Roger W. Kuhn

Roger Kuhn in black scuba diving outfit with oxygen tank and related equipment standing outside with plants behind him
Adjunct Professor, Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management Program
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Areas of Expertise

  • National Security
  • Computer Security
  • Defense
  • Network Security
  • Information Security
  • Program Management
  • Government

Over 28 years' experience in the research, development, test & evaluation, acquisition, risk-mitigation, integration, deployment and lifecycle support of C5I and Cyber Operations systems with a special emphasis on machine real-time C2, Mission Critical & ICS/SCADA systems. Experienced & registered DoD Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity Professional w/ significant IA/Cybersecurity experience.


  • Contributing architect to the first introduction of ICS/SCADA systems to USN ships;
  • Designed the first open architecture Integrated Bridge System (IBS) installed on board a USN ship;
  • Successfully led the design, integration, testing & evaluation of the 1st commercial core-switch-based, machine real-time integrated warfare system network on a USN vessel;
  • First USN applied researcher to evaluate the application of 3G/4G technologies on the battlefield (Office of Naval Research (ONR) Independent Applied Research (IAR) grant (FY08-FY10): "Application of IEEE 802.16 Technologies to the Global Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Battlespace") ;
  • Led the development of the first “medium agnostic” DoD MANET technology (Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) Quick Reaction Funds Program (QRFP) rapid-prototyping grant (FY08-09): "Secure, Robust Tactical MESH Network(s).");
  • Led the DoD Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system Cybersecurity team that earned the first three(3) year ERP "Authority To Operation" (ATO) in the DoD;
  • First Joint Service graduate of USAF "Cyber Operations Officer" Course;
  • First De Facto USCG Cyber Operator; and
  • Adjunct Professor, Cyber Security

Professional development culminated in 2009 appointment as the ONR Science Advisor (SA) to Naval Network Warfare Command; in 2010 1st ONR SA assigned to USN Fleet Cyber Command/Commander, 10th Fleet; in 2013, selected to be the ONR SA to the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command; and in 2016, segued to become a Regional S&T Advisor to US Army Logistics C4I community.


  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • M.S., Cybersecurity, Utica College
  • Graduate Certificate, Information Technology, Old Dominion University
  • Certificate, National Security Policy, National Defense University

Numerous certifications including: CISSP, CWAP, CWNA, CWNE, CCNP, DCOE, ICWOD, Security+, WiMAX Forum RF Network Engineer