Frank Mayer has over thirty-seven years of service with the United States Army (USA). He served as an activated reserve officer assigned to Software Engineering Center (SEC) from 2001 until 2003. He has been a Department of the Army Civilian with SEC since 2003. He also has over seven years of corporate world technical experience to include work in the areas of Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), software testing, project lead for the testing of a software intensive system, and cybersecurity. He has held both technical level positions and management positions as a Department of the Army Civilian. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds a Master’s Degree in Systems Management from Capitol College, Laurel Maryland, with a Graduate Certificate in Technology Management, Systems Integration, Systems Acquisition Management, Management of Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation. He is an Acquisition Corps member and is Certified Level III in both Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering and Information Technology.
He is currently assigned to the Unites States Army Communications Electronics Command’s Software Engineering Center Services Directorate, can be contacted at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The answer to the question is NO – as noted in the DoD Director, Operational Test and Evaluation FY 2016 Annual Report despite the significant progress the DoD has made in improving the cybersecurity of DoD programs and networks “missions remain at risk when subjected to cyber-attacks emulating an advanced nation-state adversary.”