Casey W. O’Brien
Executive Director and Principal Investigator

Casey has more than 20 years of industry experience in information security and large-scale IT implementation and project management in challenging and cutting edge computing environments that include both the public and private sectors.

As a scholarly practitioner, Casey continues to develop curriculum and teach numerous cybersecurity-related courses. Casey’s research interests include cybersecurity competition design and practice analysis; scalable and cost-effective information security laboratories; and agile and accelerated information security curriculum development. Casey also teaches internationally and is a frequent invited speaker at various conferences.





Administrative Associate

Director, Membership & Director, Scholarship for Service (SFS) Two-Year

Director, Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)

Executive Director and Principal Investigator

Senior Advisor

Director, Research & Assessment

Director, Finance and Center Manager

Director, National Cybersecurity Student Association

External Evaluator

Director, Programs and Regional Director, Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

Director, Marketing & Communications

Director, Curriculum

Virtual Labs

Senior Advisor