General Nakasone discussed how NSA is mitigating insider threats, modernizing the acquisition process, and developing a model for cyber deterrence. When asked whether the 2020 elections will be secure, General Nakasone asserted that NSA is committed to combating foreign interference.
INSA created the Leadership Dinner series to provide key Intelligence Community leaders the opportunity to discuss important issues related to their specific agency as well as broader national security issues and challenges.
INSA annually holds two or three Leadership Dinners, routinely drawing more than 450 INSA members and guests from the public, private, and academic sectors.
Since 2013, featured Leadership Dinner speakers have included:
- Gen. Keith Alexander, Director, National Security Agency
- John Brennan, Director, Central Intelligence Agency
- Robert Cardillo, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
- Lt Gen James Clapper, USAF (Ret.), Director of National Intelligence
- Jim Comey, Director, FBI
- Marcel Lettre, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
- Michael Pompeo, Director, CIA
- ADM Michael Rogers, USN; Director, NSA
- General Raymond A. Thomas III, USA, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
- Betty Sapp, Director, National Reconnaissance Office
- LtGen Vincent Stewart, USMC; Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
- General Paul Nakasone, USA; Director, NSA
Leadership Dinner Recaps