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TTC’s Next Generation ISR Symposium (post event coverage)

TTC’s Next Generation ISR Symposium (post event coverage)

Arlington, VA – March 29-30, 2016

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The Leading Experts from USAF ACC, HQ, USAF, OUSD (I), OUSD(AT&L), Army G2,Army PEO IEW&S, Army 116th MI Brigade (INSCOM), PEO IWS/ASN/RDA, PEO Soldier, NGA, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, BAE, BAH, Leidos, TeraLogics, CH2M Hill, GMU C4I Center, and CSFI presented at the TTC event.

TTC has once again put together a superb ISR event! I really enjoyed the size of the audience, and the rich content shared by the presenters. I highly recommend the TTC ISR event. It was refreshing to see the presenters covering full-spectrum awareness to include cyber in and through ISR as a strong enabler of ISR capabilities. 5th-generation aircrafts, associated “smart weapons,” space, and cyber systems were important topics of this TTC event in DC. CSFI is very proud to be one of the sponsors. I would recommend ISR and cyber professionals to attend the next event in San Diego with a rich US Navy flavor.

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TTC Audience

TTC Audience

Paul de Souza (CSFI), MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS DEALE, USAF, Director of Operations, HQ, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, and Bradford Barrett (TTC)

Paul de Souza (CSFI Founder/President), MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS DEALE, USAF, Director of Operations, HQ, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, and Bradford Barrett (TTC Event Organizer). MG Deale was the keynote speaker for the event.

MAJOR GENERAL THOMAS DEALE, USAF, Director of Operations, HQ, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis Maj. Gen. Thomas Deale is the Director of Operations, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. He is responsible to the Commander, Air Combat Command, on all matters pertaining to the direct operational planning, training, command and controlling functions to deploy and employ regular and Reserve component combat air forces, including more than 1,900 aircraft, in support of U.S. security objectives. General Deale entered the Air Force in 1987 after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy. His diverse background includes positions in operations/plans, battlefield command and control, doctrine, international affairs, manpower/personnel and professional military education. His command assignments include a fighter squadron, operations group, fighter wing and the Air Command and Staff College. He also commanded both the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing and the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing in Afghanistan. His staff assignments include the Air Force Doctrine Center, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, and the Joint Staff. General Deale is a command pilot with over 3,000 flight hours, predominantly in the A-10 Thunderbolt II, and has deployed and flown combat missions over both Iraq and Afghanistan.”

Paul de Souza (CSFI Founder/President) sharing some words about CSFI's mission.

Paul de Souza (CSFI Founder/President) sharing some words about the CSFI mission.

CSFI DCOE (Defensive Cyberspace Operations Engineer) promotional screen being shown during the event.

CSFI DCOE (Defensive Cyberspace Operations Engineer) promotional screen being shown during the event. Special thanks to TTC!

MAJ GEN (USAF RET), LAWRENCE WELLS, Former Commander, 9th Air Force, Senior Director, Cyberspace Innovation, Stellar Solutions, Inc., CSFI Advisory Director, and Paul de Souza (CSFI Founder/President).

MAJ GEN (USAF RET), LAWRENCE WELLS, Former Commander, 9th Air Force, Senior Director, Cyberspace Innovation, Stellar Solutions, Inc., CSFI Advisory Director, and Paul de Souza (CSFI Founder/President).

 

MAJ GEN (USAF RET), LAWRENCE WELLS, Former Commander, 9th Air Force, Senior Director, Cyberspace Innovation, Stellar Solutions, Inc., CSFI Advisory Director General Wells graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1978 and completed pilot training the following year. He is a graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons School, Air Command and Staff College and Air War College. In 1989, he received the Anthony C. Shine Award as the outstanding fighter pilot in the Air Force. His commands include a fighter squadron, operations group, reconnaissance wing, air expeditionary wing in Southwest Asia and a Numbered Air Force. Prior to retiring in August 2013, Larry was the Commander of Ninth Air Force, responsible for 30,000 people and over 400 aircraft. Larry served in the Air Force for 35 years; he has over 2800 flying hours (300 combat hours) in the F-16, U-2, RQ-4 Global Hawk and the KC-10 and was awarded the Bronze Star and Air Medal for combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Larry is currently the Senior Director, Cyberspace Innovation for Stellar Solutions, Inc.

COLONEL ED BARKER, USA, Program Executive Office Soldier, Project Manager Soldier Warrior

COLONEL ED BARKER, USA, Program Executive Office Soldier, Project Manager Soldier Warrior

Bradford Barrett (TTC) and Hobart Richey (CSFI).

Bradford Barrett (TTC) and Hobart Richey (CSFI).

 

Hobart Richey (CSFI) Moderating the TTC Event

Hobart Richey (CSFI) Moderating the TTC Event

COLONEL BRENDAN HARRIS, USAF, Deputy Dir., Mission Integration Directorate, Natl Reconnaissance Office and Hobart Richey (CSFI).

COLONEL BRENDAN HARRIS, USAF, Deputy Dir., Mission Integration Directorate, Natl Reconnaissance Office and Hobart Richey (CSFI).USAF COL HARRIS

COLONEL BRENDAN HARRIS, USAF, Deputy Dir., Mission Integration Directorate, Natl Reconnaissance Office Colonel Brendan “Modo” Harris is Deputy Director of the NRO’s Mission Integration Directorate, where he is responsible for managing NRO relationships with end-users across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and civil and law enforcement communities, and for delivering integrated NRO solutions that empower users with timely, actionable intelligence The Directorate portfolio consists of 186 programs and in 2015 they executed over $600 million. Colonel Harris is a career Air Force intelligence officer with wide-ranging command, operational, deployed, and staff experiences

MG Wells (Stellar Solutions/CSFI) presenting on ISR.

USAF MG (ret) Larry Wells (Stellar Solutions/CSFI) presenting on ISR.

 

COLONEL MARC DIPAOLO, Acting Deputy Director, Mission Outcomes, IT Services Directorate’s National System for GEOINT, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

COLONEL MARC DIPAOLO, Acting Deputy Director,
Mission Outcomes, IT Services Directorate’s National System for GEOINT, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

COLONEL MARC DIPAOLO, Acting Deputy Director, Mission Outcomes, IT Services Directorate’s National System for GEOINT, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Colonel Marc DiPaolo the acting Deputy Director for Mission Outcomes in the IT Services Directorate’s National System for GEOINT (NSG) Program Management Office. He is responsible for coordinating NSG IT strategic planning with other members of the GEOINT community to ensure system implementation plans are harmonized, interoperability among NSG program activities is advancing, and for pursuing cooperative GEOINT IT service arrangements that make GEOINT more readily accessible to national decision-makers, the IC, and warfighters. This is his first assignment at NGA. Prior to his arrival at NGA, he was assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency as Air Attaché to Colombia. At DIA he also served as Deputy Chief of the Americas Regional Center Defense Attaché System office. Colonel DiPaolo was commissioned in the United States Air Force in 1988. After assignment as a T-37B instructor pilot at Reese Air Force Base, Texas, he transitioned to the Combat Search and Rescue mission as an HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter pilot. While Chief of Plans at the 920th Rescue Wing, he supported Combat Search and Rescue and Special Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan during multiple deployments. He also participated in rescue operations in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Colonel DiPaolo’s staff tours include assignment to the Office of the Air Force Assistant Vice Chief of Staff and to Office of the Secretary of Defense as a policy adviser

 

Thank you for your support!

Paul de Souza

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul de Souza, CSFI-CWD (Cyber Warfare Division) Founder Director
Military Cyber Professionals Association (MCPA) Advisor
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CyFIR is a CSFI GOLD SPONSOR "Supporting the CSFI Mission"

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Talk Cyber at Johnny Dee’s Lounge

Paul de Souza and Johnny Dee

Paul de Souza and Johnny Dee

 

How do you take the ordinary and make it extraordinary? With fresh ingredients, attention to detail and consistency…that’s how Johnny Dee’s Lounge has been serving food for the past 60 years.

It is a 40 min drive from Fort Meade, but if you want to relax and meet with friends in a family style restaurant, Johnny Dee’s Lounge is the place to be at. The service is superb, and Johnny himself makes sure to come out and say hello. I recommend the Shrimp Bisque and the Jerk Chicken.

Address
1705 Amuskai Avenue
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 665-7000

Hours:
Mon – Thu: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Fri – Sat: 11:30 am-11:00 pm
Sun: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm

WEB: http://www.johnnydeeslounge.com

 

Johnny Dee's Lounge

Johnny Dee’s Lounge

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CSFI Supporting The Warfighter

Iraqi Freedom

090627-N-9797W-055 A U.S. Army soldier with 1st Squadron, 150th Cavalry Regiment, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Edwin L. Wriston, U.S. Navy. (Released)

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Career Thoughts

I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to manage and run one of the biggest and most active forums on the Internet dealing with cyber warfare and cyber security – CSFI (The Cyber Security Forum Initiative). With over 16 years of cyber security experience, I continue to actively raise Cyber Warfare/Cyber Security awareness worldwide. I have worked as a Chief Security Engineer for AT&T, where I designed and approved secure networks for MSS. I have also consulted for several governments, military and private institutions on best network security practices throughout my career.

CSFI and its divisions CSFI-CWD (Cyber Warfare Division), CSFI-LPD (Law and Policy Division) and CSFI-WD (Wireless Division) continue to grow and expand with more than 60,000 information security members.

One of my personal goals is to serve our security community to the best of my abilities, in the protection and defense of our American national security interests, the American people, and that of our international partners. I am always ready to serve and to give of my time and skills to help our society with the growing problems we experience in cyberspace. I thank God and my family for the opportunities I have had in life and the most precious of all opportunities, which is the chance to serve others. I love what I do, and I appreciate all the support I have received from friends, family and our CSFI members.

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Paul de Souza, CSFI Founder Director