Nation States as Threat Actors

February 23, 2022

Several nation states, including China, Russia, North Korea and Iran, are persistent cyber threat actors whose activities represent an operational (and sometimes existential) threat to US organizations. Their motivations vary widely, but the failure of prospective victims to understand the risks and fully grasp why their companies may be targeted put those organizations in danger.


James Turgal and Nycki Brooks have spent decades fighting these threat actors (James on behalf of the FBI and other law enforcement entities and Nycki as part of US military intelligence), and in this conversation they share their experiences and expertise.