November 1, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM

Opening Remarks

8:05 AM – 8:35 AM


Grant Schneider
Federal Chief Information Security Officer, Executive Office of the President

8:35 AM – 9:20 AM

Finding room to maneuver: cyber command & control

What are the challenges within maneuvering in cyberspace and how do they manifest themselves in operations? Hear perspectives on defensive and offensive cyber and how to orchestrate the appropriate responses.

9:20 AM – 9:50 AM

Networking Break

9:50 AM – 10:35 AM

Is there anything new here? The evolving threat environment

With a renewed focus on China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, what should government and defense leaders expect from those countries?  How can officials overcome simple human error?

Jim Richberg
National Intelligence Manager for Cyber, Office of the Director of National Intelligence 

10:35 AM – 11:05 AM


11:05 AM – 11:50 AM

But can you do this? What government needs now

Experts discuss what goes into building and buying new capabilities for offensive and defensive cyber.

11:50 AM – 1:00 PM

Networking Luncheon

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Where the magic happens: The next generation of government cyber operations centers 

What kind of successes are civilian agencies having with their cyber operations centers? How widespread will they become? Do civilian agencies need to have the ability to hackback?

Boyden Rohner
Director of Cybersecurity Operations, Information Security Office, Department of Homeland Security

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM

Networking Break

2:15 – 3:00 PM

Beyond the lockbox: What government leaders can do to improve election security

Agency leaders will discuss the capabilities and solutions they seek from industry partners, including artificial intelligence.

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM


3:30 PM – 3:35 PM

Closing Remarks

3:35 PM – 4:30 PM

CyberBrews Networking Reception

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