Daryl Haegley’s distinguished career includes military, federal, civilian and commercial consulting experience. Assigned to the Office of the Principal Cyber Advisor to the Secretary of Defense as Director, Mission Assurance and Deterrence in Cyberspace, he advises on cyberspace activities, cyber mission forces, and offensive and defensive cyber operations and missions. Haegley’s role encompassed overseeing strategic cybersecurity efforts to protect the control systems and operational technology (OT) enabling the Department of Defense’s (DoD) critical infrastructure. He led multi-Federal Department coordination and writing of the report to the President addressing cyber-physical systems Federal and non-Federal skill and training gaps directed by the America's Cybersecurity Workforce Executive Order.
For the past nine years, Haegley has brought awareness to the ever-increasing cyber threat to unprotected connected devices and has led the government to make change. He maintains four certifications, three Masters’ degrees, two college tuitions, and one patent.