13694972_10103163494419110_620223706_nIan Goertz is a Research Analyst at the NATO Association of Canada. Ian recently completed his M.A. in Intelligence and Strategic Studies at Aberystwyth University in Wales. Prior to this, he completed his B.A. in Political Science at McMaster University. Ian wrote his dissertation on the role of technological innovation and the intelligence community. His research interests are intelligence, strategic studies, emerging security, terrorism, cyber security and international relations of technology and the internet. Ian co-authored “Matching Reality with Necessity: A Defence Policy to 2025,” a white paper examining Canadian Defence and Security policy. He was also a semi-finalist at the Inaugural Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge in Europe, held by the Atlantic Council in Geneva, Switzerland. In order to get in touch, Ian can be reached at goertzian@gmail.com