Ep. 112: They Must Live, We Must Die

December 9, 2019
Hosted by George Rettas

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The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackOps Partners Corporation, Casey Fleming appears on this week's episode of Task Force 7 Radio to talk about China, what kind of threat they pose to the United States, and their competitive economic strategy of "they must live, we must die" as a world power. Fleming talks about the Great Power Competition; Asymmetric Hybrid Warfare, how it's being utilized today, and what that means to the United States; the Gray Zone and how the U.S. needs to learn to operate in it; Cybersecurity as a National Security Threat; Security Strategy and how it integrates into our overall competitive strategy; how Economic Espionage has damaged America's role as the world's lone super power; and turning Intellectual Property theft protection into competitive advantage on the global stage. All this and much, much more on this week's episode of Task Force 7 Radio.

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George Rettas

George Rettas

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."

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