Cyberspace and Cyber Intelligence

This seminar will provide an overview of the cyberspace domain and will cover several aspects of cyber intelligence.


Cost: $1,000 per person (20% discount when you register for all five seminars)


What this includes: Continental breakfast, lunch, and a day of seminars with expert instructors


Topics that will be covered

Overview of the Cyberspace Domain: An introduction to the various elements of cyberspace and their potential role in intelligence.


Instructor: Joseph Billingsley


Joe Billingsley is an adjunct professor and advisor of the Cyber Intelligence Initiative at The Institute of World Politics, Director of Strategic Engagement at the College of Information and Cyberspace at National Defense University, founder of the Military Cyber Professionals Association, adjunct faculty at the George Washington University, Advisor of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, Fellow at the Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation, and Special Advisor of the peer-reviewed journal Military Cyber Affairs.


Cyber Intelligence: Life Cycle, Tradecraft, Operations, HUMINT

This session will cover the following topics: Cyber Intelligence Flow, Understanding the Threat – An Old Tradecraft, Human Intent, Intelligence Coming Together, From Raw Data to Actionable Intelligence, Information As a Target (Information Warfare Concept), Purpose Of Intelligence, and Intelligence Driving Operations.


Instructor: Paul de Souza


Mr. Paul de Souza is the founder of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI), he serves as an advisor for the MCPA (Military Cyber Professionals Association), and he is a recipient of the Order of Thor Medal. Paul serves as a CENTRIC (Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence & Organized Crime Research) Visiting Researcher at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, Guest Lecturer at The Swedish Defence University (SEDU) Försvarshögskolanand, on The Institute of World Politics Board of Advisors for the Cyber Intelligence Initiative (Ci2) in Washington, D.C.; as a Negev Hi-Tech Faculty Startup Accelerator Advisor for Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; served as a Visiting Research Fellow at the National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel (INSS) – Cyber Security and Military & Strategic affairs Programs, and completed the Executive Certificate Program in Counter-Terrorism Studies from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya in Israel.


He served as a Federal Director of Training and Education for Norman Data Defense Systems, and he is faculty at George Washington University.


Mr. de Souza has over 20 years of cybersecurity experience and has worked as the Chief Security Engineer for AT&T, where he designed and approved secure networks for MSS (Managed Security Services). Mr. de Souza also worked for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and US Robotics as a security engineer. He has consulted for several governments, military organizations, and private institutions across the globe.


Mr. de Souza has a Master's in National Security Studies (MA) with a concentration in Terrorism from American Military University, West Virginia VA.

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Justice, Dept of State, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), CIA, FEMA, Coast Guard, Federal Government, NSA

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Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 7:30am - 5:30pm ET

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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