Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Becky Vogel

Associate Lecturer

PhD Candidate, Master Degree (Macquarie University), PG Cert - Higher Education, BA (Hons) in Psychology, University of Wisconsin. 

Research interests

  • Intelligence
  • National Security
  • Cyber Espionage
  • Insider Threat

Biography:

Becky is a Board Member of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO), a Board Member of Security Professionals Australasia (SPA), formerly the Managing Editor of the Journal of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers, a member of the Institute for Regional Security, the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE). 

Becky studied Psychology and Spanish during her undergraduate studies in the US, graduation with Honours.  She worked at Dun & Bradstreet as a Senior Business Analyst and Fraud Investigator, analysing High Risk businesses and as a Private Investigator in criminal matters.

Teaching

  • PICT814 Architecture of Modern Intelligence
  • PICT816 Internship
  • PICT845 Practice of Modern Intelligence
  • PICT846 Intelligence Analysis Platforms

Publications:

 Journal Articles

  • Vogel, R. (2016). Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap.  Salus Journal. 4:2, 32-46.
  • Vogel, R. (2012). The Intelligence Failures involved in Pearl Harbor. Journal of the AIPIO (Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers), 20:2, 44-51.
  • Mitchell (nee Vogel), R. (2009). Book review - Terrorism & Intelligence in Australia: A History of ASIO & National Surveillance, Cain, F., Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (2008) Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, 4:2, 83-85.
  • Vogel, R. Insider Threats: The FBI and the Robert Hanssen Espionage Case. Journal of the AIPIO (Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers), Volume 22, Number 1, ISSN 1039-1525. (pp. 3-19). 2014

Book Chapters

  • (forthcoming - accepted 14 November, 2013) Vogel, R.  Iraq WMD: Fact, Fiction and Yellowcake. In Pherson, R.H. (Ed.), Cases in Intelligence Analysis: Structured Analytical Techniques in Action, Third Edition, CQ Press.
  • Vogel, R. (2013). Fraud Intelligence. In Prunckun, H. (Ed.), Intelligence and Private Investigation: Developing Sophisticated Methods for Conducting Inquiries (pp. 70-83). Springfield IL: Charles C. Thomas.
  • Baar, M., Droogan, J., Jayasekara, S., Langdale, J., McCombie, S., Mitchell (nee Vogel), R., Wall, M., (2010). Australia.  In Droogan, J. & Ziemke-Dickens, C. (Ed.), Asian Transnational Security Challenges: Emerging Trends, Regional Visions, (pp. 151-166). Sydney, Australia: Council for Asian Terrorism Research (CATR), Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (PICT).

Conference Presentations

  • "Futureproofing Human Intelligence (HUMINT): The Challenge of Cover in the Digital Age" - Identifying Common Security Challenges for Asia and Europe Conference, Swedish Defence University, Stockholm, Sweden, August, 2017. 
  • "Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap" The International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Conference, Royal Military Academy, Breda, the Netherlands, June, 2016.
  • "Maintaining HUMINT Cover in the Digital Age" The International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Conference, Royal Military Academy, Breda, the Netherlands, June, 2016.
  • "The Journal of the Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO)" The International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Conference, Royal Military Academy, Breda, the Netherlands, June, 2016.
  •  "Becoming a professional Intelligence Officer: academic requirements and general characteristics needed" New South Wales Police Intelligence Directorate ifocus Conference, Sydney, December 2014
  • "The Case Study Approach in Intelligence Education" The International Association for Intelligence Education Conference (IAFIE), Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, July 2014.
  • "Australian Research into the Cyber Espionage Threat" The International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Conference, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania, July 2014.
  • "Australian Intelligence Education - Trends and Challenges," The International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Conference, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC June 2011.
  • "Naughties see dramatic growth in Security Studies", The Informant, March 2010.

Editorial Roles

  • Member of the Editorial Board (January 2017 - present) Journal of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO)
  • Managing Editor (November 2012 - present) Journal of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO)
  • Member of the Editorial Board (July 2010- November 2012) Journal of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO)
  • Associate Editor (August 2010 - 2012) Journal of the Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (JPICT)

Research Grants

  • 2012 Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Competitive Grants Scheme, $10,000 Grant awarded (July 2012 - December 2013) Project title: The Assessment of Postgraduate Capabilities in a Blended Learning Environment

Related websites

Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence officers (AIPIO) click here

Academia web page click here

Google Scholar click here


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Contact
Phone: (+61 2) 9850 1422
Fax: (+61 2) 9850 1440
Email: Rebecca.Vogel@mq.edu.au
Office location:
Level 2, South Wing, 
Australian Hearing Hub
Macquarie University NSW 2109