CyberScape National Security

CyberScape National Security

CyberScape National Security
CyberScape National Security
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Virtual Event

Cybersecurity is increasingly becoming synonymous with national security. As we become more connected, integrate technology into our infrastructure, and work to ensure our supply chains are secure, we’ll talk to leaders working toward securing our nation in this CyberScape event.

August 19, 2021
11:00 am
Virtual event
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CyberScape National Security





Opening Remarks

  • Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research

Fireside Chat: The State of Cyber in National Security

Cybersecurity and national security are increasingly intertwined concepts as digitization and IT modernization accelerate across federal agencies. Hear how federal cyber and national security leaders can work together to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure and IT systems.

  • Anne Neuberger, Director, Cybersecurity, NSA*

CMMC Standards to Better Secure Government Agencies

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification standards are the new baseline for cybersecurity at federal agencies. Hear from CMMC architects and key federal leaders enforcing the new standards about how CMMC bolsters national security efforts.

  • Katie Arrington, CISO for Acquisition and Sustainment, DOD*
  • Karlton Johnson, Chairman, CMMC Accreditation Board*
  • Wanda Jones-Heath, CISO, U.S. Air Force*
  • Karim Said, CISO, NASA*

Critical Infrastructure Security

Our nation’s critical infrastructure is a top national security priority for federal cyber leaders. Officials from CISA, NASA, and the DOE will discuss how they’re working together to protect critical infrastructure systems and keep the nation’s wheels turning in the event of cyber incidents.

  • Bob Kolasky, Assistant Director, National Risk Management Center, CISA*
  • Kate Marks, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration, Department of Energy*
  • Matthew Swenson, Chief, Cyber Crime Unit, ICE*
  • Mike Witt, Associate Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity & Privacy, NASA*

IoT and National Security

With 5G infrastructure and connectivity just around the corner, the Internet-of-Things faces increased scrutiny. IoT underpins much of our critical infrastructure and requires unique cyber attention. Speakers for this panel include officials from the DOJ, NSA, and NIST, who can all speak to IoT security and its national security ramifications.

  • Greg Kuperman, Director, Strategic Technology Office Program, DARPA*
  • Katerina Megas, Program Manager, Cybersecurity for IoT, NIST*
  • Vincent Sritapan, Section Chief, Cyber Quality Service Management Office, CISA*
  • Nick Ward, CISO, DOJ*

Closing Remarks

  • ​​​​​​​Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research