Christopher Burgess

Speaker, Writer, Advisor, Commentary Writer/Speaker - Security Strategy, Privacy, Online Safety, National Security & Travel

Providing expertise to media outlets (Bloomberg, i24, CNN, China-TV, BBC, NBC, ABC, CBS) on a variety of topics to include, national security, online safety, security, espionage, infosec, travel security, etc.

Served 30+ years within the CIA which awarded him the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal upon his retirement.

Christopher co-authored the book, “Secrets Stolen, Fortunes Lost, Preventing Intellectual Property Theft and Economic Espionage in the 21st Century” and authored "Senior Online Safety" which was published in English and Spanish

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Insider Risk Management Programs Require Critical Thinking, Training, and a Culture of Trust

Christopher Burgess - September 22, 2023

Understanding human vulnerabilities is one lesson in the strategic process of building insider risk management programs that work, and truly understanding those vulnerabilities means establishing a culture of empathy and trust among an organization or company. With threats ever-present, its critical that chief security officers understand whats at stake and what can generate success.

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