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Ann Cox, QIS (Quantum Information Science) Technical Lead, Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)Department of Homeland Security,  will speak on “Quantum Safe at the Department of Homeland Security” at IQT Quantum Cybersecurity in NYC October 25-27

By Sandra Helsel posted 13 Sep 2022

Ann Cox, QIS (Quantum Information Science) Technical Lead, Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)Department of Homeland Security,  will speak on Panel:  Oct. 27 – Special Talk: Quantum Safe at the Department of Homeland Security at IQT Quantum Cybersecurity in NYC October 25-27.
Dr. Ann Cox is a Technical Program Manager and Quantum Information Science Technical Lead in the Technology Centers Division of the Office of Science and Engineering within the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She is a science advisor to the department for Quantum Information Science related Dr. Ann Cox’s previous work at DHS included Program Management in the Cyber Security Division at DHS S&T. As a cyber security program manager, Dr. Cox managed more than fifty projects focused on various aspects of cyber security, including Distributed Denial of Service Defense, Voice Security for public safety applications, software assurance, and network security.
Prior to her work at DHS, Dr. Cox spent sixteen years at the National Security Agency (NSA) where she worked in the office of Weapons and Space before returning to research, focusing on network measurement projects. She provided leadership and technical direction for projects involving coordination with domestic and international technical experts from multiple government agencies, academic institutions, and private companies. Before coming to NSA Dr. Cox taught full-time at Brigham Young University (BYU) for several years and was the owner and purchasing agent for a small business. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from BYU, Master’s degree in Mathematics from Idaho State University, Master’s degree in Computer Science from James Madison University, and her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Auburn University. Dr. Cox is the mother of six and grandmother of thirteen.

IQT Quantum Cybersecurity New York October 25-27 is the first international conference and exhibition focused on QUANTUM CYBERSECURITY. Nine vertical topics encompassing more than 40 panels and talks, curated by IQT Research’s Lawrence Gasman, will provide attendees with a deep understanding on the current impact of quantum technology on cybersecurity and how it will evolve. Cybersecurity is of growing importance to business, government, and the intelligence/military in a world of hacking and geopolitical instability. IQT Fall 2022 will be primarily “in person” (limited virtual participation available) to ensure maximum networking and discussion missing from larger hybrid events.

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Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990.  She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.


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