Partners & Sponsorship
Improving Security Through Partnership and Collaboration
The Chertoff Group is proud to collaborate with several organizations to promote innovative ideas, best-in-class security solutions, and valuable partnerships that aid and address the security challenges and threats facing both public and private sector organizations around the world. Our principals are actively engaged with the most prominent forums and networking organizations aimed at promoting the sharing of ideas, state-of-the-art technologies, and smart and effective solutions that serve those in the homeland security, defense and intelligence communities.
The Chertoff Group is pleased to be a strategic partner with AFCEA International. AFCEA is an international organization that serves its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information. AFCEA is dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications, and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.
The Chertoff Group is pleased to have formed a strategic alliance with the Security Innovation Network (“SINET”), a Silicon-Valley based organization that works with industry builders, buyers, researchers and investors within the cybersecurity domain to advance innovation and bring about global collaboration between the public and private sector to defeat cybersecurity threats. Through this unique collaboration, The Chertoff Group and SINET are able to offer companies a unique perspective on market trends and analysis, emerging growth opportunities, IT security needs and requirements, federal policy developments, and opportunities to strengthen public-private partnerships that bring about real solutions to the evolving cyber threats we face today across the government and all economic sectors.
The EastWest Institute (EWI) is a global think-and-do tank that devises innovative solutions to pressing security concerns and mobilizes networks of individuals, institutions and nations to implement these solutions. The Chertoff Group is proud to have been a sponsor of EWI’s Second Annual Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit in London and continues to remain engaged in the larger EWI Worldwide Cybersecurity Initiative, which brings together business, government and technical leaders to help shape the agreements, standards, policies and regulations needed to protect cyberspace. Michael Chertoff, co-founder and managing principal of The Chertoff Group, serves as a member of the EWI Board of Directors.
The Chertoff Group is proud to be working with the Government Technology & Services Coalition, an association of innovative, agile small and mid-sized company CEOs that create, develop and implement solutions and products in the Federal security market. The Government Technology & Services Consortium is a non-profit organization that brings small and mid-sized companies together to contribute to primary research, develop thought leadership and host workshops to clarify the value and challenges for the small and mid-sized business community in the Federal market. For more information, please visit www.GTSCoalition.com
Organizations, Forums and Boards
Members of The Chertoff Group maintain active involvement in several leading forums, boards, and not-for-profit organizations that seek to promote awareness and make recommendations to help solve today’s most pressing security challenges. Whether seated on the Board or a member of the organization, we are constantly engaged in today’s discussions on how best to prevent, protect against, respond, and recover from a broad array of security risks worldwide. Examples of these organizations include:
The Chertoff Group is proud to give back and support our community by volunteering our time and financial support to the following organizations that do so much for the individuals and families helping to keep our nation safe as well as those organizations supporting our overall communities here at home.
The Border Patrol Foundation provides resources to the families of the fallen and creates awareness of the escalating risk of those who keep America's borders safe.
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is the nation’s monument to honor federal, state and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of our nation and its people.
The Paralyzed Veterans Americana Gala is an inspirational fundraising event celebrating individuals, corporate and public sector friends who have supported the organization, 25 million courageous veterans, 54 million people with disabilities and 12,000 new spinal cord injured individuals annually.
The CIA Officers Memorial Foundation was established to provide educational support to the children and spouses of CIA officers killed in the line of duty.
Covenant House is the largest privately-funded agency in the Americas providing
food, shelter, immediate crisis care, and essential services to homeless, throwaway,
and runaway kids.
Hands On Greater DC Cares is the largest and leading coordinator of volunteerism in the DC region. They work with a network of more than 860 nonprofits, 43,000 volunteers and a host of corporate and foundation partners to positively impact the region.
WHS is a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in March 2009. The group has grown to over 1200 public and private sector members.
The Mission of Women in Homeland Security is to provide a professional organization for women working in the field of homeland security who are committed both to their jobs and to combating the threat of terrorism. “Homeland security” is a relatively new field and the organization strives to provide women with a forum to learn about the many facets of the discipline and to build the connections necessary for their own professional development. Through monthly meetings, book club, WHS University and the group’s charity work, Women in Homeland Security fosters a collaborative environment for homeland security professionals to improve our nation’s security and intelligence on critical homeland security topics confronting the nation.
Women in Homeland Security is committed to assuring that we never forget the threat of terrorism and the need for our nation to maintain its vigilance — despite the absence of a terrorist attack since September 11, 2001. www.womeninhomelandsecurity.com