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Chris Inglis

Chris Inglis

Robert and Mary Looker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Cybersecurity, U.S. Naval Academy; FedEx Board of Directors; Former Deputy Director, NSA

John C. (Chris) Inglis is a former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, currently serving as the Looker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Cyber Studies at the United States Naval Academy. He began his career at the NSA as a computer scientist within the National Computer Security Center and was promoted to the agency’s Senior Executive Service in 1997. While at the NSA, he served in a variety of senior leadership assignments, including eight years as its Chief Operating Officer, responsible for guiding strategy, operations and policy.

A 1976 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and retired Brigadier General in the US Air Force, Mr. Inglis holds advanced degrees in engineering and computer science from Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University and the George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Kellogg Business School executive development program, the USAF Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, and Squadron Officers’ School. From 2014 – 2018, Mr Inglis served on or co-chaired Department of Defense Science Board Studies on cyber resilience, cyber deterrence and cyber strategy. He is a member of the Strategic Advisory Groups for the United States Strategic Command (where he chairs the intelligence panel), the Director of National Intelligence and the National Security Agency. Mr. Inglis is a Managing Director at Paladin Capital Group, and serves on the Boards of Directors for FedEx, KeyW, and Huntington Bank.

The Response—Equipping the Next Generation

Dallas FGH

After defining the threat in Day 1, we’ll continue the discussion by investigating methods to stay ahead of our adversaries. How can we work together to create globally secure networks? What can be done to mitigate breaches of enterprise data? What steps can be taken to fill the overwhelming need for cybersecurity professionals, and how […]

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The Threat — Surveying the Cyber Landscape

Dallas FGH

The astonishing growth of technology and the positive impact it has on our daily lives has come to characterize the 21st Century. But our increasing reliance on tech comes with a price that threatens our safety and security. With the ever-growing sophistication and frequency of cyber-attacks, it is vital that current generations—and ones to come—are […]

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