Randy Bishop has over 30 years of experience in cybersecurity and counterintelligence for the federal government, US military, the intelligence community, and industry. Randy is the General Manager for Critical Infrastructure at Guardtime, a cybersecurity software firm specializing in data and systems integrity. As such he leads the integration of keyless signature infrastructure and industrial scale blockchain, the first and only platform for ensuring the integrity of systems, networks and data at industrial scale security across the critical enterprise and key integrators.
When he was Director of Transformation and Experimentation, Directorate for Strategy and Transformation for the Department of Defense Counterintelligence Field Activity (CIFA), he led the transformation of the Department’s counterintelligence community to serve the needs of DoD through research, development, testing and evaluation, exercises, lessons learned, experimentation and studies. Mr. Bishop championed numerous strategic advanced concepts and emerged as an “evangelist” for future investment into advanced technology and futurist concepts for CI professionals fighting the war on terror and uncovering global intelligence operations. Prior to joining the DoD Counterintelligence Field Activity, Mr. Bishop spent nearly twenty years with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, leading myriad technical and cyber support operations. In 1990, he became a computer crime investigator, certified in forensic support and network intrusion investigations.