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The Cyber Intelligence Discussion Series

IWP-INSAThis 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

Panel

  • 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

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

Panel

  • 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

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

Panel

  • 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

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

Panel

  • 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

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

Panel

  • 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

Moderator

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

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