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5th Annual (ISC)² CyberSecureGov Brings Together World-Renowned Experts To Educate the Workforce in Cyber

Washington, D.C., U.S.A., March 13, 2017 -- (ISC)2® has announced the final speaker agenda for its 5th annual CyberSecureGov training event being held May 9-11, 2017, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

 

Keynote speakers include:

 

Kevin Johnson, CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, chief executive officer (CEO), Secure Ideas

 

David Kennedy, QSA, OSCE, OSCP, CISSP, ISO 27001, GSEC, MCSE, founder of TrustedSec, Binary Defense Systems and DerbyCon and a member of the (ISC)² Board of Directors

 

Rodney J. Peterson, director of National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce; Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, managing director, North America Region, and director of U.S. government affairs, (ISC)²; Ron Sanders, vice president and fellow, Booz Allen Hamilton, participating on a panel titled, "The 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education and (ISC)² - a U.S. Government Perspective"

 

Christopher Pogue, MSIT, CISSP, CREA, GCFA, QSA, chief information security officer (CISO), Nuix

 

Adam Rak, senior vice president, Bond& Associates; Hon. Phillip J. Bond, president & CEO of Bond & Associates; Nicole Tisdale, democratic staff director and counsel, House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence; Danielle Sheer, general counsel, Carbonite; Will Ackerly, CTO and co-founder, Virtru; Austin Carson, executive director, TechFreedom, participating on a panel titled, "Encryption and Privacy Protections - The Third Rail"

 

Paul Rosenzweig, principal, Red Branch Consulting

 

David Shearer, CISSP, CEO, (ISC)2

 

Brig. Gen. (RET) Gregory J. Touhill, CISSP, CISM, former federal CISO

 

Maj. Gen. Sarah E. Zabel, CISSP, vice director, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), U.S. Air Force

 

A sampling of breakout sessions include:

 

"Strategy, Security and Transforming Government with the Cloud," Benjamin Bergersen, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, C.CIO, CGEIT, CISA, CISM, ITIL Mgr., PMP, CIO, U.S. Trade and Development Agency

 

"How Secure Are We, Really?,” Devon Bryan, CISSP, CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, CISA, executive vice president and CISO, Federal Reserve

 

"Excellence in Bug Bounty and Disclosure Programs," Jason Haddix, GSEC, GPEN, GWAPT, head of trust and security, Bugcrowd

 

"The Future of Ransomware," Andrew Hay, CISSP, GCFA, GCIH, CCSE, CISO, DataGravity

 

"Trust Issues: Getting Cyber Security Data from the Most Hostile Territories," Cynthia James, CISSP, general manager, Kaspersky Government Security Solutions (KGSS), Inc.

 

"The Threat Actor Studio," Aamir Lakhani, CISSP, CISA, senior cyber security researcher and strategist, Cisco Systems

 

"How To Approach Securing The Internet of Things (IoT) In Government," Daniel J. Lohrmann, C|CISO, chief security officer, Security Mentor, Inc.

 

"The Working Cloud: Tackling the Security Risks," Elayne Starkey, CISSP, chief security officer, State of Delaware

 

"What Security Professionals Can Learn From The 2016 Election," Ira Winkler, CISSP, president, Secure Mentem

 

For the full list of topics and speakers, please visit the cybersecuregov.isc2.org.

 

“If you work for the U.S. government – either as a contractor or direct hire – cybersecurity is now your job,” said Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, managing director, North America Region, and director of U.S. government affairs, (ISC)². “More and more, government agencies are requiring good cyber hygiene practices in contracts, job descriptions, performance reviews and employee training programs. This year’s CyberSecureGov’s three-day agenda will host world-renowned experts from government and industry, both inside and outside the Beltway, who will help attendees develop a security mindset throughout all levels of the government workforce.”  

 

Attendees will have access to all three days of training sessions, a king-of-the-hill-style cybersecurity competition and a career fair. The early-bird cost to attend CyberSecureGov is $649 for (ISC)2 members, $799 for non-members, and $149 for students and (ISC)² members/non-members employed by the U.S. government if registered by March 17, 2017. To register, please visit cybersecuregov.isc2.org.   

 

About (ISC)²

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 120,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundationThe Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM. For more information on (ISC)², visit www.isc2.org, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook