As the threat intelligence lead for Armor, Dr. Chase Cunningham (CPO USN Ret.) proactively seeks out cyber threat tactics and technical indicators of various threat groups. He is regularly cited as an expert on cyber security and contributes to white papers and other publications. He is also the co-author of The Cynja, a comic designed to educate children about security threats and online best practices.
Prior to joining FireHost, Cunningham was the chief of cyber analytics for Decisive Analytics Corporation in Arlington, VA, where he acted as the principal lead on several research and development efforts. In this role, he led the authoring of a comprehensive paper on cyber workforce framework implementation that has been adopted by a partner nation as its cornerstone cyber future framework initiative. Cunningham also was the lead computer network exploitation expert for the U.S. Joint Cryptologic Analysis Course in Pensacola, FL. His work was critical in developing the newly founded cyber training curriculum now used by the Department of Defense and different intelligence agencies' military