Establishing a Risk / Cyber Intelligence Capability
The security and prosperity of every organisation is increasingly tied to the quality of itsthreat intelligence capabilities. But where do you begin? And how can such capabilities beestablished or improved without incurring significant costs? This presentation will offerpractical guidance on establishing and operationalising a cost-effective threat intelligence capability that supports a range of business functions, including risk management and cybersecurity. Participants will be introduced to the strategies and behaviours needed to enhancethe organisation’s security posture, and the many tools, technologies and frameworks thatcan be used to support their efforts.
Chris Pallaris is Director and Principal Consultant of i-intelligence, a commercialintelligence consultancy based in Zurich, Switzerland. i-intelligence works to improvethe intelligence, foresight and risk management capabilities of public and privatesector organisations around the globe.
Prior to launching i-intelligence, Chris served as Executive Editor of the InternationalRelations and Security Network (ISN), where he led the development of theorganisation's news and information services. He has also worked as a freelancejournalist and as an analyst in the Disputes, Analysis and Investigations division ofPriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
In addition to his consulting work, Chris holds several teaching positions including atMercyhurst University's Department of Intelligence Studies, Vesalius College inBrussels, and the ZHAW's School of Management and Law. He is also a regularlecturer at the NATO School in Oberammergau, NATO’s Center of Excellence,Defence Against Terrorism in Ankara, Turkey, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy(GCSP), and ETH Zurich.
Chris has a degree in International History from the London School of Economicsand Political Science, and an MBA from the Open University.