Louis Numkin is a Senior Computer Security Specialist in the Office of the Chief Information Officer at the US Nuclear Regulatory
His duties relate to computer security awareness/training, anti-virus activities, classified inspections of nuclear plants,
disaster recovery planning, computer security plan review and approval, risk assessments, wireless security policy, and the
Before joining the NRC, Mr. Numkin performed computer security for the General Services Administration (GSA) on the FTS2000.
He is a retired Army Sergeant Major with 26-years of service in several fields, including ADP and JAG.
His Bachelor of Science Degree is in Business Administration and his Masters Degree is in Technology of Management
(majoring in Management Information Systems and Computer Systems), both from the American University.
Outside of the office, Mr. Numkin volunteers his time as an outreach speaker to provide computer security sessions for schools
(elementary through high school), senior citizen centers, and local social organizations, especially dealing in the area of
Computer Ethics. He has also been invited to provide awareness presentations at other Government agencies and various conferences.
He has served several years on the Steering Committee of the Federal
Computer Security Program Managers' Forum and on
the Executive Board of the Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA).
Louis Numkin edits the FISSEA Newsletter and was presented with the
coveted FISSEA Educator of the Year Award for 1998.