Ep. 111: Is China An Enemy or A Competitor?
December 2, 2019
Hosted by George Rettas
Is China an enemy or a competitor to the United States? Former Director of the NSA and the former Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, Admiral Michael Rogers weighs in on this topic and much more on Episode #111 of TF7 Radio! Admiral Michael Rogers reviews China's 100 year strategy, what it means to the United States, and what the U.S. should do in the coming years to mitigate any threat to our national security. In light of even more recent cyber attacks against U.S. Government military officials by groups allegedly sponsored by the Chinese Government, Admiral Rogers lays out what he thinks the United States strategy should be to ensure a fair playing field across the global stage. Admiral Rogers also talks about what it was like to lead U.S. Cyber Command, what the U.S. needs to do about election security, and he explains how leaving the government and working in the private sector over the last 18 months has affected his views on Cyber Security in the United States.
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George Rettas is one of the most well-known cyber security professionals in the world with extensive experience practicing cyber security in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Rettas is a serial entrepreneur, serving as the CEO and President of Task Force 7 Radio, LLC, and Task Force 7 Technologies, Inc. a company focusing on building the world’s first and only Professional Cyber Security Social Network. Mr. Rettas is also the President and CEO of Code X Entertainment, LLC, a company focused on producing television, movies, literary, digital, and merchandising products.
Mr. Rettas has worked for 12 years as a Managing Director and Partner in some of the world’s largest financial institutions holding executive management positions in cyber security operations, administration, and program management functions. He created the first Cyber Security Intelligence function in the financial services sector and detected some of the most prolific breaches in recent history, including Target breach and the JPMorgan Chase breach.
Mr. Rettas also served as a former Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, where he was the co-founder of the Newark Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force. He is the author of the first Title III Wire Tap on an internet-facing computer network in United States history and he worked what is considered the most prolific criminal investigation in the history of the Secret Service in “Operation Firewall."