3rd Cyber Security Workshop Proceedings (2016)

3rd Cyber Security Workshop Proceedings (2016)

March 15-17, 2016 ~ The Residence Inn by Marriott ~ Arlinton, VA

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  • C. David Brown, Ph.D., CTEP – Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E) / Director, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)
  • Congressional Interest Items and Opportunities – Mr. Arun Seraphin – SASC Professional Staff Member, and Mr. Kevin Gates – HASC Professional Staff Member
  • Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) – Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Mr. Stephen P. Welby – Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD R&E)
  • Ms. Kate Charlet – Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy (OSDP), Cyber Policy
  • Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation Process Overview – Ms. Jean Petty (MITRE / DASD, DT&E), and Mr. Dave Aland (DOT&E)
  • J. Michael Gilmore, Ph.D. -Director Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)


Cyber OT&E and T&E of Fielded Systems Panel

Moderator:  Mitch Crosswait, Ph.D. – Deputy Director Net-Centric Systems and Missile Defense Systems, DOT&E


    • Mr. Dave Aland – Director Operational Test & Evaluation
    • Mr. Brad Horton – Threat Systems Management Office
    • RADM Jeffrey Penfield, USN – Operational Test and Evaluation Force Command
    • Mr. William ‘Bud’ Redmond – Air Force Operational T&E Command
    • Mr. Jamie Wells – Department of Homeland Security

Cyber T&E Capability and Capacity to DT&E Panel

Moderator:  Brian Hall, Ph.D. – Principal Deputy Director, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation (DASD/DT&E)


Service Cyber T&E Visions/Approaches Executive Panel

Moderator:  C. David Brown, Ph.D. – DASD/DT&E/TRMC


    • MG Jonathan A. Maddux, USA – Program Executive Officer, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEOSTRI)
    • Mr. Jeff H. Stanley – Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) 
    • John Zangardi, Ph.D. – Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, C4I/Space
    • NAVFAC Cyber Strategy Update – Brandon T. Jones – NAVFAC CIO (Acting)

Cyber Range Providers Panel

Moderator:  Mr. Pete Christensen – Director, National Cyber Range


Cyber T&E Standards TRACK

Chair: Mr. George Wauer (SES, Ret.)

Cyber T&E Capability Development TRACK

Chair: Mr. Chris Paust, Central Test and Evaluation Investment Program (CTEIP) PM, TRMC

Established Track Record: Cyber T&E Successes / Lessons Learned TRACK

Chair: Mr. Adam Tanverdi, National Cyber Range

Cyber T&E Workforce Development TRACK

Chair: Jeff McNeil, Ph.D., Professor Clemson University, Principal Investigator, Test Capabilities Development, OUSD (AT&L), TRMC

Disrupting the Kill Chain TRACK

Chair: Robert Tamburello, Ph.D. – Deputy Director, National Cyber Range

  • All About the Baseline: An Essential Deliverable of Cyber Security T&E – Mr. John Schab – MITRE
  • Testing and Characterizing the Effectiveness Cyber Event Detection Capabilities: A Diagnostic Approach  – Mr. Matthew Dinmore – JHU/APL
  • Hardware Trojan Detection in COTS Networking Devices – Mr. Peter Roy Ateshian – NPS
  • Deceptive Disruption: Using Deception to Disrupt the Cyber Kill Chain – Mr. Duane Wilson – Sabre Systems, Inc.
  • Cyber4sight – Mr. Adam Perino and Ms. Danielle Meah – BAH
  • SAF A6/CIO TF Cyber Secure – Col Bill “Data” Bryant

Partnering with Industry and Academia Panel

Moderator: Robin Poston, Ph.D. – University of Memphis STEP



  • TENA and JMETC – Instructor: Mr. Gene Hudgins – Wyle
  • Cybersecurity Test & Evaluation and the National Cyber Range – Instructors: Mr. Pete Christensen, TRMC/NCR, and Ms. Lizann Messerschmidt – The MITRE Corporation
  • Cyber DEF/TEMP/Test Plan Development – Instructors: Suzanne Beers, Ph.D., and Ms. Jean Petty – The MITRE Corporation
  • Software Assurance – Instructor: Mr. Bob Martin, Senior Secure Software & Technology Principal Engineer – The MITRE Corporation
  • SimSpace Demonstration – Instructors: Mr. Lee Rossey – SimSpace Corporation CTO and Co-Founder