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NSA official to deliver public lecture at Vanderbilt

by | Posted on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 — 9:12 AM
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Tim White

Rear Adm. Timothy White

Rear Adm. Timothy White, who is serving as the deputy director of tailored access operations at the National Security Agency, will give a free public lecture on the activities of the NSA. The talk, which is sponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. in Stevenson Center Room 4327 on the Vanderbilt campus.

White was commissioned in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. While serving on the USS Missouri, he participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After receiving a master’s degree in systems technology, he served in the National Security Operations Center and completed two deployments to Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina in support of NATO operations. From 2001 to 2004 White worked for the Office of Naval Intelligence in the Pentagon and then moved into the area of cyber operations. Before his assignment to the NSA, he commanded the Navy Information Operations Command, where he oversaw the cyber operations of the Tenth Fleet.

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