Sunday, 12 July 2015

Global Intelligence Leaders to Convene in Ireland

Tomorrow a global meeting on security convene in Ireland.

Intelligence officers, former U.S. Secret Service agents, cybercrime fighters and members of international police forces will convene in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, for the biennial Global Intelligence Forum taking place from 13th to 15th July 2015.

Hosted by the Ridge School of Intelligence Studies and Information Science at Mercyhurst University, this major international conference will include leadership panels and discussion on the most recent innovations in business intelligence, best practices for security analysis, global cybersecurity threats, the impact of social media in security and intelligence management, and the application of intelligence principles to higher education challenges. Considered by many as the “Davos of Intelligence,” the event will run over 3 days, attracting attendees from the business community, academia, security specialists, technology companies and global corporations as well as government representatives and those involved in the area of business intelligence.

Some of the Guest Speakers include:

§ Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan, Commissioner of the Garda.

§ Lewis C. Merletti, Former Director, U.S. Secret Service

§ The Honorable Howard Schmidt, Partner at Ridge - Schmidt Cyber & Former White House Head of CyberSecurity & CyberThreats

§ James Breckenridge, Ph.D., Dean, The Tom Ridge School of Intelligence Studies and Information Science, Mercyhurst University

§ Frank Daly, Chairman of the Board of NAMA

§ Robert Hayes, Sr. Director, Global Cybersecurity Group, Microsoft

§ Jaroslav Jakubcek, Strategic Analyst for the European Cybercrime Centre at Europol