Full Name
M Kurt Alaybeyoglu
The Chertoff Group
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Speaker Bio
M. Kurt Alaybeyoglu is a Director at The Chertoff Group, where he utilizes his broad cybersecurity expertise to help Fortune 500 clients manage risk. Kurt works with clients to strengthen cyber governance, drive control transparency and prioritize security investments. He assists operational personnel and senior decision-makers to effectively mitigate and communicate cyber risk. He has led high-profile cybersecurity engagements in energy, financial services, retail, health care, and technology sectors.

Prior to joining The Chertoff Group, Kurt served as a Cyberwarfare Officer in the United States Air Force, commanding large teams, as well as small 24/7 reactionary teams.  In this capacity, Kurt personally commanded over 120 Counter-ISIL cyber missions, providing critical support to special forces units on the ground in multiple areas of responsibility.  He has also participated in some of the largest military planning exercises the Department of Defense hosts, integrating cyber planning and effects with Air, Land, and Naval domains. Prior to that, he also provided critical Computer Network Defense as well as plans and programs management for Nuclear Command and Control platforms as well as communications platforms supporting the President, Vice President, and top-level Department of Defense (DoD) officials while stationed at Joint Base Andrews.
M Kurt Alaybeyoglu