Agenda

All times ET and subject to change

1:00 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

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Opening Remarks

Editorial Moderator

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

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Opening Remarks

1:03 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

Editorial

Ransomware Spotlight

Editorial Speaker

Chris Painter, Associate Fellow, International Security Programme, Chatham House

Editorial Speaker

Nick Marinos, Managing Director, Information Technology and Cybersecurity, GAO

Description

A rise in ransomware has federal officials developing new rules and regulations for keeping their employees and systems safe. In this session, Nextgov meets with leaders in the field about the problems and solutions.

On Demand

1:45 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

Underwritten

Cultural Shift: Move Security Hygiene from a “Practice” to a Habit

Underwriter Speaker

Tommy Gardner, Chief Technical Officer, HP Federal

Daniela Fayer, Group Publisher, Defense One, GovExec

Description

Presented by Our Elite Underwriter, HP

As technology has become more native, the importance of cyber hygiene – making security practices habitual - has never been more critical. This is particularly true for governments with need to protect sensitive information, critical systems that keep our country safe and functional, and access levels that are mandatory to safeguard.  How do we start training the workforce of tomorrow with the skills to protect our government?

On Demand

2:01 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

Editorial

How International Cybercrime Hits State and Local Governments

Editorial Speaker

Nancy Rainosek, Chief Information Security Officer, State of Texas

Editorial Moderator

Alisha Powell Gillis, Senior Editor, Route Fifty

Description

Around the world, governments are dealing with increased cyber crime. As international ransomware attacks escalate, how — and why — are state and local governments being targeted? How are state and local governments reporting such attacks? How can leaders craft policies and strategies that protect their constituents? Join us for a conversation with state leaders as we dive into the effects of international cyber crime on state and local governments.

On Demand

2:39 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

Underwritten

Defining cyber resilience and moving beyond compliance in a dynamic threat environment

Underwriter Speaker

Meghan Good, VP, Director Cyber Accelerator, Leidos

Underwriter Speaker

William H. (Bill) Brennan, Vice President, Cyber Risk Management, Leidos

Laurie Diamond, Vice President, Business Development , Defense One, GovExec

Description

Presented by Our Elite Underwriter, Leidos

As global cyber threats evolve and major world powers shift priorities, the need to manage risk is more important than ever.  Leidos is committed to working with our customers to move beyond compliance and get ahead of evolving threats. Whether we’re working to improve cyber physical security systems or delivering secure rapid software, Leidos is constantly adapting to meet the demands of today’s multi-layered threat landscape.

On Demand

2:55 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

Interview

China, Russia, and Non-State Actors: Understanding the threatscape of 2022

Editorial Speaker

Patrick Gould, Deputy Director of the Cyber Portfolio, Defense Innovation Unit

Editorial Moderator

Patrick Tucker, Technology Editor, Defense One

Description

An overview of the advanced persistent threat groups and techniques that cyber criminals are employing today against U.S. and allied targets. This panel will also explore the tricky policy space of trying to deter actors that attack Western targets from within the borders of China, Russia, and elsewhere, with impunity.

On Demand

3:30 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

Underwritten

Challenges and Best Practices for Security in the Era of Hybrid Work

Underwriter Speaker

Larry Frazier, Director, Sales Strategy, Iron Bow Technologies

Anna Pettyjohn, Senior Vice President, Business Operations, GovExec

Description

Presented by Our Elite Underwriter, Iron Bow in partnership with Cisco

While the Federal Government is all in on hybrid work, there are many challenges IT leaders will face when it comes to ensuring maximum flexibility for their workforces AND maximum security. 

In this exclusive presentation Larry Frazier, Director of Sales Strategy at Iron Bow Technologies will discuss the primary challenges agencies are experiencing when it comes to securing their hybrid workforces, what they’re getting right, and best practices to empower hybrid work moving forward.

On Demand

3:46 PM ET

Thursday, February 10

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Closing Remarks

Editorial Moderator

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

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Closing Remarks