Mr. Giorgio Bertoli works for the US ARMY Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (I2WD), Communications-Electronics Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), US Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), where he is currently serving as Senior Scientific technology Manager (SSTM) of Offensive Cyber Technologies and Chief scientist.
With 25 years of federal service, Mr. Bertoli has extensive government experience in the areas of CYBER, Electronic Warfare, and military tactics both as a civilian and as a former active duty soldier. Mr. Bertoli’s primary research areas include the development of advanced Electronic Warfare (EW), Computer Network Operations (CNO), CYBER and Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) technologies. Mr. Bertoli is also a highly proficient programmer in several computer languages, and is a subject matter expert in the area of Evolutionary Programming and AI/ML.
Mr. Bertoli has a Bachelor’s and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a second Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Mr. Bertoli is also a Certified Information Systems Security Profession (CISSP). During his 6 and a half year Military career, Mr. Bertoli served as a combat Engineer and was stationed in Germany, Ft Bragg NC, and Korea as well as being deployed as part of operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
The concept of “Key Cyber Terrain” has gained popularity within the Cyberspace Operations community. The term is used as an analogy to the more traditionally familiar concept of “Key Terrain” that is utilized by commander’s to identify physical terrain features…