As a year-end special treat, Infragard Los Angeles and CTWatch present this special FREE Guest Speaker event on Counterterrorism.
This is a special 2.5 hour Guest Speaker series event focused on best practices in counterterrorism for those charged with the responsibility of protecting our critical infrastructure and key resources. This interactive panel discussion will feature award-winning author Toby Harnden, who recently released the bestselling book, “First Casualty” – the untold story of the CIA’s mission to avenge 9/11. This dramatic true story reveals the secret mission of the eight members of the CIA’s Special Operations Team Alpha, the first Americans to be dropped behind enemy lines in Afghanistan after 9/11. In addition, retired CIA operations officer Bob Dougherty will provide subject matter expert commentary on how the key takeaways provided by Toby’s riveting story are applicable today and in the future for both the private sector, local and state law enforcement and the FBI in combatting extremism and ensuring the security of the Homeland’s critical infrastructure.
1. Counterterrorism strategies in the protection of critical infrastructure
2. Best practices in counterterrorism and crisis management
3. Panel discussion and Q & A
Robert Dougherty, VP Intelligence, CT Watch
A 25 year veteran of the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) Mr. Dougherty’s operational background includes Counter-Terrorism Operations, Counter-Proliferation Operations, Counter-Intelligence Operations, Counter-Narcotics Operations.
Toby Harnden, Guest lecturer, CT Watch
Toby Harnden is a winner of the Orwell Prize for Books. A former foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times of London and the Daily Telegraph who reported from thirty-three countries, he specializes in terrorism and war.
Who Can Attend:
Open to anyone. Target audience are Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Resource (CIKR) Partners, InfraGard members, Telecommunication Operators, Crime Analysts, Criminal Intelligence Analysts and Fusion Center partners and law enforcement.