About the Speaker
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    Richard Berthao
    Director, Cybersecurity Architecture, Draper Labs; Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve; President, New England Chapter, MCPA

    Richard Berthao is the Director of Cybersecurity Architecture for Draper Laboratory. He previously served more than 20 years in the federal government. This service began with over 19 years as an IT Director in the Massachusetts National Guard, Department of Defense (DoD). He continued as a Cybersecurity Advisor for Connecticut & Massachusetts, within the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Additionally, he is an adjunct faculty member at Nichols College in Massachusetts, teaching graduate courses on cybersecurity governance, policy, and fundamentals. He also continues his more than 34 years of military service in the US Army Reserve as a Cyberspace Operations Officer. Along with his work experience, he serves in a volunteer role as the New England Chapter President of the Military Cyber Professional Association.