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Zach Tudor is a Program Director in the Computer Science Laboratory at SRI International. Mr. Tudor serves as a management and technical resource for operational and research and development cyber security programs, primarily the Department of Homeland Security Cyber Security Research and Development Center (CSRDC) where he provides technical support, subject matter expertise, and project management for R&D projects.

Recent projects and accomplishments include: • Member of the (ISC)2 Application Security Advisory Council (ASAC) • Member of the Nuclear Cyber Security Working Group, and contributor in developing the 2011 Nuclear Cybersecurity Roadmap • Technical support for the Linking the Oil and Gas Industry to Improve Cybersecurity (LOGIIC) consortium, and project

       management for the LOGIIC Safety Instrumented System (SIS) project

• Project manager for the DHS and White House sponsored Financial Industry Validation of Identity Credential Services

       (FI-VICS) project

• Past co-chair of the Industrial Control System Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) R&D working group • Past co-chair of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P), a DHS NCSD directed research consortium.

       Provided subject matter expertise for the I3P Process Control Systems research project

• Represents SRI at the International Information Integrity Institute (I-4), a world forum for senior information security


• Coordination and author of two chapters in the 2009, DHS S&T document A Roadmap for Cybersecurity Research • Member of the Department of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E) special study group on cybersecurity metrics (2010)

Prior to his work at SRI, he led a team of cyber security engineers and analysts directly supporting the Control Systems Security Program (CSSP) at DHS, whose mission was to reduce the cyber security risk to critical infrastructure control systems in the US and its strategic partners worldwide. Past assignments include on-site deputy program manager for the NRO’s world-wide operational network, information security manager for OSD CIO’s Enterprise Operations Support Team, security management support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and several senior-level consulting positions, including Vice President of SAIC’s Enabling Technology Division, and Senior Manager for Department of Defense programs at BearingPoint's Security Practice. He is a retired U.S. Navy Submarine LDO Electronics Officer, where he served in numerous technical and management positions at sea and ashore.

He holds an M.S. in Information Systems and completed all coursework for a Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University, where he was also an adjunct professor teaching graduate courses in information security. A former Project Management Professional (PMP), Mr. Tudor’s current professional credentials include the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Computer Professional (CCP).