N. MacDonnell Ulsch

N. MacDonnell Ulsch

Senior Vice President
Invescore Group

N. MacDonnell Ulsch is a Senior Vice President at Invescore and specializes in cyber and defense industry co-development and technology transfer. Mr. Ulsch has an extensive corporate and national security background in cybercrime forensics, cyber threat analysis, and cyber risk matters. His work has included major global investigations involving nation-state cyber and geopolitical aggressors, transnational organized crime, and hacktivists. He is also a Senior Consultant in cyber risk to Charles River Associates International. He was a Senior Managing Director of Cybercrime at PricewaterhouseCoopers and the CEO of ZeroPoint Risk Research.

Considered an authority in cyber threat and risk, he has written many articles, papers, and two books. His most recent book is Cyber Threat! How to Manage the Growing Risk of Cyber Attacks (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014). Mr. Ulsch is also the author of Threat! Managing Risk in a Hostile World (The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation, 2008). Homeland Security Today recently published his article, Cyber Deniability, on China and North Korea cyber-attacks. A Research Fellow at the Boston College Woods School of Advancing Studies, his work is focused on nation-state cyber threats. Mr. Ulsch lectures widely on cyber threats and risks to investors and shareholders, boards of directors and regulators at Boston College, Boston University School of Law, University of Maine School of Law, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Mercy College, Fordham University, American Bar Association, Practicing Law Institute, Pace University (MBA Program) and other institutions. He served on the US Secrecy Commission and on the US Treasury Office of Critical Infrastructure committee. He was with the National Security Institute and was a cyber threat advisor to the Central Intelligence Agency. Mr. Ulsch earned a Bachelor of Art from the University of North Florida.