Major Linus J. Barloon II

Former U.S. Air Force

Major Linus J. Barloon II is a Cyberspace Officer assigned to the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) as the Chief of Cyber Operations Division in the J3 Directorate, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. Captain Barloon has been active duty for the last 22 years, being trained as a FB-111A Avionics Technician and as a Ground Radio Maintenance technician. After 12 years being enlisted, Capt Barloon was selected for Officer Training School and earned his commission on 28 Jun 2002. Since his commissioning, he has served in many leadership roles, to include: Network Operations Security Center Crew Commander, Flight Commander of both the Air Force Network Red/Blue Team and his current position. As a Flight Commander for the Air Force Blue Team, he was responsible for building the ability to “hunt” for the cyber adversary on Air Force networks. In his current capacity, he is responsible for training, organizing and equipping joint forces to proactively protect, detect, react and recover from the cyber threat on networks directly associated with supporting the President, Vice President, First Lady and other Senior White House Staff. He is an experienced speaker in the cyber community having been requested to speak at national Security Agency’s Red Blue Symposium, the Defense Information System Agency’s Cyber Technical Exchange, AFCEA Luncheons and Breakout Panels and other venues. He is also the Vice Chair of the Advanced Threat Response Panel for the National Board of Information Security Examiners to influence the development of cyber curriculums at all levels of education at the National level.

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Major Linus J. Barloon II
Former U.S. Air Force