Alison Yakabe

Lead Cyber Security Analyst at the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC) in San Francisco, California

Alison Yakabe works as the Lead Cyber Security Analyst at the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC) in San Francisco, California. In this role, she engages with public and private sector partners to evaluate cyber security needs and shares timely threat intelligence through insightful analytic products. Ms. Yakabe’s experience with unmanned systems began while covering drones for the Military Forces and Technology Division at the U.S. Department of State. Her research has contributed to the national dialogue on drone policy and enforcement including the publication of “UAS on Main Street” in Homeland Security Affairs and speaking engagements for the Naval Postgraduate School, FBI, and NASCAR. She holds an M.A. in International Security with a concentration in Remote Sensing from the University of Denver and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Dartmouth.