The State of Cyber

The State of Cyber

 
The State of Cyber
The State of Cyber
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Arlington, VA

This tech forum featured discussions with federal cybersecurity leaders about zero day vulnerabilities, cloud security, partnership strategies, supply chain risk management, continuous diagnostics and mitigation programs, and more. Speakers included experts from the FBI, VA, Air Force, SBA, DHS, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, National Cancer Institute, BlackBerry Cylance and NewWave. 

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With the increased need for data interoperability, how can government agencies and industry work together to ensure continuous point of care privacy for the individuals they serve and the data and systems they maintain?

  • Paul Cunningham, Chief Information Security Officer, Veterans Affairs
  • Jeff Shilling, Chief Information Officer, National Cancer Institute
  • Johnathon Brett, Director of Infrastructure & Cloud Architecture, NewWave

Moderator:

  • Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research…

Stories like critical infrastructure hacks, crossover for privacy and security, and the advent of 5G dominate the news. What are the top information security professionals doing to ensure new and legacy infrastructure as well as supplier ecosystems are also secure?

  • Adrian Monza, Cyber Defense Branch Chief, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS
  • Wanda Jones-Heath, Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Deputy CIO, U.S. Air Force
  • Manuel Castillo, Senior IT Security Advisor, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Homeland Security's newest agency head discusses the importance of partnerships for managing risk.

What can agencies and industry do to more accurately and efficiently manage risk and increase cyber resilience? In the words of our Nation’s risk advisor, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, “Defend today, secure tomorrow.”

  • Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Moderator:

  • Amy Kluber, Managing Editor,…

Former FBI cybersecurity expert and Vice President, Office of Cybersecurity and Trust at BlackBerry Cylance John McClurg emphasizes the need to move past a detection-based model to a mathematically predictive model.

Emerging technologies are requiring information security experts to fundamentally rethink how they approach security. As more government agencies shift their data to the cloud, they must also move from a perimeter security model to one that balances security with access. Similarly, with faster-moving threats and a growing number of networked devices, agencies seek to use continuous diagnostics and monitoring tools to protect their assets.

  • Beau Houser, Chief Information Security Officer, Small Business Administration
  • Paul Beckman, Chief…

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Agenda

 
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Welcome remarks 

  • Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research 

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Panel 

Dr. Paul Tibbits, Executive Director, Office of Technical Integration, VA
Andy McClenahan, Solutions Architect, Federal Civilian Markets, LexisNexis Risk Solutions 
Alan Constantian, Senior Advisor, VA 
Moderator: Amy Kluber, Managing Editor, GovernmentCIO Media & Research

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Fireside chat 

Pat Flanders, CIO, DHA
Bill Tinston, Program Executive Officer, Defense Healthcare Management Systems
Moderator: Jason Windsor, CHIO, GovernmentCIO

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Closing remarks 

Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research

Featuring

 
Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Homeland Security
Director of Infrastructure & Cloud Architecture, NewWave
Senior IT Security Advisor, FBI
Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Chief Information Security Officer, Small Business Administration
Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Vice President and Ambassador-At-Large, Office of Security & Trust, BlackBerry Cylance

Agenda

 
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Welcome remarks 

  • Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research 

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Panel 

Dr. Paul Tibbits, Executive Director, Office of Technical Integration, VA
Andy McClenahan, Solutions Architect, Federal Civilian Markets, LexisNexis Risk Solutions 
Alan Constantian, Senior Advisor, VA 
Moderator: Amy Kluber, Managing Editor, GovernmentCIO Media & Research

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Fireside chat 

Pat Flanders, CIO, DHA
Bill Tinston, Program Executive Officer, Defense Healthcare Management Systems
Moderator: Jason Windsor, CHIO, GovernmentCIO

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Closing remarks 

Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research

Sponsors

BlackBerry Cylance
 
Grant Thornton
 
New Wave
 
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