Thresa B. Lang, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Navy Cybersecurity Division / DDCIO-Navy (OPNAV N2N6G)
Department of the Navy
Dr. Lang serves as the Deputy Director of the Navy Cybersecurity Division (N2N6G) for the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (DCNO N2N6). She manages analytic, technical, and assessment efforts driving continued cybersecurity improvement across the Navy. Furthermore, she is the Assistant Commander for Navy Cyber Implementation on behalf of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). She manages SPAWAR's National Capital Region activities and provides executive presence in support of SPAWAR mission.
Dr. Lang entered executive service in 2016. In addition to her government experience, Dr. Lang also has leadership experience in the private sector. At Dell Inc., she filled positions including the Dell Corporate Security Strategist and Technical Director, Business Assurance and Strategic Initiatives. As the Director of Federal Security, she developed a full-service program supporting over 600 cleared employees producing over $3B in annual revenue. She also conceptualized the Dell Supply Chain Integrity process and worked with U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit developing the Supply Chain Integrity and Security Guide. This work resulted in her briefing supply chain integrity on behalf of the U.S. Department of State at a sponsored forum in Gaborone, Botswana in 2012.
Dr. Lang ran her own consulting business providing Special Security instruction and services to Intelligence Community Agencies and their supporting contractor organizations. In this capacity, Dr. Lang served as the Lead Technical Instructor for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Special Security Center. This work was complemented by her support of multinational contractor organizations in the areas of Operations Security and International Trade in Arms (ITAR) requirements.
Dr. Lang' education includes a Master's of Science, Management Information Systems, and doctorate in Information Systems and Information Assurance Policy awarded from the University of Fairfax. Furthermore, she is a certified Systems Analyst and also has a 4th Degree in French from L’Institute de Touraine.