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Geoff Hancock

Principal and CISO at Advanced Cybersecurity Group

Washington, District Of Columbia, United States

As a cyber technologist I have held many technical positions including (CISO, CTO, and VP). And executive level business positions across industry and government.
Areas of expertise:
-Cybersecurity Operations (built 19 SOC's and have run 12 others-Pentagon-IC-Industy)
-CISO for 15yrs, currently Board member of (largest CISO private sector group 400+) and
Chairman of the Federal CISO Alliance (Fed CISO's only)
-NIST Framework and CIS Critical Security Controls
-Cyber Intelligence (program design and ops)
-Active Cyber Defense
-Cyber Deception
-Insider Threat

I have built cybersecurity consulting and operations services for 4 large companies and now run my own. Advanced Cybersecurity Group.
-Sr Fellow at Center for Cyber and Homeland Security
-Adjunct professor at George Washington University World Cyber MBA program

I combine my 20+ years of technical and business expertise to help train, implement and measure Cyber programs across Defense, Energy, Oil and Gas, Finance, DoD and National Security sectors.

Additional focus areas are Nation State Threats, Adversary modeling, maturing cyber defense operations.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Virginia
Speaking Topics: Cyber Operation, cyber intelligence, deception, nation state threats, NIST CSF and CIS Critical Security Contols

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Company Type: Company
Media Experience: 15

Areas of Expertise

Cybersecurity 31.84
Emerging Technology
Privacy 31.76
Risk Management
Supply Chain

Industry Experience

Aerospace & Defense
Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Oil & Gas
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1 Academic Fellow / Scholar
Senior Fellow-Adjunct Professor Cybersecurity & Homeland Security
George Washington Center for Cyber and Homeland Security
February 01, 2015
Adjunct Professor at the World Cyber MBA Program | Key contributor/editor to Active Cyber Defense Program and advises a diverse group of government and corporate officials regarding federal and international policy of cybersecurity, issues and impacts of various breaches, cyber best practices and national security issues.
I meet with international representatives from various governments. Advising on cyber operations and policy, nation state threats and CT issues.

Washington DC--- The George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) has selected for a second time Geoff Hancock as a member of their Senior Fellows Program.

"I am very excited to join this new group exceptional professionals in cyber, national defense and homeland security who will be offering meaningful research and solutions for adoption by government and the private sector,” Hancock said after the announcement.

"We look forward to continuing to work with Geoff and utilizing his leadership and expertise working on new program and initiatives with this new cohort" said Frank Cilluffo Founder and Director of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

CCHS's senior fellows are a distinguished group of policy experts and practitioners in the areas of cybersecurity, counterterrorism, and homeland security, drawn from the private sector, government, academia, and the non-profit sector.

As a senior fellow Hancock will help to set the Center's policy and research agenda through his role serving on the Center's task forces. In addition, he contributes to the work of the Center by participating as a speaker at policy events; writing and publishing policy reports, opinion pieces, and blog posts; and engaging in outreach with the news media and other stakeholders.

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