On August 24th, FCW held its first Security Summit, focused on emerging tools and techniques for developing comprehensive cybersecurity strategies and improving cyber resilience.

If you missed the Summit, you can download additional content below to learn more about this topic.

Getting the Edge on Cyberthreats

Continuous monitoring helps fortify agencies’ cyber strategy, but cultural change is also important. A government-wide program designed to move agencies toward a continuous monitoring approach to cybersecurity has made significant inroads, but in order to truly reduce risk, an organization’s culture and processes must also change. Cyberthreats are on the rise and federal networks have become more complex. This makes it harder for agencies to protect their data and keep the bad guys out. Read the full summary here.


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
8:10 am - 8:15 am Welcome Remarks
8:15 am - 8:35 am Opening Remarks
8:35 am - 9:15 am Opening Government Keynote
9:15 am - 10:05 am Government & Industry Panel: Tracking & Mitigating Threats
  • Cord Chase Chief Information Security Officer U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Tom McCarty Director, Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) Program Management Office (PMO), Information Sharing Environment Office, Office of the CIO Department of Homeland Security
  • Jackie Wynn Vice President, Strategy and Market Development RSA Global Public Sector
10:05 am - 10:35 am Networking Break
10:35 am - 11:15 am Government Session: Nurturing the Cyber Workforce
  • Daniel Stein Program Director, National Cybersecurity Training and Education Program
    Cybersecurity Education and Awareness Branch
    Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience Division
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
11:15 am - 11:55 am Government Session: The Ins and Outs of Threats: How are Insider and External Threats the Same … and Different?
11:55 am - 1:10 pm Lunch & Government Keynote
  • Dr. Andy Ozment Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications U.S. Department of Homeland Security
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm Government Panel: Trends and Best Practice Advice for Securing Government
  • Colonel Brandon Pearce Chief Information Security Officer National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Leo Scanlon Acting Chief Information Security Officer Department of Health and Human Services
  • Rod Turk Former CIO U.S. Department of Commerce
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Closing Government Keynote: The Information-Centric Cyber Strategy
  • John Hickey Director, Cyber Development Directorate Defense Information Systems Agency
2:40 pm - 2:45 pm Closing Remarks


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  • Four Points RSA
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