Agenda

 

I. PROTECTING CRITICAL U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE FROM CYBER THREATS – THE CHALLENGES & EMERGING CAPABILITIES

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Government Keynotes :

“Cyber Threats & Critical Infrastructure Protection, Government Needs and Initiatives”
■ MS. JENNY MENNA
Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Critical Infrastructure Resilience (SE/CIR), Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

“United States Cybervision 2025”
■ DR. MICA ENDSLEY, PHD.
Chief Scientist, US Air Force Science & Technology (AF/ST)

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“Cyber Protection: Best Practices Through Training & Innovation”
Mr. Rod Turk
Director, Office of Cyber Security and Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Chief
Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce

“Maintaining FEMA’s Cyber Defenses”
■ Mr. Samuel E. Caldwell
Program Manager, Financial Systems Modernization (OCFO), Federal Emergency
Management Agency, (FEMA) Department of Homeland Security, (DHS)

“US Postal Service – Ensuring Cyber Security”
■ Mr. Charles McGann, CISSP, CICM, IAM
Corporate Security Information Officer, US Postal Service

“Facilitating Critical Infrastructure Adoption of Emerging Cybersecurity Technologies”
■ Mr. William (Curt) C. Barker
Chief, Cybersecurity Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

“Cyber Protection Across the Aviation Ecosystem”
■ Ms. Faye Francy
Director, Networked Systems, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Enterprise Cyber Security ONE Team

“US Cyber Policy – Implementation of the Cybersecurity Executive Order – Communications Sector Perspective”
Mr. Robert Mayer
Vice President of Industry and State Affairs, USTelecom Association, Chair, Communications Sector Coordinating Council

• The Key Elements of the Executive Order and the Implications for Government and Industry Stakeholders
• The Role of the White House, DHS, and Commerce/NIST in Implementing the EO
• Major Milestones and What has Been Accomplished Since the February Release Telecommunications Sector

“Defending the Nation in Cyber: Role and Capabilities of the National Guard & Reserves”
■ Colonel Timothy Lunderman, USAF
Guard Advisor to the Commander, USCYBERCOM

“The National Inventory of Dams and Other Critical National Infrastructure (CNI): A Need for Effective & Enforceable Authentication Access Controls”
■ Ms. Lila Kee
North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), Board of Directors, Wholesale Quadrant, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, GlobalSign Inc.

• Background on National Dam – Number, Plans for Increasing Reliability
• National Dam Inventory Breach is Suspected to be the Result of Unauthorized Access by a Nation-State Actor
• Applying Right Size Security to Associated Risk
• How National Energy Standards Board Public Key Infrastructure Standard Development Could be the Blueprint for other CNI Standard Development

 

■ Presidential Policy Directive Panel — Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Sector-Specific Agencies
Speaker Panel Discussion to discuss the Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) on U.S. Critical Infrastructure Security and
Resilience. Question & Answer session will discuss how to maintain a secure, functioning, and resilient U.S. critical
infrastructure considering each critical infrastructure sector has unique characteristics, operating models, and risk
profiles that benefit from an identified Sector-Specific Agency that has institutional knowledge and specialized expertise
about the sector.

 

II. SPECIAL FOCUS: PROTECTING THE ENERGY GRID

“Protecting Nuclear Power Plants from Cyber Attacks – NRC Cyber Regulatory Framework”
■ Mr. Russell Felts
Deputy Director, Cyber Security Directorate, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC)

“Chemical Sector Coordinating Council, Cyber Needs, Challenges and Opportunities”
■ Mr. Jeff Gray
Program Lead for the Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG), and Program Lead for Training within the Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), DHS

“Department of Energy Cyber Protection Needs, Challenges and Opportunities”
■ Mr. Brian Varine
Unit Chief for Outreach and Training, Industrial Control Systems (ICF)-Computer Emergency Readiness Team, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

“Cyber Challenges and the Grid”
■ Mr. Tobias Whitney
Manager, Critical Infrastructure Protection Compliance, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

“High Impact Grid Threat Exercises”
■ Dr. Richard Andres
Professor of National Security Strategy, National War College Senior Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies Research Chair, National Defense University

 

  III. CYBER DEFENSE PARTERSHIPS AND EMERGING STRATEGIES FOR INTER-ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION SHARING

 

Special Address:

“Cyberspace and Security…. Thinking Like a Warrior”
■ MAJOR GENERAL HAROLD “PUNCH” MOULTON, USAF (ret)
Director, Cyber Security Forum Initiative; Senior Director, Cyberspace Strategies, Integration and Consulting, Stellar Solutions

• Exploring Key Global Trends Affecting Cyber Security
• Examining the Broad Spectrum of Activity in Cyberspace to Accomplish National Security and Applying the Same Principles to Corporate Security
• Leveraging Military Thought to Create a Dynamic Cyber Security Strategy Cyber Security Forum Initiative

 

“InfraGard Public & Private Partnerships” and “Dangerous Trajectory in Terrorist Tactics”
■ Mr. Joseph Trindal
Interim President, InfraGard National Capital Region Members Alliance and Former Director,Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Federal Protective Service, National Capital Region (DHS/ICE/FPS/NCR)

“Einstein US-CERT Program Update”
■ Ms. Ann Barron-DiCamillo 
Director, U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

This Program Provides an Automated Process for Collecting, Correlating, Analyzing, and Sharing Computer Security Information across the Federal Government to Improve our Nation’s Situational Awareness.

“The Blended Threat Requires a Balanced Response”
■ Ms. Patricia Titus
Board of Directors at CyberUnited, Former CIO at Symantec

• Nation State, Advanced Persistent Threats, Criminals, Hacktivist, etc.; Finding a Way to Balance the Operational Response to this Blended Array of Threat Actors without Overwhelming your Organization is a Challenge.
• Learn New Techniques of Blending Technology, Process and People to Thwart these Attackers. Also Hear New Capabilities to Catch the Malicious Insider.

“Newest International Cooperation and Information Sharing Campaigns to Strengthen Cybersecurity”
■ Senior Representative
Dow Chemical

 

IV. STATE-OF- THE-SCIENCE IN TOOLS & TECHNIQUES FOR PROTECTING THE INFRASTRUCTURE ENTERPRISE NETWORK

“Cyber Security Risk and Decision Needs & Challenges”
■ Dr. Igor Linkov, Ph.D
Risk and Decision Sciences Focus Area Lead, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center

“The Challenge of Keeping Information Secure in the Cloud”
■ Ms. Shondrea Lyublanovits
Director, Cybersecurity Division, Integrated Technology Solutions, General Services Administration (GSA)

“The 80% Solution at 20% of the Cost: The Utilization of Cyber Hygiene to Mitigate SCADA Vulnerabilities”
■ Mr. Roger W. Kuhn
CSFI Education Fellow, Cyber Security Forum Initiative

“Federal Cyber Protection: Communication Security Technologies Against APTs”
■ Mr. Jonathan Nguyen-Duy
Director, Security Solutions, Verizon Terremark

“Hunting for Malicious Insiders & Compromised User Accounts”
■ Mr. Tom Cross
Director of Security Research, Lancope, Inc.