Please join the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Digital Forensic Research Lab, for a panel discussion focusing on transitioning veterans who are looking to pursue careers in cyber and cyber policy on Friday, November 3rd, from 11:00am – 12:30 pm ET. The session will include a group of veteran speakers from a variety of different services and backgrounds who can talk through their own transition, highlight useful programs and opportunities, best practices, potential challenges, and answer questions from the group questions.
Before the panel, Craig Newmark, Founder, Craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies and Creator of the Cyber Civil Defense Initiative, Trey Herr, Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council and Lindsay Knight, Executive Vice President of Social Impact at Blue Star Families, will discuss the importance of integrating veterans into the technical and policy areas of the cybersecurity workforce and broader initiatives focused on transitioning veterans.
The panel discussion will feature John Costello, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Wadhwani Center for AI and Advanced Technologies, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Josie Long, Senior Principal Consultant, AcuTech Consulting Group; Andrew Eich, TechCongress Fellow, House Select Committee on Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party; and Brandon Pugh, Policy Director for Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats, R-Street Institute. The panel will be jointly moderated by Will Loomis, Associate Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council and Margaret Smith, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council.
Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, Wadhwani Center for AI & Advanced Technologies; Center for Strategic and International Studies
TechCongress Fellow, House Select Committee on Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party
Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Blue Star Families
Senior Principal Consultant, AcuTech Consulting Group
Founder, Craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies;
Creator, Cyber Civil Defense Initiative
Policy Director and Resident Senior Fellow, Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats, R-Street Institute
The Cyber Statecraft Initiative works at the nexus of geopolitics and cybersecurity to craft strategies to help shape the conduct of statecraft and to better inform and secure users of technology.
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