6th Cyber Security Workshop Proceedings (2019)

6th Cyber Security Workshop Proceedings (2019)

March 25-28, 2019 ~ Water’s Edge Events Center ~ Belcamp, MD



  • Mr. Joe Bradley Director, SES – Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems, AFMC
  • Mr. Chip Ferguson – Deputy Executive Agent, DOD Cyber Test Ranges, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)
  • Ms. Kim Ploskonka – Deputy Director, Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD), C5ISR Center
  • Mr. Jamie Wells – Deputy Director, Cyberspace & Enterprise Programs, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Test & Evaluation
  • Mr. Mike Zwiebel – Director, Test Management, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC)
  • Cybersecurity T&E Lessons Learned – Mr. Pete Christensen, Cyber Lead, The MITRE Corporation
  • Cybersecurity Tales from Theater – Mr. Bill Hughes, Adjunct Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA)
  • Planning Tool for Cybersecurity – Mr. Paul Johnson, Scientific Advisor, Marine Corps Operational Test & Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA)
  • Cyber Resilience T&E Lessons Learned – Mr. Patrick Kastner, (Acting) Deputy Director, National Preparedness Programs, DHS Office of Test and Evaluation

Cyber Test Range Panel

Moderator – Mr. Chip Ferguson, Deputy Executive Agent, DOD Cyber Test Ranges, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)


  • Mr. James Curry – Lead Engineer, Cyber Security Range, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
  • Mr. Greg Curth – Cyber Space Capability Integration Engineer, JS J6 CSAD
  • Eric Landree, PhD – Principle Investigator, RAND Corporation
  • Rob Tamburello, PhD – Deputy Director, National Cyber Range, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)

Industry Cyber Range/Capabilities Panel

Moderator: Mr. Pete Christensen, Director, Cyber Support to OSD Programs, The MITRE Corporation


  • Mr. Mark Bradbury – Chief Engineer, Intelligence, Information and Services, Cyber Warfare Campaign, Raytheon
  • Mr. Patrick Ladieri – Lockheed Martin Fellow and Cyber Support Operations Group and National Cyber Range (NCR) Program, Technical Director, Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMCO)
  • Mr. Randy Smith – Technical Lead, Product Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation Team, BOEING Test and Evaluation

OTA Panel

Moderator – COL Jason Woodford, USA, Chief, Survivability Evaluation Directorate, U.S. Army Evaluation Center (AEC)


  • Mr. Rob Aguilera – Senior Vice President, Garud Technology Services, DHS, FEMA, OTA
  • Mr. Matt Frandsen – Chief, Cyber Test Operations Division, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC)
  • Ms. Ellena Millar – Director, Cybersecurity OT&E (01D), U.S. Navy Operational Test and Evaluation Force (OPTEVFOR)
  • Mr. Maurice Sanders – Chief, Cyber Division, Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA)

Workforce Development Panel

Moderator: Mr. Wayne Dumais, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)


  • Diana Burley, PhD – Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P)
  • Portia Crowe, PhD – Chief, Cyber & Systems Engineering U.S. Army Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T)
  • Tom Meservy, PhD – Associate Professor, Brigham Young University
  • Mr. Isidore Venetos, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)


CHAIR: Mr Billy Williams

Cybersecurity Implications for Autonomous Systems Technical Track

CHAIR: Dave Brown, PhD, CTEP Chesapeake Systems Engineering


CHAIR: Mr. Pete Christensen, CTEP, The MITRE Corporation

Threat and Requirements Technical Track

CHAIRS: Mr. Wayne Dumais, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Test & Evaluation, and Mr. James Wells, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Test & Evaluation