Judges

Gus de los Reyes: AT&T

Gus is an Executive Director of Technology Security in AT&T.  Gus leads the AT&T Security Research Center (http://src.att.com) under the AT&T Chief Security Officer.   The Center was created by the AT&T CSO, Dr. Edward Amoroso, to invent the secure future of communications and computing.  Our researchers work on very large scale problems in dynamic areas such as mobility and cellular, cloud computing, networking, and data mining. In particular, we search for ways to leverage the power of the network for new security architectures and mechanisms.

Mark Althouse: NSA

Dr. Mark Althouse is the Technical Director for Mobility Mission Management, Information Assurance Directorate, NSA.

Short Career Summary:
Prior to this assignment he was NSA’s Protect Portfolio Manager for the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative. From 2002 to 2009, he did vulnerability discovery and mitigation on mobile devices.  Before that he was involved in technical countermeasures.  Dr. Althouse worked for the Army on remote sensing of chemical and biological agents before moving to NSA.

Academic Preparation:
He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from UMBC.  He is a Certified Information System Security Professional. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from UMBC.  He is a Certified Information System Security Professional.

Lloyd Greenwald: LGS

Dr. Lloyd Greenwald is Chief Scientist for Cybersecurity and Technical Director of the Internet and Cybersecurity Research Department at LGS Innovations / Bell Labs.  Dr. Greenwald works on projects in information operations, information assurance, large scale software testing, secure program composition, mobile ad hoc networks, and mission planning under uncertainty.  His expertise includes computer networking, network security, mobile ad hoc networks, time-critical systems, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.  Dr. Greenwald received a Ph.D. and a Sc.M. in Computer Science from Brown University and a B.S.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Greenwald has authored or co-authored more than 40 technical publications and has developed and taught international tutorials on probabilistic robotics, and resource-bounded and time-critical reasoning. 

Rob Haar: Booz Allen Hamilton

William Horne: HP

Dr. Bill Horne is a Research Manager in the Cloud and Security Lab of Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, where he directs research on systems and network security, cryptography, privacy and risk management, and is responsible for transferring security technology developed in HP Labs to customers and business units. He is the author of over fifty publications in the area of security and machine learning, holds thirteen patents and twenty three patents pending. He was 

co-chair of the National Cyber Leap Year Summit in 2009. Prior to joining HP, he held industrial research positions at InterTrust Technologies and NEC Research Institute.

Ton Kalker: DTS, Inc.

Chester J. Maciag: Air Force Laboratory

Josephine Micallef: Applied Communication Science

Keith O’Brien: Cisco

Reiner Sailer: IBM

Reiner Sailer is currently a Research Staff Member and Manager of the Security Services (GSAL) Team at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. He previously led the Trusted Virtual Datacenter project at the T. J. Watson Research Center. Reiner received his Diploma in Computer Science from Karlsruhe University, Germany, in 1994 and his Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Germany in 1999. He subsequently joined IBM at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he and his team are focusing on Cybersecurity in general, and on security services for virtualized environments, security analysis, malware prevention, computer forensics, penetration testing, and security analytics in particular. He holds several US patents and has published over 45 peer-reviewed papers, articles, and book chapters.

Cristina Serban: AT&T

Cristina Serban is a researcher with the Chief Security Office at AT&T. She completed her Ph.D and Masters from Missouri University of Science and Technology, and Masters from Harding University and University Al. I. Cuza - Iasi, Romania.

She is interested in securityand privacy for mobility and cloud, and their implications on service security. Since 1999, she isone of the main organizers of the Annual AT&T Cyber Security Conference.

Randy Smith: Sandia

M.J. Vaidya: PriceWaterhouse Coopers

M.J. Vaidya is a leader in PwC's Information Security Privacy & Risk Advisory practice and an Adjunct Professor at New York University (Polytechnic Institute) teaching in the Cybersecurity MS Program. He has over 18 years of experience including information security / cyber security strategy, IT risk management, implementing technology solutions, and management consulting. M.J. holds an engineering degree from New York University (Polytechnic Institute) and a MBA from St. John’s University. M.J. has provided consulting services in North America, Europe, and Asia. His industry experience includes financial services, health care, entertainment & media, and hospitality.