Marc Schneider

Principal Cyber Security Engineer
Marc Schneider has over 20 years of experience in network engineering and cybersecurity in both the public and private sector. In 2001, as a consultant to the research arm of personal digital assistant (PDA) and cell phone manufacturer Palm Inc., Marc pioneered what would later grow to become the Internet of Things (IoT), prototyping a home automation system which could be controlled from a cell phone or PDA. While president of Schneider Associates, Inc. he provided strategic consultation to a wide range of customers including the Securities Industry Automation Corporation, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext, and the National Securities Clearing Corporation. Other work includes efficient implementation of cryptography algorithms on power constrained embedded devices, and research on secure telemedicine protocols. Marc is a co-inventor on several patents in the areas of automated analysis of network and application data, and network packet capture. Marc is currently a Principal Cybersecurity Engineer for The MITRE Corporation’s National Cybersecurity FFRDC (NCF). The NCF supports the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, where Marc operates an Internet of Things research laboratory, and is the principal investigator on a research project studying cybersecurity challenges emerging from complex IoT systems of systems. In addition to this role, he supports projects on Smart Homes, and the Internet of Medical Things. Marc holds a Bachelor of Science from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Science from Columbia University, both in Electrical Engineering


The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization, provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government in the United States. The company operates federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) for the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Its FFRDCs provide services in the areas of acquisition and systems analysis; airspace development, safety, and security; command and control; cybersecurity; emerging and disruptive technologies, such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, neurotechnology, computational imaging, and quantum computing; global networking; health transformation; homeland security; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and large-scale enterprise transformation. The company was founded in 1958 and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts with facilities and additional offices in Bedford, Massachusetts; McLean, Virginia; and internationally.