Connie Peterson Uthoff

Connie Peterson Uthoff
Title:
Program Director, Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Program; Assistant Professor
Phone:
301-675-9905
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • National Security
  • International Relations
  • Cyber Concerns

Connie Peterson Uthoff is the Program Director of the Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Program. A frequent contributor to the United States Cybersecurity Magazine, she explores areas related to cyber intelligence, risk, critical infrastructure cyber threats, nation state cyber aggression and cybersecurity in the fourth industrial revolution.

She is the author of the book Cyber Intelligence: Actors, Policies and Practices, chapter author of Strategic Cyber Intelligence: An Examination of Practices Across Industry, Government and Military,  and co-author of the chapter A National Strategy for the United States Cyberspace (with Maj. General Harold ‘Punch’ Moulton (retired) and Vice Rear Admiral James Stavridis (retired)). 

She has participated in and led cyber tabletop exercises in the U.S. and Europe, and has created scenario-based courses and workshops at the master's level for professional students. A cyber scenario created by Ms. Uthoff was highlighted at the Emerge Tech Conference and profiled in the College’s newsletter, “CPS Faculty Shine at Cutting-Edge Tech Conference."

With over 20 years of professional security experience, she continues to create cyber seminars for professional programs and currently instructs in areas related to cyber intelligence, risk, incident response and cybersecurity. 

Ms. Uthoff sat on the Board of Directors for an agricultural management corporation for over 15 years. 

Education

  • Doctoral Candidate, The Executive Leadership Program in Human Organizational Learning at The George Washington University. Research interests: strategic cyber intelligence; learning, leadership, culture and evolving technology; the social, political, economic and security implications of the technological advances of 4th industrial revolution; and cybersecurity and public/private partnerships.  
  • Building Organizational Cultures: A Framework for Leaders. Harvard Extension School, Professional Development Program 2019. 
  • M.A. in Intelligence Studies with a concentration in Competitive Intelligence, American Military University.
  • B.A. in History, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.

Distinctions

  • Recipient of a 2007 Congressional Medal of Distinction Award.
  • Received a 2006 National Leadership Award and served as an Honorary Chairman of a Business Advisory Council.

Classes Taught

  • PSSL 6246: Cyber Intelligence and Strategic Analysis
  • PSCS 6270: Capstone