Lockheed Martin Fellow, Embedded Cybersecurity; Research Program Manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company; Chair, DoD/Industry Cyber Advisory Group
Dr. Ben Calloni is a Lockheed Martin Fellow for Embedded Cybersecurity and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He is a senior research program manager of Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth assigned to the Advanced Development Programs, formerly known as “The Skunk Works.” His research interests are in the area of Software Security and Safety Assurance.
Dr. Calloni serves as the LM Corporate representative to the Object Management Group (OMG), is currently serving on the OMG Board of Directors, and co-chairs the System Assurance Task Force developing international specifications for System Assurance modeling tools. He also chairs the Cybersecurity Subgroup of the USAF Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO) Open Mission Systems (OMS) standardization effort. The subgroup is developing the common security controls and requirements using the latest DoD RMF and 800-53 instructions and guidance for OMS compliant systems of the future.
Demand for cybersecurity jobs is estimated to exceed 1 million unfilled positions worldwide, and among the most sought after in the field are cybersecurity engineers. Cybersecurity engineers design secure network solutions to protect against advanced persistent threats, and they develop and engineer secure systems, perform assessments and penetration testing, and manage security technology and audit/intrusion […]