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Putin’s Cyber and Geopolitical Games: What Does He Really Want?

October 23, 2018
5:30 PM MDT - 7:30 PM MDT
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University Club Denver
1673 Sherman St
Denver, CO 80203
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Putin's Cyber and Geopolitical Games

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The United States won’t deter Russia’s aggressive campaign to expand influence at home and abroad unless they take direct aim at the power and pocketbook of Russian President Vladimir Putin – and the cronies who help keep him in power. - Robert Dannenberg, Time to Rethink Deterring Russia

Putin is a leader who firmly believes military power is relevant in the 21st century. - Robert Dannenberg, Putin's Russia: Aspiring to a Place of Prominence on the World Stage

An expert on geopolitical and security risk, Robert Dannenberg will focus on Russian security issues in the age of the Trump administration and how the U.S. and its allies' deterrents are ineffective against Russia's growing political, economic, and martial power.

Event Details

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.:  Networking Reception
6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Presentation & Audience Q+A

About the Speaker

Robert Dannenberg is an independent consultant on geopolitical and security risk. From 2009 to 2014 he was a managing director and head of the Office of Global Security for Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining the firm, Rob worked at BP, where he was the director of International Security Affairs. Before that, he worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 24 years serving in several senior leadership positions, including Chief of Operations for the Counter Terrorism Center, Chief of the Central Eurasia Division, and Chief of the CIA’s Information Operations Center. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, the Donovan Award for Operational Excellence, the George HW Bush Award for Excellence in Counter Terrorism and the Director’s Award. Rob is a member of the Board of Advisors to the Director of the National Counter-Terrorism Center and the Board of Directors of Business Executives for National Security. His latest article, "Inside Putin's Head", can be read on The Cipher Brief.

About the Sponsor:

Sentient Cyber Security is a Denver based Service Disabled Veteran Owned Information Security Firm specializing in Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessments, Information Security Awareness Training, Policy Development, and Regulatory Compliance.  Sentient helps secure networks and train employees across Finance, Education, Law, Healthcare, and Non-profit industries with practices developed from Military Cyber Operations including the U.S. Air Force, DoD, & the NSA. 


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