Speaker Series

The Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) and the MIIS student-run Cyber Security Student Working Group (CSWG) jointly host a regular speaker series. We invite academics and professionals whose expertise relates to a facet of how the digitized twenty-first century impacts international affairs to present on unique topics and current issues pertinent to their field. For additional information on a speaker or their organization, please click on the bolded items in the events list below.

Although this speaker series is intended primarily for Monterey Institute students, staff, faculty and affiliated organizations, it is open to the public unless noted otherwise. If you are interested in joining our events list or in speaking, kindly send an email with your contact information to cysec [at] miis [dot] edu

 

Upcoming

11 April 2014

Cyber Unit Representative, Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC)

Topic: Cyber Threats and Information Sharing as a Force Multiplier

Time/Location: 2:00 pm, 411 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940, Room MG102 (Auditorium)

TBD (Date Changed Due to Russia, Ukraine and Cyber Threats Forum)

Mr. Andrew Komarov, CEO of IntelCrawler Cyber Intelligence Firm

Topic: Combating Cybercrime with Cyber Intelligence

Time/Location: TBD

1 May 2014

Dr. Irving Lachow, Principal Cyber Security Engineer, The MITRE Corporation

Topic: Hackback? Claptrap! An Active Defense Continuum for the Private Sector

Time/Location:10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 499 Van Buren Street, Monterey, CA 93940, V499 (Video Conference Room)

INTERVIEW WITH DR. IRVING LACHOW CAN BE FOUND HERE

2 May 2014

Mr. Adam Meyers, Vice President of Intelligence, Crowdstike, Inc. 

Topic: Identifying the Actors Behind Malware and Cyber Attacks

Time/Location:TBD

INTERVIEW WITH MR. ADAM MEYERS CAN BE FOUND HERE

Past

4 April 2014

Mr. Michael Atkinson, System Engineer for RadWare and Private Penetration Tester

Topic: The Policy Gap Between Scientists, Engineers and Analysts in Cyber

Time/Location: 12:00 - 1:50 pm, 499 Van Buren Street, Monterey, CA 93940, Room V499 (Video Conference Room)

25 March 2014

Mr. Hanni Fakhoury, Staff Attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

Topic: The Law of Hacking: A Legal Perspective for the World of Cyber

INTERVIEW WITH MR. HANNI FAKHOURY CAN BE FOUND HERE

11 March 2014  

Mrs. Nico Sell, Founder and Owner of Wickr and Organizer for DEFCON 

Topic: Protecting Your Privacy: Nico Sell and Wickr's Mission of Personal Security

INTERVIEW WITH MRS. NICO SELL CAN BE FOUND HERE

5 – 9 March 2014

SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Convention (DFIRCON) Night Classes. All CSWG Members are eligible to attend with prior-approval from CSWG President.

Topic: Digital Forensics and Incident Response

6 March 2014

Mr. Shawn Kumagai, managing partner of Lingua Brava and preferred adviser at Gilfus Advisors Group

Topic: Language Applications in Cyber

14 February 2014

Dr. Linton Wells II, Director of the Center for Technology & National Security Policy (CTNSP) at the National Defense University and Sharing to Accelerate Research – Transformative Innovation for Development and Emergency Support (STAR-TIDES)

Topic: The Humanitarian Side of Cyber

VIDEO OF PRESENTATION CAN BE FOUND HERE

A PREVIOUS PRESENTATION BY DR. LINTON WELLS II CAN BE FOUND HERE

7 February 2014

Dr. Orion Lewis, Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College

Topic: The Converage of Conflict: The Role of Media in Insurgencies and Conflict Resolution

VIDEO OF PRESENTATION CAN BE FOUND HERE

3 February 2014  

Mr. Atif Mushtaq, Senior Scientist and Malware Researcher for FireEye; University Student Recruitment Fair for FireEye hosted by Ms. Fariha Naveed

Topic: FireEye's View of the World: Malware, Threats and Cyber Security

VIDEO OF PRESENTATION CAN BE FOUND HERE

28 January 2014

Mr. David Aucsmith, Senior Director of Microsoft's Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments

Topic: Government and the Private-Sector in Cyber

A PREVIOUS PRESENTATION BY MR. DAVID AUCSMITH CAN BE FOUND HERE

9 December 2013

Mr. Jaan Priisalu, Director General of the Estonian Information Systems Authority (RIA) and Head of the Estonia Cyber Defense League (Küber-Kaitseliit)

Topic: Cyber Security in Estonia

A PREVIOUS PRESENTATION BY MR. JAAN PRIISALU CAN BE FOUND HERE

15 November 2013

Special Agent John Chesson, National Security Cyber Squad at the FBI San Francisco Field Office

Topic: The FBI's Cybercrime Mission

8 November 2013

Dr. Dorothy Denning, Defense Analysis Distinguished Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School

Topic: Active Cyber Defense

A PREVIOUS PRESENTATION BY DR. DOROTHY DENNING CAN BE FOUND HERE

7 November 2013 

Mr. Mikhail Yakushev, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Center for Political Studies (PIR Center) in Moscow (co-hosted with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies)

24 October 2013 

Mr. Jonathan Rieber, Chief Strategy Officer in the Office of Cyber Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense