American, born 1970
Mr Moss was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in 2016 and is a member of the Strategic Security Committee, and was a member of the Nominations Committee until April 2022.
He holds a BA in Criminal Justice from Gonzaga University.
Mr Moss is a computer and internet security expert and is the founder of Black Hat Briefings and DEF CON. Black Hat Briefings was created in 1997 and sold to CMP Media LLC in 2005. DEF CON was established in 1992 and is currently known as one of the world’s largest hacker conventions. He served as Chief Security Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (‘ICANN’) from 2011 to 2013. Prior to this, Mr Moss served as a director at Secure Computing Corporation from 1998 to 2000.
He currently serves as a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations (an independent, nonpartisan membership organisation, think tank, and publisher), is since 2013 a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, and is a member of the Georgetown University School of Law Cybersecurity Advisory Committee. In December 2021, Mr Moss was sworn in as a member of the US Department of Homeland Security (‘DHS’), Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (‘CISA’), Cybersecurity Advisory Committee, and serves as a chairman of their Technical Advisory Council. Mr Moss served as a sworn member of the US Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council (‘HSAC’) from 2009 to 2020, providing advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to homeland security. He also served as a commissioner on the Global Commission for the Stability of Cyberspace (‘GCSC’) from February 2017 to December 2021. In October 2022, Mr Moss became an inaugural member of the UK Government’s Cyber Advisory Board (‘GCAB’).