Photograph of Laura Lee, Lecturer

Laura Lee is the Executive Vice President of Cyber Training and Assessments at Circadence Corporation. In this role, she applies her extensive knowledge and experience in cybersecurity workforce development to lead product development for the Circadence® Project Ares® next generation cybersecurity training and assessment platform.

She brings an exceptional record of leadership in the field of cyber exercises and training, previously directing the research and development at Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab. She was instrumental in the creation of the first ever Cyber Protection Team Crew Operations Manual for US Military Forces and National Guard Teams using her concept of a small, agile Cyber Defense Team that has been adopted by the Army Cyber Protection Brigade as the standard.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Notre Dame. She also has a Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law. Laura is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds certifications in gamification and game development.