Interview with Sherri Ramsay

In October 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Sherri Ramsay. Sherri is currently the Senior Advisor to the CEO of CyberPoint International, where she is engaged in strategy development and planning, partnership development, and marketing. She is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Hume Research Center at Virginia Tech and a member of the Board of Directors for EiQ Networks.

Ms. Ramsay is the former Director of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service Threat Operations Center (NTOC) and a former member of the Armed Forces Communications Electronic Administration (AFCEA) Board of Directors. As the NTOC Director, she led discovery and characterization of threats to national security systems, providing situational awareness for those threats, and coordinating actionable information to counter those threats to the DOD, DHS, and FBI. At NSA, she also served as a senior leader in the Signals Intelligence Directorate, the Technology Directorate, and the Information Assurance Directorate. Prior to joining NSA, she taught high school mathematics.

Ms. Ramsay graduated Magna Cum Laude with General Honors from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Education. She also graduated with Honors from the Johns Hopkins University with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF), National Defense University, with a Master’s in National Resource Strategy. Ms. Ramsay also received a Certificate in Leadership from the University of Virginia.