In response to the pandemic stay-at-home orders impacting most of our members, we have launched the Lockdown Lunch & Learn (3L). It s a weekly virtual discussion led by experts across our community. Interaction is encouraged. This service of the MCPA is open to MCPA members and invited guests only. Members can find the event access details and archives presentation material on the member-only intranet, as well as apply for continuing professional education (CPE) credit. Not a member yet? Join here. Want to sponsor these gatherings? Contact christine at milcyber dot org. Find articles about some of these talks in our magazine.

Past and Upcoming 3L Speakers

(listed alphabetically by last name)

Arnold Abraham, Esq.

Former Associate Director of Intelligence at USCYBERCOM, founer of Cyber Law LLC, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Colonel Carlos Alford

Cyberspace Force Development Chief at the Headquarters of the US Air Force.

Neil Ashworth

Former Royal Navy SIGINTer and current Security Architect at Nutanix (MCPA sponsor). LinkedIn.

Rear Admiral (Ret) Paul Becker

Former J2 of the Joint Staff, President and CEO of The Becker T3 Group LLC, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Christine Billingsley

Event and Marketing professional, MCPA Director of Events, DEF CON Arcade Party creator, and 3L MC. LinkedIn.

Joe Billingsley

Director of Strategic Engagement at the National Defense University (NDU) College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC), former Army Strategist and Cyber Officer, and MCPA founder. LinkedIn.

Major General (Ret) Joe Brendler

Former Chief of Staff and J5 of USCYBERCOM, founder of Brendler Consulting, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Major David R. Bustamante

Cyber Security Director for USMC Combat Service Support Schools, Army National Guard Cyber Warfare Officer, and MCPA Chief of Staff and Director. LinkedIn.

Dr. Bill Butler

Cybersecurity Professor and USMC vet. LinkedIn.

Jack Cable

Famous white hat hacker. LinkedIn.

Chris Cleary

1st CISO of the Department of the Navy and MCPA Director. LinkedIn.

August Cole

Co-Author of popular books Ghost Fleet and Burn In. LinkedIn.

Dr. Chase Cunningham

Retired Navy Chief Cryptologist, and Principal Security & Risk Analyst at Forrester Research. LinkedIn.

Dr. Peter J. Denning

Prolific computer scientist and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Captain (Ret) Ed Devinney

Former USCYBERCOM Director for Corporate Partnerships and Technology Outreach and Commander of the USS Cole. LinkedIn.

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Mark Duke

Faculty at the National Defense University (NDU) College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC) and US Army veteran. LinkedIn.

Colonel Jeffrey Erickson

Director of the Army Cyber Institute. LinkedIn.

Major General (Ret) George Franz

Former Director of Ops at USCYBERCOM, Managing Director at Accenture Federal, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Major General Matt Glavy

Commander of US Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command.

Lieutenant Colonel Woody Groton

CIO of the New Hampshire Army National Guard and Exercise Director of Cyber Yankee. LinkedIn.

Ron Gula

Tech entrepreneur and USAF veteran. LinkedIn.

Daryl Haegley

Director of Mission Assurance & Cyber Deterrence a the Office of the Principal Cyber Advisor (OPCA) to the Secretary of Defense. LinkedIn.

Jay Healey

Cyber conflict scholar, author "A Fierce Domain, Cyber Conflict 1986 to 2012", and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Diane Janosek, Esq.

Commandant of the National Security Agency (NSA) National Cryptologic School (NCS), President of Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Mid-Atlantic Regional Affiliate, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Major (Ret) Esteban Jimenez

Director of Cyber Programs at Constellation Technologies Inc, MCPA Fort Meade Chapter Ops Officer, and former Cyber Ops Planner at MARFORCYBER. LinkedIn.

Major General (Ret) Jim Keffer

Former Chief of Staff of USCYBERCOM and current Director for Cyber at Lockheed Martin, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Leslie Kershaw

Founder of CyWren Solutions and the US Army's first female Interactive On-Net Operator (ION). LinkedIn.

Bill Kimble

CEO of Cyber Defense Technologies, Co-Founder of VetCon, and USMC veteran. LinkedIn.

Chris Kubecka

Founder and CEO of HypaSec, and USAF veteran. Linkedin.

Congressman Jim Langevin

Congressional Cyber Caucus Co-Chair. Official Page.

Robert M. Lee

Founder and CEO of Dragos, and USAF vet. LinkedIn.

Dr. Cassandra C. Lewis

Leader of the National Defense University's College of Information and Cyberspace, our nation's cyber war college. LinkedIn.

Major Amanda Mason

MCPA Board of Directors and J2 (Director of Intel), JFHQ-Air, NGDC. LinkedIn.

Major General (Ret) Earl Matthews

Former Director of Cyber Ops at USAF, current VP of Strategy at Mandiant Security Validation, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Rear Admiral John Mauger

Assistant USCG Commandant for Capability (CG-7) and former USCYBERCOM J7. LinkedIn.

Rear Admiral (Ret) Mark Montgomery

Executive Director of the US Cyberspace Commission and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Blake Moore

VP for Strategy and Ops at Wickr (MCPA Silver Sponsor), former DoD Senior Executive, MCPA J2 and Advisor. LinkedIn.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Lorenza Mosley

Senior Technical Advisor in an important DoD organization and MCPA J6.

Nand Mulchandani

Director (Acting) of the Joint AI Center (JAIC). LinkedIn.

Major General (Ret) Paul Nielsen, PhD

Director of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University and former Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Cheryl Peace

Former NSA Executive and current COO at AppGate Federal. LinkedIn.

Dr. Tomás Peña

Chief Technologist of Cyber Operations, Space and Airborne Systems at L3Harris Technologies, USAF veteran, and Editor in Chief of the MCPA's peer reviewed journal Military Cyber Affairs. LinkedIn.

Command Sergeant Major (Ret) David Redmon

Former Senior Enlisted Advisor (SEL) of both NSA and USCYBERCOM, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Lieutenant Colonel Brad Rhodes

Colorado Army National Guard Cyber Warfare Officer, Head of Cybersecurity at zvelo, Inc, Lead for Cyber Shield, and Co-Lead for HammerCon. LinkedIn.

Marc Rogers

DEF CON Head of Security, Co-Founder of the CTI (Cyber Threat Intelligence) League, and VP of Cybersecurity Strategy at Okta. LinkedIn.

Colonel Brian Russell

Cyber Operations Officer at Marines Corps Forces Cyber Command. LinkedIn.

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Joseph Schafer, PhD

Professor at the National Defense University (NDU) College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC) and MCPA National Capital Region (NCR) Chapter President. LinkedIn.

Lieutenant General Jack Shanahan

1st Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Major General (Ret) Mike Skinner

Former US Air Force Reserve's Senior Officer in a variety of assignments and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Dr. Brad Sims

President of Capitol Technology University and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Dr. Peter W. Singer

Co-Author of popular books Ghost Fleet and Burn In. LinkedIn.

1st Lieutenant Christine de Souza

Cyber Warfare Operations Officer in the Maryland Air National Guard and Cyberspace Operations Strategist for SOS International in support of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). LinkedIn.

Paul de Souza

Founder and President of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Master Gunnery Sergeant Scott Stalker

Command Senior Enlisted Leader (CSEL) of US Space Command, and formerly CSEL of both the National Security Agency (NSA) and US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Brigadier General Paul Stanton, PhD

Deputy Director of Operations at USCYBERCOM. LinkedIn.

Lieutenant General (Ret) Vince Stewart

Former Deputy Commander of USCYBERCOM, Commander of MARFORCYBER, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and current MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Colonel Jaak Tarien

Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE). LinkedIn.

Mike Thomas

Cyber Systems Researcher at MIT Lincoln Labs and former senior technical leader at NSA and USCYBERCOM. LinkedIn.

Brigadier General (Ret) Greg Touhill

1st Federal CISO and current President of AppGate Federal Group, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Lieutenant Colonel Roman Vitkovitsky

Director, Cyberpace Operations at United States Marine Corps. LinkedIn.

Brigadier General (Ret) Guy Walsh

First Executive Director of the National Security Collaboration Center, former lead for Strategic Initiatives at USCYBERCOM, and MCPA Advisor. LinkedIn.

Thomas Wingfield, Esq.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Cyber Policy. LinkedIn.

Dr. Donovan Wright

Senior cyber security consultant at Deloitte and US Army veteran. LinkedIn.

Master Sergeant Richard Zepeda

Spectrum Coordinator at the HQMC.