Christopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies is proud to present the 3rd annual Symposium on Homeland Security: Facing the Future of Cyber Security, to be hosted on the CNU campus February 5-6, 2014. Registration will begin October 15, 2013.

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Demarest

 

Joseph M. Demarest

Assistant Director in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Division.

 

 

Mike McConnell
Mark Weatherford

Principal, The Chertoff Group; Former Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

 

 

Mike McConnell
Samuel A. Nixon

Chief Information Officer (CIO) Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

 

 

Jay Carafano

 

James Jay Carafano

Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, E. W. Richardson Fellow, and Director of The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation

 

Panel Sessions

Panel 1: Public-Private Sector Collaboration in Cybersecurity: Andy Stein, IT Director, City of Newport, City of Newport News*

Panel 2: Managing a Regional Cyber Incident: Moderator: Leslie Fuentes, Director of Information Technology, City of Hampton

Panel 3: Dollars and Data – Cybersecurity and Cyber Crime

Panel 4: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity

Panel 5: Cyber Defense and Cyber Security: Aligning Capabilities, Bridging Gaps

Panel 6: Unraveling the Myth, Understanding the Reality: Dennis McCallam, Director of IS Cybersecurity Technology for the Information Systems Sector of Northrop Grumman

Other Confirmed Speakers

  • Marcus Sachs, Vice President for National Security Policy, Verizon External Affairs
  • Bary Dalton, Director, Information Security Operations, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Ernest Hayden, Managing Principal – Energy Security, Verizon Global Energy & Utility Practice
  • Larry Wortzel, Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
  • Joseph F. Pilat, Project Manager, National Security Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Brett Burdick, Deputy State Coordinator for Administration, Virginia Department of Emergency Management
  • Jill Vaughan, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Information Technology, Transportation Security Administration.
  • Jennifer Bisceglie, President, Interos Solutions
  • Karen Jackson, Deputy Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Robert E. Newman, Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Partnerships, Sera-Brynn LCC
  • RADM James B. Plehal (USN, ret.), former commander of Naval Reserve Security Group Command
  • Leslie Fuentes, Director of Information Technology, City of Hampton
  • Michael Nelson, Director, Operations Division, Virginia Department of Emergency Management
  • Robert Conley, Director, Security, Risk Management, Safety and Business Continuity, Cox Communications
  • David M. Crisafi, Squad 9, Cyber Intrusions, Richmond Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Bary Dalton, Assistant Vice President and Information Security Officer, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Jim Christy, President and CEO, The Christy Group, LLC, and a former Director at the Department of Defense
    Cyber Crime Center (DC3)
  • Elizabeth Berkner, Vice President and Information Security Officer, Burke & Herbert Bank, and Board
    Member, Virginia 1st
  • Captain Michael Collins (USN, ret.), Chief of Staff at Joint Task Force – Civil Support
  • Jill Vaughan, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Information
    Technology, Transportation Security Administration
  • Jennifer Bisceglie, President, Interos Solutions
  • Seán McGurk, Global Managing Principal for Critical Infrastructure Protection Cyber Security, Verizon
  • Chuck Manto, CEO, Instant Access Networks, LLC
  • Jon Zayicek, Vice President for Compliance, Sera-Brynn LLC
  • Brig. Gen. David C. Uhrich, Director of Communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base
    Langley-Eustis
  • William Stulb, President and Chief Operating Officer, Spectrum
  • Dr. Larry Wortzel, Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
  • Dr. Donald Robinson, Principal Cybersecurity Technologist, Northrop Grumman