2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Kamal T. Jabbour

 

Name: Kamal T. Jabbour
Title: Senior Scientist Information Assurance, Air Force Research Labs
Agency: Department of the Air Force

Tenacious teacher. Jabbour led a 72-member vulnerability analysis and resiliency group in combing through 15 acquisition systems worth $200 billion to analyze their cybersecurity. He was then tapped to assess a key Air Force Materiel Command space system. Beyond his skill at switching between working on F-35 systems one day and business enterprise systems the next, Jabbour is known for his ability to educate and inspire students. “They leave his classes as highly motivated experts in cyber methodology, systems engineering and cyber resilience,” said William Redmond, executive director of the Air Force’s Operational Test and Evaluation Center.

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