2015 Global Intelligence Forum
The Dungarvan Conference
July 12th - 16th, 2015

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Mercyhurst dean looks to intelligence to improve higher ed
Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:08 AM

ERIE, Pa. -- National security and law enforcement agencies gather intelligence to combat threats.

The business and finance industries use intelligence to compete.

It's time for higher education to do the same, one Mercyhurst University professor said.

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"Dark Internet" inhibits law enforcement's ability to identify, track terrorists
Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 8:29 AM

For several months, Islamic State militants have been using instant messaging apps which encrypt or destroy conversations immediately. This has inhibit U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies from identifying and monitoring suspected terrorists, even when a court order is granted, because messaging companies and app developers say they are unable to unlock the coded conversations and/or do not have a record of the conversations. “We’re past going dark in certain instances,” said Michael B. Steinbach, the FBI’s top counterterrorism official. “We are dark.”

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Cybersecurity expert Howard Schmidt on ‘computer security done right’
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 9:55 AM

Howard Schmidt, former cybersecurity advisor to President Obama and a headliner at this year’s Global Intelligence Forum, talks about “accountability” in the Year of the Mega-Data Breach. 

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The Ridge School's terrorism expert Orlandrew Danzell is a key source in this Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9:15 AM

The Ridge School's terrorism expert Orlandrew Danzell is a key source in this Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report on homegrown radicals by investigative reporter Mike Wereschagin.

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Mercyhurst's Global Intelligence Forum: Colleges need to become 'learning organizations'
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:32 AM

ERIE, Pa., March 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "If higher education is really on the cusp of a major reset, and I think it is, then a critical feature of that reset will be a change in how college leaders make decisions," said Andrew Roth, Ph.D.

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Andrew Roth, PH.D. talks about how intelligence can change the higher ed landscape
Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:01 AM

As the 2015 Global Intelligence Forum in Dungarvan Ireland quickly approaches, watch Andrew Roth, P.h.D. talk on higher ed and how intelligence can change it's landscape.

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The art of intelligence-simulations
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 9:39 AM

Dr. Breckenridge and Professor Wheaton mentioned in recent Intelligence Simulation article.

In his Foreword to The Art of Intelligence, Jan Goldman explains that he established the Security and Professional Intelligence Education Series (SPIES) in 2006 because so few books were then available to the general public on the education or training of intelligence analysts and operators. Despite the recent proliferation of those books, Goldman is concerned that most still reflect a bias toward “speaking” about, rather than “doing,” intelligence. This latest volume in the SPIES series bucks that trend

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Latest information on 2015 GIF
Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Check out Dr. Breckenridge's remarks regarding this years conference.
http://tinyurl.com/kluybpa

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New Garda drive to tackle international terror
Posted on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:56 AM

Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan has pledged more resources will be put into developing the force's capacity to confront international terrorism.

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The hacker's next target-the family car
Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:28 AM

Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of vehicles or steal personal data, a U.S. Senator claims.

Meanwhile, Stephen Zidek, an assistant professor in the intelligence studies program at Mercyhurst University, sees some merit in those concerns.

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ERIE, Pa. -- National security and law enforcement agencies gather intelligence to combat threats. The business and finance industries use intelligence to compete. It's time for higher education to do the same, one Mercyhurst University professor said. Read More »
Posted on July 14th, 2015, 9:08 AM
For several months, Islamic State militants have been using instant messaging apps which encrypt or destroy conversations immediately. This has inhibit U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies from identifying and monitoring suspected terrorists, even when a court order is granted, because messaging companies and app developers say they are unable to unlock the coded conversations and/or do not have a record of the conversations. “We’re past going dark in certain instances,” said Michael B. Steinbach, the FBI’s top counterterrorism official. “We are dark.” Read More »
Posted on June 11th, 2015, 8:29 AM