Mr. Marshall is a nationally and internationally recognized thought leader on cyber
related policy, legal and technical issues. He has been a keynote speaker on cyber
executive leadership issues recently at conferences in Germany, England, India, Moldova,
China, Thailand and the United States.
Mr. Marshall is the CEO of White Noise Labs and serves as the Vice President and
Senior Advisor to Axon Global Services. He is also the Founder and President of X-SES
Consultants, LLC. He was previously the Vice President of Cyber Programs at Triton
FSI until they folded. He currently serves as a Board Member or Special Advisor
to the following entities: Attensity; Auroros, Sierra Vista Group; Knowledge Capital;
Mobile Active Defense; My State USA, International Cyber Security Advisory Dialogue
Board; INVNT/IP Global Consortium; and the National Maritime Law Institute.
He provides an impressive professional network and is highly respected for facilitating
program and contract development. He has extensive leadership experience and success
in designing growth strategies, integrating policy, culture and training with technology
issues, building relationships and delivering lasting results. He is a strategic
thinker who knows how to lead and most importantly, where to lead.
He previously was a member of the Senior Cryptologic Executive Service (SCES) and
the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (DISES). Prior to joining Triton
FSI, he was the Director of Global Cyber Security Management, National Cyber Security
Division, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) by special arrangement between the
Director, National Security Agency (DIRNSA) and the Secretary of DHS . Within DHS
he directed the National Cyber Security Education Strategy; and the Software Assurance;
Research and Standards Integration; and Supply Chain Risk Management programs.
Mr. Marshall was previously the Senior Information Assurance (IA) Representative,
Office of Legislative Affairs at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he served
as the Agency's point of contact for all NSA Information Security (INFOSEC) matters
concerning Congress. He devised the IA legislative strategy, helped shape the passage
of the revised Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and was a key contributor to
the Bush/and Obama administration’s Comprehensive National Cyber Security Initiative
In 2001, Mr. Marshall was selected by the Cyber Advisor to the President to serve
as the Principal Deputy Director, Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (CIAO),
where he led a team of 40 dedicated professionals in developing, coordinating and
implementing the Administration's National Security for Critical Infrastructure Protection
initiative and the National Cyber Security Strategy to address potential threats
to the nation's critical infrastructures.
From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Marshall served with distinction as the Associate General
Counsel for Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Office of the General
Counsel, National Security Agency. He provided advice and counsel on national security
telecommunications and technology transfer policies and programs, national security
telecommunications technical security programs, the National Information Assurance
Partnership, the Common Criteria Mutual Recognition Arrangement, legislative initiatives
and international law. Mr. Marshall was the legal architect for the Joint Chiefs
of Staff directed exercise "Eligible Receiver 97" that spotlighted many of the cyber-vulnerabilities
of our nation's critical infrastructures and helped bring focus on this issue at
the national leadership level.
Mr. Marshall graduated from The Citadel with a B.A. in Political Science; Creighton
University School of Law with a J.D. in Jurisprudence; Georgetown School of Law with
an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law; was a Fellow at the National Security
Law Institute, University of Virginia School of Law in National Security Law; attended
the Harvard School of Law Summer Program for Lawyers; the Georgetown University Government
Affairs Institute on Advanced Legislative Strategies and participated in the Information
Society Project at Yale Law School and in the Privacy, Security and Technology in
the 21st Century program at Georgetown University School of Law.