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CyberScape Summit

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Hyatt Regency Reston | 1800 Presidents St, Reston, VA 20190

We’re bringing together the federal IT cyber community to tackle evolving cyber priorities during this full day in-person event. Federal and industry leaders break down how movements in zero trust, edge computing, identity management and more are impacting agency strategies to modernize IT and implement.

image of a panel from our CyberScape event in 2023
Agenda

 

 

Cybersecurity is integrated in every aspect of the military services’ operations, making information superiority a chief goal of the Defense Department. As cybersecurity moves from the offices to the battlefield and beyond, hear from the Department of the Navy’s CIO about the challenges of securing the tactical edge, the cyber workforce of the future and how collaboration fits into her office’s cyber plans.

Speaker

  • Jane Rathbun, CTO, U.S. Navy
    Jane Rathbun CIO Department of the Navy

Zero trust is sweeping across government. Following the White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, IT leaders are implementing new structures and systems to build the foundation for zero trust. Federal leaders will address topics such as ICAM strategy and software-defined network access structure.

Speakers

  • Robert Costello
    Robert Costello CIO CISA
  • Randy Resnick
    Randy Resnick Director, Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office DOD
  • Andy Stewart
    Andy Stewart National Security and Government Senior Strategist for Cybersecurity Cisco

 

The National Cybersecurity Strategy outlines dozens of initiatives for agencies, emphasizing public-private partnerships to mitigate cyber risks. As agencies adjust to the strategy and the White House’s priorities, they will have to prioritize security, modernization and information sharing. Panelists will discuss how they are implementing the strategy and adapting to new cyber realities.

Speakers

  • Mike Epley Chief Architect and Security Strategist, Public Sector, Red Hat
    Michael Epley Chief Architect and Security Strategist Red Hat
  • Frank indiviglio
    Frank Indiviglio CTO NOAA
  • Scott St. Pierre
    Scott St. Pierre Principal Cyber Advisor Department of the Navy
  • Phil Stupak
    Phil Stupak Assistant National Cyber Director ONCD

Federal cyber leaders are managing, evaluating and assessing agencies’ IT resources to combat some of the most pressing cyber challenges. Hear from these experts on how they envision IT capabilities to enable missions while staying ahead of evolving threats.

Speakers

  • Meagan Metzger
    Meagan Metzger Co-founder and CEO Dcode
  • Kedar Pavgi
    Kedar Pavgi National Capital Region Director and Acting Strategic Engagements Director NSIN
  • Lt Col Andrew Wonpat
    Lt. Col. Andrew Wonpat Deputy, Principal Cyber Advisor Department of the Air Force

 

The Flywheel Awards recognize leaders and their work in federal government.

The flywheel — a critical component in a machine to increase its momentum — is also a critical symbol representing our publication’s goal to keep federal IT decision-makers informed on technology’s impact on government. This momentum is what fuels the constant need for transformers to innovate in cybersecurity and communicate evolving cyber strategies across the ecosystem.

Categories include: Cyber Defender, Cyber Leader, Cybersecurity Rising Star, Zero Trust Advocate and CISO of the Year. Winners will be announced at the Summit.

Finalists

  • Cyber Defender Finalist Conrad Bovell Branch Chief Cybersecurity Advisory and Strategy, OIS, HHS
  • Cyber Defender Finalist Rick Lichtenfels Cyber Hygiene Portfolio Lead, Vulnerability Management Assessments CISA
  • Headshot of Amber Pearson
    Cyber Defender Finalist Amber Pearson Deputy CISO and Executive Director of Information Security Policy and Strategy VA
  • Cybersecurity Rising Star Finalist Alaina Clark Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement CISA
  • Cybersecurity Rising Star Finalist Danielle Rowell Chief of Cyber Engineering OPM
  • Brittney Wright
    Cybersecurity Rising Star Finalist Brittney Wright U.S. Digital Corps Fellow NIH
  • Anil Chaudhry, Director, Federal AI Implementations, IT Modernization Centers of Excellence, GSA
    Cyber Leader Finalist Anil Chaudhry Associate Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) DOT
  • Vincent Sritapan, Section Chief, Cyber Quality Service Management Office, CISA
    Cyber Leader Finalist Vincent Sritapan Section Chief Cybersecurity Shared Service Office CISA
  • Cyber Leader Finalist Nicole Willis Deputy CIO NARA
  • Zero Trust Advocate Finalist Wayne Rodgers Zero Trust Lead Department of Education
  • Elizabeth Schweinsberg, Digital Services Expert, U.S. Digital Service
    Zero Trust Advocate Finalist Elizabeth Schweinsberg Sr. Technical Advisor CMS
  • Jeff Spaeth
    Zero Trust Advocate Finalist Jeff Spaeth Deputy CISO and Executive Director of Information Security Operations VA
  • CISO of the Year Finalist Christopher Adams Departmental Offices CISO Treasury
  • CISO of the Year Finalist Donna Bennett CISO Department of State
  • Aaron Bishop
    CISO of the Year Finalist Aaron Bishop CISO Department of the Air Force

Hybrid cloud solutions are helping agencies meet mission-specific needs in digital environments and pushing data computing more at the edge. But this infrastructure can present unique cybersecurity challenges. Hear how agencies and industry are thinking about the balance between operationalizing cloud resources while maintaining cybersecurity responsibilities and compliance.

Speakers

  • Jim Cosby
    Jim Cosby CTO - Public Sector and Partners NetApp U.S. Public Sector, Inc.
  • Vincent Sritapan, Section Chief, Cyber Quality Service Management Office, CISA
    Vincent Sritapan Section Chief Cybersecurity Shared Service Office, CISA
  • Mark Taylor
    Mark Taylor CTO USSOCOM

 

The threat landscape is constantly changing along with the fast pace of technology, and federal agencies need to be primed and ready to respond to all threats. This panel will uncover how emerging technology like AI are impacting their cybersecurity approaches.

Speakers

  • Matt Barry
    Matt Barry Chief Operating Officer HP Federal
  • Scott Braus
    Scott Braus Director of Cybersecurity Operations CFPB
  • Cynthia Kaiser Cyber Deputy Assistant Director, FBI
    Cynthia Kaiser Deputy Assistant Director FBI Cyber
  • Thomas Schankweiler
    Tom Schankweiler Director of Cybersecurity Operations CMS

 

SPEAKERS
  • Matt Barry
    Matt Barry Chief Operating Officer, HP Federal
  • Scott Braus
    Scott Braus Director of Cybersecurity Operations, CFPB
  • Jim Cosby
    Jim Cosby CTO - Public Sector and Partners, NetApp U.S. Public Sector, Inc.
  • Robert Costello
    Robert Costello CIO, CISA
  • Mike Epley Chief Architect and Security Strategist, Public Sector, Red Hat
    Michael Epley Chief Architect and Security Strategist, Red Hat
  • Frank indiviglio
    Frank Indiviglio CTO, NOAA
  • Cynthia Kaiser Cyber Deputy Assistant Director, FBI
    Cynthia Kaiser Deputy Assistant Director, FBI Cyber
  • Meagan Metzger
    Meagan Metzger Co-founder and CEO, Dcode
  • Kedar Pavgi
    Kedar Pavgi National Capital Region Director and Acting Strategic Engagements Director, NSIN
  • Jane Rathbun, CTO, U.S. Navy
    Jane Rathbun CIO, Department of the Navy
  • Randy Resnick
    Randy Resnick Director, Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office, DOD
  • Thomas Schankweiler
    Tom Schankweiler Director of Cybersecurity Operations, CMS
  • Vincent Sritapan, Section Chief, Cyber Quality Service Management Office, CISA
    Vincent Sritapan Section Chief, Cybersecurity Shared Service Office, CISA
  • Scott St. Pierre
    Scott St. Pierre Principal Cyber Advisor, Department of the Navy
  • Andy Stewart
    Andy Stewart National Security and Government Senior Strategist for Cybersecurity, Cisco
  • Phil Stupak
    Phil Stupak Assistant National Cyber Director, ONCD
  • Mark Taylor
    Mark Taylor CTO, USSOCOM
  • Lt Col Andrew Wonpat
    Lt. Col. Andrew Wonpat Deputy, Principal Cyber Advisor, Department of the Air Force
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