Speakers


Featured Speakers
Brett Kelsey is the Vice President and Chief Technical Strategist for the Americas for McAfee. In this role, he has leveraged his business and practice development, technical expertise and innovative thought leadership to evangelize the company's go-to-market strategy across key customer segments in the Americas, drive strategic customer engagements and provide customer feedback back to product engineering to help shape the direction of McAfee's technology.

Brett Kelsey
will be in the following session(s):


Winning the Red Queen’s Race by Changing the Racecourse
10/11/17 : 11:00AM - 11:30AM

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Daniel J. Lohrmann is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist, keynote speaker and author.

During his distinguished career, Dan has served global organizations in the public and private sectors in a variety of executive leadership capacities, receiving numerous national awards including: CSO of the Year from SC Magazine, Public Official of the Year from Governing Magazine and Computerworld Magazine Premier 100 IT Leader.

Lohrmann led Michigan government's cybersecurity and technology infrastructure teams from May 2002 - August 2014, including enterprise-wide Chief Security Officer (CSO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) roles in Michigan.

Dan currently serves as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist for Security Mentor, Inc. Lohrmann is leading the development and implementation of Security Mentor's industry-leading cyber training, consulting and workshops for end users, managers and executives in the public and private sectors. He has advised senior leaders at the White House, National Governor's Association (NGA), National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), federal, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and non-profit institutions.

Dan has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, beginning his career with the National Security Agency. He worked for three years in England as a senior network engineer for Lockheed Martin (formerly Loral Aerospace) and for four years as a technical director for ManTech International in a US / UK military facility.

Lohrmann is the author of two books - Virtual Integrity: Faithfully Navigating the Brave New Web and BYOD For You: The Guide to Bring Your Own Device to Work. He has been a keynote speaker at global security and technology conferences from South Africa to Dubai and from Washington D.C. to Moscow.

Lohrmann holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science (CS) from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and a Bachelor's Degree in CS from Valparaiso University in Indiana.


Dan Lohrmann
will be in the following session(s):


Securing the Internet of Things
10/11/17 : 4:00PM - 4:45PM

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Major General (Retired) Brett T. Williams is the President, Operations, Training and Security Division, IronNet Cybersecurity. Brett co-founded IronNet in 2014 following retirement from his 33-year career with the U.S. Air Force. IronNet is developing an advanced cyber-defense capability based on anomaly detection using behavioral analytics and big data analysis. In addition to his work at IronNet, Brett provides board and executive training in cyber-risk oversight. In his final active duty assignment, General Williams was the Director of Operations for U.S. Cyber Command where he was responsible for the operations and defense of Department of Defense networks as well as the planning and execution of offensive cyberspace operations in support of U.S. strategic objectives. General Williams is a highly-experienced combat fighter pilot and held several significant command and staff positions during his career. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Duke University along with three additional degrees in management and national security.

Brett Williams
will be in the following session(s):


Defending the Nation in Cyberspace
10/11/17 : 9:00AM - 9:45AM

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Emily Wilson is the Director of Analysis at Terbium Labs, an information security and data intelligence startup based in Baltimore, Maryland. At Terbium, Emily is responsible for tracking industry news and trends among actors on the dark web, including specific breach operations, popular targets, and the appearance of new sites for trading or discussing stolen data. She provides analysis for Terbium Labs' customers on the appearance of their information online, along with ongoing analysis on the appearance of fraud, drugs, weapons, extremism, and other information appearing on the dark web. As a dark web expert, Emily has spoken at several industry tradeshows and conferences including RSA, Inside the Dark Web and Data Connections. She frequently is quoted in press articles and is a routine guest on The Cyberwire weekly podcast.

Emily has a background in international relations and foreign policy, with an emphasis on post-Cold War Eastern Europe. She has worked with the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations at the College of William and Mary on a project to analyze foreign policy trends amongst academics and decision makers. Emily has spent her career working with startups across a variety of industries, with a particular focus on research and product development. She has a Bachelors degree in International Relations from the College of William and Mary.


Emily Wilson
will be in the following session(s):


Shedding Light on the Dark Web: Funny, Fraudulent, and Fact Based
10/12/17 : 4:00PM - 4:45PM

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Speakers & Panelists




Rob Campbell is the president and CEO of Med Cyber-Security, a healthcare consulting firm that performs Digital forensics, eDiscovery, Data Recovery and Security and Penetration testing for healthcare providers. He is an expert on security, encryption, networking, forensics, and Internet technologies. Robert received his Master in Computer Science with a concentration in software engineering and space systems engineering from the Naval Post Graduate School. He is a senior cryptologist, cyber-security specialist and healthcare certified information technologist. Additionally, he holds the following degrees and certifications: Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology, Space Systems Engineering Professional Code. He is a former Naval Cryptologist, with over 30 years of experience in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Rob is an active member of Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), American Society of Digital Forensics & eDiscovery (ASDFED), and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Rob formed Med Cyber-Security to use his skills and expertise to empower healthcare organizations and practitioners to protect patient's data and their own businesses. In this age of ever increasing vulnerabilities and threats that specifically target healthcare organizations such as viruses and ransomware, it is more important than ever to make alliances with highly qualified third parties to help organizations to meet these dangerous challenges. Allow Med Cyber-Security to partner with you to help keep you compliant with HIPPA/HITECH requirements and safe from ransomware's devastating effects.

Rob Campbell
will be in the following session(s):


Blockchain Technology and Quantum Computing impact on Cybersecurity
10/11/17 : 2:45PM - 3:30PM

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Eric Chapman is the Assistant Vice President for Research Development.  Eric joined the Division of Research in November of 2013, after working as the Director of Corporate and Government Relations for the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences and as the inaugural Deputy Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2).  Eric came to the University of Maryland in 2011 following five years of service as the National Security Advisory to Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD) on Capitol Hill and extensive work in the Department of Justice.  Eric is responsible for building strong ties to federal funding agencies, federal Labs, industry, medical centers, foundations and other universities to facilitate the development of large, multi-disciplinary proposals and initiatives. He works closely with the Associate Vice President for Research Development and the Vice President for Research to bring together and support teams of faculty from various disciplines and Colleges to pursue funding opportunities and to build cross campus, innovative programs.  Eric received an M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University and his B.A. from Syracuse University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Eric Chapman
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Michael Crouse
Senior Director of Data & Insider Threat Security

Michael Crouse is the Senior Director of Data & Insider Threat Security where he oversees the overall strategy for identifying new global growth opportunities within the US Government and private industry. Crouse works closely with top decision-makers and lends key influence in helping them develop new security policies, specifically with regard to cybersecurity, audit/user activity monitoring requirements and the detection/mitigation of external and internal threats.
Crouse possesses over a quarter-century of experience supporting Commercial and Federal Organizations starting as an Electrical Engineer/Project Lead for the National Security Agency (NSA) and expanding his career with various companies including Stanford Telecom, ITT Industries, General Dynamics, Raytheon, and now Forcepoint.
Crouse graduated from the University of Akron, from which he holds a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering. Crouse also earned a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University; Program Manager Professional certification through Program Management Institute; and Certified Insider Threat Program Manager through Software Engineering Institute via Carnegie Mellon University.


Michael Crouse
will be in the following session(s):


Embracing the Millennial Tsunami
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Darren Death has worked in information technology for over 16 years building and securing enterprise solutions primarily for the Government sector. As the Chief Information Security Officer I am responsible for the ASRC Enterprise Cyber Security program which includes ASRC Federal and its parent company Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. In the role of Chief Information Security Officer I manage the Cyber Security program across the 4Billion dollar ASRC portfolio crossing many business sectors to include Financial Services, Health Care, Construction, Retail, Energy, and Federal Government Contracting.

Darren Death
will be in the following session(s):


The New CISO: From Tech Guru to Corporate Leader
10/11/17 : 9:00AM - 9:45AM

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Evan co-founded Point3 in 2014 and serves as Chief Executive Officer.
He worked as a Computer Network Operator for the National Security
Agency back when Cyber meant something totally different. Before
co-founding Point3 Evan was Director of Customer Experience at
Vulnerability Research Labs, a security research firm acquired by
Computer Sciences Corporation. He holds a M.S. in computer science from
The George Washington University and has four ridiculously good
looking children.


Evan Dornbush
will be in the following session(s):


Cyber Defense Toolbox
10/12/17 : 9:00AM - 9:45AM

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Howard Feldman co-chairs the Cyber Security, Data Management & Privacy practice at Whiteford Taylor & Preston and is Chair of the Electronically Stored Information practice. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) and assists clients in their efforts to identify and manage risks associated with the collection and maintenance of data, including procuring cyberinsurance. He also advises clients regarding compliance with privacy, data security and data breach laws. In addition, he has been an active trial attorney for over 25 years, handling a wide range of complex commercial and intellectual property litigation matters in state and federal courts. Howard currently serves on the Maryland Cybersecurity Council and was named 2013 Baltimore Information Technology Law "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.

Howard Feldman
will be in the following session(s):


Risk Mitigation Strategies for Cybersecurity Product and Service Providers
10/11/17 : 11:45AM - 12:30PM

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Zach Furness is a Technical Director within the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF), operated by the MITRE Corporation, in support of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). In this role, Mr. Furness is responsible for talent acquisition, workforce development, work program execution, and division operations.

Prior to his work with the NCF, Mr. Furness served as the Chief Engineer of the Global Defense and Intelligence Division where he was responsible for the technical integrity of more than 300 staff years of work in support of the Combatant Commands, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. From 2003-2013 he established and led the Modeling and Simulation Engineering department within MITRE's Command and Control Center. There he led the development of multiple capabilities related to distributed simulation, high performance simulation, mission level modeling, and agent-based simulation. The department has supported critical efforts across MITRE's work program including the Army, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Cyber Command, Department of Homeland Security, Veterans Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Throughout his 25-year career at MITRE, Mr. Furness has led and contributed to multiple projects involving the application of advanced simulation technologies to military training, experimentation, analysis, testing, and acquisition. He has authored numerous papers on the subject of advanced modeling and simulation, and has received various awards, including the MITRE Officer's Award, User Engagement Award, Program Recognition Award, and President's Award. He holds a bachelor's degree in physics and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


Zach Furness
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Mr. Peter Gouldmann is the first Enterprise Risk Officer for Cyber at the U. S. Department of State. In this role he advises executive leadership on risk decisions while developing and directing the implementation of risk management strategies. In previous roles he directed staff responsible for IT security compliance and regulatory reporting, and managed a global, multi-agency IT and IT support consolidation project. He also worked at Thomson Prometric, as Director of Quality and Security, and as Director of Candidate Care..

Pete's 30+ years of IT and information security experience includes positions in public, private, domestic and global organizations and the United States Air Force. In addition to industry certifications, he holds a Masters Degree in Information Management, a Bachelor of Science in Management, and is a distinguished graduate of the National Defense University's Advanced Management Program.

Pete is an expert in, and often speaks and writes about information risk management. He has co-chaired the Committee on National Security Systems Permanent Subcommittee and the (ISC)2 Government Advisory Council. He was a member of the NIST Joint Taskforce Transformation Initiative Interagency Working Group producing several 800 series Special Publications for information security and risk management and is an Assistant Adjunct Professor teaching cybersecurity policy for the University of Maryland University College


Peter Gouldmann
will be in the following session(s):


Cyber Risk Management - Bringing Order to Chaos
10/11/17 : 1:45PM - 2:30PM

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Michael Greenberger is the Founder and Director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) and a Professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. CHHS is composed of over 50 professionals engaged in over 90 contracts worldwide in the public and private cybersecurity and crisis management sectors.

Professor Greenberger also serves by appointment of the Maryland Attorney General on the Maryland Cybersecurity Council where he is the Chair of the Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Framework Subcommittee. He is also a member of the CyberMaryland Advisory Board and the Baltimore Washington Cyber Task Force. He previously served by appointment of the Governor of Maryland on the Commission on Maryland Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence. He is presently a member of the National Academy of Sciences' Committee on Science, Technology, and Law and the American Bar Association's Law and National Security Advisory Committee.

Professor Greenberger has led the development and oversees the teaching of an extensive cybersecurity and crisis management academic curriculum taught to J.D. and LL.M students at the Maryland Law School and to Masters of Science in Law students at University of Maryland College Park. Included within these academic programs are these courses: "Law and Policy of Cybersecurity;" and "Law and Policy of Cyber Crime," as well as capstone experiential cyber projects.

Greenberger also frequently appears before academic and professional organizations, as well as executive branch and legislative bodies on legal and policy issues relating to cybersecurity; and he is regularly sought after by national media outlets on cybersecurity and crisis management topics as well.


Michael Greenberger, JD
will be in the following session(s):


Securing Elections from Cyberattack
10/12/17 : 3:00PM - 3:45PM

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Karl leads CyberPoint International, a cyber security company integrating and delivering innovative products, solutions, and services worldwide. With more than two decades of service at all levels of the commercial and US Government security communities, he's known for his deep technical expertise in cyber security and his record of leading organizations though complex, challenging, and mission-critical problems in this rapidly evolving field. Karl was recently been recognized as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Karl Gumtow
will be in the following session(s):


The New CISO: From Tech Guru to Corporate Leader
10/11/17 : 9:00AM - 9:45AM

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Dr. Lethia Jackson, a full professor in the Department of Computer Science at Bowie State University. Presently, Dr. Jackson is the only full professor with a terminal degree in Computer Science for the state of Maryland. She has worked In the Department of Computer Science at Bowie State University for over 20 years. Raised in Greensboro, NC, Jackson graduated Suma Cum Laude from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. She later earned a master's degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and a doctorate in Computer Science from The George Washington University. She completed a Post-Doctoral Certificate in Academic Leadership from The Chicago School of Psychology in Washington, DC. In 2012 - 2013, she was a member of Preparing Critical Faculty for the Future, Next Generation STEM Learning: Investigate, Innovate, Inspire, funded by National Science Foundation.

Jackson served as chair of the Department of Computer Science at Bowie State University for two years. While serving as chair, she acquired over twenty (20) industry and government partners who have provided internships, equipment donations, membership on the external advisory board, academic training modules, industry-level certifications, articulation agreements, and service-learning projects to the department. She oversaw the procedures and processes for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accreditation 2013-2014 cycles for both the Computer Science and Computer Technology Programs. Results from the accreditation rated as No concerns, No deficiencies and No weaknesses. This was a first in the Department's accreditation history. Jackson managed the launching of the Education Innovation Initiative (EI2), the Premiere Signature Program for Bowie State University. Engineered cloud deployment process for the first data center at Bowie, which was staffed by students.
Additionally, she structured a collaboration with four in-state and out-of-state entities including universities, businesses, public school districts, and community colleges utilizing a $25 Million dollar grant opportunity.

Over the course of her career, she chaired and managed a complete revamp of the General Education Program within eight (8) months to include producing a standard General Education course syllabus that included a General Education Competencies category, Emerging Issue Category and Expected Student Outcomes Category along with rubrics for all assigned tasks. Instituted the General Education Advisory Board as a standing committee that reports directly to the Faculty Senate. She developed and implemented the Doctor of Science in Computer Science Program curriculum and presentation to Maryland Higher Education Committee (MHEC).

Jackson has secured and administered more than $2.5 million in proposals, grants and contracts from the federal government and private sector companies, including the Department of Energy, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, IBM, and Stinger-Ghaffarian Technology. She has written and spoken on cybersecurity, as well as the infusion of technology in the local public school systems to include Prince George's County and Baltimore City.

Jackson is married and has five children, four females and one male. Three of the five children are young hard working adults who are graduates of Bowie State University majoring in Computer Technology with emphasis in Cybersecurity and Programming. The remaining two children are in high school.


Dr. Lethia Jackson
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Anupam Joshi is the Oros Family Professor and Chair of Computer
Science and Electrical Engineering Department at the University of
Maryland, Baltimore County(UMBC). He is the Director of UMBC's Center
for Cybersecurity, and the Co-Technical Director of the National
Cybersecurity FFRDC. He is a Fellow of IEEE.

Dr. Joshi obtained a B.Tech degree from IIT Delhi in 1989, and a
Masters and Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1991 and 1993
respectively. His research interests are in the broad area of
networked computing and intelligent systems. His primary focus has
been on data management and security/privacy in mobile/pervasive
computing environments, and policy driven approaches to security and
privacy. He is also interested in Semantic Web and Data/Text/Web
Analytics, especially their applications to (cyber) security. He has
published over 225 technical papers with an h-index of 76 and over
20000 citations (per Google scholar), filed and been granted several
patents, and has obtained research support from National Science
Foundation (NSF), NASA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
(DARPA), US Dept of Defense (DoD), NIST, IBM, Microsoft, Qualcom,
Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin amongst others.


Anupam Joshi
will be in the following session(s):


Exploring US/UK Collaboration on Cyber Education, Research & Training
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM

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Shannon Landwehr is the President & CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, a regional economic development marketing organization. Shannon was previously the Executive Vice President and led the EAGB's location strategy efforts, the primary focus of which is corporate and small-to-medium business education in the Baltimore region, particularly as it pertains to location and workforce strategy decisions. Shannon also focuses on regional talent, workforce recruitment, understanding the needs of Baltimore's regional businesses, and working with them in partnership to identify areas of opportunity. She is also Executive Director of the EAGB Foundation.

Prior to joining the Economic Alliance Shannon was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and served as the Baltimore General Manager, and a Global Client Relationship Manager in Morgan Stanley's Workforce Strategy Division. As General Manager, she advanced the Firm's workforce and outsourcing strategy, and led the operational infrastructure of the office for 1,200 employees in Operations, Finance, Legal & Compliance, Human Resources, Corporate Services and Technology & Data.

As a Client Relationship Manager, Shannon was responsible for providing advisory services to internal business units regarding their global workforce strategy and outsourcing regulatory requirements, and overseeing the execution of their transition plans. She managed several clients, including Research, Sales & Trading, Bank Resource Management and Legal & Compliance. In her tenure at Morgan Stanley Shannon also served as the Baltimore Chief Operating Officer.
Shannon has over 15 years of experience in finance, non-profits, marketing and consulting. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Shannon was the Chief Operating Officer at the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, where she also served as the Director of Marketing and Research. She has held other positions with TischlerBise, Mercer (Marsh & McLennan) Consulting, WorldCom and Commercial Real Estate firms.

Shannon earned her Master of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Finance from the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management.
Shannon is also actively involved in various community initiatives throughout the Greater Baltimore and Mid-Atlantic regions with a focus on programs impacting children and animals. She currently resides in Baltimore City, Maryland.


Shannon Landwehr
will be in the following session(s):


Maryland, an Ideal Location for International Cybersecurity Companies to Establish a US Presence?
10/11/17 : 11:45AM - 12:30PM

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• Author of "The Basic Guide to Government Contracting: How to Sell Your
Services and Products to the U.S. Federal Government" (book & Kindle)
• Author of "The Veterans Business Guide: How to Build a Successful
Government Contracting Business" (book & Kindle)
• Interviewed on MSNBC and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes,
Inc.com, TheStreet.com, USAToday, and Inc. Magazine
• CEO & Founder of TargetGov which focuses on government procurement and related business
development and marketing services including creating effective Capability Statements, successful
minority certification, contract development (IDIQs, GSA
Schedules, etc.), business development, proposal management
and development, and contract administration.
• Created the Government Contracting Institute, offering both inperson
and virtual instructor-led classes.
• Expert author with over 200 articles regarding government
contracting and business development published in local,
regional, and national publications.


Gloria Larkin
will be in the following session(s):


Master Class: Accelerate Growth & Increase Opportunities in the Federal Cyber Market
10/11/17 : 1:45PM - 2:30PM

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Driver of transformation and revenue-generator with 15+ years of progressive product-management leadership experience with technology organizations ranging from startups to large corporations. Leverage organizational development, operations management, technical, marketing, and sales background to develop big-picture and detailed plans and strategies that consider dynamic between and value of each of those areas respective to product success. Champion of defining products, prioritizing customer needs, and working cross-functionally to ensure successful operations and implementations. Proficient in generating wider-appeal for business offerings by simplifying complex products.

Druce MacFarlane
will be in the following session(s):


False-Positives: The Imperative of Improving Data Quality in Security Analytics
10/11/17 : 1:45PM - 2:30PM

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Valecia D. Maclin is a program director in the Cybersecurity and Special Missions business area within Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. Her leadership duties span key cybersecurity programs, services and operations that support U.S. government agencies and coalition partners. Ms. Maclin has held diverse leadership roles delivering mission critical solutions for the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Energy, the Department of Justice, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Department of Defense, and various national intelligence agencies.

Ms. Maclin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science from Duke University; a Master of Science degree in the Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania; and additionally holds multiple professional certifications including PMP, CISSP, ISSMP and GSLC.


Valencia Maclin
will be in the following session(s):


Embracing the Millennial Tsunami
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Professor Keith Mayes B.Sc. Ph.D. CEng FIET A.Inst.ISP, is the Director of the Information Security Group (ISG), and the Head of the School of Mathematics and Information Security at Royal Holloway University of London; which has been pioneering information/cyber security research and education since 1990. He is an active researcher/author with 100+ publications in numerous conferences, books and journals. His current research interests are diverse, including, mobile communications, NFC, Mobile platform security, smart cards, RFIDS, the Internet of Things, transport ticketing/system security, embedded systems and e-commerce. Keith joined the ISG in 2002, originally as the Founder Director of the ISG Smart Card Centre, following a career in industry working for Pye TVT, Honeywell Aerospace and Defence, Racal Research and Vodafone. Keith is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Founder Associate Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals, a Member of the Licensing Executives Society and an experienced company director and consultant.

Keith has 15 years' experience of information/cyber security teaching at post-graduate level, including supervision of 100+ MSc projects. He is a co-author/editor of the Springer text books "Smart Cards, Tokens, Security and Applications" (now in its second edition), and Secure Smart Embedded Devices, Platforms and Applications".


Professor Keith Mayes
will be in the following session(s):


Exploring US/UK Collaboration on Cyber Education, Research & Training
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM

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Kevin McPeak is a Symantec Security & Mobility Architect who is focused on supporting US Government customers. In this capacity, he serves as a technical SME for reputation based malware filtering, endpoint management, endpoint security, data loss prevention, encryption, mobile device management, mobile app management, secure mobile content delivery, and new defensive technologies. Kevin has two Masters of Science degrees, with one being earned at Johns Hopkins University and the other being earned at Virginia Tech. He is also currently a part-time PhD candidate at Virginia Tech's northern Virginia extension campus. Prior to working for Symantec, Kevin worked for several systems integrators to include CACI, Lockheed Martin, and AlphaInsight. Additionally, Kevin is currently an Army Reserve warrant officer [CW3] (with over 22 years of continuous service) and in that military capacity he is a veteran of both Operation Enduring Freedom (2003) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (2010 - 2011).

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


The Anatomy of a Breach & Thwarting the Insider Threat: Developing a Robust "Defense in Depth" Data Loss Prevention Strategy
10/12/17 : 9:00AM - 9:45AM

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Homer Minnick has contributed to our nation's cyber defense, functioning as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) from 2006 until 2011. Minnick served in the United States Army as a Computer Network Operations (CNO) Operator and as a Technical Advisor in the development of the Army's new Cryptologic Network Warfare Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) and the Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC). Additionally, Minnick assisted with CNO workforce development as the Army subject matter expert and advisor to the joint NSA Associate Directorate for Education and Training (ADET) CNO Working Group that defined and developed the training paths for many of the national-level CNO work roles. These efforts have assisted US armed forces and the DoD in developing and maintaining a competent and prepared cyber workforce. In December 2011, Minnick retired from the Army after 20 years of service and began his tenure with UMBC Training Centers as the Director, Cybersecurity Academy. In this role, he directs specialized workforce training programs focused on developing new Cybersecurity professionals.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from UMUC and a Master of
Science in Information Assurance from Capitol College, as well as several industry technical certifications including CISSP, CEH, MCSA and RHCT


Homer Minnick III
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Mr. Michael Misumi became the Chief Information Officer of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on January 3, 2008. In addition to serving as the CIO, Mr. Misumi is a Department Head leading a 300-person department that manages IT applications and infrastructure for APL, while also serving on the front lines of cyber-protection, securing APL networks from hackers and other outside threats. As the nation's largest University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), APL performs research and development on behalf of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and other federal agencies. The Laboratory has more than 6,000 staff members who are making critical contributions to a wide variety of nationally and globally significant technical and scientific challenges.

Prior to joining APL he was at the RAND Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif., where he was deputy CIO. He led the operational Cyber Strategy development and has over 20 years experience developing information technology strategy, security operations, project portfolio management, network operations, data center operations, desktop administration and personnel management.

Mr. Misumi is the APL Cyber Response Incident Lead and has led a Cyber Security review of all of Johns Hopkins institutions. In addition to his APL responsibilities, he leads the Navy UARC Cyber Security Task Force, serves on the US Strategic Command's (USSTRACOM) Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) IT Task Force and the Computer Advisory Committee for Oakridge National Laboratory, and is a Board Member for the Howard County School System Cyber Security program.

Mr. Misumi earned a BA and MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Michael Misumi
will be in the following session(s):


Continuous Innovation and Cyber Incidence Response
10/12/17 : 12:15PM - 12:45PM

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Raz Miutescu is a technology and information governance attorney with Whiteford Taylor & Preston. His practice focuses on privacy and data security, information technology transactions and licensing, intellectual property, data management, data broker transactions, cloud services, e-commerce, blockchain and related regulatory and compliance matters (e.g., GLBA, HIPAA, fintech regulations and EU-US data transfers compliance). He regularly advises and counsels domestic and international technology companies and financial institutions on business formation, operations and compliance matters, and assists with the negotiation and drafting of contracts with their vendors and customers. Raz speaks fluent Romanian and conversational German.

Razvan E. Miutescu
will be in the following session(s):


Risk Mitigation Strategies for Cybersecurity Product and Service Providers
10/11/17 : 11:45AM - 12:30PM

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Keith Moulsdale co-chairs the Cyber Security, Data Management & Privacy practice at Whiteford Taylor & Preston. His practice focuses on licensing, IP, data security, privacy and other e-commerce and technology-related legal issues that organizations face, both in the U.S. and internationally. He regularly counsels a wide range of organizations - including financial institutions, software vendors and trade associations - in connection with their most significant data security concerns, including: data security breach attempts; cross-functional assessment, containment and response efforts; mitigation strategies; information security policies; and compliance with statutory notification requirements. In addition, Mr. Moulsdale regularly represents software and technology companies that develop and distribute products and services that mitigate data security risks, as well as cybersecurity forensic companies.

Keith Moulsdale
will be in the following session(s):


Risk Mitigation Strategies for Cybersecurity Product and Service Providers
10/11/17 : 11:45AM - 12:30PM

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Chase Norlin is the CEO of Transmosis, an organization founded by Silicon
Valley Technology Entrepreneurs dedicated to the research and application of
technology to strengthen the American workforce. Transmosis is a nationally
recognized Workforce Intermediary focused on enabling companies to build a
pipeline of skilled labor by helping individuals address skill gaps through
state and federal training dollars.

Norlin was previously the founder and CEO of Emerge Digital Group (EDG),
named the 8th fastest growing company in America and the #1 fastest growing
company in Silicon Valley by Inc. Magazine based on revenue growth. EDG was
a holding company for a portfolio of digital marketing businesses that
Norlin founded and grew to $50mm in revenue in three years.

A veteran of the Internet industry, Norlin developed Sony's first online
photo sharing venture, founded the first online video sharing company, and
served as new venture consultant in launching Boeing's online media
licensing division.


Chase Norlin
will be in the following session(s):


Transforming Cybersecurity Workforce through Collaborations
10/12/17 : 9:00AM - 9:45AM

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Mike is CTO at ZeroFOX. He is responsible for leading and setting the vision for all technology. He oversees all aspects of product management, engineering, research, development and threat operations. Prior to ZeroFOX, he founded the mobile security company Vulnr. Prior to Vulnr, Mike was Vice President of Engineering at Appthority. In this role, Mike collaborated with the engineering team to build industry-leading products, with a focus on mobile operating system and application security. Previously, Mike was Senior Operations Manager for McAfee Labs, having joined through McAfee's acquisition of Foundstone.

Michael Price
will be in the following session(s):


Hacking the United States Military via Social Networks
10/12/17 : 12:15PM - 12:45PM

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With more than 25-years in the economic development profession, Tom has worked with partners in industry, higher education and at every level of government. His career projects exceed $10 billion in value and 50,000 jobs; these include the 2005 BRAC win for Aberdeen Proving Ground and numerous HQ, R&D lab and industrial projects for major government and private sector clients.
Tom has held leadership positions at both the local and regional levels. Most recently he served as President & CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. His work with the University System of Maryland is focused on company creation and tech commercialization, growing partnerships with industry and government agencies, developing student internships, R&D opportunities and launching the USM's new $25 million early-stage Maryland Momentum Fund. His efforts span all industry sectors, to include: aerospace, cyber, bio-health, virtual and augmented reality, autonomous systems, energy, environmental sustainability, additive manufacturing and education-technology.
He is a lifelong resident of Maryland, a proud graduate of UMBC and active on many boards related to business, economic development, public policy, education and health.


Mr. J. Thomas Sadowski
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Sean Segreti is a security consultant, developer, and passwords researcher at KoreLogic.

Most of Sean's time is dedicated to penetration testing for Fortune 500 companies, state and local government agencies, and non-profit institutions. Segreti is an author and maintainer of the PathWell project, and contributes to KoreLogic's Password Recovery Service (PRS).

Segreti has more than 10 years of experience in the engineering industry, beginning his career at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He was introduced to general-purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU) at SAIC which later evolved into an interest in password cracking.

Segreti maintains Carnegie Mellon University's Password Guessability Service, which is used by over 30 universities to estimate password strength. Segreti is an author of 10 passwords-related publications, and has spoken at PasswordsCon and the Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS).

Segreti holds a Master's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.


Sean Segreti
will be in the following session(s):


Brains over Brawn: Intelligent Password Recovery
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM

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Max leads the CyberTalent division of the SANS Institute, the most trusted and the largest provider of information security training and certification in the world. In this role, he directs business development and external stakeholder engagement to scale the various SANS CyberTalent programs and develop strategic partnerships. He also oversees the CyberTalent program operations and staff management. SANS CyberTalent helps organizations in both the public and private sectors address their cybersecurity human capital needs through initiatives such as VetSuccess, the Women's Immersion Academy, and the CyberTalent Assessments, among others. Max joined SANS Institute as its' CyberTalent Business Development manager in 2015.

Max has worked in the public affairs and stakeholder engagement arena of cybersecurity for the past five years, working with Government, corporate, and not-for-profit organizations, most recently as a Vice President at Cambridge Global Advisors, a homeland security strategic advisory services firm. He also previously served as the national recruitment director for the Cyber Aces Foundation, a nonprofit organization that trained and educated veterans, jobseekers, and students in cybersecurity via online training modules.

Max also has supported the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) CyberSkills Management Support Initiative (CMSI), an initiative within NPPD focused on building partnerships with academic institutions and NGOs as well as growing the cybersecurity talent pipeline for DHS through programs like the Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative.

Max has a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Cultures and Politics from Michigan State University with a second degree in International Relations and a minor in Spanish. At Michigan State, he was a co-chair and fundraising director for the local Habitat for Humanity chapter. Additionally, he served as a Research Assistant to Distinguished Professor Richard Zinman of the James Madison College at MSU on international security and foreign relations policy.


Max Shuftan
will be in the following session(s):


Getting It Right the First Time; Avoiding the Costs of a Bad Cyber Talent Hire
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Dr. Karl V. Steiner serves as the Vice President for Research and holds the rank of Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
Dr. Steiner joined UMBC in September 2013, continuing a successful research and administrative career spanning three decades at the University of Delaware (UD).

Dr. Steiner is building on UMBC's vibrant, interdisciplinary and collaborative culture supporting research, scholarship and creative activities. Major research foci at UMBC are focused on Environmental Sciences and Engineering, especially Atmospheric Physics, Remote Sensing and Contaminant Remediation; on Life Sciences, including Marine Biotechnology and Health Sciences, and on Information Systems, with special focus on Cybersecurity, Big Data and Health IT.
Recent results include academic leadership on a major, joint USM-MITRE award from NIST for the creation of a 25-year, multi-billion Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), focused on non-defense cybersecurity concerns; a new research partnership between UMBC and the US Naval Academy on Cybersecurity; successful renewal awards of three Cooperative Research Centers with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center valued at over $130 million; strategic alignment to support sustainable research partnerships between UMBC and the University of Maryland, Baltimore; and strengthening of UMBC's international partnerships on cybersecurity with institutions in Europe, India and Japan.

Throughout his career, Dr. Steiner has dedicated his strategic efforts on creating institutional capacity by developing sustainable and mutually beneficial partnerships. Before joining UMBC, he has been instrumental in securing and leading over $150 Million in externally funded research and infrastructure programs supporting institutional, statewide and regional initiatives in Delaware.
Dr. Steiner received his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany, his Master's degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Delaware and completed his Engineering Diploma in Electrical Engineering & Information Technologies at the Technical University Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel - now Ostfalia - in Germany.
Dr. Steiner has contributed over 85 technical publications to international journals and conference proceedings, has advised or co-advised 23 Ph.D. and master's students, and over 40 senior theses completed by undergraduate students.


Karl V. Steiner, Ph.D.
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Brian Stiegler earned his PhD in Spanish language and Latin American Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. His dissertation explored the nexus of politics and self-conscious metafiction in Peruvian novels in the 1980's. He has served on the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages at Salisbury University since 1998 where he is currently Associate Professor. His textbook, Hacia Niveles Avanzados: Composicion por proceso y en contexto, co-authored with Dr. Carmen Jiménez has been used in intermediate Spanish composition classes throughout the USA and Canada. He currently serves as Assistant Provost for International Education at Salisbury University and has served as the Director of the Center for International Education since 2006. His current duties include the supervision of education abroad programming, international student and scholar services, the English Language Institute, and international admissions. He has been appointed Visiting Professor at Xinhua College since 2014. He is married with three children and lives in Salisbury, Maryland, USA.

Brian Stiegler, PhD
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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Tina C. Williams is a seasoned cybersecurity professional, currently contracted through her company, TCecure LLC, to serve as the University System of Maryland's (USM) Cybersecurity Academic Innovation Officer. Williams is certified as an Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a Project Management Professional (PMP). She holds a M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and a J.D. from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She was a Meyerhoff Scholar and a University Scholar at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), receiving a B.S. in Computer Science. In addition to her role as founder of TCecure, LLC, Williams is an adjunct instructor for UMBC's Graduate Cybersecurity program. She is a member of the Maryland Bar, the NICE365 Industry Advisory Board of Directors, and the CyberMaryland Board of Directors

Tina C. Williams, Esq., CISSP, PMP
will be in the following session(s):


Academic Catalysts in the Local, National, and International Cybersecurity Ecosystems and Agendas
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM

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