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Kenneth GEERS (Mr)

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U.S. Representative to the Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD CoE) in Tallinn, Estonia

Saturday 28 May 2011

Employment

U.S. Representative/Scientist (NCIS), Cooperative Cyber Defence-Centre of Excellence, Tallinn ,
Estonia , 2007– Present

Cyber Analysis Division Chief/Analyst, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), Washington,DC, 2001–2007
Visual Basic Programmer/Web Developer/Analyst, Security Studies and Strategic Arms Control Division, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), McLean, VA, 1999–2001
Signals Intelligence Analyst and French/Russian Linguist, National Security Agency, Ft. Meade , MD; Defense Intelligence Agency , Washington , DC; Defense Attaché Office, Brussels , Belgium ;
John F. Kennedy Assassination Review Board, National Archives, MD; Instructor,
translation/interpretation of foreign languages; U.S. Army Reserve, 1993–2002

Education

Ph.D. candidate, Information and Communication Technology, Tallinn University of Technology , Estonia , 2008-Present
Dissertation: “An evaluation of nation-state cyber security strategies” Ph.D. Defense expected in June 2011
M.A., International Studies, University of Washington , Seattle , 1997
Member, “Teaching International Studies”
Student Teacher, University Prep High School
Russian language (Expert), Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, 1995
B.A., International Studies, Rhodes College , Memphis , 1992

Overseas Education

Russian language immersion, St. Petersburg , Russia , 1996, 1999
Birzeit University/Hebrew University, Jerusalem , 1990
Conflict resolution, Aya Napa Monastery, Cyprus , 1990
Religious studies, Rochefort Monastery , Belgium , 1986
Liege 1 lycée, Liege, Belgium, 1985-1986
Technical Certifications/Academic Awards
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), 2005
SANS Certified Security Essentials Mentor , 2003
SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), 2002
French language Expert DoD Certification, 1997
Defense Language Institute Provost's Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement, 1995
Rhodes College Middle East Studies Award, 1992
Rotary Exchange Scholar, 1985-1986

Languages

English (Native), French (Good), Russian (Good)

Research Interests

International Security, Cyber Terrorism, Critical Infrastructure Security, Information Warfare


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