CyberMaryland Conference 2017

October 11-12, 2017 • Baltimore Convention Center • Baltimore, MD












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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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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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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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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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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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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Speakers and Panelists


Insider Threat Detection
10/12/17 : 12:15PM - 12:45PM


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


Speed, Agility and Innovation is the Name of the Game!
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM


Strengthening Cyber Knowledge Management Capabilities
10/11/17 : 11:45AM - 12:30PM


Breaches and Hacks and Leaks, Oh My! Privacy is Trending to be the Word of 2017
10/11/17 : 2:45PM - 3:30PM


Speed, Agility and Innovation is the Name of the Game!
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM


Speed, Agility and Innovation is the Name of the Game!
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM


How to make $88million in 3 days and not get caught
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM


How to make $88million in 3 days and not get caught
10/12/17 : 11:00AM - 11:45AM


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


Speed, Agility and Innovation is the Name of the Game!
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM


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


IoT, Autonomous Vehicles & Drones: Different Platforms, Different Legal Issues
10/12/17 : 3:00PM - 3:45PM


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


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


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


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


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


Speed, Agility and Innovation is the Name of the Game!
10/12/17 : 2:00PM - 2:45PM


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


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


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


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


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


Cybersecurity for Small Businesses - Making the Most of Scarce Resources
10/12/17 : 12:15PM - 12:45PM


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


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


Breaches and Hacks and Leaks, Oh My! Privacy is Trending to be the Word of 2017
10/11/17 : 2:45PM - 3:30PM


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


Breaches and Hacks and Leaks, Oh My! Privacy is Trending to be the Word of 2017
10/11/17 : 2:45PM - 3:30PM


Breaches and Hacks and Leaks, Oh My! Privacy is Trending to be the Word of 2017
10/11/17 : 2:45PM - 3:30PM


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


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


Breaches and Hacks and Leaks, Oh My! Privacy is Trending to be the Word of 2017
10/11/17 : 2:45PM - 3:30PM


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


Strengthening Cyber Knowledge Management Capabilities
10/11/17 : 11:45AM - 12:30PM