Diane Janosek, CISSP

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Ms. Diane M. Janosek is an award-winning cybersecurity leader and sought-after speaker. As an innovator, she has been a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (SES) since 2012. She currently serves as the National Security Agency’s Deputy Chief for Compliance. Ms. Janosek’s areas of expertise include academic leadership, privacy and technology, compliance, governance and data policy, export control, defense acquisition, space law and policy, information and cyber security. In her current role, she is committed to the adherence to the law in signals intelligence collection, processing, and dissemination, as well as cybersecurity legal and policy compliance and governance.

Prior to her current position, she served as Commandant of the National Cryptologic School, which is comprised of four colleges, to include the Colleges of Cyber and Cryptology. Under her focused leadership, the school is now the National Cryptologic University. In her role, she managed and oversaw the delivery of unique courses for the U.S. intelligence workforce, in the areas of cyber, network security, cyber resilience, incident response, and encryption, ensuring a strong federal workforce to defend critical national security networks in today’s dynamic threat environment. Ms. Janosek also previously served in leadership roles in the National Security Agency’s Directorate of Technology, to include serving as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer. In the U.S. Government’s judicial and executive branches, she served in a variety of attorney/legal, policy and executive management positions, to include Chief Legal Officer to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, and Legal Counsel at both the White House and the Pentagon. She is admitted to the Supreme Court of the U.S. and is certified in information and network security (CISSP). In addition to her Juris Doctorate, she anticipates completing her PhD in Cybersecurity Leadership in May 2022.
Ms. Janosek is a multiple award recipient being named as the 2021 Cyber Woman Leader Award,2020 Cyber Impact Award winner, Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity in 2020 winner, CybHER 2020 Warrior award winner, as well as the 2019 Cyber Warrior Woman of the Year, to honor her for her mentorship, inspiration, and advocacy for women in the cybersecurity field. In addition, she has received many other awards from academia and professional organizations. She is the Founder and Legal Advisor of the Women in Cybersecurity’s (WiCyS) Mid-Atlantic Regional Affiliate, as well as Women in Cybersecurity’s (WiCyS) Critical Infrastructure Community. She holds the WiCyS Affiliate Leadership Award for 2019. Ms. Janosek has published numerous articles in various cybersecurity and legal publications, among others, and she serves as an adjunct professor for the National Intelligence University’s Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence program in Washington, DC. She has served as the keynote speaker and as a panelist at many cybersecurity conferences and events. She was a member of the White House’s Federal Committee on STEM Education, and now serves on the Board of Advisors of the Military Cyber Professionals Association and. She is passionate about giving back and serving the Nation.

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