The Security of Business: National Security, Cybersecurity, and Keeping America’s Businesses Safe

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 4:15pm




Joshua Stiefel

Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy

U.S. Department of the Treasury


December 4, 2017 4:10 PM

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Joshua Stiefel is 2008 graduate of Lehigh University’s Department of International Relations. Josh serves as Cyber Policy Advisor at the Department of the Treasury where his role puts him at the nexus of national security, cyber policy, and economic security. At the Department, Josh is responsible for developing policy and managing interactions on cyber policy with Executive Branch agencies, independent financial regulatory bodies, and private sector financial institutions.

Prior to his tenure at the Department of the Treasury, Josh served at the U.S. Department of Defense as a political-military analyst supporting senior policymakers from across the Executive Branch and Congress. In addition to his analytic work, Josh has also held assignments in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, the Director of National Intelligence’s Presidential Daily Brief Staff, and National Military Command Center for which he received the Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award. In 2011, Josh deployed with U.S. Special Operations Forces to Iraq, supporting combat operations. For his time overseas, he was presented with a Letter of Commendation and the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terror.

Outside of his responsibilities at the Treasury Department, Josh serves as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy Reserve.