Management Team

Darnell Washington



Mr. Darnell Washington is an industry-recognized thought leader, educator, public speaker, and entrepreneur specializing in the development, design, and implementation of commercial and industrial technologies in cybersecurity, systems automation, and critical manufacturing. He has developed leading edge technology for international defense, government, aerospace, commercial and public/private sectors.

He has been involved in numerous high-level incidents and regularly advises the security community at large on supply chain security, insider threat management, emerging technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, and blockchain ledger security platforms.

From a broad base of industry peer reviews, Mr. Washington is revered as one of the top cryptography analysts in the US working with fortune 500 companies and private institutions. His credentials and bona fides have been verified through his work with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, DHS Office of Interoperability and Compatibility to the National Security Agency and the US Department of Homeland Security Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

He has worked with Law Enforcement agencies and trained agents from police investigative agencies in Computer Emergency Response Teams (US-CERT) and conducted electronic search and seizure of financial fraud, ransomware, child exploitation, and deep and dark web cyber network defense.

He holds the US Patent for his invention – First of its kind encrypted secure communications video product used by Law Enforcement known as Credentialed High Assurance Video Encryption, (CHAVE)

At the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, He is one of three of the founding members of the Maritime and Port Security Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (MPS-ISAO) and serves on the (MPS-ISAO) board. He is also a founding member of the Music and Entertainment industry’s Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (M&E-ISAO). He is responsible for the mitigation of data breaches and cybersecurity incidents related to digital rights management, intellectual property, and unauthorized disclosure of classified and proprietary information.