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Cybersecurity Expert’s Journey Through the Eyes of an Ex-CIA Officer

Cybersecurity Expert’s Journey Through the Eyes of an Ex-CIA Officer

Date: 19 / 10 / 23
Time: 19:00
Place: Zoom (online)

About the event

As Ukraine stands on the frontline of the cyber war, the skills in cybersecurity and informational security become crucial for every tech expert. The speaker of the webinar, Nick Gicinto, will talk about his career journey transitioning from the public sector at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to the private sector, where he played a pivotal role in building security programs at companies like Tesla and Uber.

What skills are required for tech experts now? What strategies can companies and individuals in Ukraine apply to protect themselves in cyberspace? How can Ukraine become a leader in the cybersecurity sector? We’ll cover these and more topics during the webinar. Feel free to drop your questions during the registration.

What you will learn

Expert Insights: Gain invaluable knowledge and perspective from Nick Gicinto, a former CIA officer and cybersecurity expert
Essential Skill Development: Learn about the fundamental skills required for success in cybersecurity, enhancing your professional capabilities
Practical Recommendations: Receive practical advice on cyber defense and information security strategies tailored to the modern challenges faced by Ukraine during wartime


Nick Gicinto

Former American CIA Officer, ex-Tesla, ex-Uber.

Nick Gicinto is an executive security leader and veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). After transitioning to the private sector, Nick was instrumental in establishing insider threat and intelligence programs at both Tesla and Uber. He also assumed the role of Vice President at RiskIQ, which has since become a part of Microsoft. Subsequently, Nick played a crucial role in helping Chainlink Labs, a prominent blockchain company, establish its security intelligence program. In addition to his corporate endeavors, Nick serves as CISO and Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity at the William Jewell College and Adjunct Professor at SET University.

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