You are cordially invited to a one-day seminar on the topic of

Threat Intelligence and Counterintelligence Cyber Technology

including presentations on
Threat Intelligence
with Paul Davis, former senior counterintelligence analyst for the U.S. government

Counterintelligence Cyber Technology
with Ray Koch, senior IT leader with 15 years of experience

Thursday, January 23, 2020
7:30 AM-5:30 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C.

Cost: $1,000 per person
20% discount when you register for all five seminars.


Threat Intelligence

This seminar introduces threat analysis and cyber threat analysis as a function of government and business threat intelligence. It is a primer on methods and means of cyber intrusion in an attempt to garner information and how to detect and mitigate the impact. It will provide an understanding of intelligence gathering and the intelligence cycle, and it will bridge the traditional intelligence tradecraft methods and how they are used in cyber threat intelligence.

Instructor: Paul Davis

Mr. Davis is the owner of JANUSThink, an IT innovation consulting firm, and he serves as the VP of Business Development. He has over 30 years of combined business and intelligence operations experience. His intelligence work began as a tactical military intelligence analyst concentrating on the Soviet Union, followed by North Korea and the Middle East. Mr. Davis was a senior counterintelligence analyst for the U.S. government and has been a consultant on numerous vertical areas and has then published a number of reports. Mr. Davis consults with several small businesses and writes a number of articles for foreign and domestic outlets on issues ranging from foreign policy to politics.

Counterintelligence Cyber Technology

This seminar initially introduces the main principles of cryptography to build a solid foundation.  The seminar will cover some of the major technical pillars that rest on this foundation, including financial technology, Big Data, Machine Learning. The seminar will later dive deeply into digital currencies and digital ledgers, computer viruses, Malware, and automation. The seminar will tie all this knowledge into a heuristic overview of the cyber intelligence industry, its major public and private players, and how they collaboratively work together to form defensive and, in some cases, offensive capabilities.

Instructor: Ray Koch

Ray Koch is an analytical, visionary, and articulate senior IT leader with 15 years of experience, including 7 years in management delivering cutting edge solutions. Ray produces high metric results using Agile methodologies and consistently meets project deadlines. He manages high-performing and resilient cloud applications by employing sound cloud architectural design patterns and implementing effective cybersecurity policies. Ray has been in commercial firms and large consulting organizations.

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