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Jerald B. Sussman (Jerry)


Jerry Sussman worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for over three decades. He was a
Senior Technical Intelligence Officer (TIO) assigned to the Information Operations Center
(IOC) within the National Clandestine Service (i.e. the CIA’s elite cyber unit) where he spent

a majority of his career designing, developing, writing software, and conducting mission-
critical technical collection against foreign networks ranging in complexity and risk.

Throughout his career Mr. Sussman served in increasingly significant technical responsible
positions that
included assignments as a senior software developer, a senior network engineer, and as a
Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Technical Leader.
During his time in the IOC, Mr. Sussman performed a number of Red Team* tasks against
internal critical networks identifying vulnerabilities and their solutions. He created and
managed several working groups aimed at improving tradecraft tools and information flow
within the organization. For his outstanding technical accomplishments, Mr. Sussman was
awarded several of the Agency’s highest awards: The McCone Award, which is given to
individuals who demonstrate deep technical operational expertise; and The Dreiling
Award, which is given for engineering innovation. In addition, he earned over 19
Exceptional Performance Awards.
On numerous occasions, Mr. Sussman served as an Agency Intelligence Briefer to the
United States Senior Executive and Congressional Government officials.
Mr. Sussman earned the highest level COTR, Certified Financial Manager and U.S. Treasury

Certification Officer certifications and served as one of several lead negotiators for a multi-
billion dollar contract. He served as the Financial Certification Officer for one of the

Agency’s largest projects (i.e., over one billion dollars-a-year for five years).
Mr. Sussman is an expert in a large number of programming languages and has a deep
understanding of low- level network protocols (UDP, TCP, HTTP, DNS, etc.) and Network
Security tools. While serving in the IOC, Mr. Sussman maintained and performed network
diagnostics on a globally distributed network and developed and deployed VPN client and

servers for endpoint security using OpenVPN. He also has extensive experience
customizing and securing network gateways and perimeters.
He earned both a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science and a Post-graduate
certification in Network Security and Information Assurance from George Washington
A Red Team is a group of white-hat hackers who attack an organization’s digital infrastructure to test its


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