CACI, USNI, CSP Announce Symposium on Countering Cyber Challenges to the Industrial Base

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CACI, USNI, CSP Announce Symposium on Countering Cyber Challenges to the Industrial Base

CACI, USNI, CSP Announce Symposium on Countering Cyber Challenges to the Industrial Base

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI), the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI), and the Center for Security Policy (CSP) today announced they are partnering to co-sponsor the next symposium in a series on dealing with asymmetric threats to national security. Entitled Countering Cyber Challenges to the Industrial Base, the invitation-only apolitical, not-for-profit symposium will focus on the issues the nation must address to protect its industrial base and critical infrastructure from cyber and insider threats. The national challenge is to protect and sustain our industrial base, critical infrastructure, and government missions, and eliminate threats and risks to national security. The symposium will be held on March 1, 2011 at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., and recommendations from the symposium will be published and posted to http://asymmetricthreat.net.

Keynote speakers include Ambassador John R. Bolton, former United States permanent representative to the United Nations; the Honorable James S. Gilmore, III, former governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and chair of the Gilmore Commission on terrorism; and Frances Townsend, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush. Panelists include leaders and experts from government, industry, and academia, with topics ranging from industry concerns to the view from Capitol Hill.

CACI, an industry leader in providing national security solutions, has co-sponsored the Asymmetric Threats symposia since they began in 2008. The company serves clients across the federal government, including the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, with an emphasis on innovative services and technologies that safeguard warfighters and help develop actionable intelligence. Visit CACI at www.caci.com.

USNI, through its publications, conferences, and online content, is the nation’s premier independent and non-partisan forum for critical thinking on seapower and issues essential to national defense. This is the fourth symposium USNI has co-sponsored in the Asymmetric Threats series, reflective of the organization’s strong voice in focusing national attention on emerging security concerns. For more information, visit www.usni.org.

CSP is a non-profit, non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are critical to American security. The group ensures these issues are the subject of focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public. Learn more at www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org.

About the Asymmetric Threats Symposia

The Asymmetric Threats symposia provide a forum for thought leadership on national security. The first Asymmetric Threats series focused on U.S. and global security. Symposium One, co-sponsored by CACI and the National Defense University and held on May 8, 2008 at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., defined the asymmetrical threat problem. Symposium Two, co-sponsored by CACI and USNI and held at Ft. Myer, Virginia on October 21, 2008, addressed the efficacy of soft power instruments such as diplomacy and economic aid. Symposium Three, co-sponsored by CACI and USNI and held at Ft. Myer on March 24, 2009, concluded the series by addressing how soft power can be combined with military hard power to form “smart power” tools for defeating asymmetric threats. The second Asymmetric Threats series focuses on cybersecurity, and the first symposium in this series, co-sponsored by CACI and USNI and held at Ft. Myer on March 2, 2010, centered upon countering challenges to the global supply chain. Countering Cyber Challenges to the Industrial Base is the second symposium in the cyber threat series.


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