Brig. Gen (Res.) Charly Shugg

Brigadier General Shugg, USAF (Retired), is Executive Director of the Global

Consortium for Counter Cyber Terrorism (GC3T) and a Partner in the Sylint Group.

GC3T is a non-profit corporation and independent think tank dedicated to raising

awareness and providing expertise in developing solutions to mitigate the emerging

threat of cyber terrorism. As Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Sylint Group, he

oversees an elite team of cyber security and digital forensic professionals providing

security strategy and incident response to Fortune 500 companies, non-profit

organizations and government entities.

General Shugg has over 30 years of National Security experience with extensive

emphasis in military operations, strategy development and strategic planning for

emerging cyberspace operations and unmanned aircraft systems for both

government and commercial organizations. In his last U.S. Air Force position, he

was key in establishing the Air Force Cyber Command as well as assisting U.S.

Cyber Command in reaching initial operating capability. His role consisted of

directing activities of over 16,000 personnel assuring U.S. Combatant

Commanders were provided with the highest caliber cyberspace forces. In addition,

he was responsible for planning and execution of cyberspace operations to extend, maintain and defend the Air Force’s portion of the Department of Defense global network.

General Shugg is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and holds numerous advanced degrees to include a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy from the National War College, Washington DC.

Executive Director, Global Consortium for Counter Cyber-Terrorism (GC3T) and Partner and COO, Sylint, United States

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