Former National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell to Speak on Cyberspace Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2013 — Former Director of National Intelligence John M. (Mike) McConnell will speak on “America’s Challenges in Cyberspace” at an _ Standing Committee on Law & National Security luncheon program from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.

McConnell is vice chairman of Booz Allen Hamilton, where his primary roles include leading the firm’s rapidly expanding cyberbusiness and serving on its leadership team. He joined Booz Allen Hamilton after retiring from the Navy in 1996 as a vice admiral. From 2007-2009, he left the firm to serve as the Director of National Intelligence under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama, respectively.

What:   “America’s Challenges in Cyberspace”
When: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where: The Army and Navy Club
901 17th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Meredith Josef at -1092 or .

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

Learn More About:  National Security Law