Full Name
Charissa Rotundo, CISSP
Job Title
Information Security Specialist
United States Air Force
Speaker Bio
Charissa Rotundo is a cybersecurity / information security specialist, and retiring US Air Force service
member with 22+ years of cyber related experience. Most recently, she has served as an inspector and
cybersecurity subject matter with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Office on Inspector
General. As a cyber inspector, she has led inspections covering information system security,
configuration management, datacenter deployment and maintenance, and industrial control systems
(ICS) / supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

Prior to the NRO, she worked as a Cyberspace Strategist with the 624th Operations Center at Lackland AFB, where she was responsible for authoring the Air Force’s Cyber Operations Plan, the biannual overarching strategy for the Air Force’s
enterprise networks. Her further cyber experience includes technical instruction, event management, information assurance, and helpdesk.

Charissa holds a COMPTIA Security+ certification, and CISSP certification. She is a 2015 NRO Director’s Circle Award winner, and the 2016 NRO/OIG Employee of the Year recipient.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems, Information Assurance from Liberty
Charissa Rotundo, CISSP