This event has ended

Who Pays For Cybersecurity? Who Benefits?

Bloomberg Government

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

Who Pays For Cybersecurity? Who Benefits?

Registration Information

Type End Quantity
BGOV   more info Ended Free  

Event Details

Cybersecurity: the risks are real, and so are the costs of mounting a defense. The government is developing a new set of industry cybersecurity standards, along with incentives for their adoption.

Join a high-level discussion by senior government security officials and executives from America’s biggest companies at Bloomberg Government’s “Cybersecurity: Costs and Solutions” conference.

Join the conversation: #BGOVCyber


7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM Welcome Remarks – Andy Lack, Bloomberg Media Group

8:35 AM Welcome Remarks – Steve Bennett, Symantec

8:40 AM Keynote Speech: Mike McConnell, Vice Chairman, Booz Allen Hamilton

8:55 AM Q&A Moderated by Peter Cook

9:15 AM – Panel #1:

Cybersecurity: Protecting Commerce and Markets – Financial institutions and networks are a key component of the nation’s critical infrastructure. They are a target for both cyber-attacks and theft. Is the financial industry prepared? What are the private and government policies that will protect critical business infrastructure and customer information prepared?

  • David Heuwetter, Global Security and Risk Management, Bloomberg L.P.
  • Governor Tim Pawlenty, President and CEO, Financial Services Roundtable
  • Katheryn Rosen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Doug Johnson, Vice President and Senior Advisor, Risk Management Policy, American Bankers Association

10:05 AM Break

10:10 AM – Panel #2

Government and Industry: Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge. - Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. While most of the nation's critical networks are private, their security requires an effective public-private partnership. What are the challenges and opportunities facing government and industry?

  • Jeremy Bash, Managing Director, Beacon Global Strategies LLC (Fmr. Chief of Staff at the CIA and DOD) –
  • Robert Mayer, Vice-President of Industry and State Affairs, USTelecom and Chair of the U.S. Communications Sector Coordinating Council’s Cyber Working Group
  • Larry Clinton, President and CEO, Internet Security Allianc
  • Dean Garfield, President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council
  • Moderator: Peter Cook, Bloomberg Television

11:00 AM – Panel #3

Special Panel: Risk and Response: A National Cybersecurity Strategy

  • Michael Daniel, Special Assistant to the President and the Cybersecurity Coordinator, Executive Office of the President
  • Suzanne E. Spaulding, Undersecretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD)
  • Moderated by: Peter Cook, Bloomberg Television

11:35 AM Lunch

12:05 PM Steve Bennett, Chief Executive Officer, Symantec

12:09 PM Keynote: General Keith Alexander, Director, National Security Agency; Commander, U.S. Cyber Command

12:55 PM – Panel #4

Building the Cybersecurity Industry – With Government and Industry both beefing up their networks and spending billions of dollars on cybersecurity, a new industry is developing. Is it helping? What are the technologies needed down the road to protect our critical infrastructure? How can government and industry work together to prepare against future attacks, both foreign and domestic.

  • Charlie Croom, VP for Cyber, Lockheed Martin
  • Chris Cummisky, Deputy Under Secretarty for Management, Department of Homeland Security
  • Daniel Kaufman, Director, Information Innovation Office, DARPA 
  • Stewert Baker, Partner, Steptoe and Johnson
  • Sandy Reback, Senior Global Business Analyst, Bloomberg Government
  • Moderator: Megan Hughes, Bloomberg News

1:45 PM Closing Remarks

1:55 PM Event Closing

2:00 PM Event Concludes

With special thanks to our underwriter:


Join the conversation: #BGOVCyber   

Have questions about Who Pays For Cybersecurity? Who Benefits?? Contact Bloomberg Government

When & Where

The Ronald Reagan Building, The Pavilion
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20229

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

  Add to my calendar


Bloomberg Government

Bloomberg Government is a comprehensive web-based information service that helps government professionals transform information into a competitive advantage. Through rich data, proprietary analysis and analytical tools, instant news, and directories of key personnel, Bloomberg Government helps its subscribers make faster, better decisions.

  Contact the Organizer

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.