Principal Behavioral Psychologist, Human Behavior and Cybersecurity Capability Steward
The MITRE Corporation
Dr. Deanna D. Caputo received her Ph.D. in Social and Personality Psychology from Cornell University, with specialization in Judgment and Decision-making and Psychology and Law, and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University.
She is a Principal Behavioral Psychologist in the Washington D.C area for the MITRE Corporation for 10 years supporting the United States government, law enforcement and intelligence communities, and previously worked for the US Department of Defense as a senior human factors intelligence analyst. Dr. Caputo has over 20 years of experience in designing, conducting, and analyzing experimental research with human participants, using both quantitative and qualitative analyses.
For the last 10 years, Dr. Caputo has led a MITRE capability area and team focused on operational research and consultation on human behavior and cybersecurity, particularly insider threat, usable security, cyber exercises, and cybersecurity teams.
Dr. Caputo has multiple psychological articles published in peer-reviewed journals, authored a book chapter, and highlighted publications include "Barriers to Usable Security? Three Organizational Case Studies," IEEE Security and Privacy, 2016; "Going Spear Phishing: Exploring Embedded Training and Awareness," IEEE Security and Privacy, 2014; "Leveraging Behavioral Science to Mitigate Cyber Security Risk," Computers and Security, 2012; and "Detecting the Theft of Trade Secrets by Insiders: A Summary of MITRE Insider Threat Research," IEEE Security & Privacy, 2009.
Special Agent in Charge
FBI, Richmond Field Office
Adam S. Lee presently serves as Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Richmond Division in Richmond, Virginia. As the Division's top executive, he oversees all FBI national security operations and criminal investigations, intelligence collection, and administrative resource management within 82 of Virginia's 95 counties. Mr. Lee has proudly served 17 of his over 21 years of FBI service in the field, keeping Americans safe from terrorism, hostile foreign intelligence operations, cyber attacks, and the most serious crimes. He is an expert in managing strategy, business process, and organizational risk. In 2017, the FBI Director selected Mr. Lee to lead a comprehensive organizational study of FBI headquarters and its operating model. The study, supported by the FBI's Resource Planning Office and McKinsey and Company, made significant recommendations for business process and structural changes to the headquarters of the global, $9 billion organization.
Prior to his January 9, 2014, appointment, Mr. Lee was Chief of the FBI's Public Corruption and Civil Rights Section. In this capacity, he served as the managing executive over the FBI's two highest priority criminal investigative national programs, which include investigations of elected and appointed officials across the spectrum of government and investigations of offenses which infringe on protected liberty held by all Americans. In addition, Mr. Lee oversaw the FBI's global Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and antitrust investigative programs.
From 2009 through 2012, Mr. Lee served as Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Field Office's HUMINT Program within its Intelligence Division in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, he presided over the most robust human intelligence field component within the FBI's Directorate of Intelligence. Mr. Lee led many operations affecting the nation's security and developed new advancements for the FBI's mission in support of the U.S. Intelligence Community. In 2007, Mr. Lee led the Washington Field Office's financial crimes squad and initiated its mortgage fraud task force. He also served as Program Coordinator for the office's White Collar Crime Program. Mr. Lee began his management career in 2005 when he joined the FBI's Cyber Division's Executive Staff, working for the Assistant Director - the nation's top law enforcement official for cyber threat investigations.
From entering on duty in 1996 until 2005, Mr. Lee led numerous successful public corruption, high-yield investment fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering investigations in the FBI's San Diego Division. He also participated in the investigation of 9/11 hijackers Nawaf al Hazmi and Khalid al Mihdhar, two of the five hijackers of American Airlines Flight 77, which was used to attack the Pentagon. In addition to the many investigations Mr. Lee led, he also served as a sniper on the Division's SWAT team.
Mr. Lee is an attorney, licensed in the State of California. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University and attended John F. Kennedy University Law School. Prior to his FBI career, he served as a California Senate Fellow. Working for then-Senator Bill Leonard, Mr. Lee managed a portfolio of bills in the areas of criminal procedure, veterans affairs, and international trade and finance. He successfully managed a $400 million school facilities bond introduced by Senator Leonard and signed by then-Governor Pete Wilson in 1996. Mr. Lee is married to Melinda, and they have a son and twin daughters.