Tuesday February 21, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EST
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The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480

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Celeste Simon
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach
(561) 374-2858

U.S. and Global Cybesecurity

Join Us on  Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM at The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room with Frank Cilluffo

Frank Cilluffo will discuss the status of Cybersecurity  here in America and Globally

Speaker Profile:

Frank J. Cilluffo is an Associate Vice President at The George Washington University  and is director of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, is co-director of GW’s Cyber Center for National and Economic Security and along with the School of Business, launched the university’s World Executive MBA in Cybersecurity program.Cilluffo is routinely called upon to advise senior officials in the Executive Branch, US Armed Services, and State and Local governments on an array of national and homeland security strategy and policy matters. He  has testified before Congress over 25 times at high profile hearings on counterterrorism, cyber threats, security and deterrence, weapons proliferation, organized crime, intelligence and threat assessment He also works with US allies and organizations such as NATO and Europol, including the UN Security Council.

Cilluffo has published extensively in  magazines and newspapers worldwide, including: ABC News, Foreign Policy, The Journal of International Security Affairs, The National Interest, Parameters, Politico, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, USA Today, US News & World Report, The Washington Quarterly and the Washington Post. Cilluffo has served as a member of the Secure Borders and Open Doors Advisory Committee, Defense Science Board committees and summer studies, and along with Norm Augustine, chaired the first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Advisory Council. His current leadership positions include serving on the National Council of Advisors for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and as chairman of the National Consortium for Advanced Policing.

Prior to joining GW in 2003, Cilluffo served as Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security. Immediately following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Cilluffo was appointed by President George W. Bush to the newly created Office of Homeland Security. During his tenure at The White House, he  directed the President’s Homeland Security Advisory Council. Before his White House appointment, Cilluffo spent eight years in senior policy positions with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), a Washington-based think tank. At CSIS, he chaired or directed numerous committees and task forces on homeland defense, counterterrorism, transnational organized crime.


Registration and Reception: 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The speaker program: 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Members are free.  
Guests $35.00 Paid 24 Hours in Advance or $40.00  at the Door.

Celeste Simon
President, World Affairs Council of Palm Beach