Peter Warmka


Counterintelligence Institute

Founder & CEO

Peter Warmka is a former Senior Intelligence Officer with the CIA having over 20 years of experience in breaching the security of target organizations overseas. He is an Adjunct Professor at Webster University's Masters in Cybersecurity Program, Founder of Orlando, Florida-based firm Counterintelligence Institute, LLC, and author of the non-fiction books "Confessions of a CIA Spy - The Art of Human Hacking" and “Why Are You Messing with Me? – A Senior Survival Guide on Fraud, Privacy, and Security.”  

He is passionate about using his expertise in helping city, state, and federal government entities, non-profits, academic institutes, private companies, and individuals to safeguard their sensitive proprietary and personal data.  

In addition to conducting his signature training program, Mr. Warmka is a frequent conference speaker, guest podcaster, and author of numerous publications on social engineering and the manipulation of insiders.

He received a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a master’s degree in International Business Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Mr. Warmka is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and Certified Instructor at CIA University (CIAU).


Contributions by Peter Warmka

  • Confessions of a CIA Spy — The Art of Human Hacking
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023