Robert E. Joyce
Deputy Director, Information Assurance Directorate, National Security Agency
Mr. Rob Joyce is the deputy director of the information assurance directorate (IAD) at the National Security Agency.
organization is the NSA mission element charged with providing products and services critical to protecting our Nation's systems that carry classified communications, military command and control or intelligence information.
provides technical expertise on cyber technologies, cryptography, security architectures, and other issues related to information assurance, as well as supplying deep understanding of the vulnerability and threats to national security systems.
Joyce has spent more than 23 years at NSA, beginning his career as an engineer.
Prior to moving into this position, he
lead NSA's counterterrorism mission for four years.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University in 1989 and earned a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1993.
career with NSA
has been the recipient of two Presidential Rank Awards, one meritorious and one at the distinguished level.