Debora A. Plunkett Information Assurance Director National Security Agency

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Nov 21, 2013 (4 years and 1 month ago)

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Debora A. Plunkett

Information Assurance Director

National Security Agency

Debora A. Pl unkett

current l y serves as Di rect or
of t he Inf ormat i on Assurance Di rect orat e (I AD)
at t he
Nat i onal Securi t y Agency, where she
l eads ef f ort s t o prot ect and def end Uni t ed
St at es (U.S.) nat i onal securi t y syst ems. I n thi s
rol e, she i s t he f ocal poi nt f or cyber securi t y,
crypt ography, and i nf ormat i on syst ems securi t y
f or our nat i on’ s cri t i cal syst e
ms. Wi t h over 2
8

years of U.S. government servi ce, she has hel d
l eadershi p posi t i ons i n bot h t he si gnal s
i nt el l i gence and i nf ormat i on assurance mi ssi ons at NSA. In addi t i on,
she served as a Di rect or on t he Nat i onal Securi t y Counci l at t he Whi t e
House f or
t he Admi ni st rat i ons of bot h Presi dent Cl i nt on and Presi dent
George W. Bush, where she hel ped shape nat i onal pol i cy and programs
i n support of cri t i cal i nf rast ructure prot ect i on and cyber securi t y.

Ms. Pl unket t earned a Bachel or of Sci ence degree f rom Towso
n
Uni versi t y and a Mast ers i n Busi ness Admi ni st rat i on f rom Johns
Hopki ns Uni versi t y. She i s a graduate of t he Nat i onal War Col l ege
where she was awarded a Master of Sci ence i n Nat i onal Securi t y
St rat egy. She al so compl et ed the Intel l i gence Fel l ows Program.

Ms. Pl unket t has recei ved numerous awards and recogni t i on, to i ncl ude
t he rank of Meri t ori ous Execut i ve i n the Seni or Crypt ol ogi c Execut i ve
Servi ce whi ch was awarded by Presi dent George W. Bush.

A nat i ve of Bal t i more, Maryl and, Ms. Pl unket t enj oys servi n
g i n her
church and spendi ng t i me wi t h her f ami l y. She i s an avi d sport s f an
and an accompl i shed geneal ogi st.