Carnegie Mellon University

ADM (ret.) Dennis Blair, "Cybersecurity: The Role of Active Defense"

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 4:30-5:30pm, Margaret Morrison 103

Admiral Dennis Blair (ret.) is the Chairman and CEO of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. He serves as a member of the Energy Security Leadership Council; on the boards of Freedom House, the National Bureau of Asian Research, the National Committee on US-China Relations and the Atlantic Council. Blair led the sixteen national intelligence agencies as the Director of National Intelligence (1/2009-5/2010). Blair was president and CEO of the Institute for Defense Analyses (2003-2006).  Before retiring from a 34-year Navy career in 2002, Blair was the Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Blair earned a master’s degree in history and languages from Oxford University as a Rhodes scholar. Two commissions he co-chaired have issued recent reports: Oil Security 2025: U.S. National Security Policy in an Era of Domestic Oil Abundance, and The Report of the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property.

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