PAST EVENT:

VIRGINIA CYBER CONVENTION & EXPO

 

OCTOBER 6, 2016

VIRGINIA BEACH CONVENTION CENTER

The 2016 Virginia Cyber Convention & Expo on October 6 will explore numerous challenges and opportunities in cyberspace.

 

This major industry event is expected to draw up to 300 cyber leaders in the private sector, military and government; elected officials; academia and other key industry stakeholders.

 

Kevin Mitnick, the “Worlds Most Famous Hacker,” is slated to be our keynote speaker. Kevin will provide a unique presentation on techniques cyber criminals use to gain access to your personal data.

 

Other invited and confirmed speakers include: US Senator Mark Warner, Admiral Bill Gortney, USN, Retired (confirmed), SSA Robert Cochran (confirmed), Scott Schober (confirmed), Heather Engel (confirmed) and many others in the cybersecurity industry!

 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Cyber Threats
  • Cyber Educational Opportunities in Virginia
  • Cyber Insurance...Do you need it?
  • New Legislation on Cybersecurity
  • New contracts languages regarding cybersecurity in DFARs
  • New undersea broadband cables are coming to Virginia.  Are you ready?
  • How hackers get into your networks
  • How to make your home hacker resistant

 

GENERAL ADMISSION PRICE: $200

GOVERNMENT & ACADEMIA: $150

Government or university ID credentials required at registration.

STUDENTS: $55

Proof of full-time enrollment in the fall 2016 semester (12+ credit hours) in a qualified program required at online registration. Students must use an .edu email address when registering. Limited to first 100 students.

 

AGENDA

7:30  –  8:30am        Exhibits Open/Light Breakfast Served

8:30  –  9:00am        Welcome/VIP Introductions

9:00  – 10:00am       Opening Speaker: Admiral Bill Gortney, USN, Retired, State of Cyber

10:00 –11:30am      Keynote Speaker: Kevin Mitnick, “The World’s Most Famous Hacker”

                                  Art of Deception: How Hackers and Con Artists Manipulate You and What You Can Do About It

11:30 – 12:30pm    Networking/Exhibits Open

12:30 – 2:00pm      Lunch and Panel Speakers: Defense Sector Cyber Experts

                                 Moderator: Major General Bob Newman, US Army, Retired

2:00  –  4:00pm      Exhibits Open

2:15   – 3:00pm     Session #1: Scott Schober, President & CEO, Varitronics Systems & Author of Hacked Again

                                  It Can Happen to Anyone ...Even a Cybersecurity Expert

                                 Session #2: Stephen Watkins, VP & Chief Security Stategist, G2 Ops, Inc. Threat Modeling & Simulation

                                Session #3: Robert Cochran, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI, FBI: Cyber Threat Assessment

                                Session #4: Toni Gidwani, Director of Research Operations, ThreatConnect

                                 Does a BEAR Leak in the Woods? Unraveling the Democratic National Committee breach,

                                 the Guccifer 2.0 persona,and Russian APTs

3:15 - 4:00pm        Session #1: Ricardo Daza, Associate Director, Technology Advisory Practice at Berkeley Research Group

                                Building Cultural Firewalls: Effective Strategies for People-Centric Security

                                Session #2: Heather Engel, Executive Vice President - Risk & Compliance, Sera-Brynn

                               Safeguarding CDI: DFARs Security Requirements

                                Session #3: Darek Dabbs, CIO, Sera-Brynn

                                Anatomy of a $500 Million Data Breach

                                Session #4: Mike D'Arezzo, Director of Security Services, SLAIT Consulting

                                Healthcare Security - Strategies for Regulatory Compliance and Information Security

4:15 - 5:00pm      Session #1: Matthew B. Arvay, Chief Information Officer, City of Virginia Beach, Transatlantic Subsea Cable

                               Session #2: Dr. Tancy Vandecar-Burdin, Associate Director, ODU Social Science Research Center

                               Focus Group: What Are the Educational and Training Needs of the Cybersecurity Industry?

                               Session #3: Toni Gidwani, Director of Research Operations, ThreatConnect

                               Project CameraShy: Closing the Aperture on China's Unit 78020

                               Session #4: Nicole J. Harrell, Member, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.

                               At the Intersection of Compliance and Breach

 

 

MEET THE SPEAKERS

KEVIN MITNICK

"The World's Most Famous Hacker"

Art of Deception: How Hackers and Con Artists Manipulate You and What You Can Do About It

 

ADMIRAL BILL GORTNEY

USN, Retired

State of Cyber

 

LTC DANIEL SNOWDALL

Commander VA DPU

Virginia National Guard

Luncheon Panel - Defense Cyber Experts

 

 

MAJ. NATHAN BROWN

Director of Operations, 185th Cyber Operations Squadron, Virginia Air National Guard

Luncheon Panel - Defense Cyber Experts

 

 

LIEUTENANT DAN BALLANCE

Battle Watch Captain

Nacy Cyber Defense Operations Command

Luncheon Panel - Defense Cyber Experts

 

 

RANDY ROSE

Deputy Intel Officer

Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC)

Luncheon Panel - Defense Cyber Experts

 

 

CAPTAIN KELLY AESCHBACH

Chief of Staff

Naval Information Forces

Luncheon Panel - Defense Cyber Experts

 

 

SCOTT SCHOBER

President & CEO,

Berkeley Varitronics Systems

Hacked Again - It Can Happen to Anyone ...

Even a Cybersecurity Expert

ROBERT COCHRAN

Supervisory Special Agent, FBI

FBI: Cyber Threat Assessment

 

STEPHEN WATKINS

Vice President & Chief Security Strategist,

G2 Ops, Inc.

Threat Modeling & Simulation

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MATTHEW B. ARVAY

Chief Information Officer

City of Virginia Beach

Transatlantic Subsea Cable

 

 

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MIKE D'AREZZO

Director of Security Services

SLAIT Consulting

Healthcare Security - Strategies for Regulatory Compliance and Information Security

 

 

RICARDO DAZA

Associate Director

Technology Advisory Practice at Berkeley Research Group

Building Cultural Firewalls: Effective Strategies for People-Centric Security

 

HEATHER ENGEL

Executive Vice President -

Risk and Compliance,

Sera-Brynn

Safeguarding CDI:

DFARs Security Requirements

 

DAREK DABBS

Chief Information Officer,

Sera-Brynn

Anatomy of a $500M Data Breach

 

 

TONI GIDWANI

Director of Research Operations

ThreatConnect

Does a BEAR Leak in the Woods? and

Project CameraShy: Closing the Aperture on China's Unit 78020

 

 

DR. TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN

Associate Director, ODU Social Science Research Center

What Are the Educational and Training Needs of the Cybersecurity Industry?

 

 

NICOLE J. HARRELL

Member, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.

At the Intersection of Compliance and Breach

 

 

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PLAN YOUR STAY

Cyber Protection Resources has secured room blocks at the following hotels:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Virginia Beach

1900 Pavillion Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

757-422-8900

(Next to Convention Center)

Book Your Room by September 22, 2016

Courtyard Virginia Beach Oceanfront/South

2501 Atlantic Ave.

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

757-491-6222

Book Your Room

Book Your Room by September 20, 2016

CONVENTION CENTER INFORMATION

VIRGINIA BEACH CONVENTION CENTER

100 19th St.

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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