The next summit will be held in DC on October 7, 2014 at AOL's office in Dulles.
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Some of the DC Cyber Summit Speakers are below. For the full schedule, click here.
Truman National Security Project & Center for National Policy | Director, Cyberspace & Security Program
Matt Rhoades is the Director of the Cyberspace and Security Program at the Truman Project and Center for National Policy. He also directs the organization’s cybersecurity initiatives. Matt advises Members and congressional staff on foreign affairs and defense policy. Matt previously served as the Congressional Liaison with the Truman Project’s Operation Free campaign, working to help Capitol Hill understand the connections between energy, climate change, and national security. Prior to joining the Truman Project, Matt interned with the Secretary of the U.S. Senate, where he assisted federal lobbyists in properly reporting their lobbying activity to ensure public transparency.
Air Force | Deputy Director, Cyberspace Operations
Peter E. Kim, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Deputy Director, Cyberspace Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for the oversight and development of Air Force cyberspace strategies and implementation plans for Offensive Cyberspace Operations, Defensive Cyberspace Operations and DOD Information Network Operations. He ensures integrated and synchronized strategic employment of cyberspace strategies to retain freedom of maneuver in cyberspace, accomplish Air Force and joint force commanders’ objectives, deny freedom of action to adversaries, and enable Air Force mission assurance of operational activities relying on the cyberspace domain.
FBI | Supervisory Special Agent
Mr. Daniel Gray currently serves his country as a FBI Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) assigned to the Baltimore Field Office (as of April 2012) where he is responsible for the management and coordination of FBI Cyber Investigations for all of Maryland and Delaware. Prior to his present assignment he was the Assistant Section Chief of FBI Cyber Division’s Cyber National Security Section. He also performed a dual-role in this position as the Deputy Director of the presidentially-mandated National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF) for which the FBI is the executive agent. Mr. Gray is a career counterintelligence specialist having served a majority of his FBI career with FBI Counterintelligence Division.
Colonel Scott D. Lathrop
US Cyber Command | Deputy Director, Advanced Capabilities and Technology Directorate
Colonel Scott D. Lathrop is a former Armor/Cavalry officer and currently an Information Systems Management Officer (Functional Area 53) in the United States Army. He is currently assigned as the Deputy Director, Advanced Capabilities and Technology Directorate, United States Cyber Command Fort Meade, Maryland. Colonel Lathrop is a distinguished graduate from the United States Military Academy (USMA) and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Symantec | Senior Manager, Intelligence Collections
Joe is the Sr Manager for Intelligence Collections on Symantec’s DeepSight team. In this role, he leads a team responsible for the targeted collection, processing, and exploitation of cyber threat intelligence information focused on malware and the actors responsible for its development and deployment. Prior to joining Symantec, Joe was the Director of Intelligence Management at iSIGHT Partners. During that period he was responsible for a research department conducting cyber threat intelligence collection operations on five different continents. Joe’s prior experience includes building and leading a high-profile U.S. DoD organization focused on the collection of cyber security information.
CAI | Managing Director, Washington DC
Hank Brown is the Managing Director of the Washington D.C. office of CAI. He is responsible for leading the implementation of Information Technology services/ solutions and the Cyber Services practice for CAI in both the Commercial & Federal markets. Hank brings a depth of experience to CAI from 20 years of world-wide service in the Marines. As a Division Chief at U. S. Cyber Command, he designed and implemented process improvements for offensive operations in cyberspace, leading the team that authored the first Standard Operating Procedure for planning and conducting military fire support in and through that domain – he taught the process at Combatant Commands around the globe.
IKANOW | President
Chris is currently the President and Co-Founder of Ikanow. Ikanow is an open source, big data software organization that built it’s flagship product, Infinit.e, from the ground up, utilizing technologies such as MongoDB, elasticsearch, Hadoop, and others. He has 11 years of experience in project management, systems engineering design, software engineering design and development. In addition, he has extensive experience in operationalizing technology solutions into products that are both robust and practical.
AOL | Senior Director of Information Technology Security
Chris is a strategic and proactive Information Security executive, with 18+ years of experience in balancing business needs of Fortune 500 companies and startups with risks and costs of controls. As the Head of AOL IT Security Chris plans, develops, and implements the enterprise information security vision and strategy for AOL and its Brands (e.g. The Huffington Post, MapQuest, TechCrunch, Engadget, AOL.com).
U.S. Secret Service | Special Agent in Charge - Criminal Investigative Division
Edward Lowery has served in a variety of protective and investigative assignments throughout his career in the United States Secret Service. Mr. Lowery was appointed to the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2012 and continues in his current assignment as the Special Agent in Charge of the Criminal Investigative Division. Mr. Lowery began his career with the Secret Service in 1992 as a special agent in the New York Field Office, where he conducted numerous investigative and protective assignments. Mr. Lowery then transferred to Washington, D.C. and served on the Vice Presidential Protective Division for Vice Presidents Albert Gore and Richard Cheney.
DHS | Senior Advisor
Christopher Featherston is currently on a detail assignment with DHS S&T Homeland Advance Research Projects Agency as a Senior Advisor and is supporting the Big Data Environment (BDE) Program. He currently is the Program Lead on the Multi-Level Security piece of the BDE program that will demonstrate the ability to protect sensitive interagency investigative information from disclosure. He supports the Interagency Office with over 27 years of security, intelligence, analytic program experience. As the former Deputy Director of the Special Projects Office and as the Branch Chief of Emerging Technology Threats he has a programmatic and technical expertise that is essential in technologies that are sensitive, classified, or deserving of extraordinary security protection.
IntelThreat | Director of Cyber Intelligence
Jon DiMaggio is a cyber security researcher and Director of Cyber Intelligence at IntelThreat with over 12 years of experience. He possesses advanced expertise in analyzing Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). He specializes in identifying and tracking threat actors/groups and hacktivist operations against targeted organizations. He is a recognized leader in the cyber industry through DoD speaking engagements such as the DoD Collaborative Information Sharing Environment (DCISE) Tech Exchange and has presented at the US Senate Cyber Intelligence Working Group. He has extensive experience analyzing threat groups to gain intelligence on adversary’s motives and attribution to help prevent future attacks. Jon is a subject matter expert (SME) in tracking cyber threats using open source intelligence (OSINT) techniques to identify new tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), infrastructure, and personas used by cyber threat actors.
TASC | VP, Marketing and Technology
Lisa Donnan is a recognized thought leader in cyber security and social media analytics. She has built a reputation around successfully commercializing innovative technology and launching new businesses, markets and products in the public and private sectors. Lisa leads the Office of Marketing and Technology at TASC, where she is responsible for growth initiatives that capitalize on emerging technologies.
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