Theresa Dessaso, CGO
Theresa is a respected and recognized thought leader in the Cybersecurity arena. She has over 30 years of combined experience in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity industry.
She originally honed her technical skills during her time in the US Army supporting and maintaining critical electronic warfare systems that included deployment during Desert Shield/Storm. Her move to Maryland in 2010 allowed her return to the nation’s Cybersecurity realm working with NSA, DISA, and USCYBERCOM. Theresa has a strong commitment and dedication to strengthening the Cybersecurity posture of the nation by actively working to help increase the size of the nation’s Cybersecurity talent pool. She maintains certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).