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Dr. Michaela Iorga (Fed)

Supervisory Computer Engineer, Secure Systems and Applications Group

Dr. Michaela Iorga is a supervisory computer scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST/ITL). She serves as the Strategic Outreach Director for the Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL) program, and as the senior security technical lead for cloud computing, chairing the NIST Cloud Security and Forensics Working Groups.

Dr. Iorga, a subject matter expert in cybersecurity, risk assessment, and information assurance, collaborates with industry, academia, and other government stakeholders on developing and disseminating high-level, vendor-neutral cybersecurity and forensics guidelines that meet national priorities and promote American innovation and industrial competitiveness. Dr. Iorga received her Ph.D. from the Duke University/ Pratt School of Engineering, in North Carolina, USA.


NIST Cloud Computing Forensic Science Challenges

Martin Herman, Michaela Iorga, Ahsen Michael Salim, Robert H. Jackson, Mark R. Hurst, Ross Leo, Richard Lee, Nancy Landreville, Anand K. Mishra, Yien Wang, Rodrigo Sardinas
This document summarizes research performed by the members of the NIST Cloud Computing Forensic Science Working Group and aggregates, categorizes, and discusses

General Access Control Guidance for Cloud Systems

Chung Tong Hu, Michaela Iorga, Wei Bao, Ang Li, Qinghua Li, Antonios Gouglidis
This document presents cloud access control characteristics and a set of general access control guidance for cloud service models: IaaS (Infrastructure as a

Fog Computing Conceptual Model

Michaela Iorga, Larry Feldman, Robert Barton, Michael J. Martin, Nedim S. Goren, Charif Mahmoudi
Managing the data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and actuators is one of the biggest challenges faced when deploying an IoT system. Traditional

Alexa, Can I Trust You?

Judy Chung, Michaela Iorga, Jeff Voas, Sangjin Lee
Security diagnostics expose vulnerabilities and privacy threats that exist in commercial Intelligent Virtual Assistants (IVA)-- diagnostics offer the
Created August 15, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022