Editor in Chief


James is a security engineer and Editor in Chief of CYBER magazine. His research interests include security and privacy in the Internet of Things and the intersection of Internet and international security. He holds BS degrees from Florida State University in Computer Criminology and International Affairs and MS degrees from MIT in Computer Science and the Technology and Policy Program.


Copy Editor

Max is a security-focused technologist who is joining the Military Cyber Professional Association (MCPA) in 2020, as a copy editor. He brings years of experience in cyber security, information technology, computer science, and copy editing to MCPA. Mr. Freeman received a Computer Science degree from George Mason University and a graduate degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.


MCPA Fellow and Contributing Editor

Daria is a Fellow at the Military Cyber Professionals Association and also serves as a Communications Officer for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative. Having studied International Security at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, she is particularly interested in using strong communication and public-private partnerships to empower communities and to serve our national security interests. She's published in Newsweek and currently works for the National Geographic Society as their Philanthropic Partnerships Coordinator.


MCPA Fellow and Contributing Editor

Al is a Fellow at the Military Cyber Professionals Association and a graduate of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has supported publications as a writer, researcher, and editor in both the public and private sectors focusing on evolving security dynamics in the Arab state system and Southwest Asia. He is interested in developing cyber expertise and contributing to the next generation of cyber savvy leaders in the defense industry and Intelligence Community.