15th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
December 6-10, 1999
Phoenix, Arizona

Keynote Speaker


Lieutenant General Michael V. Hayden is Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), Fort George G. Meade, MD. The NSA/CSS is a combat support agency of the Department of Defense with military and civilian personnel stationed worldwide. He is the department's senior uniformed intelligence officer. The general entered active duty in 1969 after earning a bachelor's degree in history in 1967 and a master's degree in modern American history in 1969, both from Duquesne University. He is a distinguished graduate of the University's Reserve Officer Training Corps program. General Hayden has served as commander of the Air Intelligence Agency and Director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center, both headquartered at Kelly Air Force Base. He also has served in senior staff positions in the Pentagon; Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuggart, Germany; National Security Council, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Embassy in the People's Republic of Bulgaria. Prior to his current assignment, General Hayden served as deputy chief of staff for United Nations Command and U.S. Forces Korea, Yongsan Army Garrison.