Executive Roundtable with Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano
The Colonial Pipeline hack, SolarWinds breach, and continued election interference, underscore the fragility of cybersecurity for public and private actors. SVLG is proud to welcome Governor and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano for a sits down for a fireside chat with SVLG CEO, Ahmad Thomas. The Secretary will speak about her experiences in public office and national security, and share insights about the nature of the cyber threat that menaces government agencies and private industry. She’ll also speak about her work with the Center for Security in Politics at UC Berkeley, and how it aims to create public-private partnerships to strengthen online defenses.
This virtual fireside chat will take place on Tuesday, September 21st, from 2:00pm – 3:00pm PST.
We hope to see you there!
Janet Napolitano is a Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy, and the Founder and Faculty Director of the Center for Security in Politics at UC Berkeley. She served as the twentieth president of the University of California, the nation’s largest public research university with ten campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Prior to joining the University of California, Professor Napolitano served as Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013. She is a former two-term Governor of Arizona, a former Attorney General of Arizona, and a former U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona. In 2019, Napolitano published How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11. Professor Napolitano earned her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, in Political Science from Santa Clara University, and her J.D. from the University of Virginia. She is based in Berkeley, CA.
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Janet NapolitanoFormer United States Secretary of Homeland Security
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