Panelist Bios

  Moderator Jason Miller, Federal News Radio Jason Miller is an executive editor and reporter with Federal News Radio. As executive editor, Jason helps dir...



Jason_MillerJason Miller, Federal News Radio
Jason Miller is an executive editor and reporter with Federal News Radio. As executive editor, Jason helps direct the news coverage of the station and works with reporters to ensure a broad range of coverage of federal technology, procurement, finance and human resource news.As a reporter, Jason focuses mainly on technology and procurement issues, including cybersecurity, e-government and acquisition policies and programs.


Ann Barron-DiCamillo, Director, US-CERT, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Ann_Barron_DiCamillo_finalAs Director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), Ann Barron DiCamillo leads DHS’s efforts in cyberspace to respond to major incidents, analyze threats, and share critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world. US-CERT 24×7 operations receive and analyze hundreds of incident reports and over 40 billion network transactions each day; compare suspicious files against a catalog of 80 million malicious code samples; and work with over 400 public and private sector partner organizations, all while adhering to strict controls to protect the privacy and civil liberties of all Americans.

William Lay, Chief Information Security Officer, State Department
Bill_LayWilliam G. Lay, a member of the Senior Executive Service, was appointed Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Assurance and Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Department of State in September, 2012. In these roles, he is responsible for implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act.

Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow, NIST
Ron_RossRon Ross is a Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). His current focus areas include information security and risk management. Dr. Ross leads the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Implementation Project, which includes the development of security standards and guidelines for the federal government, contractors, and the United States critical information infrastructure.

Eddie Garcia, Chief Security Architect, Office of the CTO, Cloudera
Eddie_GarciaEddie Garcia is chief security architect at Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management. Eddie helps Cloudera enterprise customers reduce security and compliance risks associated with sensitive data sets stored and accessed in Apache Hadoop environments. Working in the office of the CTO, Eddie also provides security thought leadership and vision to the Cloudera product roadmap.

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