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Foreign embassy professional benefits from Cyber Intelligence Initiative program at IWP

IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) comprises a series of lectures and skill-building workshops that help individuals understand the relationship between cyberspace and intelligence, counterintelligence, and national security. An assistant defense and naval attaché at a foreign embassy, “Brian,”* is the first person to have completed the entire program. Brian came to the program with a…

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Dean Lane discusses “black swan” events at cyber conference

Above: Dean Lane begins speaking around 1:49:15. IWP Senior Vice President for Cyber Intelligence Capt. Dean Lane USN (Ret.) spoke at “HMG Live! Florida CIO Executive Leadership Summit” on December 1. When he was asked how to prepare for a “black swan” event, Capt. Lane noted that we cannot control the present, but we can…

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Four Kings Point Midshipmen receive the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2020 IWP Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to present the United States Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2020 IWP Award For Excellence in Cyber Statecraft to four outstanding Midshipmen who are graduating from Kings Point this year: Severin Blenkush, Tanner Carter, Alyssa Marie DeGuzman, and Mark Kittelson. These Midshipmen were selected for their outstanding contributions…

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Charles Chen joins Cyber Intelligence Initiative Advisory Board

IWP is pleased to welcome Charles Chen, Director of Artificial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of State, to the Advisory Board of the Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2). This summer, Mr. Chen taught a course for Ci2 on “Enterprise Threat Modeling,” and his next seminar, entitled “Cyber Intelligence Professional,” will take place on October 7. Mr.…

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Dean Lane to speak about the future of cybersecurity at ISSA

The National Capital Chapter of The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) has invited IWP’s Senior Vice President for Cyber Intelligence, Dean Lane, to be the guest speaker at their monthly meeting this May, where he will discuss “The Next Big Thing In Cyber Security.” Captain Lane intends to speak about issues regarding the latest technological…

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Dean Lane discusses cyber intelligence at CISO event

On Tuesday, December 10, IWP Senior Vice President for Cyber Intelligence Dean Lane gave remarks on “Bringing Intelligence to Cyber Security” at the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Summit in Washington, D.C. In his talk, Captain Lane reviewed the concept of cyber intelligence and a case study involving the CIA foiling an attempt of the…

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Darren Death discusses Zero Trust at ACT-IAC event

On October 22nd, 2019, Darren Death, an instructor for the IWP Cyber Intelligence Initiative, gave a talk at Themes Theater about Zero Trust at an event organized by the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC).  Mr. Death and his fellow panelists spoke about demystifying concepts around zero trust, the state of the industry around zero trust, and how zero trust…

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Cybersecurity: The Achilles Heel of Today’s Global Law Departments

This article was co-authored by Ethan Burger, an instructor with IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative, where he teaches a seminar on The International Legal Constraints on Cyber Operations.  The relationship with outside counsel and fear of shareholder lawsuits tend to dissuade corporations from pursuing viable cybersecurity-related malpractice claims against their law firms. However, as global enterprises…

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