U.S. Cyber Policy: Today's Challenges, Tomorrow's Solutions

U.S. Cyber Policy:

 

Today's Challenges,

Tomorrow's Solutions

 

A Conference hosted by the GW Center

for Cyber & Homeland Security

 

With the support of 

 

 
The GW Center for Cyber & Homeland Security (CCHS) is holding a half-day conference on the campus of the George Washington University to take stock of high-priority cybersecurity policy issues facing the U.S. government and private sector stakeholders.  Issues that will be assessed at the conference include the objectives of the Executive Order on Cybersecurity that was issued in May 2017; strategic questions related to cyber deterrence and defense doctrine, and the current state of nation-state and non-state cyber threats to U.S. national security and economic interests.   


The event will feature two expert panels and keynote discussions with  The Honorable Will Hurd, U.S. House of Representatives; The Honorable Thomas P. Bossert, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; and George Barnes, Deputy Director, National Security Agency.   These keynote discussions will be moderated by Frank Cilluffo, Director, CCHS.


FULL AGENDA


8:00-9:00am  Registration and Light Breakfast


9:00-9:10am  Welcoming Remarks


Frank Cilluffo, Director, GW Center for Cyber & Homeland Security
Linnie Haynesworth, Sector Vice President and General Manager, Cyber & Intelligence Mission Solutions Division, Northrop Grumman Corporation
 
9:10-9:40am  Morning Keynote Discussion
 
The Honorable Will Hurd (R-TX)
U.S. House of Representatives
 
9:40-10:30am  Panel Discussion: Toward a Cyber Doctrine: Enhancing Deterrence and Preventing Attacks
 
Panelists:
Dr. Richard Andres, Professor, National War College
Aaron Hughes, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy
Rear Admiral Will Metts (USN, ret.), Director, Strategy and Programs Integration, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division, Northrop Grumman Corporation
 
Moderator:
Frank Cilluffo, Director, GW Center for Cyber and Homeland Security
 
10:30-10:40am  Break
 
10:40-11:30am  Panel Discussion: Tactical Public-Private Innovation and Collaboration
 
Panelists: 
Scott Aaronson, Executive Director, Security and Business Continuity, Edison Electric Institute
Kiersten Todt, President and Managing Partner, Liberty Group Ventures
Chris Valentino, Director of Joint Cyberspace Programs, Northrop Grumman Corporation
 
Moderator:
Christian Beckner, Deputy Director, GW Center for Cyber & Homeland Security
 
11:30-11:45am  Break
 
11:45am-12:30pm  Keynote Discussion
 
The Honorable Thomas P. Bossert

Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism,  The White House

 
12:30-1:00pm  Keynote Discussion
 
George Barnes
Deputy Director, National Security Agency
 
1:00-1:30pm  Post-Conference Lunch and Networking
 
If you would like to request an invitation to the conference, please contact the GW Center for Cyber & Homeland Security at cchs@gwu.edu.
 
 
Date and Time:
Friday, September 29, 2017 
Registration: 8:00-9:00am
Conference: 9:00-1:00pm