Registration and Networking
8:10 – 8:40 a.m.
Keynote Fireside Chat
Jen Easterly, Director, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
8:40 – 8:45 a.m.
Award Presentation – Cyber Government Contractor of the Year
8:45 – 9:35 a.m.
Panel – Critical Infrastructure: Setting Cybersecurity Policy to Help Defend the Nation
Our nation’s critical infrastructure underpins our economy, military and government, yet its resilience and security continues to be at risk due to activities of highly capable bad actors, including nation-states and advanced criminal organizations. This panel discusses the ongoing risks of cyber-attacks facing the new administration and other policy makers.
Jamil Jaffer, Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University and SVP Strategy, Partnerships & Corporate Development, IronNet Cybersecurity
Derek Weeks, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, The Linux Foundation
Jody Westby, Esq., CEO, Global Cyber Risk LLC (GCR)
Emily Frye, Director, Cyber Integration, MITRE
9:35 –9:40 a.m.
Award Presentation – Cyber Executive of the Year
9:40 – 10:30 a.m.
Panel – Practical Realities: Critical Infrastructure from Known and Unknown Threats
This panel covers cyber defense strategies approaches, including protecting internal systems and downstream customers, preserving shareholder value, ensuring board members and c-suite executives understand cyber risk, government regulators to ensure basic cyber hygiene, and how to defend against advanced threat.
Cameron Burks, Vice President of Global Safety and Security, Adobe
Adam Lee, Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Dominion Energy
Nate Lesser, Chief Information Security Officer, Children’s National Hospital
Mike Makowka, Chief Information Security Officer & Managing Director, Tracepoint
Dr. Barbara George, Executive Director, Advisory Services, Fortalice Solutions
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 – 10:50 a.m.
Award Presentation – Cyber Startup of the Year
10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
Panel – Innovation and Investment: Bridging the Gap Between Policy and Practice
The need to continuously innovate cybersecurity platforms, tools and services is now greater than ever before, as cybercriminals, nation-states, and other threat actors employ sophisticated methods to access sensitive systems and steal valuable data. With subject matter experts and cyber leaders from the region’s most dynamic and innovative cybersecurity companies, this panel explores the newest technologies, processes and methods to deter and defend against these attackers.
Grant Elliott, CEO and Chairman, Ostendio
Ryan LaSalle, Senior Managing Director, North America Lead, Accenture Security
Charles O. Onstott III, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), CALIBRE Systems, Inc.
Chris Simkins, CEO and Co-Founder, Corsha
Tom Knox, Partner, King & Spalding
11:40 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Keynote Fireside Chat
Amit Yoran, Chairman and CEO, Tenable
Alicia Lynch, Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Cognizant
12:20 – 12:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation – Cyber CEO of the Year, Cyber Deal of the Year, and Cyber Company of the Year
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.