Ms. Silvia Farag
Senior Policy and Strategy Analyst
Department of Homeland Security

Silvia Farag is a Senior Policy and Strategy Analyst for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). The NCCIC is the national 24x7 integrated cybersecurity and communications operations center that provides cyber and communications related cross-domain situational awareness, multiagency and public-private incident response, and strategic analysis. Before joining the NCCIC, Ms. Farag served as the Acting Deputy Director and Senior Press Secretary for External Affairs within DHS’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C), where she helped coordinate messaging regarding the CS&C mission to external stakeholders and key members of the media. Ms. Farag began her tenure at DHS in 2000 in the National Cyber Security Division where she played a central role in the development, planning and implementation of outreach and awareness activities and other partnership initiatives.

Ms. Farag holds a B.A. in Communications and Public Relations with a minor in Management Information Systems from George Mason University.

Speaking Schedule
Thursday, September 19, 10:15-10:45am - How to Leverage Stakeholders and Maximize Outreach Panel Session