Community of Professionals Program

The Cyber Academy periodically conducts knowledge transfer activities through speaker series and webinars. The Academy organizes large speaker events featuring leaders in the field of cybersecurity who discuss contemporary issues and propose new avenues to address security challenges posed by technology. The Academy has recently welcomed distinguished speakers including:

  • Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander
  • Melissa Hathaway, former Director of the Joint Interagency Cyber Task Force at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Ambassador David Smith, Director of the Potomac Institute Cyber Center
  • Patrick Byrne, head of U.S. Europol’s delegation and cyber-crime specialist

The Academy has recently organized several webinars addressing topics such as:the security of big data; leaks and insider threats, information sharing and safeguarding, cyber threats to commercial aviation technology, geopolitics of cyber threats, etc. The main objective of these events is to engage, on a regular basis, the community of professionals working in the field of cybersecurity and to provide them with forums where they can learn and exchange knowledge. Currently, our outreach to the community of cybersecurity professionals is estimated to more than 15,000 individuals.