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OUR MISSION

What is the Cyber Initiatives Group (CIG)?

The Cyber Initiatives Group (CIG) is an exclusive group of cyber leaders who work together to innovate new ideas and stay on top of market trends. Moderated by Suzanne Kelly, the CIG hosts virtual briefings and summits designed to help group members innovate and co-create solutions to the emerging cyber-related national security challenges. 

PRINCIPALS COMMITTEE

Our principals are esteemed in their fields of national security, cyber, technology, and more.

General Michael Hayden (Ret.)​

Former Director, CIA and NSA

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General Keith Alexander (Ret.)

Former Director, NSA

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Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery (Ret.)

Former Executive Director, U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission

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The Honorable Susan Gordon

Former PDDNI

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General David Petraeus (Ret.)

Former Director, CIA

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Teresa Shea

Former Director Signals Intelligence, National Security Agency

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Kevin Mandia

CEO of Mandiant

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Rick Ledgett

Former Deputy Director, NSA

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 The Honorable Leslie Ireland

 Board Member of Citi Group; Former A/S for Intelligence and Analysis of USDT

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 Dmitri Alperovitch

 Executive Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

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Robert Hannigan

Former Director, GCHQ

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Jim Allen

Knowledge Partner

Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

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Jeanette Manfra

Dir. of Risk & Compliance, Google Cloud; Former A/S for Cybersecurity and Communications, DHS

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Kelly Bissell

Global Security Services Lead, Microsoft

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Glenn Gerstell

Former General Counsel, NSA

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Debora Plunkett

Former Director of Information Assurance, NSA

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Stuart Solomon

President, Recorded Future

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Paolo Del Cin

Lead, Accenture Security

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Christopher Krebs

Partner, Krebs-Stamos Group

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Matt Hayden

Former A/S for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy, DHS

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SUMMER SUMMIT
— AUGUST 17, 2022 —
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Principals in our network, including leaders from backgrounds in government, private sector, cybersecurity, and more

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Attendants registered for our summits this year

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Government entities participating in the First Quarter Summit

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Speakers from government and the private sector participating in our First Quarter Summit

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Tech and cyber companies and organizations participating in the First Quarter Summit

"The Cybersecurity Summit unquestionably ranks with the very best of the numerous cyber conferences in which I have participated. The level and range of expert dialogue are always unmatched, and the agenda unerringly focuses attention on the issues that are most critical to government and the private sector." 

—GENERAL DAVID PETRAEUS (Ret.)

Former Commander of the Surge in Iraq, US Central Command, and Coalition and US Forces in Afghanistan; Former Director of the CIA

VIRTUAL BRIEFINGS

Our virtual briefings take expert insights on cyber and channel them into practical information focused on the public and private sectors.
 

"We're actually entering the most dangerous part of cyber conflict that we've ever had."

Dmitri Alperovitch @DAlperovitch told @thecipherbrief #TCB CyberSummit

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