Mark G. Reith, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering

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Education

Ph.D. (Computer Science), 2009, University of Texas at San Antonio. 

M.S. (Computer Science), 2003, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH.

B.S. (Computer Science), 1999, University of Portland, OR.

Awards

Meritorious Service Medal (Third Oak Leaf Cluster) – June 2011, June 2013, June 2015, July 2016

Joint Service Commendation Medal – May 2011

Air Force Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster) – July 2001, August 2005

Army Commendation Medal - May 2018

Air Force Achievement Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster) – June 2000, November 2000

National Defense Service Medal – September 2001

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal – June 2000

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with one bronze star – May 2011

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal – September 2001

NATO ISAF Medal – May 2011

Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals

Flack, N., Lin, A., Peterson, G., and Reith, M. "Battlespace Next(TM): Developing a Serious Game to Explore Multi-Domain Operations", International Journal of Serious Games, 7(2), 49 - 70.  1 June 2020.

Reith, M. "Brandishing Our Air, Space & Cyber Swords: Recommendations for Deterrence & Beyond", Air & Space Power Journal. Winter 2017.

Reith, M. "Forging Tomorrow’s Air, Space and Cyber War Fighters: Recommendations for Integration and Development", Air & Space Power Journal, pages 106-117, Winter 2016.

Niu, J., Reith, M. and Winsborough, W.H. "Formal Verification of Security Properties in Trust Management Policy”, Journal of Computer Security, Vol 22, Issue 1, pages 69-153, 2014.

Reith, M., Carr, C. and Gunsch, G.  “An Examination of Digital Forensic Models”, International Journal of Digital Evidence, 2002.

Papers in Conference Proceedings (accepted based on peer review of full paper)

Flack, N., Voltz, C., Dill, R., Lin, A. and Reith, M.  “Leveraging Serious Games in Air Force Multi-Domain Operations Education: A Pilot Study”, 15th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Norfolk, VA. 12-13 March 2020.

Park, Y., Reith, M. and Mullins, B.  “Operational Risk Assessment on Internet of Things:  Mitigating Inherent Vulnerabilities”, 18th European Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Coimbra, Portugal.  4-5 July 2019.

Newlin, M., Reith, M. and DeYoung, M.  “Synthetic Data Generation with Machine Learning for Network Intrusion Detection Systems”, 18th European Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Coimbra, Portugal.  4-5 July 2019.

Dukarm, C., Dill, M. and Reith, M.  “Improving Phishing Awareness in the United States Department of Defense”, 18th European Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Coimbra, Portugal.  4-5 July 2019.

Flack, N. and Reith.  “Self-Directed Learning Tools in USAF Multi-Domain Operations Education”, 18th European Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Coimbra, Portugal.  4-5 July 2019.

Tomcho, L., Reith, M., Long, D., Coggins, M. and Lin, A. “Applying Game Elements to Cyber eLearning”, 14th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 28 February – 1 March 2019.

Martin, S. and Reith, M.  “Rethinking USAF Cyber Education and Training”, 14th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 28 February – 1 March 2019.

Pendleton, A. and Reith, M. “Quantifying Cyber Vulnerability Risk in Acquisitions”, 14th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 28 February – 1 March 2019.

Dillon, P. and Reith M.  “Building Irrefutable Trust throughout Computer Networks using Blockchains”, 14th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 28 February – 1 March 2019.

Tomcho, L. and Reith, M. “Engaging Airmen with Cyber Education and Training: Designing a Platform Using Gamification”, 22nd Colloquium on Information Systems Security Education, Washington DC.  11-13 June 2018.

Martin, S. and Reith, M. “Cybersecurity is like Medicine, Users are Patients, Let’s Communicate That Way”, 22nd Colloquium on Information Systems Security Education, Washington DC.  11-13 June 2018.

Bradford L., Mullins, B., Dunlap, S. and Reith, M. “Developing Low-Cost and Effective ICS Cyber Training Environments”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC. 8-9 March 2018.

Bramlette, C. and Reith, M. “Framework for Assessing Cyber Risk/Effects in Context of Air Force Operations”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Guion, J. and Reith, M. “Building Mission-Centric Cyber Risk Assessments”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Kang, M., Hopkinson, K., Betances, A. and Reith, M. “Mitigation of Cyber Warfare in Space through Reed Solomon Codes”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Reith, M., Trias, E., Dacus, C., Martin, S. and Tomcho, L. “Rethinking USAF Cyber Education and Training”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Swihart, E. and Reith, M. “Redefining the Air-gap for our Weapon Systems”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Mayer, S., Reith, M. and Mullins, B. “Look Again, Neo: A Software-Defined Networking Moving Target Defense”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Roldan, H. and Reith, H. “A Strategic Framework for Cyber Attacks in the Military”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC.  8-9 March 2018.

Bruza, M. and Reith, M. “Teaming with Silicon Valley to Enable Multi-Domain Command and Control”, 13th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Washington DC. 8-9 March 2018.

Guion, J. and Reith, M. “Cyber Terrain Mission Mapping”, 2017 International Conference on Cyber Conflict U.S., Washington DC. 7-8 Nov 2017.

Bruza, M. and Reith, M. “Multi-Domain Command and Control: The Need for Capability Transparency”, 2017 International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Los Angeles CA. 6-8 Nov 2017.

Pentecost, S. and Reith, M. “An Advanced Maintenance Model for GPS Modernization”, 2017 Joint Navigation Conference, Dayton OH  6 June 2017.

Guion, J. and Reith, M. “Dynamic Cyber Mission Mapping”, 2017 Industrial & Systems Engineers Conference, Pittsburgh PA. 20-23 May 2017.

Kang, M. and Reith, M. “Profiling in the Air Force to Reduce Insider Threat”, 2017 Industrial & Systems Engineers Conference, Pittsburgh PA. 20-23 May 2017.

Mayer, S. and Reith, M. “Sins of the Father: Avoiding Design Mistakes via Abuse Cases”, 2017 Industrial & Systems Engineers Conference, Pittsburgh PA. 20-23 May 2017.

Reith, M., Pentecost, S., Celebucki, D. and Kaufman, R. “Operationalizing Cyber:  Recommendations for Future Research”, 12th International Conference on Cyber Warfare & Security, Dayton OH. 2-3 March 2017.

Reith, M. Security Policy Analysis in a Trust Management Environment. Doctoral Dissertation. June 2009.

Reith, M., Niu, J. and Winsborough, W.H. "Towards Practical Analysis for Trust Management Policy", Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGSAC Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), pp 310-321, March 2009.

Reith, M., Niu, J. and Winsborough, W.H. "Role-Based Trust Management Security Policy Analysis and Correction Environment (RT-SPACE)", Proceedings of the 30th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) Research Demonstration, pp 929-930, May 2008.

Reith, M., Niu, J. and Winsborough, W.H. "Engineering Trust Management into Software Models", Proceedings of ICSE Workshop on Modeling in Software Engineering (MISE07), May 2007.

Reith, M., Niu, J. and Winsborough, W.H. "Apply Model Checking to Security Analysis in Trust Management", Proceedings of the ICDE Workshop SECOBAP, April 2007.

Reith, M.  Searching System Call Information for Clues:  The Effects of Intrusions on Processes. Master’s Thesis, March 2003.

Presentations in Conference Proceedings (accepted based on peer review of extended abstract)

Mark Reith.  “Software Acquisition in the Age of Cyber Warfare”, 23nd Systems & Software Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.  16-19 May 2011.

Mark Reith.  “A Brief Study of Software Engineering Professional Continuing Education in DoD Acquisition”, 22nd Systems & Software Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.  26-29 April 2010.

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