Dr. Tomas Vagoun
Technical Coordinator, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (CSIA) and Cybersecurity Research and Development (R&D) Senior Steering Group (SSG)
Dr. Vagoun provides subject matter expertise, technical leadership and management, and guidance to the NITRD Program in the areas of Cyber Security and Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Research and Development. He supports the coordination activities in cybersecurity R&D within the NITRD Program, including the activities of the CSIA interagency working group, writing and editing technical reports and planning documents (e.g. Federal strategic plans, workshop reports, and the annual supplement to the President’s Budget).
Before joining the NCO, Dr. Vagoun led the implementation of software development projects for major federal civilian and defense agencies. One of the projects, the Enterprise Income Verification system at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has been recognized nationally with awards from the Office of the President, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the General Services Administration (GSA), and industry.
Dr. Vagoun received a M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from West Virginia University and Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Maryland.