Areas of Expertise
Bob is available for training, consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:
- Cybersecurity, technology
- Security, counterterrorism
- Risk assessment, management
- Intelligence, clandestine operations
- Avoiding bias, diversity
Bob Gourley is a cyber intelligence pioneer who has applied his deep insights into adversary capabilities, intentions and tactics, to help defenders in government and businesses around the world.
Bob's intelligence career began as a Navy Intelligence officer where he mastered the art of all source intelligence in support of operational decisions. His background in providing all source intelligence to the most sensitive sub vs sub operations in the Navy was the foundation he used to create the intelligence organization at the DoD's first cyber command, the JTF-CND. He would later become the chief technology officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency, where he improved our nation's ability to collaborate with allies on global threats while protecting our most sensitive secrets.
Today Bob is the CTO of OODA LLC, providing due diligence and cybersecurity support to organizations who want to improve the functionality of their IT division while making it harder on adversaries to steal their secrets. He is the author of the bestselling book The Cyber Threat.
- The Moscow Rules of Cyberspace: How the culture of the intelligence community leads to better corporate cybersecurity
- The Future of Technology: captures insights from the major trends in technology and what the very near future holds for us all and concludes with actionable recommendations that can inform business decisions today.
- The Cyber Threat: Based on Bob's bestselling book, this presentation is focused on informing audiences on what they need to know about the cyber threat.
- International Spy Museum
- AI World Conference & Expo
- Atlantic Council GeoTech Center
- Constellation Research
- Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit
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