CDTF

Agenda


Monday January 30, 2017
8:30 AM -
8:40 AM
Welcome
  • Dee Dee Dotson, Technical Director, UCDSMO
8:40 AM -
9:10 AM
Keynote
9:10 AM -
9:55 AM
UCDSMO Update
  • Dr. Maurice McKinney, Director, UCDSMO
9:55 AM -
10:40 AM
CDS Export/Release
  • Boyd Fletcher, Chief Strategist for the CDS and Boundary Services Division, NSA

    Abstract

    Overview of CDS export and release process for FVEY and beyond.

10:40 AM -
10:55 AM
Networking Break and Exhibits
10:55 AM -
11:40 AM
Technical and Logistical Challenges in CDS Command and Control
  • Dr. Aaron Adler, Senior Scientist, Raytheon BBN, Raytheon BBN Supporting AFRL

    Abstract

    Recent research and development solutions on currently unmet challenges in cross domain information sharing.

11:40 AM -
12:25 PM
An Introduction to Windows Metafiles
  • Akash Trivedi, Cross Domain Engineer, MITRE supporting NSA

    Abstract

    Overview Enhanced Metafile/Windows Metafile formats

12:25 PM -
1:35 PM
Networking Lunch
1:35 PM -
2:05 PM
Crunchy MLS PostgreSQL
  • Joseph Conway, VP PostgreSQL Engineering, Crunchy Data

    Abstract

    Multi-Level Security Database Leveraging PostgreSQL and SELinux

2:05 PM -
2:50 PM
CDS Architecture Update
  • Boyd Fletcher, Chief Strategist for the CDS and Boundary Services Division, NSA
2:50 PM -
3:05 PM
Networking Break and Exhibits
3:05 PM -
3:50 PM
Cloud CDS - It isn't the 70's anymore, stop building Guards like it is
  • Joshua Brindle, Chief Technology Officer, Quark Security, Quark Security Supporting AFRL

    Abstract

    How might cloud technologies such as distributed architectures and safe programming languages apply to Cross Domain?

3:50 PM -
4:35 PM
Cross Domain Assurance Lab
  • Alexandria Haddad, Information Systems Engineer, Sandia Labs
4:35 PM -
4:45 PM
End of Day Wrap-Up
  • Dee Dee Dotson, Technical Director, UCDSMO
4:45 PM -
5:00 PM
5:00 PM -
6:30 PM
Networking Social


Tuesday January 31, 2017
8:30 AM -
8:40 AM
Day 2 Welcome
  • Dee Dee Dotson, Technical Director, UCDSMO
8:40 AM -
9:10 AM
Supply Chain
  • Jeff Krieg, Chief of Hardware Reverse Engineering, Department of Defense
9:10 AM -
9:55 AM
CDS Attack Objectives and Methods
  • Boyd Fletcher, Chief Strategist for the CDS and Boundary Services Division, NSA

    Abstract

    Overview of the attack objectives and methods against a Cross Domain Solution.

9:55 AM -
10:40 AM
Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) for CDS
  • Boyd Fletcher, Chief Strategist for the CDS and Boundary Services Division, NSA
  • Akash Trivedi, Cross Domain Engineer, MITRE supporting NSA

    Abstract

    Overview of an approach for effective Defense Cyber Operations (formerly Computer Network Defense) of a CDS. This includes a discussion of architectural design patterns for DCO of CDS, data sources required, and short discussion of the analytics being developed.

10:40 AM -
10:55 AM
Networking Break and Exhibits
10:55 AM -
11:55 AM
The Australian CDS Landscape
  • Australian Signals Directorate Representative, Australian Government Cross Domain Security Lead, ASD, Australian Signals Directorate

    Abstract

    An overview of the current CDS landscape in Australia and insights from recent CDS assessment activities.

11:55 AM -
12:25 PM
Protective Technologies
  • Joe Kelly, Lead Engineer - Customer Outreach and PT/AT Briefer, Department of Defense
12:25 PM -
1:35 PM
Networking Lunch
1:35 PM -
2:05 PM
DocMark: A Rule-Based and Probabilistic Data Marking System
  • Kenneth McVearry, Program Manager, ATC-NY, ATC-NY Supporting AFRL

    Abstract

    An overview of the DocMark system and then demonstrate its capabilities on sample data objects.

2:05 PM -
2:35 PM
How can we make CDS' more secure?
  • Dan Burgess, Program Manager for Threat Emulation, Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, OSD
2:35 PM -
2:50 PM
Networking Break and Exhibits
  • Mike Beckerle, Principal, Engineering & Co-chair DFDL Workgroup, Open Grid Forum Tresys Technology, Tresys
2:50 PM -
3:20 PM
Filtering binary data using DFDL
  • Mike Beckerle, Principal, Engineering & Co-chair DFDL Workgroup, Open Grid Forum Tresys Technology, Tresys

    Abstract

    The Tresys DFDL / Daffodil team will present a prototype filtering system that handles a variety of XML and non-XML data.

3:20 PM -
3:50 PM
NGA ECDS Cloud Strategy
  • Mark Buchen, CDS Engineer CDS Engineer CDS Engineer, MITRE Supporting NGA
3:50 PM -
4:20 PM
DISA CDES Update and Technical Discussion
  • Lindsay Jones, Deputy Program Manager for Development, Solers
  • Greg Vanore, Implementation and Software Architechture, Solers supporting DISA

    Abstract

    DISA CDES will provide an update on our services portfolio, enterprise architecture approach, and challenges, as well as provide a few technical highlights to include the Cross Domain Gateway and new Security Content solution.

4:20 PM -
4:30 PM
Day 2 and Conference Wrap-Up
  • Dee Dee Dotson, Technical Director, UCDSMO

Inclement Weather Policy
CDTF Status (late opening/closed) in regards to the weather conditions will be determined by the hosting facility, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab campus. Call this number for CDTF status: 443-778-6101. The college usually makes a weather decision at 5 AM but can adjust that if the weather worsens.