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Cyber Intelligence Event at Santa Clara University School of Engineering

Thu, May 3, 2018, 8:00am - 1:00pm

You are cordially invited to a seminar on the topic of

Cyber Intelligence
Joseph Billingsley, Paul de Souza,
Dean Lane, and 
Ethan Burger, and John Lovewell

Thursday, May 3
8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Santa Clara University School of Engineering
Williman Room, on the ground floor of the Benson Memorial Center
455 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053



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About the seminar:

The Institute of World Politics, in coordination with Santa Clara University School of Engineering, is now accepting RSVPs for a half day Cyber Intelligence Seminar and lunch. The Cyber Intelligence Program is designed to help professionals understand the difference between Cyber Intelligence and Cyber Security. Attendees will see how to Develop a Cyber Intelligence Strategy, understand how Cybersecurity fits into Business and Organizational Processes, and learn about Cyber Insurance. The information presented will complement your general understanding of the Cyber threat.

The means used to accomplish the above objective is lecture/discussion followed by a networking lunch, Lecture/discussion modules are conducted by faculty from The Institute of World Politics and by the Senior Vice President of the Cyber Intelligence Initiative, Dean Lane.

Key Takeaways and Benefits

  • Gain information on Cyber Intelligence

  • Develop the ability to think tactically (cyber security) as well as strategically (cyber intelligence).

  • Become a more valued member of your organization’s team

  • Develop higher awareness of cyber news and what it means

  • Network with and learn from Cyber professors

  • Acquire advanced knowledge on ways to lead effective Cyber Intelligence and security.


Free, but attendance will be limited..

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for those who are interested in the Cyber situation around the globe and in their own organization.


  • 8:00-8:45 AM Coffee and light breakfast
  • 8:45-8:50 AM Welcome and Introduction
  • 8:55-9:40 AM Cyber Intelligence: A Different Lens, with Dean Lane
  • 9:40-10:25 AM Trump and Cyber Conflict: An Evidence-Based Discussion, with Joe Billingsley
  • 10:25-10:30 AM Break
  • 10:30-11:15 AM Importance of Collecting Intelligence in Cyberspace Ops, with Paul de Souza
  • 11:20 AM-12:10 PM Cyber Insurance, with Ethan Burger
  • 12:10 PM Luncheon Discussion on Cyber Intelligence as an Instrument of Statecraft and Grand Strategy, with John Lovewell, Vice Chairman of IWP



About the speakers:

Joseph Billingsley: Joe Billingsley is the founder of the Military Cyber Professionals Association, Adjunct Faculty at the George Washington University, Advisor of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, Fellow at the Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation, Special Advisor of the peer-reviewed journal “Military Cyber Affairs,” and collaborates with organizations including the Atlantic Council and Smithsonian Institution. He is an instructor for The Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) at the Institute of World Politics. This May he will be teaching a course on Cyber Strategy Development.

He is an Iraq War veteran and former US Army Strategist and Cyber Operations Officer, having graduated programs at the Army War College, Naval War College, Military Intelligence School, and Army School of Information Technology. He holds a BA in History from the University of Connecticut, a MS in Cyber Systems and Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School, and is pursuing a PhD in Information Sciences.

Paul de Souza: Founder and President of the nonprofit organization CSFI (Cyber Security Forum Initiative) and its divisions CSFI-CWD (Cyber Warfare Division) and CSFI-LPD (Law and Policy Division). Paul is the co-author of the book Strategic Intelligence Management (National Cyber Defense Strategy), he serves as an advisor for the MCPA (Military Cyber Professionals Association), and he is a recipient of the Order of Thor Medal. Paul serves as a CENTRIC (Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, and Intelligence & Organized Crime Research) Visiting Researcher at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, Guest Lecturer at The Swedish Defence University (SEDU) Försvarshögskolanand, and served as a Visiting Research Fellow at the National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel (INSS) – Cyber Security and Military & Strategic affairs Programs. He served as a Federal Director of Training and Education for Norman Data Defense Systems, and he is also a faculty member at George Washington University, Washington D.C.

Dean Lane: Dean Lane serves as the Senior Vice President of the Institute of World Politics (IWP) Cyber Intelligence Initiative. Prior to joining IWP Dean was located here, in the Silicon Valley, for 20+ years. Dean served as the CIO for such companies as Allied-Signal, Plantronics, and Morton-Thiokol. He was also a cyber consultant for Ernst & Young Gartner, AT&T, and had his own consultancy here in the Silicon Valley. Dean also had profit and loss responsibility while at Allied-Signal for the F-18 aircraft and the Apache Helicopter. Once at corporate, Dean was responsible for 26 major divisions and 104 facilities. Dean received his BA from UCLA and later obtained an MBA. Dean has written three technology books, consulted with Israel’s Prime Minister, Ehud Barach. Dean is also a highly decorated Naval Officer, and served as the Seal Team Officer for the Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet.

Ethan Burger: Ethan S. Burger, Esq., is a Washington-based international legal consultant, attorney, and academic. His areas of specialty include: Transnational Financial Crime and Corruption, Cybersecurity Law, Corporate Governance, Russian Country Conditions, and Legal Ethics / Professional Responsibility / Legal Malpractice. He has worked on programs funded by the Australian Federal Police and the U.S. Department of Justice.

He has considerable experience dealing with governmental officials, and conducting internal investigations. In the past, he has uncovered critical evidence and developed innovative solutions that have saved corporate clients tens of millions of dollars. He monitors cybersecurity and matters related to corruption, particularly as related to Russia. He identifies potential problems with regulatory compliance issues, both on a broad-scale as well as for specific clients.

He is on the Fulbright Foundation’s Senior Specialist Program Roster, and is eligible to work on qualified academic projects.

John Lovewell: The Institute of World Politics is incredibly fortunate to have a friend, benefactor, and Vice Chairman of its board in Mr. John Lovewell, of Palo Alto, California.  Mr. Lovewell graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  He obtained an MBA at San Francisco State University at night while beginning his business career, primarily in commercial and mortgage banking. In 1982, he began a new career in Silicon Valley as a commercial property developer.  His projects have included facilities for tenants such as Xerox, Lockheed, Hewlett Packard, a wide variety of high tech emerging companies, and a large campus for Netscape (now AOL).  Today The Lovewell Company is affiliated with the Keenan Group, a California diversified developer of office, retail, hotel, and residential land projects. Mr. Lovewell also currently serves on the advisory board of Job Train, and Christian International Scholarship Foundation.