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Abigail Moore

Department of Defense


Last updated: Jan 10, 2023

Abigail Moore is an Intelligence Officer for the Department of Defense. She has nearly 16 years of national security experience, including leadership, policy, technical, and advisory positions within the Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence Community (IC), Congress, as well as the private sector. Her expertise is in signals intelligence analysis, cybersecurity policy, China, and organizational leadership. In her last position, Abigail was the lead for cybersecurity policy on the House Homeland Security Committee. Prior to the Hill, Abigail served as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) where she leveraged her technical savviness and political prowess to provide trusted counsel, shaping nearly every major NSA initiative and crisis response over two years.  Abigail has also served as a member of the leadership ranks of NSA’s offensive cyber mission and her previous private and military positions include technical and intelligence support to U.S. military troops deployed worldwide, as well as Air Force Signals analysis support to the CENTCOM theater during the height of the War on Terror. She is currently completing a Doctorate of Statecraft and National Security at the Institute of World Politics, focusing on cyber as a tool of statecraft. She also holds a B.A. in Political Science from Augusta University, an M.S. in Big Data and a graduate certificate in Intelligence from Johns Hopkins University, and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

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