WASHINGTON – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided the keynote address at the New York Corporate Security Symposium (CSS) on September 17, 2019. The New York CSS was hosted by I&A in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Domestic Security Alliance Council and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Under Secretary Glawe discussed I&A’s mission and ongoing efforts to provide actionable and timely intelligence to its customers. The event drew over 300 federal, state, local, and private sector partners. Topics discussed included economic espionage, cyber mitigation and response, emergence of 5G technology, New York City threat landscape, threats from the illicit use of unmanned aircraft systems, counter proliferation involving the private sector, and priorities of chief security officers.
“We are working to improve our partnerships by deploying more resources, providing tailored intelligence, and facilitating partnerships, through events such as the Corporate Security Symposiums for us to address the wide range of threats that impact our partners,” said Under Secretary Glawe in his remarks. “Strong partnerships between the public and private sectors are necessary to ensure our adversaries cannot exploit any vulnerabilities in our safety and security.”
Following the CSS, Under Secretary Glawe met with a host of partners to discuss threat priorities and opportunities to enhance information sharing with DHS, including senior leaders from across the financial services sector, such as the Federal Reserve Bank, Dow Jones, and JPMorgan Chase, as well as representatives from the New York Police Department (NYPD).
Discussions held throughout the duration of the trip stressed the important role public and private sector partners have in securing the homeland.