Robert Joyce, the New White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, Confirmed To Keynote Among World Class Cybersecurity Thought Leaders


The 8th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit on September 13 will attract over 1000 attendees at the Leading Fall Forum on Cybersecurity in the nation’s capital.

The Summit will bring together world-class cybersecurity thought leaders to engage in high-level information sharing, unparalleled networking and public-private partnerships  from a cross-section of civilian, military and intelligence agencies, industry and academia.

Besides Rob Joyce, confirmed speakers for the 8th summit include:

  • Essye Miller, Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Robert Coles, CISO, GlaxoSmithKline (London)
  • Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, CIO, U.S. Department of Treasury
  • John “Jack” Donnelly, Associate CIO and CISO, Department of Treasury
  • Ed Goetz, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Exelon Corporation
  • Grady Summers, Chief Technology Officer, FireEye
  • Christopher Wlaschin, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Invited speakers for the 8th summit include:

  • Jeff Eisensmith, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Peter Liebert, Chief Information Security Officer, The State of California
  • William Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance, and Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force
  • Lt. Gen. William Bender, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force
  • Rod Turk, Acting Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Grant Schneider, Acting Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Government

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The flagship summit for Billington CyberSecurity in 2016 exceeded 650 attendees, selling out for the third straight year.  The summit brought together top cybersecurity decision-makers and brought an unprecedented five cyber commanders, including the Commander for USCYBERCOM, Marine Corps. Cyber, 10th Fleet Cyber, Air Force Cyber and Cyber National Mission Forces.

NOTE: Attendees must be citizens of U.S. or allied nations to attend this event.


Pictures of 2016’s Summit are Below:


All Star Cyber Commanders Panel


Mr. Tony Scott, Federal CIO, Opens as Keynote


Capacity Audience Filled the Ronald Reagan Building


Dr. Eviatar Matania, Head, National Cybersecurity Directorate, Prime Minister’s Office, Israel


The CyberWire,  Complete Summit Coverage

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The Stack, GCHQ planning UK-wide DNS ‘firewall’

FedScoop, Could Uber be deemed critical infrastructure?

InfoSecurity, Government Moots Plans for ‘British Firewall’

Government Computing, Cyber security chief warns “too many attacks” are doing “far too much damage”

The Register, National Cyber Security Centre to shift UK to ‘active’ defence 

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