Shawnee Delaney

Ex DIA clandestine ops officer
Expert on cybersecurity, insider threat program development, surveillance, investigation
Fee: Please inquire
"Incorporating her deep experience running cloak-and-dagger espionage operations in war zones and protecting U.S. critical infrastructure, Delaney delivers highly organized presentations and comprehensive training curriculum using the best cyber security practices."
Daniel Hoffman
Ex senior executive Clandestine Services officer and station chief, CIA
Areas of Expertise

Shawnee is available for training, consulting and speaking engagements, with notable expertise in the following areas:

  • Cybersecurity, technology
  • Intelligence, clandestine operations
  • Crime, investigation
  • Inspiring, motivating
  • Leadership, strategy, vision
  • Political issues, foreign affairs
  • Security, counterterrorism
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Women in tech
Shawnee's Background

Shawnee Delaney, a decorated Intelligence Officer and licensed private investigator, spent nearly a decade with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) as a Clandestine Officer conducting Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations all over the world. After leaving DIA, Shawnee supported the Department of Homeland Security in the protection of U.S. critical infrastructure and industrial control systems for the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team. 

She is a subject matter expert in insider threat program development, corporate investigations, counterintelligence operations, surveillance / counter-surveillance, cyber technologies / threats, international policy / government relations, HUMINT targeting, analysis, and counter-proliferation issues.

Shawnee is an experienced educator on trade secret protection, unauthorized disclosures, internal security, counterintelligence, and cybersecurity. She has built insider threat programs for major Fortune 500 companies such as Uber and Merck. Shawnee is the founder and CEO of Vaillance Group.

Presentation Examples
  • Cybersecurity Must-knows
  • Insider Threats
  • The Psychological Motivations of Malicious Actors
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Corporate Investigation
Partnership Examples
  • UCL London
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Wizer
  • Professional Insurance Agents
  • Illusive
  • ID Agent
  • Infragard
  • Future of Cyber Security Europe
  • Bytes
Listen to Shawnee featured in SPYSCAPE's hit podcast, True Spies
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