Debora Plunkett

Former Director of Information Assurance, NSA

Debora Plunkett is a cybersecurity leader with over 30 years of experience. A former Director of Information Assurance at the National Security Agency, she is currently Principal of Plunkett Associates LLC, a consulting business. She is a Senior Fellow at Harvard and a Professor at the University of Maryland University College. Plunkett is a Director on JCPenney’s Corporate Board, a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and the Advisory Board of the International Consortium for Minority Cybersecurity Professionals. She was on the National Security Council at the White House in two administrations. Plunkett earned an undergraduate degree from Towson University, an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and an MS from the National War College.