Frank J. Cilluffo is a senior policy analyst and deputy director of the Global Organized Crime Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He specializes in transnational crime; terrorism; information warfare and information assurance; intelligence and counterintelligence issues; and national security policy.
Frank Cilluffo directs the Global Organized Crime Project's seven multiagency and multidisciplined task forces on information warfare and information assurance, terrorism, Russian organized crime, Asian organized crime, the narcotics industry, financial crimes, and the nuclear black market.
These task forces comprise over 175 senior officials and experts from the academic, defense, diplomatic, intelligence, law enforcement, and corporate communities. He also chairs/co-chairs two homeland defense committees on terrorism and cyber threats of the future and information assurance.
Cilluffo regularly advises policymakers and practitioners in developing strategic plans, policies, and tactical procedures to better prepare for, deter, and respond to a range of emerging and interrelated threats such as terrorism, transnational crime, and information warfare. He has lectured to dozens of government agencies, corporate groups, colleges and universities, and has testified before the U.S. Congress and presidential, defense, and congressional commissions.
In addition to publishing extensively in professional journals, newspapers, and magazines, Cilluffo coauthored and edited Global Organized Crime: The New Empire of Evil; Russian Organized Crime; Cybercrime, Cyberterrorism; Cyberwarfare; Russian Organized Crime and Corruption: Putin's Challenge; Combating Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism: A Comprehensive Strategy; and Cyber Threats of the Future & Information Security: Meeting the 21st Century Challenge.
Cilluffo is currently a World Economic Forum fellow, a Council on Foreign Relations term member, a member of the Office of the Secretary of Defense's Highlands Forum, and has served as a member of the Defense Science Board's Summer Study on Transnational Threats.