Mr. Quade is the Special Assistant to the Director National Security Agency for Cyber, and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force.
Immediately prior, he served the Chief Operating Officer of the Information Assurance Directorate at NSA, managing day-to-day operations, strategy, planning, integration, and relationships, in cybersecurity and related disciplines.
Mr. Quade served external to NSA as head of the Information Operations Technology Center’s Advanced Technology Group, as a Professional Staffer at the US Senate, and at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for a cross-discipline intelligence effort.
Previous assignments at NSA include serving as a computer scientist, cryptanalyst, computer & network security evaluator, and a variety of policy, program management, and resource jobs.
Mr. Quade is married with three children.