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SGL with Mr. Dave Luber


Date: October 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. (pacific)
Location: Virtual

Mr. Dave P. Luber, Deputy Director of the National Security Agency’s Cybersecurity Directorate 

Oct 19, 2021  |  12:00-1:30 p.m. (pacific)  |  Virtual |  SECNAV Guest Lecture (SGL)

Lecture Topic: Cyber Vulnerabilities and its Implications for National Security

Moderated by:  Dr. John Arquilla, NPS Professor Emeritus and author or “Bitskrieg: The New Challenge of Cyberwarfare”

Mr. Dave P. Luber has previously served as the Executive Director in the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), where he led an organization of over 12,000 personnel, to include a headquarters element, 6 large Service Cyber Components, 133 Cyber Mission Force Teams consisting of over 6,000 cyber warriors, and Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise defense forces. Mr. Luber drove global cyber operations to defend the DoD network, provide cyber options for combatant commanders, and defend U.S. critical infrastructure, while shaping a budget of nearly $700M, and elements of DoD budget totaling in the billions.

During his 33-year illustrious career, Mr. Luber has held a number of technical and leadership positions with emphasis in building high-performance teams, leading technical operations, providing warfighter support through leveraging Computer Network Operations, and applying advanced analytical techniques to solve complex problems. From 1987-1997, he provided solutions to automate NSA business processes. During the next 10-year stretch, he focused on maximizing collaboration throughout NSA and the broader Intelligence Community. From 2007–2015, he developed new tactics to enhance Computer Network Operations in support of NSA and the USD(I). From 2015-2018, he leveraged partnerships to produce critical integrated intelligence in support of national missions and priorities worldwide, led innovative cryptologic discovery, and was the focal point for ELINT analysis and tradecraft development as the Director of NSA/CSS Colorado. 

Mr. Luber has received numerous awards including the Office of the Secretary of Defense Exceptional Civilian Service Medal (2015), the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award (2012), the Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2004, 2008), and the Knowlton Award (1999). He has also served on a variety of boards promoting technological advancement and human capital development. 

For more on this event, please visit Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture online.

For internal DoD audience only.

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