Ellena Millar

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Ms. Millar has over 25 years of information technology/cybersecurity experience in commercial and government sectors. She served in various cybersecurity roles, including her position in the Navy Authorizing Official’s office. She earned her second Navy Meritorious Service Award for her leadership and dedication as the Director of Cyber Readiness during Operation Rolling Tide under Fleet Cyber Command. As the Director, Cybersecurity Operational Test and Evaluation, U.S. Navy Operational Test and Evaluation Force, she led the effort to shift the focus from compliance to mission impact on the warfighting mission. She joined the Defense Acquisition University in 2021 as a cybersecurity professor and consultant.

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