Agenda

All times ET and subject to change

12:00 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Custom

Opening Remarks

George Jackson, Director of Events, GovExec

Description

Opening Remarks

12:02 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Editorial

Unique Challenges for Public Sector Cloud

Adam Grandt, Managing Director, General Services Administration’s Cloud Adoption and Infrastructure Optimization Center of Excellence

Aaron Boyd, Senior Editor, Nextgov

Description

Government organizations continue to utilize the flexibility and scalability of the cloud for storing data repositories. What unique security challenges do these public sector organizations face? As cybercriminals continue their efforts in tampering with this data, what approaches have leaders found most effective in protecting their infrastructure? During this exclusive interview with Adam Grandt, we will discuss the best practices in securing cloud data.

On Demand

12:25 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Underwritten

Becoming Secure by Design, presented by Solarwinds

Tim Brown, Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President, Security, SolarWinds

Kate Anderson, Director of Programming, GovExec

Description

An Elite Underwriter Session, presented by Solarwinds

The next cyberattack is always around the corner, but you can use every minor incident to help you prepare for major ones. Designing your environment with security in mind at every step will help you better prepare, and you must make sure all those who contribute to your environment are equally secure, including your software partners.

On Demand

12:44 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Editorial

To Pay or Not to Pay: Rethinking Our Response to Ransomware

Ron Sanders, Staff Director, The Florida Center for Cybersecurity

Diane Savino, Senator, New York State Senate

Meredith Ward, Director of Policy, National Association of State Chief Information Officers

Alisha Powell-Gillis, Senior Editor, Route Fifty

Description

Ransomware attacks continue to wreak havoc on police departments, school districts and local governments costing billions in recovery costs and productivity losses. While agencies at all levels of government are working to harden their cybersecurity posture to protect themselves against attacks, all continue to face the question of how to respond should an attack occur. Join Nextgov and Route Fifty as they sit down with government leaders to explore how we might rethink our response to paying ransom in response to cyberattacks.

On Demand

1:40 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Underwritten

Network Visibility as the Foundation for Zero Trust, presented by Gigamon

Ian Farquhar, Global Field CTO and Director of the Security Architecture Team, Gigamon

Description

An Elite Underwriter Session, presented by Gigamon

On Demand

1:56 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Underwritten

Security Drivers for IoT, presented by CyberRes, A Micro Focus Line of Business

Kate Scarcella, Chief Cybersecurity Architect, Micro Focus

Description

An Elite Underwriter Session, presented by CyberRes, A Micro Focus Line of Business

On Demand

2:15 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Editorial

Enterprise Risk Management as a Cybersecurity Tactic

Nick Marinos, Director, Information Technology and Cybersecurity, GAO

Nahla Ivy, Enterprise Risk Management Officer, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce

Mariam Baksh, Staff Correspondent, Nextgov

Description

While many government agencies have set a strong foundation for their cybersecurity programs, how can leaders collaborate more effectively to further strengthen these approaches? During this panel, government experts and industry leaders explore the potential benefits to integrating cybersecurity with enterprise risk management efforts.

On Demand

3:02 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Underwritten

Zero Trust: Beyond the Buzz, presented by Zscaler

Danny Connelly, Chief Information Security Officer, Zscaler

Description

An Elite Underwriter Session, presented by Zscaler

On Demand

3:18 PM ET

Thursday, December 9

Custom

Closing Remarks

George Jackson, Director of Events, GovExec

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Closing Remarks