January 24, 2019 | University of Maryland Riggs Alumni Center | College Park, MD

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Laura believes that cybersecurity scare tactics are ineffective and paralyzing to small business owners. Thus she co-founded CyberWyoming and the economic development program Made Safe in Wyoming, with her partners Patrick Wolfinbarger and James Drever, to take a fresh approach and emphasize business owner strengths and capitalize on them. This approach creates a supportive environment to encourage adoption of cybersecurity best practices in one of the most underserved demographics of business.

"In creating a cohesive and trusted cybersecurity community in each small town or larger city, cybersecurity mentors will emerge and adoption of best practices will increase," said Laura Baker. "That is what the Made Safe in Wyoming economic development program does."

Laura has extensive experience in project management, account management, marketing, and business analysis. Throughout the years, she has worked in risk management, social services software development, mental health, and hospital/clinic healthcare - all from the technical perspective. In fact, Laura designed the first juvenile assessment center software in the nation.

Laura graduated from the University of Wyoming with her B.S. in Marketing, continued on with her Masters in Business Administration from Texas Tech University, and later earned her Associates in Risk Management.

She has worked with East coast Fortune 1000 companies to create risk management solutions, translated technological needs of mental health professionals for the largest community mental health center in the nation, created CD and website sales products for international companies, developed juvenile probation products with small county agencies, and project managed hardware implementations for hospitals, clinics, and rural small businesses.

With social service, county agency, mental health, healthcare IT, and non-profit experience, Laura created CyberWyoming truly understanding business owner technological needs. She most often uses her risk management background to translate technical speak to business risks, but also pulls from the psychology of language and decision making.


Ms. Laura Baker, MBA, ARM, BS Marketing
will be in the following session(s):

CyberWyoming Creating a Cyber Competition for Business
01/24/19 : 12:50PM - 1:30PM

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Phil Bond is one of America's most honored technology policy experts. A former US Undersecretary of Commerce for Technology, his 25-plus year career in Washington has included numerous citations for his leadership roles in the Executive branch, on Capitol Hill, at major high technology companies, and associations.

Served four years as Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce for Technology and also served as Chief of Staff to Commerce Secretary Donald Evans
Named to the Federal 100, the annual listing by Federal Computer Week of the most influential people in government technology;
Served as Deputy Chair of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance, a federation of more than 70 national technology associations around the world;
Named a Tech Titan in Washingtonian Magazine's annual listing of tech leaders;
Recognized by Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, as one of The Fabulous Fifty, a listing of the most powerful staff in Congress
Served as Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Monster Worldwide, the world's largest online career site, and General Manager of Monster Government Solutions
Served as Director of Federal Public Policy for the Hewlett-Packard Company
Served as Chief of Staff to the late Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn (R-WA)
Was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs under then-Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney


The Honorable Phillip Bond
will be in the following session(s):

Welcome/CyberUSA Briefing
01/24/19 : 8:00AM - 8:15AM

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Penetration Tester and Red Team Operator with experience consulting and leading internal red teams, Steve has previously supported the Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity Assessments & Technical Services (DHS NCATS) team.
Steve believes that training defenders via offensive operations is key to preparing organizations and teams for worst-case data breach scenarios.
Steve is an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) who holds a bachelor's degree in Network Security from E.C.P.I University.


Stephan Borosh
will be in the following session(s):

Winter is coming: Preparing with a red team
01/24/19 : 11:05AM - 11:40AM

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Paul Hoffman is the Senior Program Manager of Stakeholder Engagement for the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, a division of nonprofit CIS (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) since 2016. The MS-ISAC has been designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments. With nearly 5,000 members encompassing all 56 States and US Territories, the MS-ISAC is a growing and vibrant organization helping the SLTT community defend the global cyber frontier. Hoffman's extensive and varied career in the IT field includes stints at General Electric and most recently as Infrastructure Manager at AYCO\Goldman Sachs. Paul and his team serve the SLTT community and function as the "concierges" for all things related to MS ISAC.

CIS (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) is a forward-thinking, non-profit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats. Our CIS ControlsT and CIS BenchmarksT are the global standard and recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data against the most pervasive attacks. These proven guidelines are continuously refined and verified by a volunteer, global community of experienced IT professionals. To learn more, visit CISecurity.org or follow us on Twitter: @CISecurity.


Paul Hoffman
will be in the following session(s):

Workforce Development: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap - Moderator
01/24/19 : 8:15AM - 8:45AM

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Dennis Hollenbeck is the Cloud Engineering Subject Matter Expert and Chief Security Officer for Chenega Decision Sciences LLC. After a successful twenty-year career in the commercial aviation industry, he retired from commanding Boeing 737 aircraft in the USA, Africa, Alaska, and the Far East. He then turned his attention to information technology, supporting the maintenance of the Alaska Radar System, supporting environmental remediation for the FAA, software engineering in support of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and global logistics in support of the Defense Logistics Agency. Later, he supported system engineering for the collection and analysis of open source intelligence and classified surveillance and force protection systems. His experience includes designing and building a cloud-based ERP system for the Bureau of the Census, exploring the application of Hilbert space analysis to quantum-resistant cryptographic systems, and he is currently leading the cloud and security infrastructure team for the Marine Corps Manpower Modernization program. Mr. Hollenbeck is a long-time resident of Alaska, but currently resides in Virginia. He has an aeronautical science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Dennis Hollenbeck
will be in the following session(s):

Critical Infrastructure: Importance of Securing our Critical Infrastructure - Panelist
01/24/19 : 3:15PM - 4:00PM

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Jodi Ito is the Chief Information Security Officer with the University of Hawaii (UH) System in the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology since 2000 and has been with the University since 1982.
She is responsible for the security and protection of the information assets across the University of Hawaii System. These responsibilities include the development and management of policies and procedures for the UH information security program, conducts risk & vulnerability analysis for critical assets, oversees investigations into cyber incidents, & develops/conducts training on information policy & security issues across all 10 UH campuses and affiliated research & education centers. She has also organized several large scale red/blue team cybersecurity exercises on the UH cyber range involving University students, Hawaii National Guard, military, state and federal government agencies.
She is a Principle Investigator and Program Director for the NSA's GenCyber Camps in Hawaii to introduce cyber security to high schools students and teachers. She is also the co-PI on the NSF/NSA Scholarship For Services grants to provide full-ride scholarships for students pursuing cyber security degrees and the NSF Computer Science Principles for Hawaii to train high school teachers to be able to teach AP Computer Sciences Principles. She is also member of the REN-ISAC, MS-ISAC, Educause and Infragard. Most recently, she is an active founding member of the newly organized CyberHawaii and co-chairs the Education and Workforce Development Committee.
Jodi graduated with both BS and MS degrees in Computer Sciences from UH Manoa.


Jodi Ito
will be in the following session(s):

It’s all about Trust: Public-Private Shared Cyber Threat Situational Capability - National Pilot in Hawaii - Moderator
01/24/19 : 1:45PM - 2:25PM

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Bhagvan Kommadi, Founder, Architect Corner has around 18 years experience spanning in the creation of products & incubation of Product Startups. He has done Masters in Industrial Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology (1997) and Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (1993).He is an Individual member of Oracle JCP. He is currently working as Chief Technology officer of Crystal Delta Solutions based in Chennai. He has experience in building high transactional applications using Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Go, Ruby and JavaScript frameworks. He has reviewed books such as Beyond Software Architecture-Creating and sustaining winning solutions by Luke Hohmann and Algorithms of the intelligent Web by Dr. Haralambos (Babis) Marmanis.. He is the technical reviewer for Packt publishing and reviewed - building-serverless-python-web-services- zappa. He is writing a book as an Author for Packt Publishing - Hands-On Data Structures and Algorithms with Go. He has developed Go, Python and Node.js stack based blockchain solutions in retail, education, banking and financial services sectors. These block chain solutions were based on Chain Core (Go, Python, Node.js, Java), Ethereum and Hyper ledger blockchain platforms.

Bhagvan Kommadi
will be in the following session(s):

Critical Infrastructure: Safe Cities NLP
01/24/19 : 12:50PM - 1:30PM

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Tina Ladabouche serves as the Cyber/STEM Outreach Advocate and the GenCyber Program Manager for the National Security Agency (NSA). As the GenCyber Program Manager, she serves as the liaison between the Government and Academia to promote and influence cybersecurity education and grow the next generation of cybersecurity experts for the Nation.

In her 30 year career with the federal government, Mrs. Ladabouche has gained experience working in Human Resources, Security, Foreign Affairs, Mission Elements and the National Cryptologic School.


Tina Ladabouche
will be in the following session(s):

Education: NSA's Cyber Cube: Cyber Curriculum and More
01/24/19 : 9:45AM - 10:35AM

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Mark S. Loepker is a master practitioner in Information Assurance (IA) and International partnerships with over 39 years of government experience. he excels at orchestrating dissimilar groups aimed at fostering consensus to solve the toughest cybersecurity challenges. Mr. Loepker held many Executive level leadership positions throughout his career.

While serving at the National Security Agency (NSA), Mr. Loepker led the National Security Agency (NSA), Foreign Engagement, Cryptologic partner Field Support to meet U.S. national security objectives. He worked closely with congressional members and staff on emerging cybersecurity issues and legislation. Mr. Loepker was the Director, National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) established between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and NSA to evaluate Information Technology (IT) product conformance to international standards. he led the partnership program between the public and private sectors to help consumers' select secure commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) IT products and to help manufactures gain acceptance in the global marketplace. he served as the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA) Executive Subcommittee Chairman leading 27 Nations in product assurance, evaluation, supply chain risk management and managing the CCRA.


Mark S. Loepker
will be in the following session(s):

Workforce Development: Simulating a National Cybersecurity ED Dialog
01/24/19 : 12:15PM - 12:45PM

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John McCumber is the Director of Cybersecurity Advocacy, North America, for (ISC)2. In this newly established role, John represents (ISC)2's 125,000+ members as their spokesperson for the profession of cybersecurity. His duties require him to work with legislators on Capitol Hill and provide strategic input to national and international committees on critical cybersecurity issues.

John is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and former Cryptologic Fellow of the National Security Agency. During his military career, John served in the Defense Information Systems Agency and on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon as information warfare officer during the Persian Gulf War. He was appointed a Fellow of (ISC)2 in 2016, an honor that recognizes elite information security professionals who have made outstanding contributions, throughout their careers, to the information security profession.

Before joining (ISC)2, John held information security consulting roles with Gartner and Symantec. He also served as chair of the TechAmerica Cybersecurity Committee, and was appointed an interim CISO for a post-breach federal contractor. John has been a professorial lecturer in information security at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and is currently technical editor and columnist for Security Technology Executive magazine. John is the author of the textbook Assessing and Managing Security Risk in IT Systems: a Structured Methodology from Auerbach Publications.


John McCumber
will be in the following session(s):

Workforce Development: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
01/24/19 : 8:15AM - 8:45AM

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Joseph McNeely is the President of Chenega Decision Sciences, LLC. (CDS). Mr. McNeely has been the President of CDS since August 2015. In this time, he has grown CDS to over 100 employees and leverage of 60 subcontracted staff and consultants to deliver a wide range of software development, engineering and Cyber Security services to US DoD and other customers. Prior to his appointment as President of CDS, Joe served as the Vice President of Chenega Technical Innovations (CTI) where he operated first-hand with the growth and evolution of one of the Chenega Military Intelligence Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit's (SBU) companies currently working through the 8(a) program. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Joe collaborated daily with CTI's President Mike Owens to develop strategies surrounding: revenue and business growth; capture and proposal management; and monthly, quarterly, and annual financial goal management. Prior to his arrival at Chenega Federal Systems, LLC in 2010, Mr. McNeely spent 11 years honing his skills at Booz Allen Hamilton as a Program Manager and Business Developer, and 20 years in the US Army, assigned to numerous units including the 82nd Airborne Division and Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and US Army's Fires Center of Excellence.

Joe McNeely
will be in the following session(s):

Critical Infrastructure: Importance of Securing our Critical Infrastructure - Moderator
01/24/19 : 3:15PM - 4:00PM

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Brandon Murphy is a Senior Cloud Engineer with a focus in Cybersecurity for Chenega Decision Sciences LLC. He grew up in the Washington DC area and began his career as a government contractor providing systems administration support for multiple Federal Government Agencies, most notably for the Consular Affairs Bureau of the US State Department where he provided on-site systems configuration and deployment support to US embassies and consulates around the world. It was there that he was first introduced to Cybersecurity, where he discovered his career path and has pursued it with vigor since. In the following 15 years, he has provided Cybersecurity support for multiple Department of Defense agencies such as the Missile Defense Agency, Air Force, Army and the Marine Corps. He is currently providing cloud and Cybersecurity support for the Marine Corps Manpower Modernization program. He currently possesses the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications and continues to pursue his education in other information security areas and disciplines.

Brandon Murphy
will be in the following session(s):

Critical Infrastructure: Importance of Securing our Critical Infrastructure
01/24/19 : 3:15PM - 4:00PM

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Kevin Nolten serves as Director of Academic Outreach for the Cyber Innovation Center. With 13 years of management experience, six of which in K-12 education, Kevin is responsible for the operations of NICERC, an organization funded by a multi-million dollar federal grant, charged with developing STEM, cyber, and computer science curricula, professional development, and other resources for K-12 educators, school districts, and state departments of education across the country. Kevin's visionary passion and philosophy has led to the expansion of Cyber Innovation Center's workforce programs to communities across the county - all with the goal of developing the next-generation cyber-literate workforce. Prior to joining the Cyber Innovation Center, Kevin served as an Assistant Principal of a K-8 school in Louisiana. Kevin is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master's in Business Administration.

Kevin Nolten
will be in the following session(s):

Education: CyberKentucky: Moving the Needle for Youth Cyber Education
01/24/19 : 2:30PM - 3:10PM

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Randi Parker focuses on cybersecurity as well as workforce development issues including IT and cybersecurity job training and certification, and immigration reform. She advocates on behalf of the IT industry to members of Congress, the Executive Branch and government agencies. Ms. Parker serves on the Executive Committee for the IT-Sector Coordinating Council and is the Board of Directors of the Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative. Parker also sits on the Advisory Board for the California Cybersecurity Information Sharing Organization.

Prior to joining CompTIA, Parker served as director of counsel of federal government relations for TechAmerica, before it was acquired by CompTIA. In this role, Parker was responsible for issues related to cybersecurity, immigration, smart grid, and STEM education. She managed various association committees while actively lobbying on Capitol Hill.

Parker began her career in Washington as legislative counsel to Congressman John Shadegg (R-AZ). She was the Congressman's lead staffer on the Energy & Commerce Committee's Communications, Technology and Internet Subcommittee, as well as the office attorney. In addition, she was responsible for judiciary, immigration, national security, and foreign relations issues. Parker graduated cum laude from American University and holds a law degree from New York Law School.


Randi Parker
will be in the following session(s):

Workforce Development: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap - Panelist
01/24/19 : 8:15AM - 8:45AM

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Pamela Passman is President and CEO of the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org). Prior to founding CREATe in October 2011, Passman was the Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Global Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corporation. From 2002, Passman led Microsoft's regulatory compliance work across a range of issues, including privacy, security, law enforcement, telecommunications and other issues related to cloud computing. She worked closely with business leaders and research and development teams to advance Microsoft's businesses in China and other emerging markets.

Passman also led Microsoft's global government relations and public policy work and philanthropic program and had leadership responsibilities for its cross-company global corporate citizenship efforts.

She first joined Microsoft in 1996 and until 2002, led the Legal and Corporate Affairs organization in Asia, based in Tokyo, with a focus on Japan, Korea and the People's Republic of China. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Passman practiced law with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. and Nagashima & Ohno in Tokyo, Japan.

Ms. Passman serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of Ethisphere Institute, a private company that is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. She served on the Board and Audit Committee of IO, a mid-market data center infrastructure/cloud computing company, and a portfolio company of private equity firm Sterling Partners, from 2012 to 2015.

She currently serves as a Trustee of Lafayette College and on the Boards of the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). Passman is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on its Nominating and Governance Committee and has served on its Independent Task Force on U.S. Trade and Investment Policy (2010-2011). Ms. Passman served on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) from 2002 to 2011 and as its Chair during 2010-2011 and on the Board of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) from 2006 to 2014. Ms. Passman was recognized by Security Magazine as one of the Most Influential People in Security.


Pamela Passman
will be in the following session(s):

Advancing Cyber Readiness, Securing Global Value Chains
01/24/19 : 10:30AM - 11:00AM

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David Powell is the Chief Executive Officer for the Federal Business Council (FBC). David is the co-founder of CyberUSA. He and his team have developed many cyber initiatives, including The CyberMaryland Advisory Board & Conference, The CyberTexas Conference, The National Cyber Map, The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame and the original Federal Information Assurance Conference. He is currently spearheading multiple initiatives geared to defining and advancing cyber throughout the country. FBC also works extensively within the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and Civilian Agencies of the United States Government to produce mission-specific training events, exercises, meetings, industry outreach programs, conferences and expositions.

David currently serves as a Board Member or Advisor for:

The US Army Cavalry and Armor Association (Fort Benning, GA)
The CyberMaryland Advisory Board (Baltimore, MD)
CyberUSA Advisory Board (Washington, DC)
Cyber Resilience Institute (Colorado Springs, CO)
Cyber Threat Intelligence Network (Sedona, AZ)
Commission on the Future (Columbia, MD)
Howard County General Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.


David Powell
will be in the following session(s):

Welcome/CyberUSA Briefing
01/24/19 : 8:00AM - 8:15AM

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Girish Seshagiri, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer is a globally recognized thought leader in software assurance, software quality management, software process improvement, and modern methods of managing knowledge work. As a visionary and an innovator, Girish is the architect of several disruptive technology innovations and strategic initiatives, including: High Velocity Development_ (a hybrid agile development process), firm fixed price performance-based software development contracting, and software quality guaranteed by a lifetime warranty against defects. He is the author of the visionary white paper "Emerging Cyber Threats Call for a Change in the `Deliver Now, Fix Later' Culture of Software Development," and is a highly respected speaker, coach, and instructor.

Girish, an early adopter of the Dual Vocational Training Model for skills formation and a staunch advocate of regional workforce development, is currently providing the founding organizational leadership to the definition and implementation of the Central Illinois Center of Excellence for Secure Software (CICESS).

Mr. Seshagiri's Honors & Awards include:

2013 Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame - 2013 Laureate
2001 Governor's Small Business Summit - Entrepreneurial Success Award
2000 Minority Small Business Person of the Year (awarded by U.S. Small Business Administration, State of Illinois)
1999 Best Paper Award (SEPG Conference, India)


Girish Seshagiri
will be in the following session(s):

Workforce Development: The Time is Now for College/Employer Partnerships - Moderator
01/24/19 : 1:45PM - 2:25PM

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Dr. Blair Taylor is a Clinical Associate Professor in the department of Computer and Information Sciences. Her project, Security Injections @ Towson (www.towson.edu/securityinjections), includes security modules for integrating security across the undergraduate computing curriculum and is a national model for teaching secure coding to introductory programming students. She also runs SPLASH (www.towson.edu/splash) which offers Secure Programming Logic for college credit to high school girls. Her latest project, Cyber4All, involves developing an interdisciplinary minor in cybersecurity available to any undergraduate, with special emphasis on the needs of business, healthcare management, and criminal justice majors.

Dr. Taylor has received the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics Business Outreach Award and Outstanding Faculty Award, the University System of Maryland Regents award for Teaching. She is currently on leave working with the College of Cyber at the National Security Agency.


Dr. Blair Taylor
will be in the following session(s):

Education: NSA's Cyber Cube: Cyber Curriculum and More - Moderator
01/24/19 : 9:45AM - 10:35AM

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Henry Vido is the Program Director at the Cyber Readiness Institute. Mr. Vido leads program research, is responsible for engaging with small and medium-sized businesses, and assists with the internal management of CRI initiatives. In addition, he is responsible for assisting and coordinating CRI's Champions and connecting with senior business executives.

Henry D. Vido
will be in the following session(s):

Advancing Cyber Readiness, Securing Global Value Chains
01/24/19 : 10:30AM - 11:00AM

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Dr. Rob Williams, a seasoned aerospace professional, retired from the Air Force and established Discovery Lab Global (DLG) as a non-profit startup in January 2016. DLG builds on the successes and lessons learned from an Air Force program, which Dr. Williams founded and ran for over 10 years prior to his retirement in December 2015.

Dr. Rob Williams
will be in the following session(s):

Innovation: Cybersecurity CVAP
01/24/19 : 2:30PM - 3:10PM

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