Security Working Group

Leadership Team

The ATARC Security Leadership team provides direction, guidance, and support to the various groups of project team Leaders and members in the Security Working Group, The Leadership team exists for the purpose of helping the project teams achieve their goals, and coordinate between cross-cutting topics.

Royce Allen

Royce Allen

Government Co-Chair

SBA

Mike Nicholson

Mike Nicholson

Government Co- Chair

Department of Homeland Security

Maeva Ghonda

Maeva Ghonda

Advisor Chair

Quantum Institute

David Lang

David Lang

Government Vice Chair

Navy

Blockchain Project Team

This project team will look at the basis for blockchain security and how Blockchain technology is digitized, decentralized and tightly secure.

Kenneth Garofalo

Kenneth Garofalo

Advisor Chair

BlockRelations
Lindsay Ellsworth

Lindsay Ellsworth

Advisor chair

BlockRelations

Michael Bailey

Michael Bailey

Industry Vice Chair

Paramount Software

Bill Rockwood

Bill Rockwood

Government Chair

Congressional Staff

Frederic de Vaulx

Frederic de Vaulx

Advisor Chair

Prometheus Computing 

Identity Management Project Team

The group’s goal is to identify, understand, and provide strategic recommendations for challenges and barriers affecting the broader US Federal Community’s Identity Credential and Access Management (ICAM) deployments and offerings.  Then, in close alignment with government entities such as OMB for policy and NIST for guidance, the ATARC Identity Team aims to provide strategic recommendations to remove any identified barriers and accelerate adoption of ICAM best practices to increase efficiency and reduce cost using cutting-edge identity solutions.

Cheryl Jenkins

Cheryl Jenkins

Government Chair

General Services Administration

Brian Rosensteel

Brian Rosensteel

Industry Chair

Duo

Paul Lanzi

Paul Lanzi

Industry Vice Chair

Remediant 

Zero Trust Project Team

This Project Team will focus on Zero Trust and how we need to be thinking differently about security, risk, & governance. The topics covered will include the convergence of government policies and moving to a continuous compliance model. Members will also discuss the Importance of AI while using unsupervised machine learning to enhance the mission of your agency or organization.

     Gerald Caron

Gerald Caron

Government Co- Chair

Department of State 

Trafenia Salezman

Trafenia Salezman

Government Vice Chair

SBA

 Sara Mosely

Sara Mosely

Government Vice Chair

Department of State

Jason Brumfield

Jason Brumfield

Industry Vice Chair

Lumen

Mobile Threat Management Project Team

The project team will examine all facets of mobile security, analyzing mobile security tools and recommended best practices for securing the mobile device. The team will also work on projects such as vetting of mobile applications for software vulnerabilities, and examination of FISMA metrics and other mobile security standards.

This team meets every other Friday from 10-11 AM.

Vincent Sritapan

Vincent Sritapan

Government Chair

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

David Harris

David Harris

Government Co-Chair

Department of Interior

Mike Ligas

Mike Ligas

Industry Co-Chair

  Lookout

Mikel Draghici

Mikel Draghici

Industry Vice Chair

Zimperium

Global Quantum Project Team

The function of the Quantum Initiative Advisory Board of the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center is to assist the United States Federal Government and its Agencies, Committees, Subcommittees, Working Groups, Advisory Councils as well as United States Diplomats and other United States Foreign Service Officials in the execution of their charters as dictated by United States laws and the President’s executive orders.

Allison Schwartz

Allison Schwartz

Industry Co-Chair

D-Wave Systems Inc.

Maeva Ghonda

Maeva Ghonda

Advisor Chair

Quantum Institute

 

 

Gabe Change

Gabe Change

Industry Chair

IBM

Lily Chen

Lily Chen

Government Co-Chair

National Institute of Standards and Technology

John Martinis

John Martinis

Advisor Chair

University of California, Santa Barbara

Drones Project Team

Haven Wynn

Haven Wynn

Government Chair

GSA

 

 

Jonathan Tomek

Jonathan Tomek

Advisor Chair

MadX