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Stephanie Travis

Director of Cybersecurity Senior Military College, Intelligent Systems Division

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Stephanie Travis

Director of Senior Military College, Intelligent Systems Division

Stephanie Travis is the director of the Senior Military Colleges Cyber Institute. Travis brings a 10-year track record of exceptional performance working within the Department of Defense. With an academic background in computer science and cybersecurity, Travis’s career and interests focus on assessing and improving cyber security efforts on networks ranging from small enclaves to coordinating cyber security across 46 unique Department of Defense organizations. With several years as an instructor for the United States Air Force, Travis brings a unique focus on ensuring students understand the practical and operational applications of the academics that they learn to improve cyber security and broader cyber Operations.

Travis is passionate about expanding opportunities in the cyber community and advocating for women in cybersecurity and the information technology community as a whole. Travis is a 10-year active-duty Air Force veteran with notable assignments at U.S. Cyber Command’s Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks, USAFWS (instructor), and the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team.

Travis earned a M.S. in Cybersecurity from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in Computer Science from the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Additionally, Travis is a graduate of the United States Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) where she became a tactical expert in cyber operations, military planning and integration, and instruction.