Admiral Michael Rogers: Being Predictive


Admiral Michael Rogers is the Former Director of the National Security Agency and Former Commander of US Cyber Command. Adm. Rogers taps into his decades of experience to deliver keynote speeches on a range of topics such as surveillance, cyber, national security, and leadership.

This clip is a highlight from the Dtex Global Insider Threat Summit, a moderated session focusing on the importance of harnessing technology along with human insight to generate short-term and long-term value. Adm. Rogers recognized early on that data overload was a major issue, so he set his sights on identifying ways to translate data into valuable information. 

From a leadership perspective, Adm. Rogers discusses the importance of setting expectations and gives the example of body searches at high security facilities. Leading by example Adm. Rogers weighed the balance of keeping information safe and making sure employees were comfortable. Adm. Rogers emphasized the value of having a conversation with his team and was able to change the habits of the team to create a predictable environment for employees while safeguarding classified information. 

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Former Director of National Security Agency & Former Commander of US Cyber Command

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Admiral Michael Rogers is the former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), the former chief of Central Security Service, and the former commander of US Cyber Command. Rogers assumed those posts in March of 2014 and stepped down in May of 2018. An MIT technology seminar fellow and former Harvard Senior Executive in national security, Admiral Rogers is one of the most-knowledgeable intelligence operatives and cyber security experts on the lecture circuit today. Offering presentations packed with insights gleaned from his recent experience at the highest levels of the US government, he served under both Presidents Obama and Trump and oversaw the NSA and Cyber Command responses to both the Snowden leaks and Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential election.