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Senior Vice President of National Security Policy Jamie Barnett, Jr., RDML USNR (Ret.), recently served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. In comments to Hawaii's Civil Beat news website, he reacted to officials' decision to move Hawaii's tsunami siren system to cellular and satellite networks. RDML Barnett says that decision raises questions about whether the siren system will be effective in an emergency. Click here to read the article in full.
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Amb. David Smith (Ret.) is the Director of the Potomac Institute Cyber Center. He is a cyber security and cyber policy analyst, and a former US arms negotiator. In comments cited in Foreign Policy's "Killer Apps" column, he noted that the online theft of US intellectual property is supporting technological advances in Russia, China and elsewhere. The comments were part of a report noting that the 2013 defense authorization bill includes a new requirement that all defense contractors promptly report any cyber intrusions into their systems. Click here to read the article in full.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studiesl hosted a roundtable discussion, Middle East Security Concerns: The Next Phase? on Monday, December 10, from 12 noon-2 pm at the Institute. Co-sponsors of this event included the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute. This event was covered by C-SPAN: click here to watch the C-SPAN video in its entirety.
Senior Vice President of National Security Policy Jamie Barnett, Jr., RDML USNR (Ret.), recently served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. In comments to The New York Times, he reacted to the ongoing struggle to implement a nationwide communications system for first responders. Click here to read the article in full.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce that Janelle Gatchalian Lor has been promoted to the position of Research Fellow. Ms. Lor is currently assigned to the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory’s Wargaming Division, where she supports experimentation and combat development efforts. In addition to her role as Assistant Support Officer, she recently served as an analyst for the 2012 Naval Services Game, a Navy-Marine Corps wargame examining the challenges of naval force aggregation. Ms. Lor previously held the position of Research Associate at the Institute.
Regarding Ms. Lor's promotion, Mike Lowe, Director of the Institute's Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities, commented, "As the Director of CETO, I have had the privilege of observing Janelle at work within the Institute for a number of years. Throughout this time she has continued to demonstrate, improve and expand her overall analytical skills. Simultaneously, her impressive leadership and management abilities have become increasingly evident. We are thrilled to have an individual of Janelle's caliber on the team supporting the Marine Corps and I look forward to observing her most certain continued success as an Analyst with the Potomac Institute."
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett in Federal Computer Week
- Senior Fellow David Kay on WTOP
- Potomac Institute Press Launches #CyberDoc Book
- Event: "A National Cyber Doctrine"
- CEO Mike Swetnam on Federal News Radio
- Video: ICTS Event on Maritime Security
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett on Bloomberg TV's "Bloomberg West"
- New on the Potomac Cyber Blog
- Senior Vice President Jamie Barnett in Homeland Security Today
- VP of Strategy and Planning David Reist on Federal News Radio
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- Ethical Issues in Neuroscience July 23, 2013 (All Day)
Sponsored by AAAS and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
1200 New York Ave., Washington, DC 20005
Registration is free for all participants - all welcome who are interested in neuroscience and its intersection with policy, ethics and...
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- Cyber & Hardware Hacking Scenarios 2023 June 17, 2013 (12:00 - 14:00)
- 15th MEU, Peleliu ARG - June 10, 2013 (14:30 - 15:30)
- ICTS Event: Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? September 11, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Event: "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase" August 28, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Brown Bag Lunch: Featuring CNS Visiting Scholars' Presentations August 09, 2012 (12:00 - 13:00)
Potomac Institute Cyber Center Seminar: To bring to life the gravity of how our current cyber approach is failing and to suggest what a successful strategy may look like, Dr. Ben Sheppard will outline four scenarios:
1. Cyber defenders become...
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Col Campbell, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and CAPT Lobree, Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, will provide an overview of their eight-month deployment that covered more than 43,000 nautical miles while conducting theater security cooperation exercises...
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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a luncheon seminar, Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? on Tuesday, September 11, at the Institute. Co-sponsors of this event include the...
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a panel discussion, "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase," on Tuesday, August 28, at the Institute. This event is by invitation/registration...
Brown-Bag Lunchtime Lecture Series
Thursday, 9. August 2012
2nd Floor Conference Room
CNS Summer Visiting Scholars' Research Lectures
Ilona Brueckmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, PA.
Realities Amongst Myth: Constructs of...