Virtual Spy Chat with Chris Costa

Special Guest: Thomas P. Bossert

Rendezvous Info
Thursday, February 25, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Ticketing Info

Join us for an online discussion of the latest intelligence, national security, and terrorism issues in the news. Spy Museum Executive Director Chris Costa will lead the briefing. Costa a former intelligence officer of 34 years with 25 of those in active duty in hot spots such as Panama, Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Iraq is also a past Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterterrorism on the National Security Council. He will be joined by Thomas P. Bossert, who served as Homeland Security Advisor to two US presidents.

Bossert served as President Trump’s Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism from 2017 to 2018 and was Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush. In that capacity, he co-authored the 2007 National Strategy for Homeland Security.

He also was appointed as the Director of Infrastructure Protection under Bush, overseeing the security of critical US infrastructure, a post he held for two years. Following that, he was appointed the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Preparedness within the Executive Office of the President. Bossert held prior posts as deputy director of legislative affairs at the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was with the Office of the Independent Counsel, and the House of Representatives.

Throughout his career he has focused closely on cybersecurity. He received his law degree from The George Washington University Law School. Bossert is currently President of Trinity Cyber, Inc. He is a distinguished fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council and is a national security analyst for ABC News.

Following their discussion of key issues, you’ll be able to ask questions via our online platform.

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