Biography of Samara Moore, CISSP, PMP
Director Cyber Strategy and Engagement at Exelon
As an Exelon Director, Samara Moore coordinates across the enterprise to develop and implement cyber security strategy and manage cyber security risks to Exelon’s critical infrastructure functions. Her role bridges across multiple operating companies, business lines, IT/OT, and security. Previously at Exelon, Mrs. Moore led the Industrial Control Systems SCADA Cyber Security Program and was a key manager supporting the NERC CIP compliance program. Mrs. Moore joined Exelon after 10 years in the federal government, where as a member of the White House National Security Council Staff, she served as the Director for Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Protection coordinating across the government and private sector on efforts to strengthen cybersecurity for critical infrastructure, such as: developing the NIST Cyber Security Framework, threat information sharing, and executive engagement. At the Department of Energy (DOE), Samara Moore was responsible for leading cyber policy and oversight of internal programs, and leading programs to support security and resilience for the Energy sector. While at DOE, Mrs. Moore led the development of the Electricity Sector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model which is being used both domestically and internationally. Prior to her government service, she worked as an enterprise risk and security consultant. Mrs. Moore is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Accounting & Information Systems, and a graduate of George Washington University with a M.S. in Engineering Management.