COL Candice E Frost

7th Annual New England Cyber Conference : Current and Future Threats in Cyberspace
Colonel Frost’s commitment to national security includes three decades of public service. A recipient of the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit, Colonel Frost retired in 2023 from the United States Army after more than twenty-five years of service in intelligence and cyber operations, including tours of duty in the Balkans and multiple deployments to Afghanistan. Colonel Frost was instrumental in the integration of women into combat arms and served close to half of her career in infantry divisions. Colonel Frost is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University instructing on cybersecurity, strategy, and policy.  

A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Colonel Frost holds masters degrees from Central Michigan University and the United States Army School of Advanced Military Studies.  

She is a member of the Executive Advisory Council for AFCEA DC, Cybersecurity Program Industry Advisory Board at Duke’s Masters of Engineering, and Cyber Leadership, Intelligence and International College of Arts & Sciences, at Dakota State University. COL Frost is the past recipient of numerous fellowships, including Seminar XXI at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Army War College Fellowship with the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies Fellowship. Recently, she was named one of the top government executive leaders to watch in 2023 and received both the Billington Inaugural Cyber Workforce Award and the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology Impact Award in 2022. She lives in DC with her family and is preparing for her post-military pivot.