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Shaughnn Muller

Biography: 

Dr. S. Raschid Muller is a certified Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) with 20 years of experience working in federal, state, and local governments. While employed with the Department of Defense, he’s served as a deputy program manager for Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), program manager for Cybersecurity Infrastructure Tools (CSI), contracting officer representative for the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS), rotational engineer for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks & Information Integration (ASD-NII), sole-source acquisitions lead for DISA, AFNIC, and STRATCOM for cloud solutions, and prior to joining the newly formed Strategic Outreach & Talent Acquisition Division (SOTAD) he served as the DISA Information Operations Chair and Visiting Professor at National Defense University. He’s served as the DoD CIO Representative (IPT) – Modeling and Simulation Community on Cybersecurity as well as the National Defense Industrial Association Government Representative on DoDAF 2.0 frameworks. He holds several vendor IT security certifications and is a member of the DoD Acquisition Corps.

Dr. Muller has been named to 2020 Class of The Brookings Institute Executive Education – LEGIS Congressional Fellowship and serves on the House Committee for Homeland Security assigned to the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation subcommittee. His portfolio consists of oversight of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA/DHS), election security, cyber curriculum and development, cyber policy, and HBCU/MSI-STEM engagement for DHS.  In 2021, he will attend the Executive Leadership Academy as a Fellow at UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy.  He is Life Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, The Prince Hall Masonic Order, and a Prince Hall Shriner (AEAONMS, Inc.). He is a veteran of the United States Navy.

Education: 

Ph.D., Cybersecurity Leadership, Capitol Technology University, 2021

Ph.D., Information Technology (IA/Cybersecurity), Capella University

M.S., Government Information Leadership, National Defense University

M.S., Organizational Leadership, Nyack College

C.I.O. Graduate Certificate, National Defense University

M.B.A., University of Maryland Global Campus

M.S. Cybersecurity, University of Maryland Global Campus

B.S., Information Systems Management, University of Maryland Global Campus

B.A., Psychology, Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus

Information Technology Certifications:

  • Axelos - Information Technology Infrastructure Library v3 - (100431915)
  • CompTIA - A+ (CE) ‐ (COMP001020387060)
  • CompTIA - Network+ (CE) ‐ (COMP001020387060)
  • CompTIA - Security+ (CE) ‐ (COMP001020387060)
  • CompTIA - Cloud Essentials ‐ (COMP001020387060)
  • CompTIA - Secure Infrastructure Specialist ‐ (COMP001020387060)
  • CompTIA - IT Operations Specialist ‐ (COMP001020387060)
  • DoD - Certified Acquisition Professional (IT Management) - DAWIA Level II
  • EC‐Council - Certified Network Defense Architect - (ECC958295)
  • EC‐Council - Certified Ethical Hacker ‐ (ECC958295)
  • EC‐Council - Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator ‐ (ECC961689)
  • EC‐Council - Certified Security Analyst - (ECC962161)
  • ISACA - Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer - (2004840)
Videos
Publications: 

Muller, S. R., (2020). An Intersection of Information Security Policies and IA Awareness, While Factoring in End-User Behavior: A NIST Cybersecurity Framework “Identify” Perspective. Proceedings of International Conference on Research in Management and Technovation, ICRMAT 2020 Vol (24). Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems ISSN 2300-5963

Muller, S. R., (2020). An Analysis and Discussion of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Level of Compliance and Integration of the U.S. Congress’ Title VIII National Defense Authorization Act FY 2015 Subtitle D - Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform. Proceedings of International Conference on Research in Management and Technovation, ICRMAT 2020 Vol (24). Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems ISSN 2300-5963

Muller, S. R., & Thomas, C. E. (2020). Election Infrastructure Security: Grants and Reimbursement to the States for Usage of their National Guards in State Active Duty Status to Provide Cybersecurity for Federal Elections. Proceedings of International Conference on Research in Management and Technovation, ICRMAT 2020 Vol (24). Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems ISSN 2300-5963

Muller, S. R., & Lind, M. (2020). Factors in information assurance professionals’ intentions to adhere to information security policies. International Journal of Systems and Software Security and Protection, 11(1). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Muller, S. R., (2019). Factors that Predict Information Assurance Professionals’ Intentions Towards Security Policies: A Quantitative Study. ProQuest

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
IFT 598Special Topics
Presentations: 

ISACA LA Annual Conference – Presenter – IT Governance, Risk Management, Security, and Assurance – April 2021. Los Angeles, CA.

Illinois Institute of Technology - Guest speaker – Chicago Cyber Conference – 16 April 2021. Chicago, IL.

International Conference on Research in Management and Technovation, ICRMAT 2020 - Presenter - 5-6 December 2020. (Virtual) Nagpur, MH, India.

University of Maryland Global Campus - Guest panelist – “Careers in Intelligence” – 27 August 2020. (Virtual) Largo, MD.

Illinois Institute of Technology - Keynote speaker – Chicago Cyber Conference - 27 March 2020. Chicago, IL.

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University -  Guest speaker – Opening of Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research, Education, and Outreach (CREO) - 17 October 2019. Greensboro, NC.

University of Maryland Global Campus - Guest speaker and panelist– “Inside the Recruiter’s Mind” - 16 October 2019. Largo, MD.

University of Maryland Global Campus - Guest speaker and panelist – “Decoding your Cyber Career” - 2 October 2019. Baltimore, MD.

University of Maryland Global Campus - Guest speaker and panelist – “Spotlight on Security” - 25 September 2019. Fort Meade, MD.

Florida International University - Guest speaker and panelist – Critical Technologies and Intelligence Summit: “Training and Educating a 21st Century Intelligence Workforce” - 17 September 2019. Miami, FL.

Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University – Trainer - Cybersecurity curriculum development – NIST/NICE framework alignment - 13 – 15 August 2018. Washington, DC.

Howard University - Guest lecturer – “Apps and Personal Digital Assistants”- Annual Cybersecurity Program and Symposium - 23 March 2018. Washington, DC.

George Mason University - Lecturer – Cyber Dimension series for Department of Homeland Security – 11 - 15 April 2016. Fairfax, VA.

Editorships: 

Management Research Review. (2021). Special Issue. Millennials as Managers. West Yorkshire, UK. Emerald Group Publishing

Professional Associations: 
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
  • American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council (ACT‐IAC)
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
  • National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)
  • Department of Defense Acquisition Corps
  • Psi Chi Honor Society for Psychology
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society for Computing and Information Sciences

 

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 

Thomas, C. E. (2021). Information Security Considerations for National Guard Judge Advocates in Telework and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Programs.  Master’s Thesis. College of Information and Cyberspace, National Defense University, Washington, DC.

Hill, R. V. (2020). An Evaluation of the Factor That Could Prevent Data Leakage Incident Resulting from Insider Threats: A Correlational Study. Doctoral Dissertation. Capitol Technology University, Laurel, MD.

Dean, M. (2019). Creating a Learning Culture of Cybersecurity: A Case Study. Master’s Thesis. College of Information and Cyberspace, National Defense University, Washington, DC.

 

Board: 

Community Transformation Partners Incorporated (2020) – Board Member for the STEAM2IE (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Manufacturing, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship) Initiative. Philadelphia, PA

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (2021) – Advisory Board Member for the Center for Excellence for Cybersecurity Research in Education and Outreach. Greensboro, NC

University of Maryland Global Campus (2021) – Advisory Board Member for the UMGC Alumni Association. Largo, MD

Industry Positions: 

Senior Congressional Staffer - House Committee on Homeland Security

CyberSecurity Engineer - Department of Defense

DISA Faculty Chair - National Defense University

Sailor - United States Navy

Executive Education Courses: 

University of California - Berkeley - Executive Leadership Academy Fellow, 2021

The Brookings Institution - LEGIS Congressional Fellowship, 2020