Company: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Title: Senior Advisor
Dave Halla is currently a Senior Advisor at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory supporting critical infrastructure protection and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Virginia Cyber Security Partnership, a public-private cybersecurity education organization with 255 members. Following retirement as a career officer in the Military, he served as the Chief of Operations for the Electricity ISAC, creating their Security Operations Center to provide cyber and physical threat information to the 4500 entities that generate, transmit, and distribute electricity throughout North America. Culminating his career as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force, Dave is a veteran fighter pilot with roughly 2800 hours in the F-16 and served 3 years as a dedicated cyber warrior developing and leading offensive and defensive cyber exercises for US Cyber Command.