No, don’t worry, I’m not changing the title of my security awareness program from D.I.C.E. to C.H.E.W. (would I have to replace the dice with a graphic of a mouth??). It’s  a short video on cyber threats by former White House official Richard Clarke where C is for Criminals, H is for Hackivism, E is […]

DICE Open Briefing: Fayetteville, North Carolina on 18 Nov 2011

Most of my speaking engagements are private so I like to be able to let you know when there is a briefing open to the public that you can attend. Here are all the details and I hope to see you there: – – – – – – – The NCMS Carolinas Chapter is having […]

The Value of Wall Street

Wow. Just came across this (click on image to see it full size) . It’s powerful and says it all about our nation of moochers and looters. Watch out, Atlas is Shrugging. If you don’t understand this, I highly encourage you to read the book Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. There is a reason this book, written […]

Introducing DICE-TV

For those of you who need a D*I*C*E fix, or security officers needing a quick awareness minute for their employees, or if you need to show a sample of my briefings to your manager, or if you just like looking at my pretty face (?), my D*I*C*E Channel on YouTube has begun. My graphics/video guru […]

Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Economic Espionage

From ABC News, 18 Oct 2011: A Chinese national has pleaded guilty to economic espionage for providing trade secrets from agricultural firms Dow and Cargill to the Chinese government. Kexue Huang, pleaded guilty to one charge of economic espionage before a federal judge in Indiana, admitting that while he worked at Dow AgroSciences LLC and […]

BAD DICE: American arrested for planning to blow up the Pentagon

A 26-year-old American, born in the United States, living in big house in an upscale suburb of Boston with his parents (an engineer and healthworker), was a star soccer player in high school and graduated at the top of his class, received a scholarship to Boston’s Northeastern University and graduated from there in 2008 with a degree in physics, and […]

BAD DICE: Jonathan Pollard – a spy for Australia?

It’s time to start calling them like we see them: Good Dice and Bad Dice. The first Bad Dice has to be Jonathan Pollard. It’s been revealed that when Pollard first starting spying, he provided classified information to — AUSTRALIA! But they turned him down so he tried another country, Israel, to see if he […]

Brian Kelley, counterintelligence expert, RIP

Brian Kelley It was truly a shock to hear that counterintelligence expert and instructor Brian Kelley unexpectantly passed away at the young age of 68. No doubt the toll of the years of stress he went through being falsely accused as a Russian spy played a part in his unfortunate passing far too soon. Michelle Van Cleave, the former […]

Ray Semko providing day-long CI training in Arizona on October 6

The NCMS ‘Valley of the Sun’ Chapter and Orbital Sciences Corporation. in Arizona are co-sponsoring a full-day of counterintelligence training on Thursday, October 6, 2011, given by security expert Ray Semko, aka The D*I*C*E Man. It is open to NCMS members and non-members. This training counts as eight hours of training towards NCMS Industrial Security Professional […]

Semko will be Keynote Speaker at Minnesota Symposium on Terrorism and Emergency Preparedness

Ray Semko will be the opening Keynote Speaker at the Minnesota Symposium on Terrorism and Emergency Preparedness on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from 8 am to 10 am at the Northland Inn Hotel in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. For more information about this conference, see their brochure or website. The 2011 10th Annual Minnesota Symposium on […]

“Counterintelligence for the Security Professional” training course in November

Ray Semko teaches the “Counterintelligence for the Security Professional” training course for Kenneth Sudol & Associates, Inc.–-Security Training Specialists. This course introduces attendees to today’s threat (criminals, foreign intelligence services, terrorists, malicious code writers, hackers/hacktivists and disgruntled employees) to sensitive and classified information, our employees, facilities and resources. Ray will talk about the multi-faceted threat […]

How Semko’s D*I*C*E talk “played in Peoria”

Ray Semko presented a D*I*C*E briefing in Peoria, IL, sponsored by CIAN, Inc., an information security company. A local Peoria, IL news station covered Ray Semko’s presentation to CIAN, Inc. and interviewed him: And the accompanying story: The D.I.C.E. Man Cometh By Joe Bennett, Central Illinois News Center A former counter intelligence agent came to […]

OPEN EVENT: DICE Briefing in Illinois on May 26

If you live or are visiting anywhere in driving distance of Peoria, Illinois on Thursday, May 26, 2011, you’re invited to attend Ray Semko’s D*I*C*E Briefing free of change. His presentation is being sponsored by the Peoria-based computer networking company CIAN. Steve Hope, President and CEO of CIAN, Inc. said, “It is an honor for CIAN to […]

World Renowned Security Expert Ray Semko to Address Peoria, Illinois Businesses

FORMER INTELLIGENCE OFFICER TO SPEAK ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF INFORMATION SECURITY AND TERRORISM THREATS IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS March 15, 2011 Peoria, IL – CIAN, Inc. is pleased to announce that renowned US security expert, Ray Semko, also known as the “D*I*C*E* man, is coming to Peoria May 26, 2011. Semko, a retired Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) […]


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