Dawn Beyer, Senior Fellow, Lockheed Martin Space
Attracting, developing, and retaining women in cyber top talent fields (continuation on the March WiCyS Conference Keynote).
Dr. Dawn Beyer is a Lockheed Martin Senior Fellow. She has over 30 years of experience covering information security, information assurance, security engineering, cybersecurity, systems engineering, military intelligence and operations, risk assessments, strategy, and policy development and execution. She provides consultation to research and development, proposal, program, and operations and maintenance teams. She also provides guidance, direction, leadership, training, and mentoring to Engineers.
Dr. Beyer provides leadership with visibility into cyber strategy, workforce talent, technology, capabilities, risks, policy, and opportunities. At Lockheed Martin, Dr. Beyer is the Cyber Fellows Action Team Chair. She also engages in industry exchanges and Co-chairs the National Defense Industrial Association Cybersecurity Division and is a member of the INCOSE Systems Security Engineering Working Group. She is also a board member with the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Board of Governors.
Dr. Beyer is a retired Air Force Intelligence Officer with 24 years of service and has performed additional responsibilities as an Information Systems Security Manager, Computer Systems Security Officer, Communications Security Manager, Operations Security Manager, and Emissions Security Manager.
Dr. Beyer earned her Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. in Information Systems. She maintains the following certifications: Project Management Institute’s Program Management Professional (PMP)®, (ISC)2’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)® and Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)®, and ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)®.