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Online Day of Discovery: 21st Century Threats

Join a renowned journalist and a homeland security scholar for engaging lectures on cybersecurity and media literacy. Learn how to protect yourself from modern-day threats.
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Massachusetts

Online Day of Discovery: 21st Century Threats

Join a renowned journalist and a homeland security scholar for engaging lectures on cybersecurity and media literacy. Learn how to protect yourself from modern-day threats.
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The 21st century is full of digital-age threats both to our overall national security and to the personal safety of the American people. Among those modern perils are cyber-attacks and the spread of disinformation, both from international sources and right here in the U.S. Join veteran New York Times and Baltimore Sun journalist Scott Shane and The George Washington University professor Dr. Scott White for a morning lecture and an interactive afternoon session as you learn about the history of disinformation and cybersecurity and what we can do to prevent becoming victims.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Find out how cybersecurity can be used to facilitate criminal activity from the director of the Cybersecurity Program at The George Washington University.
  • Learn how to separate truth from fiction in modern media from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
  • Finish the day with an interactive small-group discussion and question and answer session with your instructors to get all your questions answered about cybersecurity and disinformation.

General Notes

Your online program will be between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (ET) with a 1-hour break for lunch between the morning and afternoon sessions. The morning presentation is available to a large audience, while the afternoon private presentation and discussion is limited to 75 participants.
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Capturing Jonathan Pollard
by Olive, Ronald J.
The Enemy Within: A History of Espionage
by Terry Crowdy
Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI’s Robert Hanssen Betrayed America
by Wise, David
The Spy Next Door
by Shannon, Elaine and Blackman, Ann
Charlie Wilson’s War
by Crile, George
Gatekeeper: Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner
by Sullivan, John
Cast No Shadow: The Life of the American Spy Who Changed the Course of World War II
by Lovell, Mary S.
Spy Book: The Encyclopedia of Espionage
by Polmar, Norman and Allen, Thomas B.
True Believer: Inside the Investigation and Capture of Ana Montes, Cuba’s Master Spy
by Carmichael, Scott W.
The Movie Breach: A Personal Perspective
by Kelley, Brian
Available on the CIA Website at www.cia.gov. In the search box, type “Hanssen.”
The Bureau and the Mole
by Vise, David
Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy
by Mark Lowenthal
Of Spies and Lies
by Sullivan, John





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