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U.S. Cyber Security Executive Strategy Assessment Presentation – IDGA

Brian Fricke, Senior Information Assurance Analyst with the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) presents at IDGA’s Cyber Warfare conference in DC. He covered the U.S. Cyber security Executive Strategy Assessment.

An overview of the strategies of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense and The White House in support of the White House Cyberspace Policy Review.

Mr. Brian Fricke is a Senior Information Assurance Analyst with the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI). He is a Subject Matter Expert working with the CSFI Information Assurance (IA) team supporting the Chief Information Assurance Officer (CIAO), assisting in the development of information assurance and security research, strategies, policies and guidelines. He holds a BS in Domestic Security Management from California National University and a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Cyber Security Enforcement from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Mr. Fricke holds CISSP, GSLC, Security +, and ITILv3+ certifications. He works professionally as an Information Assurance Manager within the Department of Defense.

Brian Fricke presenting at IDGA’a Cyber Warfare Summit

Download presentation here: CSFI-CNCI_presentation

The Cyber Warfare & Security Summit 2012 discussed the newest developments within the cyber warfare domain, new technologies on how to identify and counterattack hackers and how a perfect cyber warrior should look like. The event took a closer look on how to react faster and more efficient on cyber attacks and international alliance structures to establish cyber security. Prior to the main conference the event kicked off with a focus day discussing the human capital crisis the cyber security is currently facing and battling with 10.000 new cyber warriors.

IDGA delivers great conferences and it is highly recommended by CSFI!


Paul de Souza, CSFI Founder Director




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Career Thoughts

I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to manage and run one of the biggest and most active forums on the Internet dealing with cyber warfare and cyber security – CSFI (The Cyber Security Forum Initiative). With over 16 years of cyber security experience, I continue to actively raise Cyber Warfare/Cyber Security awareness worldwide. I have worked as a Chief Security Engineer for AT&T, where I designed and approved secure networks for MSS. I have also consulted for several governments, military and private institutions on best network security practices throughout my career.

CSFI and its divisions CSFI-CWD (Cyber Warfare Division), CSFI-LPD (Law and Policy Division) and CSFI-WD (Wireless Division) continue to grow and expand with more than 60,000 information security members.

One of my personal goals is to serve our security community to the best of my abilities, in the protection and defense of our American national security interests, the American people, and that of our international partners. I am always ready to serve and to give of my time and skills to help our society with the growing problems we experience in cyberspace. I thank God and my family for the opportunities I have had in life and the most precious of all opportunities, which is the chance to serve others. I love what I do, and I appreciate all the support I have received from friends, family and our CSFI members.


Paul de Souza, CSFI Founder Director

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