What is the Cyber Initiatives Group (CIG)?
We are an exclusive, members-only community of cyber leaders working together to innovate and co-create solutions to emerging cyber-related national security challenges. Ground-breaking ideas start here and at our in-person events.
The Cyber Initiatives Group empowers reform and innovation by bringing today's leaders in cyber and national security, from government and industry, together in dialogue.
Our principals are esteemed in their fields of national security, cyber, technology, and more.
General Michael Hayden (Ret.)
Former Director, CIA and NSA
General Keith Alexander (Ret.)
Former Director, NSA
Adm. Mark Montgomery (Ret.)
Former Executive Director, U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission
The Honorable Susan Gordon
General David Petraeus (Ret.)
Former Director, CIA
VP of CODEX, Raytheon Intelligence and Space
CEO of Mandiant
Former Deputy Director, NSA
The Honorable Leslie Ireland
Board Member of Citi Group; Former A/S for Intelligence and Analysis of USDT
Executive Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator
Former Director, GCHQ
Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Dir. of Risk & Compliance, Google Cloud; Former A/S for Cybersecurity and Communications, DHS
Global Security Services Lead, Microsoft
Former General Counsel, NSA
Former Director of Information Assurance, NSA
Principals in our network, including leaders from backgrounds in government, private sector, cybersecurity, and more
Attendants registered for our virtual First Quarter Summit event in February 2022
Government entities participating in the First Quarter Summit
Speakers from government and the private sector participating in our First Quarter Summit
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