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Joe Billingsley and Ethan Burger join the Cyber Intelligence Initiative at IWP

The Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) at The Institute of World Politics has welcomed two new cyber experts to its Board of Advisors: Joe Billingsley, founder of the Military Cyber Professionals Association, and Ethan Burger, attorney and educator.

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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 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 hold 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.

Ethan Burger

Ethan S. Burger is a Washington-D.C.-based international attorney and educator with a background in cybersecurity, transnational financial crime, and Russian legal matters. He has been a full-time faculty member at the American University (School of International Service — Transnational Crime Prevention Center) and the University of Wollongong (Australia) (Faculty of Law — Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention), and as well as an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington College of Law, and the University of Baltimore. Last year, he taught about cybersecurity as a Visiting Professor at Vilnius University on a grant from the Fulbright Foundation. Mr. Burger earned his J.D. at the Georgetown University Law Center, A.B. from Harvard University, and obtained a Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy from Georgetown University.

He recently spoke at IWP on the topic of “Cybersecurity: What should be the Role of Psychological Forensic & Predictive Tools in Combating the Insider Threat?

Ci2 is a professional education program at IWP with the purpose of helping practitioners and companies understand intelligence with respect to their own policies and security. It is headed by Captain Dean Lane, USN-Retired, IWP Senior Vice President for Cyber Intelligence. Learn more at: