2013 – Speakers

Lawrence (Larry) K. Zelvin

Director, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
U.S. Department of Homeland Secruity

Larry Zelvin is a career Senior Executive Service member and Director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In this capacity, he leads a 24×7 operations center responsible for the coordination of national responses to cyber and communications incidents as well as the development of common situational awareness for federal, state, and local governments, intelligence and law enforcement communities, and international and private sector partners.

Mr. Zelvin is a retired U.S. Navy Captain and aviator with 26 years of active service. He has commanded a U.S. Navy squadron, qualified as an Officer of the Deck (Underway) and Combat Information Center Watch Officer. He earned subspecialties in undersea warfare, strategic intelligence, and national security. He has also served as a politico-military planner in the Joint Chief of Staff’s Homeland Security Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J-5) during the 9/11 attacks as the Principal Director within the Office of the Secretary of Defense following Hurricane Katrina.

Mr. Zelvin’s last assignment was at the White House National Security Staff (NSS) where he was the acting senior crisis manager during major events such as the 2010 Haitian earthquake; the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill; and the 2011 Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear incident. He developed and gained Cabinet officer approval of National Level Exercise (NLE) 2012 – the first national level test of the nation’s ability to manage a cyber incident with physical consequences. He also developed and executed three NSS-led cyber security exercises which explored policy challenges related to significant cyber incidents and drove the development of a cyber common operating picture. Mr. Zelvin was instrumental in the creation of a new interagency Cyber Response Group to meet the Cyberspace Policy Review requirement for a White House chaired cyber incident response policy group.

Mr. Zelvin has earned a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University, Master of Arts from the U.S. Naval War College; a Master of Science from the Defense Intelligence College; and graduated from the Joint Forces Staff College. He has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and the Presidential Service Badge, among other personal, campaign, and unit awards.

Michael Geraghty

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Mike is a Vice President and the Chief Information Officer for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. In this capacity he is responsible for the strategic vision and implementation of technologies of the Center’s enterprise information technology systems and services.

Mike has previous corporate and law enforcement experience, which includes a position as the vice president of High Technology Investigations at Prudential Financial. At Prudential, he was responsible for carrying out and supervising all computer related investigations for Prudential. He is a former New Jersey State Trooper and is responsible for the formation and development of the NJSP’s High Technology Crimes Investigations Unit, which has garnered international accolades for its expertise in computer crime investigations. He has provided expert testimony before Congress, and throughout federal, state and international courts in the areas of computer crime investigations and computer forensics.

In a partnership with Interpol’s General Secretariat and the International Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Mike has provided training to over 1000 law enforcement officers from 125 countries in the technical aspects of Internet investigations. Mike has provided technical and investigative assistance to numerous law enforcement agencies throughout the world including the FBI, United States Secret Service, U.S. Customs Service, Naval Intelligence, New Scotland Yard, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Service and local police departments across the country in a wide array of criminal investigations where computers were involved. He has lectured extensively throughout the country on the topic of computer crime investigations.

Mike is a past president of the Northeast Chapter of the High Technology Crimes Investigations Association. In addition, he has been involved in leadership roles in organizations such as the National Strategic Policy Council on Cyber and Electronic Crime, the International Computer Security Association, among others.

Betsy Woudenberg

Chief Cyber Officer

With a career working in technology issues for the private sector and the CIA, Betsy is an expert on cyber issues and SCADA security. She is a former operations officer for CIA and is a recognized Intelligence Community expert in human and technical risk factors in critical infrastructure control systems. Betsy’s SCADA courses are very popular with government and public audiences including the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, FBI, INFRAGARD, and more. Betsy is a graduate of Stanford University and is co-founder of IntelligenceArts.

Marc Blackmer

Senior Manager, Industry Solutions
Sourcefire, Inc.

Marc Blackmer, Senior Manager, Industry Solutions at Sourcefire has spent more than 15 years helping some of the world’s top energy producers, financial institutions and governments worldwide defend their critical assets from cyber threats. His technical background in information technology engineering, security operations and IT governance, risk and compliance brings a unique perspective to addressing the threats facing critical infrastructure today.

Major Ron Stucker

Orange County Sheriff’s Office
Orlando, FL

Major Ron Stucker is a 25 year veteran of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Orange County, Florida. During his tenure with the agency he has commanded the Uniform Patrol Division, the Criminal Investigations Division, the Court Services and Communications Division and the Professional Standards Division. In addition to his command assignments, Major Stucker has served in various ranks in Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Training, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigations Vice and Organized Crime Section, Intelligence, Professional Standards, Government Affairs and with the Emergency Response Team and Critical Incident Management Team. Major Stucker led the Criminal Investigations Division during the Casey Anthony investigation and has broad experience leading complex major case investigations. Major Stucker received his Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida and undergraduate degrees from the University of West Florida and the University of Maryland. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the PERF Senior Management Institute for Police and the Southern Police Institute. Major Stucker is a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Bill Dean

Director of Computer Forensics
Sword and Shield Enterprise Security

Mr. Bill Dean is the Director of Computer Forensics for Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. Bill has more than 15 years of experience in the technical field in roles such as programmer, systems support, enterprise systems design and engineering, virtualization, digital forensics, and information security. In 2005, he was recognized as the primary architect for an Intel virtualization/server consolidation project and was awarded Network World’s “Enterprise All Star” and “InfoWorld’s Top 100 Projects”. Since that time Bill has focused his career on the specialties of information security, electronic discovery, digital forensics, and incident response. Bill served as the technical expert and provided Federal Court testimony in the 7th largest eDiscovery case in 2007 and is an expert witness involving a wide variety of issues involving computer forensics. Bill is a frequent speaker and published author on the topics of computer security, digital forensics and electronic discovery for numerous legal and technical associations. Bill possesses an associate’s degree in Computer Science and a baccalaureate degree in Information Technology from East Tennessee State University. Additionally he is a Certified Computer Examiner, GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GIAC Certified Penetration Tester and GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst. He is also an active member of the International Society for Forensic Computer Examiners and InfraGard.

Rob Gillen

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rob is a member of the Intelligent Computing Research Team within the Computational Data Analytics Group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In his role as a research professional, works alongside domain scientists to deliver solutions to complex problems at a national scale. His current research interests include large-scale text analysis, scientific uses of cloud computing, cyber security, and machine learning. At the end of the day, he is a computer nerd who thinks it is cool to work at the home of supercomputing within the US and where they have instruments called “the Spallation Neutron Source”.

Prior to coming to ORNL 6 years ago, Rob was as a solutions architect for a high-end consulting firm where his work included business and systems analysis, provisioning infrastructures for federal, corporate and service provider environments and general application development. He has many years of experience as a professional developer with clients ranging from service providers in Europe and Japan to corporate and federal customers in the US including spending time as an adjunct member of a Microsoft solutions development team.

Michelle Caswell

Sword & Shield Enterprise Security

Michelle Caswell is a Principal Healthcare Consultant for Sword & Shield Enterprise Security (Sword & Shield). Michelle has more than 12 years experience in the healthcare field. Prior to law school, Michelle worked in healthcare marketing for the largest pediatric cardiology group in Georgia. While in law school, Michelle was the research assistant for her health law professor. She graduated at the top of her class and received the Justice Leah Ward Sears Award for Pro Bono Service, an honor bestowed upon the graduating student with the most pro bono hours dedicated to public service.

During law school and upon graduation, Michelle worked as a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Investigator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights where she ensured covered entities were in compliance with HIPAA, conducted complaint investigations and educated covered entities on how to comply with the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules. In her current position at Sword & Shield, Michelle assists covered entities and business associates in their compliance with HIPAA. Her clients include hospitals, physician practices, cloud service providers, county and state governments, pharmacy chains and electronic medical records’ providers. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee and her Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Michelle is a licensed attorney in Georgia and Tennessee. She is a frequent speaker on healthcare compliance and security.

Jonathan Underwood

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Jonathan Underwood is a cyber security professional specializing in protecting information and information systems from both internal and external threats. He has a background that includes network engineering, software development, and cyber security. In addition to these technical aspects, Jonathan has studied the human component of the insider threat and shares his expertise across organizations and agencies at local, regional, and national levels.

A. J. Wright

Chief Information Security Officer
University of Tennessee System Administration

Mr. A. J. Wright leads the information security program at the University of Tennessee. He has spent more than twenty years in technology, with experience as an independent software developer, service and research system administrator, information security analyst, and later as the lead of UT’s IT Security Assessment team. A.J. received a master’s degree in Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration from the university, and is an active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP.) A.J. is a frequent speaker on the topics of computer security, compliance concerns, and cryptography. He spends his free time snow skiing, teaching SCUBA diving, and writing cross-platform video games under the most obscure label possible.


Kenneth L. Moore

Special Agent in Charge
FBI, Knoxville Division

Mr. Moore began his career as an FBI Agent in August 1987. His first assignment was to the Little Rock Division, after which he was transferred to the Detroit Division in February 1992. He investigated foreign counterintelligence matters until 1994, when he was designated as the Division’s civil rights coordinator. During this time, he was responsible for investigating all civil rights cases in the Detroit metropolitan area, including the first discrimination in housing case to be prosecuted in the Eastern District of Michigan.

In July 1997, Mr. Moore was promoted to the Hate Crimes Unit at FBI Headquarters, where he served as Supervisory Special Agent. He provided valuable program management oversight for numerous FBI investigations throughout the United States. Areas of particular focus were hate crimes, discrimination in housing, human trafficking and violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act. Mr. Moore also represented the FBI on several national level multi-agency task forces.

In November 2000, Mr. Moore was promoted to Supervisory Senior Resident Agent of the Jackson Resident Agency, Memphis Division. His office was responsible for conducting investigations within all investigative programs throughout 19 counties in western Tennessee. While in this role, Mr. Moore supervised many complex investigations, including a significant domestic terrorism investigation, a number of white collar crime matters, and the dismantlement of several drug trafficking organizations in the region.

From January 2005 until September 2009, Mr. Moore served as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Charlotte Division. While in this role, he led the Intelligence Program and managed all investigations within the Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence Programs. Mr. Moore oversaw the investigations of several significant international terrorism and counterintelligence cases. He was also selected to serve as on-scene commander for FBI operations in Afghanistan, where he was responsible for all deployed FBI personnel and assets.

On September 2009, Mr. Moore was promoted into the FBI’s Senior Executive Service as an Inspector in the Office of Inspections, Inspection Division.

In May 2012, Mr. Moore was appointed to serve as the Special Agent in Charge of the Knoxville Division.

Mr. Moore is a native of Macon, Georgia. Prior to his FBI career, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia.