On July 31, 2018, Ron Marks, intelligence program chair at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, was interviewed by award-winning broadcaster Francis Rose on “what a more ‘aggressive’ stance means for cyber defense, and how it could change operational strategy at the agency.” Government Matters is “a multi-platform news program dedicated to providing non-partisan information and analysis to federal managers, contractors and those supporting the federal marketplace.”

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Ronald A. Marks, M.A.

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Ronald A. Marks is currently the Chair of the Intelligence program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS).

Ronald “Ron” Marks is a 33-year veteran of the U.S. national security community. A former CIA official, Ron was a clandestine service officer and a Senate Liaison for five DCIs. He went on to serve on Capitol Hill as Intelligence Counsel to Senate Majority Leaders Robert Dole and Trent Lott. Ron maintains his involvement with intelligence matters as a member of various Intelligence Community advisory groups.

Marks was President of Intelligence Enterprises, LLC, a privately held national security management-consulting firm. He also headed the DC office of Oxford Analytics, a nationally recognized analytical, strategic, and consuling firm.

He is the author of Spying in America in the Post 9/11 World: Domestic Threat and the Need for Change.