Hendrickson Forum 2015 The Ethics of Cyber Security About Adm. James Stavridis USN (Ret.) Admiral James Stavridis, United States Navy (Retired) is the former Supreme Allied Commander, NATO, and former U.S. European Commander, overseeing operations on three continents (2009-2013). He provides top-level information and strategies to leaders and citizens who must address critical challenges: Cybersecurity: Cyber criminals know no boundaries and are fundamentally changing the world. How does this impact business, personal life, and the global marketplace? “Smart power”: What alliances and coalitions do we need to create a secure nation, government, and business community? Stavridis remains an active and informed commentator on global affairs that impact business audiences investing worldwide. The forum will include a brief audience question-and-answer session with Stavridis. Join us for a conversation about some of the most pressing challenges of our time and what must be done to take command of our future. + More A highly decorated Navy admiral and the longest-serving global combatant commander in recent American military, James Stavridis is widely recognized for his expertise in strategy, tactics, diplomacy, national security, and strategic communications. Stavridis is now the dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He provides regular global affairs and security commentary in a variety of publications, ranging from The Washington Post and Foreign Policy to The Atlantic. He is also author of The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO (October 2014). He holds numerous honors, including nearly 40 U.S. and international medals. From The Accidental Admiral: “The world is a diverse and complex place, and single-point ‘silver bullet’ solutions for its problems will almost always fail. Unilateral action is usually a disappointment; alliances, friendships and partnerships are everything. We must apply international, inter-agency, and public-private connections in creating security in the 21st Century.” Event Information and Registration April 9, 2015 11 a.m. Registration and Networking 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch, Program, Q&A Saint Mary's University Center 2504 Park Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55404 $40 General Admission $25 Saint Mary's University Alumni and Employees $10 Students Questions? HendricksonInstitute@smumn.edu or 612-238-4545 Register About the Hendrickson Institute The Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership is a center for excellence at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota for the formation of ethical leadership skills in our students and our community. By providing a forum for the exploration of ethical issues, the institute supports the university’s mission to “…awaken, nurture, and empower learners to ethical lives of service and leadership.” Through intense inquiry on issues of ethical leadership and by fostering personal relationships, the institute is a resource for our students and our communities to explore, examine, and discover the truths in the world around us and the character within each of us.