Senior Statesmen of Virginia

Senior Statesmen of Virginia
Wednesday, March 13, 2019


Join Thomas A Dukes, Jr. for an informative presentation: "Cybersecurity: A Policy Perspective on Government Efforts to Make Cyberspace Open, Interoperable, Secure and Reliable".  In this talk, Mr. Dukes will address such questions as:

  • What are the major cybersecurity threats and challenges facing us in 2019 and beyond?
  • What are the Federal Government's primary roles and responsibilities?
  • What is the Commonwealth of Virginia doing to tackle cybersecurity?
  • What is the state of play for cybersecurity on the global level?

Tom Dukes leads the International Military Cyber Programs Portfolio at MITRE, a U.S. Government federally funded research and development center.  He previously served as the secretary of state's deputy coordinator for cyber issues (2011-2016), as a senior prosecutor in the Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section at the U.S. Department of Justice (2005-2011), as a national security attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2004), and as an active duty U.S. Air Force judge advocate (1994-2004). Mr. Dukes continues to serve in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, where he is a Colonel assigned to the Virginia Air National Guard's Joint Force Headquarters in Richmond. He teaches Cyber Law and Policy at UVA Law.

Open to all.

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