Elements Group attended a presentation by a former FBI executive director John Slattery. He spoke about his experience across more than three decades with the FBI involving counter-intelligence work and the rise of cybersecurity.
The first part of the program covered his career with the agency that spanned from agent training, to field agent, to undercover agent, then the move into management and lastly really unique roles working in CIA HQ around joint FBI/CIA efforts. His career included many external cases on counter-intelligence, as well as, some internal crisis within government agencies.
The second part of the session talked about real-world public examples in the private sector. This part of the talk demonstrated how companies were at huge risks in terms of their security protocols and technology vulnerabilities. Mr. Slattery talked about his current role consulting with both corporate and government parties around cybersecurity and internal security processes.
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