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Thursday Program

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Event Page

7:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Dr. Jon Haass, College of Security and Intelligence, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Gilbert OrrantiaWelcoming Remarks

Gilbert Orrantia

Director, Arizona Department of Homeland Security


8:40 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Daniel Ennis

Director NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center (NTOC)

9:25 AM

Homeland Security Keynote

Richard Harris, Acting Deputy Director for Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience, DHS

10:10 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM

Cyber in the Boardroom

A panel discussion on the growing need for comprehensive corporate cyber and risk management policy addressing the legal, regulatory and financial impacts of cyber and risk management

Moderator: Mike Krieger, former Deputy G6/CIO, US Army

Panel participants:

Methods For Increasing Corporate Board Awareness Of Cybersecurity Impacts To Their Business

Linda R. Medler, Brig Gen (USAF, Retired), Cybersecurity Advisor, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Former Director, Capabilities and Resource Integration, US Cyber Command

Board Fiduciary Duties Relating To Cybersecurity
Nicholas A. Verderame, Associate, Polsinelli 

Cybersecurity Risk And Corporate Boards
Latresa Lomax, AgemO Technology


Overview Of Current Trends In Industrial Control Systems/SCADA Security
Shalon Simmons, Secure Global Solutions

12:00 PM Lunch with Sponsor Lightning Rounds


Breakout Sessions

1:00 PM


Defending the Enterprise

Moderator: Fran Zenzen, Chief Operating Officer, ASU Research Enterprise (ASURE)


Roger Hockenberry, CEO and Founding Partner
former CTO for the National Clandestine Service of the CIA, Chief of Cyber Defense

Implementing the U.S. Cybersecurity Framework at Intel Corp.: A Case Study
Tim Casey, Intel Corp

Pragmatic Cloud Security: What InfoSec Practitioners Have Been Waiting For
Joshua Danielson, Axway

Malware Task Identification
Dr. Paulo Shakarian, ASU

1:00 PM


Cyber Workforce Issues

Moderator: Dr. Jon Haass, ERAU College of Security and Intelligence


National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework
Benjamin Scribner, Director for the Professionalization and Workforce Development Program, Cybersecurity Education and Awareness Branch, DHS

A High Fidelity Cyber Range for Training, Testing, and Exercise
Jeffery Croxell, Camber Corp

An Effective Model for Online Cyberspace Education
Dr. Erlan Burk, Concept Management Corp

Training supervisors to mitigate the cyber insider threat
Dr. Dee Andrews, Military Training

2:30 PM Networking Break

3:00 PM


Employing Cyber Ranges as an Offensive Response Strategy to the Cyber Threat

Moderator: Frank Grimmelmann, President & CEO, Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance


Greg Smith, Director, Cyber Training and Technical Programs, Government Solutions Group, Camber Corp

Brett L. Scott, Principal, LiveSquare 

Dane Mullenix, Director, AZLabs

Paul Schaaf, Special Agent, Cyber Squad, FBI

Karen Dickinson,  Shareholder, Polsinelli Law Firm

3:00 PM


Supply Chain Risk and the Critical Infrastructure Sectors

Moderator: Brent Wildasin, Interos Solutions


Emile Monette, Senior Advisor for Resilience and Cybersecurity, Office of Mission Assurance, GSA

Special Agent Major Joshua Tolk, , Director of Operations, Office of Procurement Fraud Investigations, Air Force Office of Special Investigations

Exposing and Mitigating Risks of the Supply Chain
Joshua Douglas, Chief Technology Officer, Raytheon Cyber Products - Commercial


Sponsored by

Silver Sponsor

Associate Sponsors

STEM Solutions

US News and World Report STEM Solutions


College of Security and Intelligence


the ERAU Worldwide Center for Aviation and Aerospace Leadership


the NDIA Cyber Division




Polsinelli PC