Debora Plunkett is the Director of the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at the National Security Agency. The IAD is the focal point for cyber security, cryptography, and information systems security for all national security systems.
With over 25 years at the Agency, Ms. Plunkett has served in a number of leadership and operational roles in both the Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance missions.
She also served as a Director on the National Security Council where she helped shape the national policy on critical infrastructure protection and cyber security.
In 2007, she was awarded the rank of Meritorious Executive in the Senior Cryptologic Executive Service by the President of the United States.