Dr. Julie E. Mehan, Vice President of Cybersecurity with Lunarline, Inc.
CERTIFICATIONS- Dr. Julie Mehan holds a PhD in Organization and Management, a Master of Arts with Honors in International Relations and Law from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Languages from the University of New York. Julie has her CISSP and ISSPCS certifications.
SME- Dr. Julie Mehan has been a career Government Service employee, a strategic consultant, and an entrepreneur. She has led business operations, as well as the information technology governance and information assurance-related services, including certification and accreditation, systems security engineering process improvement, and information assurance strategic planning and program management. During her career, she has delivered innovative information assurance, IT governance, and security-related privacy services to senior department of defense, federal government, and commercial clients working in Italy, Australia, Canada, Belgium, and the United States. She served on the President’s Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security, Task Force on Interdependency and Vulnerability Assessments.
AWARDS- She was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award for her actions supporting the deployment in Bosnia and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service for her initiatives in establishing the Army’s first Red and Blue Team capability. She served on the President’s Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security, Task Force on Interdependency and Vulnerability Assessments. Dr Mehan is on the SANS Advisory Board, a voting board member for the International Systems Security Professional Certification Scheme (ISSPCS), and chair of the Systems Certification Working Group of the International Systems Security Engineers Association. Dr Mehan also serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland University College, specializing in courses in Information Technology and Organizational Structure, Cyberterror, and Ethics in Information Technology.
PUBLICATIONS- In 2008, Dr. Mehan authored and published CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime: A Guide to the Role of Standards in an Environment of Change and Danger through IT Governance Publishing. She also co-authored with Lunarline’s CEO, Waylon Krush, in 2009, The Definitive Guide to Certification and Accreditation. She has written and published numerous articles including Framework for Reasoning About Security ‘A Comparison of the Concepts of Immunology and Security; System Dynamics, Criminal Behavior Theory and Computer-Enabled Crime; The Value of Information-Based Warfare To Affect Adversary Decision Cycles; and Information Operations in Kosovo: Mistakes, Misteps, and Missed Opportunities, released in Cyberwar 4.0.