Agenda

All times ET and subject to change

1:00 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks

Editorial Moderator: Andrew Werner, Senior VP of Federal Technology, Publisher of Nextgov and FCW, GovExec

1:03 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Editorial

A Persistent Cyber Strategy

Editorial Speaker: Dr. Emily Goldman, Strategist, Cyber Command

Editorial Moderator: Lauren Williams, Senior Editor, FCW & Defense Systems

Description

Threats to national security never stop, and require constant monitoring. U.S. Cyber Command is on the job to defend forward and practice persistent engagement to pre-empt cyber attacks, instead of just reacting to them. Join Defense One as we discuss the impacts of this strategy with experts.

On Demand

1:44 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Underwritten

The Impact of Quantum Technologies on Next-gen Cyber Defense

Underwriter Speaker: Meghan Good, VP, Director of the Cyber Accelerator, Leidos

Underwriter Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Iwasawa, Quantum Technology Lead, Leidos

Editorial Moderator: Helen Dubas, Publisher, GovExec

Description

Presented by our Elite Underwriter, Leidos

The development of quantum technologies is quickly approaching the point of being more broadly applied and used in the environments we defend as Cyber Defenders. Join us as we chat with a pair of quantum and cyber experts at Leidos to discuss the extent and rise of quantum technologies, their impact on how we defend and secure our data and systems, and our outlook on adopting this emerging technology.

On Demand

1:59 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Editorial

Prosecuting Cyber Crimes

Editorial Speaker: Jim Emerson, Vice President, National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)

Editorial Speaker: Jim Ellis, Detective First Lieutenant, Commander, Michigan State Police, Cyber

Editorial Moderator: Heather Kuldell, Editor-in-Chief, GovExec

Description

As State and Local Governments continue to be a key target for both foreign and domestic ransomware attacks , catching and prosecuting those responsible has become a high priority for authorities. Ensuring that attackers face severe consequences for striking government organizations not only balances the scales, but also can serve to deter future perpetrators. Join Route Fifty as we discuss the herculean task of prosecuting cyber crimes with leading experts.

On Demand

2:34 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Underwritten

Cyber Ethics: Protecting the Infrastructure

Underwriter Speaker: Dr. Tommy Gardner, Chief Technology Officer, HP

Moderator: Alexis Loar, Program Manager, Events Multimedia & Operations, GovExec

Description

Presented by our Elite Underwriter, HP and Intel

Doing the right thing isn’t always the easy thing. We have moved on past the infancy of the internet where the intent of its founding was collaboration and shared information. As we approach the next generation of the internet certain ethical considerations need to be addressed. Join Dr. Tommy Gardner, HP Federal CTO, as we take a look at an ethical approach to protecting your cyber infrastructure and what the future developments in technology may mean for everyone

On Demand

2:53 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Editorial

Spotlight Interview: Critical Infrastructure Security at GAO

Editorial Speaker: Tina Won Sherman, Director, Homeland Security and Justice, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Editorial Moderator: Mariam Baksh, Staff Correspondent, Nextgov

Description

Nextgov cybersecurity reporter Mariam Baksh sits down with GAO for a discussion on the past, present, and future of critical infrastructure security.

On Demand

3:19 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Underwritten

Build Fast, Build Securely, Build Trust

Underwriter Speaker: Torey Vanek, Director of Strategic Product Management for Government and Regulatory, Veracode

Editorial Moderator: Amear Mitchell, Account Executive, GovExec

Description

Presented by our Elite Underwriter, Veracode

As agencies work to bring quick, effective, and secure digital services to citizens they need the right tools and resources to guide the way. Join us for a discussion on how these tools, and private industry partners, can help to build citizen trust in government agencies while allowing for speedy and safe service delivery. 

On Demand

3:27 PM ET

Thursday, August 4

Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

Editorial Moderator: Andrew Werner, Senior VP of Federal Technology, Publisher of Nextgov and FCW, GovExec