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January

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Venue:FIU SASC 351

Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with the Division of Information Technology for the first in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity: Developing Cyber Hygiene examines the most prevailing cybersecurity threats and introduces students to the proper cyber hygiene necessary to maintaining a healthy digital lifestyle.

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Venue:FIU SASC 302

Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering for the third in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity: Foundations introduces students to technical components and terminology in cybersecurity. More specifically, students will understand key concepts presented in the computer sciences.

February

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Venue:FIU MMC RB 130

Representatives from the National Security Agency will be on campus to discuss exciting career opportunities protecting the country from national security threats. Learn what it takes to be considered for one of the most selective careers in the country.

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Venue:FIU MMC CBC 155

Mr. Daniel G. Daley currently serves as the Deputy J2, US Southern Command. As the Deputy J2 he ensures timely and relevant intelligence for the command. He advises the J2 on intelligence requirements, resources, systems, and training. Mr. Daley served as the DIA Executive Representative to the National Defense University and the DIA Chair at the National War College. Previous to that, he served as the Deputy Director of Intelligence and Defense Intelligence Agency Senior Representative at US Ce

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Venue:FIU MMC SIPA 125

The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy welcomes former DEA Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña as they discuss the true story behind the hit Netflix series "NARCOS". Set in Colombia, "NARCOS" chronicles the rise and fall of history's most infamous drug trafficker, Pablo Escobar, and the extraordinary lengths it took to dismantle his cartel. Former agents will discuss the roles they played during the decade-long war to free Colombia from the personal grip of Pablo Escobar.

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Venue:FIU MMC CBC 254

The Jack D. Gordon Institute is happy to welcome Deloitte Management Consulting and Solutions to FIU. Deloitte, the world’s largest consulting firm, serves over 85 percent of US Fortune 500 companies and works with federal, state, and municipal agencies to help them realize their missions.Their work helps shape these organizations in many ways—talent, technology, operations, finance, strategy, analytics, design—you name it.Join us for an information session exploring career options with Deloitte

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Venue:FIU MMC CBC 142

The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy is proud to announce the second National Security Workshop for the spring semester. Join us in welcoming Ms. Sandra Quincoses as she leads an interactive simulation on social media intelligence analysis and cybersecurity.

March

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Venue:FIU | MMC | PC 310

Moderator and Opening: Prof. Frank Mora –FIU Speakers: • Prof. Eduardo Gamarra –FIU • Prof. Brian Fonseca –FIU • Dr. Miriam Kornblith–National Endowment for Democracy • Prof. Tomas Paez–OHA/VA • Prof. Alejandro Oropeza–OHA/VA • Dr. Maria Teresa Romero –Internacionalista Closing: Ing. Luis Corona –President of VenAmérica

April

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Venue:TBA

The Jack D. Gordon Institute and the Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to Florida International University for an interactive, intelligence-based simulation. Students will have the opportunity to learn analytic skill-sets required for a career as an intelligence analyst.

Global Cybersecurity Leadership Council Meeting

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Venue:FIU in DC

The mission of the Leadership Council is to guide FIU’s cybersecurity policy, academic programming and global cyber policy capacity building initiatives, and foster collaboration among cyber policy thought leaders in both the public and private sectors. The Council will physically meet twice a year to discuss current and future cybersecurity programming and efforts.

Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy Executive Certificate Program

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Venue:OAS General Secretariat Building

This two-day executive certificate program sponsored by the Organization of American States (OAS) and Microsoft brings together academics, government representatives, and industry leaders to understand current and emerging cybersecurity threats facing the public and private sectors. Participants will be trained on organizational structures to include the intersection between policy and technology, while learning how to develop and effectively implement strategy to counter cyber threats.

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The Jack D. Gordon Institute and the Career and Talent Development Department welcomes the CIA to Florida International University for an interactive, intelligence-based simulation. Students will have the opportunity to learn operational skill-sets required for a career as a CIA operative.

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Venue:FIU MMC CBC 142

The Jack D. Gordon Institute welcomes you to the second of a two-part "Intelligence Successes and Failure Series", hosted by Dr. Brian Latell. During his 35 years of service in the CIA and National Intelligence Council, he advised the White House and other ranking American officials and members of Congress on Latin American developments. Take the opportunity to hear about history's greatest intelligence successes and failures from the

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

Join us for the 2018 Hemispheric Security Conference hosted by the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs' Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the Kimberly Green Latin American Caribbean Center. This conference is co-sponsored by the U.S. Army War College and the Intelligence Community-Center for Academic Excellence.

May

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Venue:MARC 3rd Floor

Join the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy in partnership with StartUp FIU for the sixth in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity: Blockchain and Emerging Technologies introduces students to Blockchain technology and how it can be utilized outside of its original purpose to advance societal practices.

June

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

The NSSI enriches the academic knowledge of high school students by providing a rigorous understanding of contemporary domestic and global security threats facing the U.S. The NSSI is open to all South Florida high school students with a minimum un-weighted 3.0 GPA.

August

Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy Executive Certificate Program

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Venue:Ministry of National Security, Buenos Aires, Argentina

In this 2-day advanced certificate program, participants will engage academics, industry leaders, and security professionals in assessing the most critical cyber threats facing the public and private sectors in the 21st century. Participants will learn best practices about organizational structures, processes, and legal considerations. Participants will also be exposed to strategies and the most effective approaches to implementing strategies in the workplace.

September

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Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is a critical investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security and is a vital U.S. asset in combating criminal organizations illegally exploiting America's travel, trade, financial and immigration systems. Representatives from HSI will be coming to FIU to lead discussions with students about gang violence, commercial crimes, intellectual property theft, human smuggling and trafficking, cybercrime, and much more.

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The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence. The NSA is responsible for global monitoring, collection, and processing of information and data for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes, specializing in a discipline known as signals intelligence (SIGINT).

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Join the JGI in partnership with the Division of Information Technology for the first in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Developing Cyber Hygiene examines the most prevailing cybersecurity threats and introduces students to the proper cyber hygiene necessary to maintaining a healthy digital lifestyle.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

Career Fair regularly introduces over 130 employers to nearly 1,500 of our students and alumni. Employers comprise private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, federal government, law enforcement and military. Open only to FIU students and alumni, and is free of charge. Students and alumni wishing to attend Career Fair DO NOT need to register to do so.

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Join the JGI in partnership with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering for the third in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Foundations introduces students to technical components and terminology in cybersecurity. More specifically, students will understand key concepts presented in the computer sciences.

October

Latin American Regional Council Fall Meeting

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OSAC Constituents are invited to attend the day-long Latin America Regional Council (LARC) meeting in Miami, FL on Tuesday, October 2.

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Venue:CBC 232

This 3-day executive certificate program engages participants by placing them in direct contact with public policy and security experts as they discuss, debate, and develop strategic solutions to global security threats in the 21st century. Join an international cohort of policy and security professionals dedicated to advancing their expertise in threat analysis, policy innovation, and decision-making practices.

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Join the JGI in partnership with StartUp FIU for the sixth in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Blockchain and Emerging Technologies introduces students to Blockchain technology and how it can be utilized outside of its original purpose to advance societal practices.

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This hands-on and interactive event will put participants in the shoes of various employees working at the CIA's Directorate of Operations (DO). The DO must strengthen national security and foreign policy objectives through the clandestine collection of human intelligence (HUMINT) and by conducting Covert Action as directed by the President.

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This hands-on and interactive event will put participants in the shoes of employees working at the CIA's Directorate of Analysis (DA). The DA takes incomplete and sometimes contradictory information is transformed into unique insights that inform US policy decisions. Members of the DA help provide timely, accurate, and objective all-source intelligence analysis on the full range of national security and foreign policy issues to the President, Cabinet, and senior policymakers in the US government

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Venue:SIPA 125

Make a difference in your career and consider the global employment opportunities at the CIA. The CIA is looking for a diversity of people for the important responsibility of keeping America safe. Attend this event to learn more about the CIA and the different internship and employment opportunities available!

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Venue:OAS General Secretariat Building, Washington , DC

In this 2-day advanced certificate program, participants will engage academics, industry leaders, and security professionals in assessing the most critical cyber threats facing the public and private sectors in the 21st century. Participants will learn best practices about organizational structures, processes, and legal considerations. Participants will also be exposed to strategies and the most effective approaches to implementing strategies in the workplace.

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Join the JGI in partnership with the College of Business for the fourth in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cryptocurrencies introduces students to the world of virtual currency and its uses. More specifically, students will understand the types of digital currencies including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Zcash, Dash among others, and how this may shape the future of financial trade.

Open Source Enterprise: CIA Cyber Simulation

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Open Source Enterprise: CIA Cyber Simulation

November

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Executive Roundtable with Jacob Dumansky, Chief of Intelligence Officer, Department of Homeland and Security Investigations. HSI’s workforce includes special agents, analysts, auditors and support staff. Its men and women are assigned to cities throughout the United States and to offices around the world. HSI’s international force is the department’s largest investigative presence abroad and gives HSI one of the largest international footprints in U.S. law enforcement.

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Join the JGI in partnership with the College of Engineering and Computing for the second in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Internet of Things introduces students to the world of IoT and how current and emerging technologies can pose a risk to your privacy, and provides basic steps to ensure that your day-to-day devices are secure.

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Venue:Hyatt Regency Miami

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) 2018 Conference and Expo's conference theme, “Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Training, and Workforce Development”, inspires presentations that demonstrate new, creative, innovative, and effective approaches that will prepare, grow, and sustain a national cybersecurity workforce to safeguard and promote America’s national security and economic prosperity

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Join the JGI in partnership with the College of Law for the fifth in a series of cybersecurity workshops designed to protect students from the increasing threat of cyber attacks. Policy and Law introduces students to fundamental cybersecurity policy debates today and international cybersecurity norms and processes.