Col. Tom McCarthy: “Domain Transference: The Maritime and Air Models for Cyber Theory Development”
Col. Tom McCarthy is a PhD candidate at The Fletcher School, Tufts University and an active duty U.S. Air Force officer. Col. McCarthy has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from George Washington University, and two Masters degrees from Air University: Masters of Military Operational Art and Science from Air Command and Staff College, and a Masters of Airpower Art and Science from the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies.
Dr. Benjamin Mazzotta: “Whither cyberspace?”
Dr. Benjamin D. Mazzotta is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Inclusive Growth at the Center for Emerging Market Enterprises (CEME), part of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He works on the Cost of Cash study, which shatters the myth that cash is free of cost, since virtually all economic actors pay direct and indirect financial burdens to participate in the cash payments system. He has held a number of research positions with Tufts University and elsewhere: with the Institute for Global Maritime Studies, the Space Policy Working Group, the Cultural Change Institute, the University of Duhok's School of Economics and Business Administration, and the US Cyber Consequences Unit (US-CCU).
Dr. Gregory J. Rattray: “Understanding and Addressing Cyber Risks”
As a partner in Delta Risk, Dr. Rattray brings an exceptional record in establishing strategies for cyber security across both the government and private sectors. He is also the Senior Cyber Advisor for BITS/The Financial Services Roundtable. During his 23 year Air Force career, he served as the Director for Cyber Security on the National Security Council staff in the White House where he was a key contributor to the President's National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, helped initiate the first national cyber security exercise program involving government and the private sector, and served as a senior security adviser on foreign investments for the U.S. government regarding corporate acquisitions and outsourcing concerns in the telecommunications and information technology sector. Greg also commanded the Operations Group of the AF Information Warfare Center. In this role, he was responsible for collaboration with defense industrial base partners related to advanced persistent cyber threats. He also served from 2007-2011 as the Chief Security Advisor to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) establishing strategies for ICANN role in enhancing security and resiliency of the domain name system.