Homeland Security: Networking, Security, and Policy

Speaker: Dr. Douglas Maughan, Department of Homeland Security
Abstract: This presentation will provide an overview of the recently created Department of Homeland Security, its Science and Technology Directorate, and some of the research initiatives started in the Department. Many of these initiatives provide examples where networking, security, and policy come together in interesting ways as the Department works with critical infrastructure providers to secure the nationís infrastructures. This presentation will explore these issues and provide an opportunity for an open discussion surrounding the various homeland security applications.
Biography: Dr. Douglas Maughan is a Program Manager in Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) within the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Dr. Maughan is directing the Cyber Security Research and Development activities at HSARPA. Prior to his appointment at DHS, Dr. Maughan was a Program Manager in the Advanced Technology Office (ATO) of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Virginia. His research interests and related programs were in the areas of networking and information assurance. Prior to his appointment at DARPA, Dr. Maughan worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) as a senior computer scientist and led several research teams performing network security research. Dr. Maughan received Bachelorís Degrees in Computer Science and Applied Statistics from Utah State University, a Masters degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
Presented On: Friday, April 8, 2005
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