Threat Differentiation: Appreciating the Complexity of the Cyber Domain

Patrick Ryan
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Patrick Ryan deployed twice to Iraq as an intelligence officer, coordinating counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations. He left active duty in 2009 and began working in the cyber security field, eventually founding Praescient Analytics and Second Front Systems. In this interview, he discusses the integration of cyber capabilities into broader intelligence operations, the U.S. government's convoluted procurement process, the Army's creation of a cyber branch, the relationship between public and private entities in cyberspace, and the ongoing debate regarding data collection and privacy concerns.

VIDEO DETAILS

conflicts Iraq War
topics Military Techniques Cyber Security and Warfare
interviewer David Gioe
date 21 January 2015

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

name Patrick Ryan
institution USMA
graduation year 2004
service Army
unit 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 3rd BCT
specialty Military Intelligence
service dates 2004 2009
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