Chief Outreach, Science & Standards for CNCI-SCRM,Trusted Mission Systems & Networks,Office of the DoD CIO
Mr. Davidson is assigned to Trusted Mission Systems and Networks (formerly known as the Globalization Task Force, GTF) in the Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), where he leads the "outreach, investment & standardization" efforts for the White House's Comprehensive National CyberSecurity Initiative (CNCI) task #11 on improving Supply Chain Risk Management for Information Communications Technology capabilities (ICT SCRM).
He has 37 years of federal service to include 11 years active duty, as well as civilian assignments in Army Research Laboratory, Army Materiel Command, Army Secretariat, US Joint Forces Command, OUSD-Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L), and OASD-Networks and Information Integration (NII), which is now only known as the DoD-Chief Information Office (CIO).
He currently chairs a Global ICT-SCRM Ad-Hoc WG under American National Standards Institute / International Committee for Information Technology Standards (ANSI / INCITS). He co-chairs an inter-agency working group on SCRM LifeCycle Processes & Standards. He serves as the government Co-Chair for the Acquisition & Outsourcing Working Group with the Software Assurance Program; SwA Program is a public-private partnership effort sponsored by DHS, DoD and DoC (NIST). He also serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the International Society of Logistics (SOLE, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization), as the Vice President for Training and Professional Development.
In October, 2007, Dr. Maconachy assumed the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer at Capitol College, Laurel, MD. Dr. Maconachy is charged with sustaining and enhancing the academic quality of programs of study ranging from Business Administration through Engineering, Computer Science and Information Assurance. He also oversees the operations of the Library, The Cyber Battle Lab, and the Space Operations Institute. Dr. Maconachy holds the rank of professor, and teaches graduate and undergraduate research courses in Information Assurance.
Prior to Joining Capitol College Dr. .Maconachy served at The National Security Agency. While there he held several leadership positions. He was appointed by the Director of the NSA as the Deputy Senior Computer Science Authority where he built a development program for a new generation of Cryptologic Computer Scientists. Prior to this position, Dr. Maconachy served as the Director of the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program. He was responsible for implementing a multidimensional, interagency program, providing direct support and guidance to the services, major DoD components, federal agencies, and the greater national Information Infrastructure community. This program fosters the development and implementation of Information Assurance training programs as well as graduate and undergraduate education curricula. In this capacity, he served on several national level government working groups as well as in an advisory capacity to several universities. Dr. Maconachy was the principal architect for several national INFOSEC training standards in the national security systems community. During Dr. Maconachy's time at the National Security Agency he held many different positions, including work as an Information Assurance Operations Officer, Information Assurance Analyst and a Senior Manager.
Gary McGraw is the CTO of Cigital, Inc., a software security consulting firm with headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area and offices throughout the world. He is a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of eight best selling books on this topic. His titles include Software Security, Exploiting Software, Building Secure Software, Java Security, Exploiting Online Games, and 6 other books; and he is editor of the Addison-Wesley Software Security series.
Dr. McGraw has also written over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, authors a monthly security column for SearchSecurity and Information Security Magazine, and is frequently quoted in the press. Besides serving as a strategic counselor for top business and IT executives, Gary is on the Advisory Boards of Dasient (acquired by Twitter), Fortify Software (acquired by HP), Wall + Main, Inc., and Raven White. His dual PhD is in Cognitive Science and Computer Science from Indiana University where he serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the School of Informatics. Gary served on the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors and produces the monthly Silver Bullet Security Podcast for IEEE Security & Privacy magazine (syndicated by SearchSecurity).
Dr. Alec Yasinsac is Professor and Dean of the School of Computing at the University of South Alabama. He has over thirty years' experience in computer software, application development, mainframe operating systems, and network engineering and has published over sixty refereed workshop, conference, and journal papers on information security. Alec served in the Marines for twenty years and received his doctorate from the University of Virginia where he was on faculty as Assistant Professor and Marine Officer Instructor in the Naval ROTC unit.
Alec is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the Association of Computing Machines. He sits on the ACM US Public Policy Committee, where he serves on the leadership Council. He has been a visiting scholar at the National Academy of Engineering and at Harris Corporation.