Person Overview

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Coordinator of Cyber Issues at U.S. Department of State
Education:
Stanford University, Cornell University

Description

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Chris Painter has been on the vanguard of cyber issues for twenty years. Most recently, he served in the White House as Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy in the National Security Staff. During his two years at the White House, Painter was a senior member of the team that conducted the President's Cyberspace Policy Review and subsequently served as Acting Cybersecurity Coordinator. He coordinated the development of a forthcoming international strategy for cyberspace and chaired high-level interagency groups devoted to international and other cyber issues.

Chris Painter began his federal career as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles where he led some of the most high profile and significant cybercrime prosecutions in the country, including the prosecution of notorious computer hacker Kevin Mitnick. He subsequently helped lead the case and policy efforts of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section... See More

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