Henley-Putnam Webinar Takes a Deeper Look at the Counterintelligence Community

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During Free Webinar, Special Agent will Examine the Various Approaches and Limitations of the U.S. Counterintelligence Community

Henley-Putnam University’s next free webinar provides a detailed overview of the field of counterintelligence (CI), an often misunderstood and mysterious subset of the intelligence and law enforcement communities.

On Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 1:00 PM, EDT, Colonel Michael Angley, former U.S. Air Force OSI Special Agent and Senior Military Advisor to Henley-Putnam University, will explain the nature of counterintelligence as prescribed by current Executive Orders, the differences between defensive and offensive approaches to CI, the major agencies that conduct CI, and the limitations the U.S. government places on CI activities.

During the Cold War, Foreign Intelligence Services (FIS) posed the greatest threat to American security, necessitating a focus upon what are now regarded as the traditional elements of CI. Although crimes such as espionage, sabotage, and assassination remain serious and continue to demand attention from U.S. intelligence, today the greatest and most immediate concern is terrorism. As serious time-sensitive threats emerge, masters of the CI model oversee the execution of intricate and highly classified prevention strategies.

“Terrorists overseas are quickly learning how to dilute and disguise their true plans and information,” says Colonel Angley. “To keep America safe and secure, those in the field of counterintelligence must remain one step ahead of those posing potentially devastating threats to our prosperity. The likelihood for terrorists to make and deploy explosives in the U.S. is high, and without aggressive CI professionals to take swift action, our nation could face detrimental loss.”

Register here: A Deeper Look at the Counterintelligence Community will take place April 21st, 2011 at 1:00 PM, EDT. Those interested in participating in the webinar should register at [https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/347149826 . The webinar is open to the public and completely free of charge.

The Henley-Putnam webinar series, launched in 2009, was designed to bring the hands-on experience of former members of the CIA, Secret Service, FBI, and intelligence and federal law enforcement community to those seeking careers in Strategic Security. Registration information for upcoming webinars, as well links to past webinars are available on Henley-Putnam’s website at http://www.henley-putnam.edu/594-238.htm.

The series is one of many career resources offered by Henley-Putnam University. In addition, the University’s mentoring program assigns degree students with a high-level faculty or expert mentor to support them in making career decisions. Through its online career portal, Henley-Putnam helps students research careers, explore university programs, prepare for a job search, locate employers and gain basic knowledge of the Strategic Security field.

About Colonel Michael Angley
Mike Angley is the Senior Military Advisor to Henley-Putnam University. He is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and a retired career Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) Special Agent. He has over 25 years experience conducting counterintelligence and counterterrorism operations around the world and in the United States. He is a seasoned criminal investigator as well, held five command assignments in his career, and when he retired in 2007 was one of OSI’s senior-most Special Agents in command of OSI Region 8, Air Force Space Command. Mike Angley is also the multi-award-winning author of the Child Finder Trilogy (http://www.mikeangley.com) a thriller series featuring an Air Force OSI Special Agent protagonist.

About Henley-Putnam University
Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s strategic security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.

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