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Gary M. Jackson, PhD - President and CEO

Dr. Gary M. Jackson is a behavioral psychologist with specialties in artificial intelligence and automated assessment. Dr. Jackson has designed and developed scores of advanced applications across both corporate and U.S. Government settings. Dr. Jackson’s career has spanned academia as a professor, director of R&D and treatment development in various clinical settings, research psychologist within the U.S. Secret Service Intelligence Division, Intelligence Officer and Chief of three advanced technology branches within the Central Intelligence Agency, vice president and director of research and development for a major psychological test development company, Director of the Center for the Advancement of Intelligent Systems (CAIS) for the American Institutes for Research and, the founding  president and CEO of Psynapse Technologies in Washington DC.  Until recently, Dr. Jackson was a Chief Scientist within the National Security Sector at SAIC and Leidos. He has extensive R&D and operational field experience in counterterrorism, counterintelligence, counternarcotics, and asymmetric warfare prediction, tracking, and locating.  He holds B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and an M.A. degree from University of Illinois-Springfield. He has completed additional postdoctoral training in neurophysiology at the University of South Florida Medical School.  Dr. Jackson is the inventor of the patented automated behavior assessment Checkmate network intrusion protection system, Inmate network misuse detection system for insider threat, and Automated Behavior Analysis (AuBA) and tools. His book: Predicting Malicious Behavior: Tools and Techniques for Ensuring Global Security (Wiley & Sons, 2012), describes the developed and patented automated behavior analysis (AuBA) and applications. His most recent book, Surviving Mass Victim Attacks: What to do when the Unthinkable Happens (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), describes how to prevent and survive mass victim attacks. His latest patent pending is on using workplace observations to anticipate and prevent insider threat, resulting in the release of the new product, InAlyer (


Primary Ares of Expertise

  • Design of fused behavior and computer science predictive applications

  • Behavioral/psychological assessment

  • Artificial intelligence/pattern classification

  • Cyber threat within global and network domains

  • Insider threat

  • Threat Assessment and Protection



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