Paul Philip is a U.S. Department of Defense researcher specializing in the security of emerging technologies such as RFID and the Internet of Things. He is the DoD Information Assurance Research organization IoT lead. He is also a graduate of the Senior Technical Development Program, one of the premier technical leadership development programs within the DoD, having focused on emerging technologies security. He successfully completed technical tours at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and various DoD groups. Mr. Philip possesses a BSEE from the University of Maryland and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University.