in the law firm Saul Ewing, where she chaired the firm's Cybersecurity and Privacy practice group. She currently serves as Senior Minority Counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Prior to 2003, Ms. Doss practiced law as a public defender, civil litigator, and in-house counsel at a college.

Ms. Doss graduated magna cum laude from Yale, earned her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Goucher College.


April F. Doss
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/20/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992, is a consultant on science and math education to national agencies, universities, and school systems. He was named by President Obama to chair the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. He also chaired the National Academies' committee that produced the report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads (2011).

Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME (2012) and one of America's Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report (2008), he also received TIAA-CREF's Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence (2011), the Carnegie Corporation's Academic Leadership Award (2011), and the Heinz Award (2012) for contributions to improving the "Human Condition." UMBC has been recognized as a model for inclusive excellence by such publications as U.S. News, which the past eight years has recognized UMBC as a national leader in academic innovation and undergraduate teaching.


Freeman A. Hrabowski, III
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/19/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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Mr. Rob Joyce is the Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House. Rob leads the development of national and international cybersecurity strategy and policy for the United States and oversees implementation of those policies; in this capacity, he ensures that the Federal Government is effectively partnering with the private sector, nongovernmental organizations, other branches and levels of government, and other nations.

Before to coming to the White House, Rob served at the NSA for over 27 years, holding various leadership positions within both focus areas of NSA: the Information Assurance and Signals Intelligence missions. From 2013 to 2017, Rob served as the Chief of Tailored Access Operations (TAO), the NSA's mission element that provided tools and expertise in computer network exploitation to deliver foreign intelligence. Prior to becoming the Chief of TAO, Rob served as the Deputy Director of the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at NSA, where he led efforts to harden, protect and defend the Nation's most critical National Security systems and improve cybersecurity for the nation. He was elevated to the Senior Executive Service in 2001.

Mr. Joyce began his career as an engineer and is a technologist at heart. He received his Bachelors Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University in 1989 and earned a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in 1993. Throughout his career with NSA, he has been the recipient of two Presidential Rank Awards, one meritorious and one at the distinguished level.


Rob Joyce
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/20/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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Anthony (Tony) Montemarano, as the Executive Deputy Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, assists the Director as necessary and focuses on optimizing the internal operations of the agency. He also serves as the agency Component Acquisition Executive.

He is a retired naval aviator with twenty-one years of service during which he had multiple deployments, instructor tours and overseas assignments. During the last six years of his naval career, he participated in major acquisitions for both command and control and global communications. Upon retirement from the Navy in 1992, he
joined the federal service and was assigned duties within the DISN Program Management Office. He has since played a major role in the evolution of every telecommunications service that DISA offers. Of note, between 2003 and 2005, he served as the Program Director for the Global Information Grid Bandwidth Expansion, where he successfully led the acquisition, engineering, implementation, and overall program management of the single largest expansion in the Department of Defense global communications infrastructure. From 2006 through 2007, he was the Program Executive Officer for Information Assurance and NetOps Programs providing security enhancements to DISA's service offerings. From 2008 through 2011 he was the agency Component Acquisition Executive providing acquisition oversight for all of DISA's enterprise services, communications services, security services and various command and control initiatives. From 2011 through 2014, he served as the Director, Strategic Planning and Information where he over saw development of the agency's vision, planning and policy. Finally, on the eleventh of January 2015, he was assigned to his present position.

Mr. Montemarano has attended the Armed Forces Staff College and the National War College. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Systems Management.


Tony Montemarano
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/21/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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David Recordon was most recently a Special Assistant to the President and the Director of White House Information Technology. As the first person to hold the position, he was responsible for converging overlapping systems, modernizing software used to collaborate, bringing the use of new technologies in line with private sector best practices, pulling together disparate IT organizations supporting the White House. Throughout his tenure, David spearheaded substantial technology modernization, improved cybersecurity across the various networks, and hacked bureaucratic blockers to providing outstanding IT to the President, Vice President, and Executive Office staff.

David previously served as an Engineering Director at Facebook, and is a widely respected Silicon Valley technologist. At Facebook, he led software engineering teams responsible for company-wide internal productivity tools that enabled staff to create, share and find information efficiently. Over the course of his time at Facebook, David also oversaw teams responsible for open source, engineering education, and the technology behind the company's human resources, video conferencing, and physical security efforts.

David is well known for his involvement in development and popularization of OpenID, and became the youngest recipient of the Google-O'Reilly Open Source Award in 2007.


David Recordon
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/21/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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Adm. Rogers is a native of Chicago and attended Auburn University, graduating in 1981 and receiving his commission via the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. Originally a surface warfare officer (SWO), he was selected for re-designation to cryptology (now Information Warfare) in 1986.
He assumed his present duties as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service in April 2014.

Since becoming a flag officer in 2007, Rogers has also served as the director for Intelligence for both the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Pacific Command, and most recently as Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet.

Duties afloat have included service at the unit level as a SWO aboard USS Caron (DD 970); at the strike group level as the senior cryptologist on the staff of Commander, Carrier Group Two/John F. Kennedy Carrier Strike Group; and, at the numbered fleet level on the staff of Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet embarked in USS Lasalle (AGF 3) as the fleet information operations (IO) officer and fleet cryptologist. He has also led cryptologic direct support missions aboard U.S. submarines and surface units in the Arabian Gulf and Mediterranean.

Ashore, Rogers commanded Naval Security Group Activity Winter Harbor, Maine (1998-2000); and has served at Naval Security Group Department, NAVCOMSTA Rota, Spain, Naval Military Personnel Command, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, the Bureau of Personnel as the cryptologic junior officer detailer, and Commander, Naval Security Group Command as aide and executive assistant (EA) to the commander.

Rogers' joint service both afloat and ashore has been extensive and, prior to becoming a flag officer, he served at U.S. Atlantic Command, CJTF 120 Operation Support Democracy (Haiti), Joint Force Maritime Component Commander, Europe, and the Joint Staff. His Joint Staff duties (2003-2007) included leadership of the J3 Computer Network Attack/Defense and IO Operations shops, EA to the J3, EA to two Directors of the Joint Staff, special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, director of the Chairman's Action Group, and a leader of the JCS Joint Strategic Working Group.

Rogers is a distinguished graduate of the National War College and a graduate of highest distinction from the Naval War College. He is also a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI fellow, Harvard Senior Executive in National Security alum, and holds a Master of Science in National Security Strategy.


Admiral Michael S. Rogers
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/19/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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CURRENT POSITION
(U//FOUO) Mr. George "Dennis" Bartko is a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service and is currently serving as US Cyber Command's Director, Capabilities Development Group (CDG), and Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CDG was created and stood up by Admiral Rogers in February 2016 as "a distinct and core element" of the Command and directed it to "coordinate, integrate, and prioritize cyberspace capability development efforts to rapidly deliver joint operational products through integrated project delivery, enabling full-spectrum cyberspace operations." The CDG took over the functions and personnel of USCBYERCOM's J3 Special Projects Team, J6, and J9, to include CIO responsibilities, striving to focus on delivering capabilities and services that advance the mission while organizing and operating as a single team. Mr. Bartko also serves as NSA's People with Disabilities Employee Resource Group's Senior Advocate for Section 508 Compliance.

EDUCATION
Mr. Bartko graduated from Drexel University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. While at Drexel, he was a residential tutor in physics, calculus, and computer programming. In 1991, he graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Science in Engineering as a participant in the Agency's "after hours" program. Mr. Bartko is a 2001 graduate of the Senior Leadership Development Program.

PRIOR POSITIONS
Mr. Bartko began his work at NSA as a cooperative education student in 1982 during his sophomore year of college, joining the Agency full-time upon graduation in 1985. He has served as a project engineer, program manager, and line manager in a number of technical organizations within NSA since that time. As an NSA Legislative Fellow, Mr. Bartko served as legislative assistant for then Congressman Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. Mr. Bartko was also the leader of NSA's FY00-01 Congressional Budget Justification Book Editorial Board and the Agency's FY00-01 Budget Hearings Team. After performing a one-year tour at Bell Atlantic/Verizon Communications to learn business processes and practices, he returned to NSA to lead the development of the Agency's FY02-03 and FY04 Business Plans. Mr. Bartko then contributed to SID Transformation efforts as the leader of Operation SIGINT Task Force #1, and served as the Signals Intelligence Directorate's Senior Executive Account Manager for the United States Space Command and North American Air Defense Command. Mr. Bartko served as the Chief of the Office of Target Pursuit in Cryptanalysis and Exploitation Services, where he also represented NSA on the National Media Exploitation Center/National Virtual Translation Center Board of Directors. He then served as the Deputy Chief of Cryptanalysis and Exploitation Services and Turbulence Production Coordinator, and was the leader of the Director's Technical Architecture Governance Team. Most recently, Mr. Bartko served as the first Special Assistant to the Director of the National Security Agency for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force, where he represented NSA on the National Security Staff's Cyber Interagency Policy Committee as well as multiple other departmental, interagency and international forums. He served as Lead, Director's Charge Coordination and Integration and was responsible for coordinating and integrating the work of the teams established by the Director to explore 12 focus areas critical to the continued success of NSA/CSS. In this role he enabled the teams to be informed, not only by each other, but also by the NSA/CSS workforce.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Mr. Bartko is a member of several organizations, including the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and NSA's African American & People With Disabilities Employee Resource Groups. His awards at NSA include Presidential Rank Meritorious Executive Awards, the Exceptional Civilian Service Award, Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Director's Productivity Improvement Award, and 2015 Equality Award, as well as National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citations.

PERSONAL: A native of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Mr. Bartko's hobbies include music (drums & percussion), hockey, and model railroading. He and his wife Robin have three children.


George “Dennis” Bartko
will be in the following session(s):


General Session
06/21/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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General Session
06/19/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/20/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/19/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/20/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/21/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/21/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/19/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM


General Session
06/21/17 : 8:30AM - 10:00AM