FBI special agent speaks on cyber security at GVSU

Mike Rogers

A former FBI special agent and leader on national security policy will be the keynote speaker for the Peter F. Secchia Breakfast Lecture February 13 at Grand Valley State University’s L. William Seidman Center, sponsored by the Seidman College of Business.


Mike Rogers, who is also a former U.S. Rep. for Michigan’s 8th District, will give a speech, “Global security means local problems: Space. Cyber. Expansionism. Politics.”


Rogers is the former chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence where he authorized and oversaw a budget of $70 billion that provided funding to the nation’s 17 intelligence agencies. Currently, Rogers hosts the nationally syndicated radio commentary “Something to Think About” on Westwood One.


He is a CNN national security commentator, and hosts and produces CNN’s “Declassified.” Rogers sits on the board of IronNet Cybersecurity and MITRE Corporation, and advises Next Century Corporation and Trident Capital.


The event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required  by Monday, Feb. 6, at www.gvsu.edu/seidman. The breakfast s fro, 8  – 9 a.m. The L. William Seidman Center is located on GVSU’s downtown Grand Rapids Pew campus. For more information, contact the Seidman College of Business at 616-331-7100.