Dr. William “Vic” Maconachy comes to Capitol College after a distinguished career at the National Security Agency (NSA) as the deputy senior computer science authority and as the program manager of the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program. Maconachy has served as chairman of the Education Training and Awareness group of the presidential chartered Committee for National Security Systems, and as the program manager for the Department of Defense’s Information Assurance Scholarship Program. He is also a founder, and current chair of the National Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education.
Maconachy holds a doctorate from the University of Maryland. He has published extensively throughout his career in government and has received numerous awards and recognition including the Department of the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service medal and the prestigious Department of Defense Meritorious Service Medal. Maconachy is a fellow with the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)², a designation that honors information security professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the field.