Dartmouth ISTS Fall Speaker Series: Women in Cybersecurity featuring Dr. Samantha Ravich, former Deputy National Security Advisor to Dick Cheney. Co-sponsored by the Dickey Center for International Understanding
Dr. Ravich will discuss her work on cyber-enabled economic warfare, focusing on how adversaries use cyber to undermine key components of the U.S. economic, innovation, and financial base.
Dr. Samantha Ravich is Chair of the newly established Transformative Cyber Innovation Lab and Principal Investigator on the Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare project, both housed at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. The mission of the Lab, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is to improve cyber resilience and facilitate innovation. Also of note, Dr. Ravich very recently was appointed as Vice Chair to the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board.
Dr. Ravich has spoken frequently on cybersecurity and cyberwarfare, long-term trends in international security, and the future of intelligence collection and analysis. She previously served as co-chair of the congressionally-mandated National Commission for the Review of R&D Programs in the U.S. Intelligence Community. She also served in the White House as Deputy National Security Advisor to former Vice President Dick Cheney, and as his representative on Asian and Middle Eastern Affairs.