September 2015 Chapter Meeting Arrow to Content

Chapter Business

Cary Sholer led the Chapter Business portion of the meeting with the following:

  • An introduction of the 2015 Chapter Survey.  The survey is used to measure cloud security issues and adoption rates.  The survey is available on the chapter website.
  • Members are encouraged to let the Board know of position openings which will be posted to the website.

Meeting Presentations

David Manz, Senior Cyber Security Scientist, and Thomas Edgar, Senior Cyber Security Scientist,  from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will discuss:

“Cyber security testbed experimentation, now and in future: Experimentation as a Service” 

David Manz is currently a Senior Cyber Security Scientist in the National Security Directorate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He holds a B.S. in Computer and Information Science from the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Idaho. David’s work at PNNL includes enterprise resilience and cyber security, secure control system communication, and critical infrastructure security. Prior to his work at PNNL, David spent five years as a researcher on Group Key Management Protocols for the Center for Secure and Dependable Systems at the University of Idaho (U of I). David also has considerable experience teaching undergraduate and graduate computer science courses at U of I, and as an adjunct faculty at Washington State University. David has co-authored numerous papers and presentations on cyber security, control system security, and cryptographic key management.

Thomas Edgar is currently a Senior Cyber Security Scientist in the National Security Directorate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He has been a Cyber Security Research Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory since 2006. Edgar’s educational background consists of a B.S. (2004) and M.S. (2006) in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa with a specialization in Information Assurance. While at university, Thomas was a recipient of the NSF Cyber Corps SFS and all five federal information assurance certificates. His expertise lies in critical infrastructure security, protocol development, cyber forensics, network security, and wireless security.  While at PNNL, Edgar has worked in the fields of secure communications protocols, cryptographic trust management, insider threat, and security standards. He was lead developer of the Secure SCADA Communications Protocol (SSCP) as part of the DOE Hallmark Project and assisted in technology transfer. Edgar is currently leading an effort for creating a cryptographic trust management system for control system environments.

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