The Cybersecurity Enterprise - Challenges & Research Opportunities
Rapidly advancing technology in cyberspace is driven by basic and applied research discoveries and engineering advances. The ability to share knowledge and information in a globally connected cyber world has served as a catalyst enhancing collaboration among scientists and engineers and has accelerated technology application. In today’s world cyberspace brings scientists and engineers to the forefront in addressing new challenges to the nation’s security. The cyberspace operational challenges with accelerating technology development, spans the full spectrum of computer network operations, cyber and electronic warfare, information and cryptologic operations, and signal intelligence across cyber, electromagnetic and space domains. Academic institutions play a pivotal role in research by discovering and developing strategic capabilities while meeting the growing demand of developing new talented students needed to address these cyberspace challenges to the future.
Dr. Starnes Walker now serves as a Member-Homeland Security Experts Group under the auspices of MITRE Corporation. Recently he served as the Global Strategy Officer for Defense and Homeland Security/Intelligence for ANDE Corporation providing rapid DNA operational capability to DoD, IC, DHS, & law enforcement. Walker now serves as a standing member supporting the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Board and just completed his term on the Air Force Studies Board representing The National Academies. Walker holds current appointments on the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Science Advisory Board for the Canadian Government and as Senior Advisor to the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Kansas City National Security Campus. Complete Biography