Mr. Christopher Simpson

Chris retired from the U.S. Navy in October 2009 after 27 years of service. He has extensive experience as an Information Assurance Manager, including a tour as the Information Assurance Manager (IAM) for the Commander, Combined Forces Command Afghanistan.

Mr. Simpson holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Computer and Information Science (CIS) from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science degree in Information Security and Assurance from George Mason University. He is currently a Doctoral student at Dakota State University. His certifications include Computer and Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Python Coder (GPYC), Cloud Security Alliance Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), Navy Master Training Specialist and the KM Institute Certified Knowledge Manager.


  • Simpson, C.. (2013). Knowledge Management for Incident Response. The 10th Annual Security Summit.
  • Simpson, C.. (2013). The Cloud GRC Stack Demystied. ISACA North America CACS.
  • Simpson, C.. (2012). Building an Incident Response Plan for Federal Public Cloud Deployments. Cloud Security Alliance Congress.
  • Simpson, C.. (2012). Incident Response in the Cloud. The 9th Annual Security Summit.
  • Simpson, C.. (n.d.). Building the Next Generation of Computer Security Professionals. Toorcon 14.
  • Simpson, C.. (n.d.). Using Security Onion for Hands-On Cybersecurity Labs. American Society for Engineering Education 2015 Pa.
Mr. Christopher Simpson of the College of Law and Public Service at National University. He is Academic Program Director of the Master of Science in Cyber Security.

Contact Information

Mr. Christopher Simpson

College: College of Law and Public Service

Department: Engineering and Computing

Academic Program Director: Master of Science in Cyber Security
[email protected]

(858) 309-3418

Kearny Mesa Campus


George Mason University - MS - Information Security/Assurance
National University
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