Dr. Stephanie Carter, CISSP, CISM, CISA – Winner of Minority Educator of the Year Award 2017
Lead Information System Security Officer, Department of Justice

Cybersecurity Faculty, The Graduate School, University of Maryland University College (UMUC)

An alumnus from the UMUC graduate cybersecurity program herself, Dr. Carter represents the type of practitioner scholar faculty members UMUC takes pride in offering as mentors to our students. She holds the CISM, CISSP, and CISA certifications and is pursuing her PMI-RMP and CRISC certifications.  In addition to several military awards and her 2017 Minority Educator of the Year Award, she has also received a Humanitarian Award, and has been recognized by ASIS, IOBSE, and ISACA for speaking engagements.

Dr. Carter’s is so passionate about cybersecurity education that, despite her busy schedule, she continues to personally mentor several upcoming cybersecurity professionals. She also teaches certificate preparation classes for local chapters in the certifications she holds.

Dr. Stephanie Carter started her cybersecurity career in the US Army in 1994.  During her military career she has lived in several states and countries around the world.  She has also roles such as network engineer, network administrator, security analyst, and information management officer.  She has helped to develop partnerships between the DoD and other federal agencies such as DISA, NSA, FBI, and FEMA and has led large IT projects in roles such as lead security specialist in disaster recovery and incident response. 

After 20 years of service, Dr. Carter retired from the US Army and entered into the civilian cybersecurity workforce.  In this phase of her career, she has worked on projects at the Department of Homeland Defense (DHS), Defense Health Agency (DHA), US-CERT Team, and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in senior cybersecurity/subject matter expert roles.  In her current contract role at the Department of Justice (DOJ) she leads a team of Information System Security Officers (ISSOs).  In addition, she serves as Subject Matter Expert for all cloud implementations, NIST Risk Management Framework, the FedRAMP framework, ISO 17020, and NIST 800-171 related issues.

Dr. Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS

Cybersecurity Leader, Keynote Speaker, Author, and Media Commentator

2017 Cybersecurity People’s Choice Award Winner, Dr. Mansur Hasib is the only cybersecurity and
healthcare leader, author, speaker, and media commentator in the world with 12 years experience as
Chief Information Officer, a Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity (IA), and the prestigious CISSP, PMP,
and CPHIMS certifications. Dr. Hasib has 30 years experience in leading organizational
transformations through digital leadership and cybersecurity strategy in healthcare, biotechnology,
education, and energy. Dr. Hasib currently teaches the art of cybersecurity leadership, digital
innovation and strategy to graduate students and executives worldwide and is Program Chair of the
Cybersecurity Technology program in The Graduate School at University of Maryland University
College (UMUC).
With a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Politics and a Master’s degree in Political Science, Dr.
Hasib has a unique interdisciplinary perspective in digital strategy, business innovation, and
cybersecurity. He is the author of Cybersecurity Leadership: Powering the Modern Organization
(ebook, paperback, and audio), which received two nominations for The Cybersecurity Canon 2016 –
the Hall of Fame for cybersecurity books. He conducted a national study of US healthcare
cybersecurity and published the book Impact of Security Culture on Security Compliance in
Healthcare in the USA. He has also published Muses and Rhymes – a collection of poems he wrote
as a youth.
Dr. Hasib enjoys table tennis, comedy, and travel and has been to all 50 states of the USA. Follow
him on Twitter @mhasib or LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mansurhasib. To contact Dr. Hasib visit:

Dr. Charles Johnson-Bey
Director, Engineering & Technology, Cyber Solutions
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Charles Johnson-Bey has experience leveraging the intersection of technology, strategy, and business to create value and new opportunities. His expertise has spanned the commercial industry, the defense industry, and academia. Currently, he works for Lockheed Martin Corporation with increasing levels of responsibility in advanced technology and strategy. As the Director of Engineering & Technology, he leads a variety of strategic projects to support the growth and value creation objectives of the Cyber Solutions organization. Technologies include everything from cyber forensics and analytics to advanced platforms.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Dr. Johnson-Bey served in a variety of increasingly responsible positions at Motorola Corporate Research Labs, Corning Incorporated Science & Technology, and he was an Electrical Engineering professor at Morgan State University.  Dr. Johnson-Bey has done extensive work in STEM that spans P-20 education. P-20 initiatives support collaboration between academics and workforce training. P-20 programs strive to guide students into their early careers. Dr. Johnson-Bey established an engineering and mathematics camp for children ages 5-10. The results were presented in an American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) conference and was also highlighted in a Baltimore Sun newspaper article titled “Math skills will ensure that these kids count” by columnist Gregory Kane.  Dr. Johnson-Bey led the Baltimore team that supported the Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsored underwater robot curriculum, SeaPerch, This effort quickly grew to over 10 Baltimore City schools with over 100 students. Two of the students that he mentored were chosen to represent SeaPerch at the 3rd Annual White House Science Fair hosted by President Obama in April 2013. He is sought after to speak at STEM events including American Leaders Open Innovation, Federal Laboratory Consortium National Meeting, and World’s Best Technology Innovation Market Place. His most recent speaking engagement is the 2017 Transforming Post-Secondary Education in Mathematics Symposium in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Johnson-Bey graduated from an engineering high school, the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. He holds a BS degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and both his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware. He lives in Perry Hall, MD with his wife of 25 years, their 3 children, and two dachshunds.

Michelle Daney
Inspired Designs, LLC

Michelle is an IT Professional, CISSP(Certified Information Systems Security Professional), RHCSA and is the owner of Inspired Designs, LLC, a professional IT company that provides professional Cyber Security consultations, workshops and training, Systems Engineering, and web development to businesses.  She is currently serving as the VP of Social Responsibility for the Baltimore Chapter of (ISC)²  where she is leads the efforts to teach the community safer Internet Practices.

Michelle has received multiple professional recognitions and awards, and has often been called upon to travel to various locations to train colleagues.

Michelle began writing software programs in 10th grade.   Her combination of software development and business propelled her into her career as an IT Specialist and CISSP. During her career, Michelle has received many professional recognitions, and she was often called upon to travel nationally and internationally to train colleagues.

Michelle is was one of the initial authors of the (ISC)² Safe and Secure Online program for Seniors which is taught and distributed internationally. She has appeared on radio programs as a Cyber Security expert and if often called upon by the National Safe and Secure Online facilitators to speak to children and parents about Internet safety.  She is the organizer of the 1st Baltimore Cyber Summit for the Community!

Scott Purnell-Saunders