May 2014 Chapter Meeting Arrow to Content

Chapter Business

After networking and pizza Denise Simons kicked off the Chapter Business portion of the meeting which included:

  • A reminder to register for the June 16th Luncheon at the WAC with Michael Hamilton.  Mr. Hamilton will be discussing “Public-Sector Cloud Adoption, and Potential Security Benefits”.
  • Announcement of the April Chapter Board election results which included welcoming new Board members Michael Baker as our Director of Communications and Cary Sholer as our new Research Director.
  • Extending a big Chapter Thank You and Best Wishes to our Social Media team, Justin Brecese , Sean Chung, and Casey Rodgers for all of their work on our Facebook and Google+ sites.  They graduate in June from the UW Masters Program in Cyber Security and are moving on in their careers and out of the area.


Meeting Presentation

David Manz, Senior Cyber Security Research Scientist and Steven Bradley, Program Development Manager, at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) provided a informative and lively discussion on  PNNL Cyber Security Research efforts and projects.

About the Speakers:

David Manz is a Senior Cyber Security Research Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA. Manz’s work at PNNL focuses on research projects for control systems and information assurance, including projects on testbeds, foundations of cyber security science, resilient and secure critical infrastructures. He holds a B.S. in Computer Information Science from the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon and a M.S. & Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Idaho.

Steven Bradley has over 25 years’ experience serving in a wide variety of roles including, software development, project management, and program management and business development. For over ten years, Steven has focused on managing the development of information management and knowledge discovery technologies for a variety of US government customers with applications in cybersecurity, cyber counterintelligence, counterterrorism and nonproliferation. Prior to joining PNNL in 2012, he worked most of his career at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where led a variety of projects and programs and served as a Deputy Division Leader. In addition to working at LLNL, Steven has worked at private sector companies including Certicom, TRW, and BAE Systems. His broad education spans computer science & math, business administration, and national security policy.

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