Deborah Plunkett

Deborah Plunkett

Board Chair

Defending Digital Campaigns

About Deborah Plunkett

Debora Plunkett is a cybersecurity leader with over 30 years of experience. A former Director of Information Assurance at the National Security Agency, she is currently Principal of Plunkett Associates LLC, a consulting business. She is a Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center and a Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Maryland.  

Ms. Plunkett serves on the corporate boards of JCPenney, CACI International and Nationwide Insurance, and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. She is also a founding member of the board here at Defending Digital Campaigns.

Ms. Plunkett served on the National Security Council at the White House in the Administrations of Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush where she developed national cybersecurity policies and programs. Debora earned an undergraduate degree from Towson University, an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College.