Chet Maciag is chief of the Cyber Offense Branch, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Lab, Rome NY. In this capacity he is responsible for the planning, execution, development, and transition of basic and applied technologies to enable the Air Force to “fly and fight in cyberspace.” Prior to his current position, Mr. Maciag was a senior computer engineer with over 15 years experience developing AF technology solutions in the areas of network management, firewalls, guards, intrusion detection, digital forensics, and enterprise protection planning. He has authored 12 papers in the field of information assurance and information operations, and is co-author of a book chapter on live computer forensic techniques.
In addition, Mr. Maciag has served since 2001 as an adjunct professor at Utica College and teaches in the award-winning Economic Crime Management master’s program. He has experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels on the topics of information security, and Internet security. He has extensive experience in classroom, residency, and online delivery formats. He has assisted in the development of the undergraduate Information Security degree program, and was the Federal consultant during the development of the successful 2002 National Science Foundation Grant “Building Excellence in Information Assurance for Federal Cyber Science.”
Mr. Maciag has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a M.S. in Economic Crime Management from Utica College.
Bill Murray is a management consultant and trainer in Information Assurance specializing in policy, governance, and applications. He is Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) and chairman of the Governance and Professional Practices committees of (ISC)2, the certifying body, He has more than fifty years experience in information technology and more than forty years in security. During more than twenty-five years with IBM his management responsibilities included development of access control programs, advising IBM customers on security, and the articulation of the IBM security product plan. He is the author of the IBM publication Information System Security Controls and Procedures. He has been recognized as a founder of the systems audit field and by Information Security Magazine as a Pioneer in Computer Security. In 1999 he was elected a Distinguished Fellow of the Information System Security Association. In 2007 he received the Harold F. Tipton Award in recognition of his lifetime achievement and contribution.