SPEAKER

Dennis Molloy

Mr. Dennis Molloy
Deputy Branch Chief, Data & Analysis
Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Molloy serves as the Deputy Branch Chief of the Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP), Data & Analysis Branch (DAB), within the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of DHS. OBP provides leadership and coordination within DHS on explosive threat and countermeasures, while working with federal, state, and local government partners to enhance and integrate national capabilities to combat explosive attacks.  

Mr. Molloy exercises leadership, management, and oversight of OBP efforts to collect, fuse, analyze, produce, and disseminate improvised explosive device (IED)-related information to address the requirements of federal, state, local, and private sector partners to maintain awareness of current IED tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Prior to taking over as the CISB Chief, Mr. Molloy served as the TRIPwire Program Manager within the OBP C-IED Information Sharing Section. As the TRIPwire PM, he managed and ensured the development of new IED-related analytical products including daily, weekly, monthly, and annual threat assessments and reports to improve the C-IED informational needs of OBP customers.

Mr. Molloy also conducted extensive briefings and outreach around the country with law enforcement, protective security professionals, and the first responder community on counter-IED tactics and provided detailed reports on material related to terrorism, law enforcement, and improvised explosive devices. 

Prior to joining DHS in 2010, Mr. Molloy worked with various components of the federal government as a government contractor. He was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 2007 where he gained experience on the Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) Team and participated in simulated pre-deployment exercises focused on counter-IED tactics and urban warfare training.

Mr. Molloy earned a B.A. in History from Mount Saint Mary’s University in 2002 and an M.A. in Intelligence Studies from the American Military University in 2016.