Annual Summit Agenda

(Latest Agenda, Subject to Change, Updated as of 8/17/19)

Day 1, Wednesday, September 4, 2019

12:30 pm  

     Registration and Exhibit Hall Opens

1:00 pm

     Opening Remarks

  • Thomas K. Billington, Chair, 10th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit

1:05 pm

     Opening Keynote by the Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

  • Grant Schneider, Federal CISO, Office of Management and Budget

1:15 pm

     Exclusive Federal Cybersecurity Forecast:  Q&A with the First and Second U.S. CISO


  • Dr. Phyllis A. Schneck, Managing Director & Global Leader of Cyber Solutions, Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company


  • Grant Schneider, Federal Chief Information Security Officer
  • Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Gregory Touhill, President, Cyxtera Federal Group and First U.S. CISO 

1:45 pm       

     Harnessing Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in Cybersecurity


  • Brad Medairy, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton


  • Lieutenant General John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President, Amazon Web Services 
  • Dean Souleles, Chief Technology Advisor to the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence 
  • Lynne Parker, Assistant Director of Artificial Intelligence, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House 

2:20 pm        

     Preventing a Cyber 9/11–Enhancing the Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure


  • Bill Lummis, Technical Program Manager, HackerOne


  • Jerry Perullo, Chief Information Security Officer, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) | New York Stock Exchange 
  • Geoff Brown, Chief Information Security Officer, New York City and Head of New York City Cyber Command
  • Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, Department of Energy
  • Cary Wright, VP Product Management, Endace

2:55 pm       


3:20 pm       

     New Models of Public Private Cyber Collaboration


  • Will Ash, Senior Director of Security Sales, Cisco


  • Major General (ret.) Burke E. “Ed” Wilson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, DOD
  • Brett Goldstein, Director, Defense Digital Services, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Command
  • Tonya Ugoretz, Assistant Deputy Director, Cyber Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Jennifer Walsmith, Sector Vice President and General Manager Cyber & Intelligence Mission Solutions Division, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

4:00 pm        

     Enhancing Cloud Security


  • Major General Earl D. Matthews, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Verodin


  • Ashley Mahan, Acting Director, General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Secure Cloud Portfolio
  • Steve Grobman, Senior Vice President and Worldwide Chief Technology Officer, McAfee, LLC
  • Scott Fleming, Head of Professional Services, Public Sector and Security, Google Cloud
  • Simon Whitburn, Managing Director, Cyber Solutions, Nominet

4:30 pm    

Exclusive–Fireside Chat with the New NSA Cybersecurity Director


  • Niloofar Razi Howe, Cybersecurity Venture Investor and Executive

Fireside Chat Participant:

  • Anne Neuberger, Director, Cybersecurity, National Security Agency 

5:00 pm

Adjourn and Final Remarks

Day, 2, Thursday, September 5, 2019

7:00 am

     Exhibit Hall Re-Opens and Breakfast

8:00 am        

     Opening Remarks, Day 2

8:10 am        

    Opening Keynote


8:40 am             

     Top Government Cyber Priorities–A Call to Action


  • Mark Kuhr, Co-Founder & CTO, Synack 


  • Dr. John Zangardi, Chief Information Officer, Department of Homeland Security
  • Rebecca McHale, Chief Information Officer, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Emery Csulak, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Energy
  • Sean P. Roche, Associate Deputy Director for Digital Innovation, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Chris Valentino, Vice President, Global Cyber Solutions, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions (CIMS) Division, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

9:15 am        


9:45 am        

    Building a Zero Trust Environment


  • Tom Temin, Host, Federal Drive, Federal News Network


  • Rick Howard, Chief Security Officer, Palo Alto Networks
  • Michael Friedrich, Vice President,  Cyxtera Federal Group

10:15 am

     Cyber Military and IC Leaders’ Top Priorities and Strategies 


  • Ralph Kahn, Vice President, Federal, Tanium


  • Jack Wilmer, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Defense
  • Paul Cunningham, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs

10:50 am 


  • Dan Prieto, Strategic Executive, Google Cloud, Public Sector, Google 

11:05 am

     Transition to Breakouts

11:15 am           

     Breakout 1:  Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation


  • Brett Scarborough, Director, Business Development and Cyber Strategies, Raytheon


  • Kevin Cox, Program Manager, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
  • Rob Allegar, Vice President, Cyber Futures, Booz Allen Hamilton

     Breakout 2:  Minimizing the Cyber Threats of Federal Contractors and the Supply Chain


  • Jacob Olcott, Vice President of Communications and Government Affairs, BitSight


  • Brad Dispensa, Pr. Solutions Architect, Security and Compliance, Amazon Web Services
  • Dr. Ronald Ross, Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Katherine “Katie” Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, DOD
  • Hank Brown, Business Development Manager, Cyber & Intelligence Mission Solutions Division, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

     Breakout 3:  The Looming Quantum Threat to Encryption–Taking a Defensive Posture


  • Paul Lucier, Vice President, Sales & Business Development, Isara Corporation


  • Brent Hansen, Director of Sales Engineering and Federal CTO, Thales
  • Ken McKinney, Vice President of Strategic Development, Hawkins Group LLC

     Breakout 4:  Operationalizing AI/ML


  • Mark Kuhr, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Synack


  • Aaron Sant-Miller, Senior Lead Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Dr. Tommy Gardner, Chief Technology Officer, HP Federal

     Breakout 5: Cybersecurity Crisis Management:  An Interactive Tabletop Exercise Simulating a Ransomware Attack


  • Roee Laufer, Head of Cyber Division, Israel Airports Authority


  • Juliana Vida, Chief Technical Advisor, Public Sector, Splunk
  • Peter Romness, Cybersecurity Solutions Lead, U.S. Public Sector, CTO Office, Cisco


     Lunch and Networking in Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm         

Lunch Keynote

  • Major General Dennis Crall, Deputy Principal Cyber Advisor / Senior Military Advisor for Cyber Policy

1:55 pm        

     Supply Chain Cybersecurity


  • Jon Check, Senior Director, Cyber Protection Solutions, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services


  • Bob Kolasky, Director of the National Risk Management Center, Department of Homeland Security 
  • William E. Marion II, Deputy Chief Information Officer, United States Air Force
  • Matt Barry, Chief Operating Officer, HP Federal

2:25 pm                   


2:55 pm                   

     CISO’s and Cyber Leaders Panel


  • Frank Dimina, Vice President, Federal, Splunk


  • Nickolous Ward, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Justice 
  • Venice Goodwine, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Invited)
  • Thomas P. Michelli, Vice Director, Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4)/Cyber and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Joint Chiefs of Staff/J6

3:25 pm

     The Next Frontier–Aerospace and Space Cybersecurity Panel


  • Casey Ellis, Chairman, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Bugcrowd


  • Brian Connolly, Vice President, Senior Chief Engineer, Cyber Systems at The Boeing Company
  • Roee Laufer, Head of Cyber Division, Israel Airports Authority
  • Eynav Haim-Sayag, Head of Technologies R&D, Cyber Technology Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) 

3:50 pm  

    Israel’s Cyber Challenges 2019–Exclusive Address by the Top Cyber Official of Israel

  • Yigal Unna, Director General, Israel National Cyber Directorate, (INCD), Prime Minister’s Office, Israel 

4:10 pm    

     Keynote: Cybersecurity Priorities of DHS

  • The Honorable Christopher Krebs, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

4:35 pm    

     Keynote: Cybersecurity Priorities of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the U.K.

  • Ciaran Martin, Chief Executive Officer, National Cyber Security Centre (invited)

5:00 pm

     Adjournment and Awards