John H. Saunders, Ph.D.
Director, Center of Information Assurance Education. (202) 685-2078; firstname.lastname@example.org
John Saunders has taught at the National Defense University (NDU) since 1988. He has developed courses in Information Technology (IT) for Managers and for the Information Warrior, as well as courses in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Supported Collaborative Work, Simulation, and Information Assurance. Previously he taught for the University of Maryland's European Division and continues as an adjunct in their IT Executive Programs. He was also Information Systems Chair at Mount Vernon College where he developed and taught a new program in information systems.
During thirty plus years in the computer systems arena he has built expert systems and decision support systems for a wide range of clients from the American Red Cross to Zenith Corporation. He has done consulting with the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. He remains a contributing member of ISA's SP-99 and the Process Control Security Requirements Forum. He earned a Ph.D. in Information and Decision Systems from George Washington University, holds the GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), is a Certified Knowledge Engineer (CKE) and a Certified Data Processor (CDP).
Areas of Expertise: Use of artificial intelligence in intrusion detection, control systems security issues, modeling of information assurance.