Dr. Itamara Lochard is the Director of the Monterey Institute Cyber Security Initiative, a certified mediator and Senior Researcher at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She was the founding commander of the the first U.S. civilian cyber Defense Force unit at the rank of Colonel. She is also a subject matter expert for various NATO Centers of Excellence on cyber, counter-terrorism, HUMINT, strategic communication, crisis management, deterrence and non-state armed groups.
- crisis management
- cyber issues / ICT - information, communication, technology
- globaiization / digital-information age dynamics
- irregular conflcits and wars
- non-state actors / groups: criminal organizations, cyber actors, gangs, insurgents, international organizations, militias, multinational corporations, NGOs, terrorists, etc.
- strategic communications
Please see Dr. Lochard's full bio here for addiitonal information on publications, presenations, classes offered at MIIS, fellowships and grants.
Dr. Lochard offers a "Non-State Actors in a Digitial Age" class cross-listed as IPMG 9508 A and NPTG 8508 A.
For more information about the Monterey Institute Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec), please click here.