Michael J. Moss


Michael Moss is a career intelligence professional and a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service who served as the Deputy Chief, Global Issues, in the National Security Agency’s Directorate of Operations before joining CTIIC as Deputy Director. He has held senior leadership positions in both Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance missions.

Mr. Moss began his career at NSA designing and building analog and digital signals processing systems. He later served as a program manager and senior signals analyst for a field activity, spending four and a half years on assignment overseas. He then joined NSA’s Operations Staff of the Deputy Director, Analysis & Production, before becoming chief of a large technology development and sustainment organization supporting the full range of NSA’s Analysis & Reporting capabilities.

Mr. Moss has served on NSA’s Afghanistan–Pakistan Mission Management Team supporting the US Government’s engagement in Afghanistan, as Deputy Chief of NSA’s Operational Network Vulnerabilities Office within the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD)—overseeing vulnerability assessments and penetration testing for DOD and US Government operational networks—and as Chief of IAD’s Current Operations Group, responsible for the production of all of NSA’s key cryptographic material for the United States and its allies.

In addition, Mr. Moss served as the Deputy Director for Fusion Analysis & Mitigations of IAD, leading the creation of strategies to mitigate risks to US national security systems as well as managing the production of comprehensive risk assessments and the development of cyber security big-data analytics.

Mr. Moss earned his BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, participating in NSA’s Cooperative Education Program as part of his undergraduate studies. He received his MS in National Security Strategy from the National War College, as a Distinguished Graduate, in 2010.

Mr. Moss resides in Ellicott City, Maryland, with his wife, Supranee, and their three children.