ISIS: A Future Cyber Threat?

A Special Presentation and GW Cyber Academy Open House

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or The Islamic State) has already demonstrated a limited capacity for cyber warfare and has actively used social media for recruitment and distributing propaganda. Could we be looking at the infancy of the next big cyber threat?

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Colonel (Ret.) Gabi Siboni, Senior Research Fellow, Director of the Military and Strategic Affairs Program, and Director of the Cyber Security Program, Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Additional commentary by:

  • Jennifer Napper, Major General (Ret.), US Army
  • Norman R. Hayes, Rear Admiral (Ret.), US Navy

The George Washington University’s Cyber Academy was established to build strategic partnerships with leading companies and public agencies, providing educational programs, training facilities, and applied research in the field of cybersecurity. 


Presentation: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Reception:  6:00-7:30 p.m.


Co-Sponsored by CSFI and INSS.