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ProfNet Experts Available on U.S. Cyber Policy, Tobacco-Cessation Policies




(MENAFN Editorial) NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area.

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EXPERT ALERTS

  • U.S. Cyber Policy: Intersection of Private Sector and Government Intelligence Community
  • Many Countries Lagging on Implementation of Support for Tobacco Cessation
  • MEDIA JOBS

  • Reporter – Citywire USA (NY)
  • U.S. Correspondent, Tech – South China Morning Post (NY/CA)
  • Reporter – SparkSpread (NY/TX/London)
  • OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES

  • Don't Risk Your Day Job: 7 Tips to Make Your Side Hustle Work for You
  • Blogger Events: Top Events to Attend in August
  • Blog Profiles: Aquarium Blogs
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    EXPERT ALERTS:

    U.S. Cyber Policy: Intersection of Private Sector and Government Intelligence Community
    Ronald A. Marks
    Chair, Intelligence Program, Daniel Morgan Graduate School
    President, Intelligence Enterprises
    Marks is available to discuss the intersection of the private sector and the government intelligence community and the enhancement of the U.S.'s cyber capabilities: "As the Trump administration moves forward with its cyberspace policy, it is crucial to get these squabbling parties together and encourage relationships between the two, taking the best of both. The laissez-faire attitude of Silicon Valley has to bend somewhat to U.S. government guidance and protection, and the U.S. government simply has to stop overregulating with multiple agencies, providing confusing messages and contacts with the private sector."
    Based in Washington, D.C., Marks is currently president of Intelligence Enterprises, a national security-consulting firm composed of a network of former senior national security officials. He spent 16 years with the Central Intelligence Agency, during which time he occupied a number of increasingly senior positions ranging from clandestine spy to Senate liaison for five directors. These positions include special assistant to the ADCI for Military Support, U.S. State Department Program director for law enforcement issues in Russia and Eastern Europe, and a senior budget director at the National Reconnaissance Office. Since leaving government, Marks has been a senior defense contractor and a software executive.
    Website:
    Contact: Alex Lange,

    Many Countries Lagging on Implementation of Support for Tobacco Cessation
    Martin Raw
    Director
    International Centre for Tobacco Cessation
    Article 14 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control recommends provision of evidence-based support for tobacco cessation, but many countries are lagging in implementation – leading to gaps in helping patients quit tobacco. Raw was the lead author on an editorial, endorsed by more than 70 global leaders in tobacco cessation, that sets out actions countries can take to support tobacco dependence treatment, focusing on low-cost, broad-reach interventions. Says Raw: "Effective tobacco cessation support will help us reach the goal of reducing premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases, but countries worldwide are not adequately implementing treatment support. It's time to improve the support offered to tobacco users who want to stop."
    Contact: Breanne Van Nostrand,

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    MEDIA JOBS:

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  • Reporter – Citywire USA (NY)
  • U.S. Correspondent, Tech – South China Morning Post (NY/CA)
  • Reporter – SparkSpread (NY/TX/London)
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    OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES:

    Following are links to other news and resources we think you might find useful. If you have an item you think other reporters would be interested in and would like us to include in a future alert, please drop us a line.

  • DON'T RISK YOUR DAY JOB: 7 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR SIDE HUSTLE WORK FOR YOU. It seems like everyone has a side hustle. The real-life numbers support this: In a recent study from Bankrate, 44 million Americans reported having a side gig. Earnings range in this avenue of entrepreneurship, but in some instances, it can be extremely lucrative. If the gig economy is calling your name, here are seven tips for managing a side hustle outside of a busy 9-to-5:

  • BLOGGER EVENTS: TOP EVENTS TO ATTEND IN AUGUST. Each month, the Audience Research team shares information of hot events for the blogging world. Here are some events you'll want to know about for August:

  • BLOG PROFILES: AQUARIUM BLOGS. Each week, PR Newswire's Audience Relations team selects an industry/subject and profiles a handful of sites that do a good job with promoting and contributing to the conversation. This week, they look at a few aquarium blogs:
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