General (Ret.) David Petraeus

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Gen. (Ret.) Petraeus is a Member of KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, which integrates geopolitical and global trends expertise, macroeconomic analyses, and environmental, social and governance issues and opportunities into KKR’s investment process. Prior to joining KKR, Gen. Petraeus served more than 37 years in the U.S. military, including command of coalition forces in Iraq, command of U.S. Central Command, and command of coalition forces in Afghanistan. Following his service in the military, Gen. Petraeus served as the director of the CIA.


The Cyber Security Mega Cycle Aftermath

· By Dave DeWalt, General (Ret.) David Petraeus ·

During the past decade, we have witnessed a virtual explosion in the cyber security world. While serving as CEO of McAfee and FireEye, and a U.S. Army commander and CIA director, respectively, we have lived through and witnessed first-hand exponential growth in: threats, threat actors, reported breaches, security vendors, investments in security companies and probably most significantly, private and public sector security spending.

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