Edwin E. Urie, M.S.  Executive, National Security Agency

Edwin E. Urie, M.S.

Executive, National Security Agency

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Advertising
  • American Association of Airport Executives

Edwin Urie, a veteran of the CIA, NSA, and US Army with over 45 years of experience in the field, teaches courses in terrorist organizations and intelligence policy. A former government executive with extensive experience in Intelligence Community management, Mr. Urie has served in over 33 countries supporting a variety of US government agencies. He most recently served on a contract basis as a subject matter expert, security specialist, and Senior Technical Advisor on security, access control, and related issues to support Government and other entities. Previously he worked extensively in establishing technology development partnerships between the Defense and Intelligence Communities, providing information technology, fiscal management, human resource management, security, education and training, multimedia services, and logistics/facilities support. He has also been involved in developing new information management systems used to protect sensitive material as well as developing risk analysis methodologies and security countermeasures where applicable. Mr. Urie served in the US Army and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He also served as an Adjunct Faculty Member of the US Army Command & General Staff College and as an instructor and as Director of Officer Courses for the 2071st US Army Reserve Forces School. Currently, he serves as a volunteer Docent at a historical museum home built in 1769 in Georgetown, SC.

Professional Experience

  • Johns Hopkins University, Adjunct Professor; Baltimore, MD   2001- 2011
  • Abraxas Corporation, Senior Technical Advisor; McLean, VA               2007-2010
  • Ross Technologies Group, Inc., (Short-Term Contract) Senior Technical Consultant  2006 – 2006
  • Northrop Grumman, Information Technology, Technical Services, DPC Senior PM 2003-2005
  • Northrop Grumman, Information Technology, Senior Principal Member, Technical Staff 2001 – 2003
  • US Government, Ft Meade, MD; Washington, DC; Langley, VA; Arlington, VA; 1965-2001
  • Chief, Corporate Services Group (CSG), Information Operations Technology Center (IOTC)
  • Chief, Information & Methodology Division, Center for Security Evaluation, CIA
  • Acting Chief, Plans, Policy and External Corporate Relations and Chief, Special Access Office, NSA
  • Executive Officer/Chief of Staff, Technology Management Office, CIA
  • Chief, Standards Development, Security Evaluation Office, CIA
  • Other Assignments in the National Security Agency: Assistant Inspector General, conducting IG investigations and inspections around the world; Chief, Policy Division, Logistics Organization; Foreign Affairs Advisor to a US Senator, LEGIS Fellowship Program; and a variety of assignments in management, security and human resources.

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Master of Science in Administration, George Washington University, Washington, D.C
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Advertising, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • American Association of Airport Executives, Airport Certified Employee (ACE) – Security

Scholarly Activity

  • Various items in classified publications, several columns in Myrtle Beach Sun News newspaper, several items in H-PU’s JSS.