Mike Roskind, CISSP, is currently the Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Center for Communications (NCC), one of the three primary operational components within the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). Joining DHS in 2007 he assumed the duties of Deputy Director, Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) serving as the Acting Director of OEC and then served as Deputy Director, Outreach and Coordination, for the National Command and Coordination Capability (NCCC) within the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications; one of the two founding Senior DHS Employees from US-CERT and NCC Opening the NCCIC in 2009.
As NCC Deputy Director, he helped lead Emergency Support Function-2 (ESF-2- Communications) national mission response during Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac, Irene, and the American Samoa Tsunami; and supported the DHS response to the 2010 Haitian Earthquake. He was awarded the 2010 Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, International (APCO) President’s Award for leadership in his support of the Haitian Earthquake. In 2010 he served as the Operations Chief for the NCCIC during Cyberstorm III.
In 2013 Mr. Roskind, in support of emergency preparedness communications, led the coordination effort of the federal government’s response to an ongoing set of criminal extortion attacks against federal, state and local government call centers and critical public safety communications, known as Telephony Denial of Service (TDoS). Current responsibilities include the lead DHS action officer for the Federal-State-Local-Tribal-CI/KR Cyber-Communications Common Operating Picture, required under Executive Order 13618.
Mr. Roskind graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned into the US Navy in 1982. His active duty assignments as a Naval Flight Officer included flying S-3A Viking aircraft as an Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer as well as flying EA-6B Prowler aircraft as an Electronic Countermeasures Officer; Mr. Roskind flew numerous electronic warfare defense suppression combat missions during Operation Desert Storm.
A retired Washington State Police Officer, Mr. Roskind joined the Seattle Police Department in 1992 and worked patrol operations until he transitioned to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office in 1997, as a Deputy Sheriff. During this time, he led coordinated geospatial efforts which resulted in the Pipeline Mapping of liquid transmission pipelines in the Pipeline Safety Act of 2001; and statewide pre-incident school mapping in Washington State under House Bill 1838. In 2003, he left full-time law enforcement to work in private industry with Wireless Facilities Government Services, Inc., San Diego on geospatial command, control and communications initiatives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Education includes a Master’s degree in Strategic Planning from the University of Washington’s College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Elected to a four-year term as a City Councilman for the City of Woodinville Washington, Mr. Roskind resigned in September 2007, two years into the term to accept his DHS position.