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2014 Government Cyber-Security Forum Agenda

2015 Government Cybersecurity Forum Agenda

Cybersecurity has become more than just a risk with a heightened focus on data privacy rather than just a technology issue. The agenda is packed with privacy advocates, technologists, and policymakers across stakeholder groups working through the complex issues between the need for security, privacy and anonymity in the current era of data breaches and cyber threats.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Times Description Speaker
8:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
8:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks Phillip Bond President & CEO, Bond & Associates
9:00 AM
Opening Keynote: Exploring the Nexus Between Privacy, Anonymity, Technology and Security

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (Ret) Former Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

10:00 AM Panel Discussion: Privacy Does Not Equal Anonymity

Dr. Thomas Cellucci Former Chief Commercialization Officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the White House

John Scott President, Selection Pressure, LLC

Dr. Beverly Magda Associate Dean Georgetown University

Marco Santori Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation's Regulatory Affairs Committee

Mike Lennon SecurityWeek Editor

11:00 AM Networking Break  
11:15 AM Morning Keynote: Technology or Policy - What’s the Stumbling Block to Removing Anonymity? Adam Firestone President & General Manager, KGSS, Inc.
12:15 PM Lunch: Fireside Chat

Joseph Lorenzo Hall Chief Technologist and Director of the Internet Architecture project at the Center for Democracy & Technology

Dan Ford Chief Security Officer Silent Circle

Henry J. Sienkiewicz Cyberseucrity Author and Former Senior Executive Service Assigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency

2:00 PM Lightning Talks  
2:45 PM Networking Break  
3:00 PM Panel: The Road to Meaningful Privacy and Security

Richard Blech President, Secure Channels, Inc.

Richard Marshall Former Director of Global Cyber Security Management
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Chuck Brooks First Director of Legislative Affairs for the Science & Technology Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security

César Andrés López Co-founder of Numerous Technology Companies

Dan Verton Cybersecurity Author and Veteran Technology Journalist

4:00 PM Closing Keynote: The Lock Picking Analogy

Deviant Ollam Author of Practical Lock Picking, Security Auditor and Penetration Testing Consultant

5:00 PM Closing Remarks

Phillip Bond President & CEO, Bond & Associates

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