Rob Joyce

Trust & Transparency Award Winner

Rob Joyce is the Special US Liaison Officer London (SUSLOL), the senior National Security Agency (NSA) cryptologic representative in the United Kingdom. Rob has worked at NSA since 1989, holding various leadership positions within key focus areas of NSA, including the Cybersecurity and Signals Intelligence missions.

His previous position was the Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity Strategy to the NSA Director, following an assignment as the Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House, where he led the development of national and international cybersecurity strategy and policy for the United States and oversaw implementation of those policies. In addition to the Cybersecurity Coordinator role, Rob was the Acting Homeland Security Advisor, covering topics well beyond cybersecurity to include terrorism, health security and disaster response/recovery.

From 2013 to 2017 Rob served as the Chief of Tailored Access Operations (TAO), providing tools and expertise in computer network exploitation to deliver foreign intelligence. Prior to becoming the Chief of TAO, Rob served as the Deputy Director of the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at NSA, leading efforts to harden, protect and defend the Nation's most critical National Security systems and improve cybersecurity for the nation.