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Calling All Federal Cybersecurity Practitioners: Contribute ideas and actions to enhance the community

On 28 September 2011, FedCyber.com will facilitate a one-day Government-Industry Cyber Security Summit to be held at the Newseum in Washington DC.

This event is free for government cybersecurity practitioners.

The FedCyber.com Government-Industry Summit will bring together thought leaders who know the cyber mission in a venue designed to enhance our collective understanding of the threat, build on existing strategies to mitigate challenges, and leverage the nation’s greatest technologies to enhance our defense in depth. This summit is being co-chaired by cyber practitioners Matt Devost and Bob Gourley, who are working with the community to craft an action-oriented event. This summit will help the community shape models for the next decade of national cyber defense.

We have confirmed speakers like the Honorable James Miller, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Policy and Ms. Dawn Meyerriecks, Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition, Technology & Facilities, Scott Culp, Principal Cybersecurity Architect, and Nitin Pradhan, CIO of Department of Transportation. We have also confirmed the attendance of some of the nation’s most capable cyber defenders.

We are attracting a no-nonsense cadre of professionals always on the lookout for virtuous solutions and if that describes you we would like you at this event.

For our current agenda and other details, including registration info, see: http://fedcyber.eventbrite.com


0730- 0800 Registration and Coffee

0800-0810 Devost and Gourley welcome remarks, overview of day and keynote introduction

0810-0900 Morning Keynote – The Honorable Dr. James Miller, DUSD(P)

0900-0945 Panel 1: Accurately Characterizing Cyber Adversaries Moderator – Tom Parker – Author of CyberAdversary Characterization Book

0945 -1015 Networking Break

1015 -1100 Panel 2: CTO Cyber Security Priorities Moderator – Bob Flores – Former CTO of CIA

1100-1130 Cyber Security: 10 Concepts for the Next Ten Years Moderator – Matt Devost – Professor, Georgetown University and FusionX CEO

1130-1230: Lunch and Networking

1230-1315: Afternoon Discussion – Attack-Defend: An examination of the modern cyber attack, why it happened and what could have been done about it – Scott Culp and Sean Finnegan

1315-1400: Panel 3: Furthering the ecosystem: Emerging approaches and solutions

1400-1430: Panel 4: One Wake-up Call Too Many: Models, Norms and US Policy Moderator – Bob Gourley, Former J2 of JTF-CND and former CTO of DIA

1430-1445: Stretch Break

1445-1530: CIO Views: Mitigating Risk to Functionality – Nitin Pradhan, CIO of Department of Transportation

1530-1630: Closing Keynote Ms. Dawn Meyerriecks, ODNI A&T

1630: Wrap up: How to receive conference proceedings and word of the next event.

Other panelists/thought leaders/planners involved in this event include:

  • Sherri Ramsay (NSA/NTOC)
  • Steven Chabinsky (FBI)
  • Richard Marshall (DHS)
  • Bobby Stempfley (DHS)
  • Michele Iverson (Department of Education)
  • Rich Pethia (CMU CERT)
  • Bill Crowell (Former Deputy Director of NSA)
  • Marc Sachs (Cyber practitioner, former Director for Communication Infrastructure Protection in the White House Office of Cyberspace Security)
  • Rick Forno (Cyber practitioner and professor)
  • Dawn Meyerriecks, ODNI
  • Scott Culp, Microsoft
  • Nitin Pradhan, DoT
  • Bob Flores, Applicology
  • The Honorable Dr. James Miller, DUSDP
  • Tom Parker, FusionX
  • Plus many highly regarded technologists from industry, academia and government

For more information see: http://events.fedcyber.com/

Find us on twitter at: http://twitter.com/fedcyber

Note: we have a limited number of tickets reserved at a special IA/CS student discount rate. We are also able to offer a limited number of scholarships to IA/CS students. Contact us for more information.

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