MCySec Partners


A Memorandum of Understanding signed by Dr. Amy Sands, Provost of the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and Admiral (US-N, retired) Stavridis, Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, ensures cooperation between both schools in the field of Cyber Security.

The Military Cyber Professionals Association, a professional development organization for U.S. Military professionals in the Cyber Security realm, is a proud partner of the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative and we support their efforts with STEM outreach and professionalizing the field.

The Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Military Academy of General Mihailo Apostolski -Skopje of the Republic of Macedonia have signed a memorandum of understanding for the exchange of knowledge on Cyber Security issues aimed to help build the first regional Southeast European effort in this field.

MIIS Provost Dr. Amy Sands and Highlands Group President Richard O'Neill signed a Memorandum of Understanding that paves the way for future joint MIIS MCySec-Highlands Group sessions that will explore the impact of technology on security, peace and information engagement.  For over fifteen years the Highlands Group has engaged private sector and government leaders, including the Director of National Intelligence, DARPA, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Singaporean Minister of Defence, in creative conversations to frame policy and technology research areas.


The Monterey Cyber Security initiative has been made possible through a generous donation of seed funding by George Lee, a member of the MIIS Board of Governors.