The Cyber Intelligence Discussion Series

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This series is co-hosted by The Institute of World Politics and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). 

Series Overview

The Cyber Intelligence Discussion Series, co-hosted by The Institute of World Politics (IWP) and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), will examine the emergent discipline of cyber intelligence as an integral component of organizational cybersecurity and how the public, private and academic sectors are fostering the development of this nascent field. The discussions, to be held each Thursday in October in recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), will include remarks by leading professionals from government, the private sector and academia. IWP and INSA encourage attendees to continue the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #cyberintel.

Events in this Series

A Strategic View of Cyber Intelligence
Thursday, October 1

with
Dr. John Lenczowski - President and Founder, IWP
Professor John Tsagronis - Co-Founder of the IWP Cyber Statecraft Program; Professor of National Security, IWP
John Felker - Co-Chair, INSA Cyber Intelligence Task Force; Director of Operations, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC)
Daryl Haegley - Program Manager, Control Systems Cybersecurity, DOD

and moderator
Ms. Michelle Watson - Co-Founder of the IWP Cyber Statecraft Program; IWP Vice President of Corporate Relations.

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Cyber Intelligence: Operationalizing Best Practices
Thursday, October 8
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

with
Geoff Hancock - Co-Chair, INSA Cyber Intelligence Task Force; CEO, Advanced Cybersecurity Group
Dr. Bill Nolte - Research Professor, University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center
John Suver - Financial Services ISAC Director, Government and Cross-Sector Programs

and moderator
Professor John Tsagronis - IWP Professor of National Security and Co-Founder of the IWP Cyber Statecraft Program

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Insider Threats in the 21st Century
Thursday, October 15
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

with
Douglas D. Thomas - Corporation Director of Counterintelligence Operations and Investigations, Lockheed Martin
Professor John Sano - Professor for Strategic Intelligence, Covert Action and National Security, IWP
Dr. Merrick S. Watchorn - Cloud Security Solutions Architect, Cyber Directorate, SAIC
Leonard S. Freiberg - FBI Supervisory Special Agent, National Insider Threat Task Force

and moderator
Ms. Michelle Watson - Co-Founder of the IWP Cyber Statecraft Program; IWP Vice President of Corporate Relations

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Cyber Intelligence and Security after the OPM Breach
Thursday, October 22
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

with
Charles Allen - Chair, INSA Security Policy Reform Council; Principal, The Chertoff Group (invited)
Michelle Van Cleave - Former U.S. National Counterintelligence Executive
Steve Weis - Vice President, ZeroFOX Social Media Cyber Security 

and moderator
Michelle Watson - Vice President for Corporate Relations, IWP

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Training and Education for the Cyber Intelligence Workforce
Thursday, October 29
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

with
Dr. Ron Sanders - Vice President and Fellow, Booz Allen Hamilton
Col. Robert Morris - Principal, Cyber Operations, SAIC
Mr. Ron Carback - Defense Intelligence Officer for Cyber, DIA
Michelle Watson - Vice President for Corporate Relations, IWP 

and moderator
Terry Roberts - Co-Chair, INSA Cyber Council; Founder and President, WhiteHawk, Inc.

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