Managing Director, Public Safety, Homeland Security, Intelligence Practice | NSI
Paul M. Joyal serves as Managing Director of NSI’s Public Safety, Homeland Security and Intelligence practice, where he helps clients to position their technology solutions for success at the international, federal, state and local government levels.
Between 1980 and 1989, Mr. Joyal served as a federal law enforcement officer specializing in counter-terrorism and later was director of security for the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. In 1991 he was one of the two principle investigators for Project Slammer, an IC Staff counterintelligence study on incarcerated spies and their motives for committing espionage.
Mr. Joyal has made numerous radio and television appearances as well as written many articles on the topics of intelligence, security issues, terrorism and law enforcement. These include: “Net Centric Public Safety, How Technology and Intelligence methods are changing Law Enforcement Management and Operations for Homeland Security” (2007); “The Threat of State Sponsored Terrorism” (2008); “Brave New World of the 5 Day Russo-Georgia War: Where Cyber and Military Might Combined for War Fighting Advantage” (2009); “The New Threat Matrix: Cyber Espionage and Criminal Hacking” (2010). “Cyber Threats and Russian Information Warfare” in inFOCUS, The Jewish Policy Center. This article was posted for April reading on the US Military Professional Reading series with introduction by Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster. His most recent article, “CyberCrime: Russian Tools to Infiltrate, Subvert, and Control, appeared in the 2017 Fall issue of InFOCUS.
His media appearances include: NBC, ABC, Nightline, CBS news; CNN, Crossfire; NBC, Dateline, CNBC, The Real Story; Lifeline, C-SPAN; PBS; BBC, World Report; ABC’s Nightline; NET, Washington Watch; Worldwise; and Freedom’s Call.
Paul was recognized, along with US Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey and NYPD Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, by the Respect for Law Alliance of NYC in 2008 as one of the principal leadership awardees of the Golden Eagle Award, “Defender of Counterintelligence and Homeland Security.” Paul was decorated with the Republic of Georgia’s Order of Honor in 2001, their highest civilian award, for his service promoting Georgian independence and security integration with the West by President Eduard Shevardnadze.