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“The Evolution and Future of Cybersecurity – Challenging Our Assumptions” with Samuel Sanders Visner

December 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free – $70

Join WorldDenver as we hear from Samuel Visner, Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (MITRE)

Event Details:

5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Member reception and light hors d’oeuvres

6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Presentation and audience Q&A

About the Speaker:

Samuel Sanders Visner is the Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (MITRE), sponsored by the National Institute of Science and Technology (appointed October, 2017). Sam also serves as member of the Cyber Council of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, and the Cyber Committee of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Sam is an adjunct professor of Science and Technology in International Affairs at Georgetown University, where he teaches a course on cybersecurity policy, operations, and technology. Sam is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Atlantic Council, and is a member of the Intelligence Community Studies Board, sponsored by the National Academy of Science and serving the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Sam is also a member of the Army Science Board. Sam served previously as Senior Vice President at ICF (General Manager, Cybersecurity and Resilience), Vice President at CSC (General Manager, CSC Global Cybersecurity), Senior Vice President at SAIC, and as Chief of Signals Intelligence Programs at the National Security Agency, from which he received the Agency’s highest award for civilian service. Sam also served as a member of the Board of Directors, CVG/Avtec (2008-2010). Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in Telecommunications from Washington University. Sam served twice on the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Task Force of the Defense Science Board, and has published articles on national and cybersecurity in World Politics Review, the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and the Defense Intelligence Journal. Sam is married to Antoinette (Toni) Burnham, Washington DC’s leading urban beekeeper.


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