2019 State of Cyber

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Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

640 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

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2019 State of Cyber

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State of Cyber is a one-day event that brings together cybersecurity practitioners, policy makers, and researchers to discuss the most pressing challenges in the field today in addition to opining on how best to address them. This event, which marks the official launch of the new Cyber SMART Research Center at Georgetown University, highlights the ongoing work in public and private sector as well as civil society and academia to address cutting edge cyber issues. It goes beyond the technical and recognizes that solutions must exist in a socio-economic context tempered by human cognition and associated plasticity.

08:45 AM - 09:00 AM REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Speakers:

Clare Sullivan – Director and Managing Director, Cyber SMART Research Center, Georgetown University

Spiros Dimolitsas – Senior Vice President, Research and Chief Technology Officer, Georgetown University

09:15 AM - 10:00 AM CYBERSECURITY ECOSYSTEM

Moderator: Evelyn Remaley – Associate Administrator, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce

Panelists:

  • Nancy Davoust - Vice President, , Security Architecture, Identity, Authentication, and Access Management, Comcast Cable
  • Diana Kelley – Cybersecurity Field Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft
  • Nasrin Rezai – Chief Information Security and Product Security Officer, General Electric

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM CYBERSECURITY AS A NATIONAL SECURITY IMPERATIVE

Speaker: Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) – Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities

10:20 AM - 10:30 AM A VIEW FROM DHS

Speaker: Bradford Wilke – Assistant Director, Stakeholder Engagement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM FIRESIDE CHAT: THE STATE OF OUR CYBERSECURITY

Moderator: Norma Krayem – Senior Policy Advisor and Chair, Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy and Regulatory Team, Holland & Knight

Speaker: Bennie Thompson (D-MS) – Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM COFFEE BREAK

11:15 AM -12:00 PM END-POINT SECURITY

Moderator: Mike Bergman – Vice President, Technology and Standards, Consumer Technology Association

Panelists:

  • Kat Megas – Program Manager, Cybersecurity for IoT Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Gonda Lamberink – Cybersecurity Senior Business Development Manager, UL
  • Mark Walker – Director, Technology Policy, CableLabs; Chair, Technology Policy WG, Open Connectivity Foundation

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM NETWORK SECURITY

Moderator: John Godfrey – Senior Vice President, Public Policy, Samsung Electronics America

Panelists:

  • Amit Elazari Bar On – Director, Global Cybersecurity Policy, Intel
  • Drew Morin - Director, Federal Cyber Security Technology and Engineering Programs, T-Mobile
  • Mark Ryland – Director, Office of the CISO, Amazon Web Services Security
  • Matthew Scholl – Chief, Computer Security Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology

12:45 PM -02:00 PM CYBER SMART MEETING & LUNCH

Boxed lunch will be available.

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM BACK TO THE FUTURE

Moderator: Laurent Michel – Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut; Co-Director, CSI and Connecticut Cybersecurity Center (C3)

Panelists:

  • Donna Dodson – Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce; Director, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
  • Brian LaMacchia – Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft; Head of Security & Cryptography, Microsoft Research
  • Brian Scriber – Vice President – Security Technologies, CableLabs
  • Clare Sullivan – Director and Managing Director, Cyber SMART Research Center, Georgetown University

02:45PM - 03:30PM SECURITY FOR YOUNGER ADULTS

Moderator: Nicol Turner Lee – Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institute

Panelists:

  • Parry Aftab – Executive Director, The Cybersafety Group
  • Stephen Balkam – Founder and CEO, Family Online Safety Institute
  • Jessica Vitak – Associate Professor, College of Information Studies (iSchool), University of Maryland

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM COFFEE BREAK

03:45 PM-04:30 PM SECURITY ECONOMICS

Moderator: Vaibhav Garg – Senior Director, Cybersecurity Public Policy and Research, Comcast Cable

Panelists:

  • Eric Burger – Research Professor, Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University
  • Allan Friedman – Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives, Department of Commerce
  • Eric Jardine – CIGI Fellow and Assistant Professor, Global Security & Politics, Virginia Tech
  • Olga Livingston – Senior Economist, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, Department of Homeland Security

04:30 PM - 04:50 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE

Introduction: Matt Eggers – Vice President, Cybersecurity Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Speaker: Eileen Albanese – Director of Office of National Security and Technology Controls

4:50 PM-5:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS

Speaker: Eric Burger – Research Professor, Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University

5:00 PM-6:00 PM COCKTAIL AND NETWORKING HOUR

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