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SECURE Washington, DC

Friday, December 9, 2022 | 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Washington, D.C. | Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

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This exciting one-day cybersecurity summit will bring information security professionals from around the capital together to explore the latest issues impacting government cybersecurity.

Kiersten Todt, Chief of Staff, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will open the conference with an engaging keynote discussion alongside Clar Rosso, Chief Executive Officer, (ISC)² on Recruiting, The Next Line of Defense for Our Cybersecurity Future.

Session Highlights Include:

  • Breaking Down Zero Trust with Ryan Zacha, Chief Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Threats Outside the Agency Perimeter: The Not-So-Secret Backdoors into your Organization with A.J. Nash, Vice President of Intelligence, ZeroFOX
  • From the CMS batCAVE: Laying the Groundwork for Realtime Software Security with Robert Wood, CISO and Director, Information Security & Privacy Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Fireside Chat: The Power of Diverse Voices in Cyber with Sherelle Moore, MSIT, SEC +, CASP +, CISM, SOC Manager, City of Dallas and Dwan Jones, Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, (ISC)²

In addition to the keynotes and breakout sessions, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet and network with your peers throughout the day and in the Exhibit Hall. Members earn up to 7 CPE credits for your participation.

Questions? Contact the Event team.

Who Should Attend

(ISC)² SECURE Summits – Washington, D.C., is open to both (ISC)² members and non-members. Cybersecurity professionals in every stage of their career are encouraged to participate, from those new to the field to established experts and seasoned practitioners.

2 General Sessions  |  10 Breakouts  |   12+ Inspiring Speakers

Networking Opportunities

Build your network with other local, like-minded colleagues during breakfast and lunch or mingle over a cup of coffee during breaks.

Exhibit Hall

Meet face-to-face with sponsors and exhibitors throughout the day to learn more about their products and services.


Join us and earn a minimum of 7 CPE for this one-day event. (ISC)² member credits will be added to profiles within two weeks post event.

Keynote Speakers

Headshot of Kiersten Todt

Kiersten Todt, Chief of Staff, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Headshot of Clar Rosso

Clar Rosso, Chief Executive Officer, (ISC)²


Headshot of Dina Atwell

Dina Atwell, Manager, Cyber Insider Threat and Technical Investigations, Capital One

Headshot of Tim Clinton

Tim Clinton, CISSP, Senior Solutions Architect, XOR Security

Headshot of Jon France

Jon France, CISSP, CISO, (ISC)²

Headshot of Steve Helfen

Steve Helfen, CISSP, Senior Director, Cyber Ops and Intel, Otis Elevator

Headshot of Dwan Jones

Dwan Jones, Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, (ISC)²

Headshot of A.J. Nash

A.J. Nash, Vice President of Intelligence, ZeroFOX

Headshot of Scott Register

Scott Register, Vice President, Security Solutions, Keysight

Headshot of Sean Spaniol

Sean Spaniol, CISSP, CCSP, Head of Cyber Operations, Meta Financial Technologies

Headshot of Cherilyn Pascoe

Cherilyn Pascoe, Senior Technology Policy Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Headshot of Zachary Tudor

Zachary Tudor, CISSP, Associate Laboratory Director, National and Homeland Security, Idaho National Laboratory and Board Chairperson, (ISC)²

Headshot of Dan Waddell

Dan Waddell, CISSP, Chief Growth Officer, XOR Security

Headshot of Robert Wood

Robert Wood, CISO and Director, Information Security and Privacy Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Headshot of Ryan Zacha

Ryan Zacha, CISSP, Chief Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Plan Your Trip


Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20021

The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is surrounded by the excitement of one of the world's most remarkable urban hubs. Located in the heart of the city, just steps from Capital One Arena, Penn Quarter and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. From museums to entertainment, it is a great location for exploring downtown D.C. You may reserve a room at the Renaissance hotel, or one of the many hotels nearby.

(ISC)² has reserved a small block of rooms for those who may need hotel accommodations. Please click on the following link to reserve your accommodations directly with the hotel.

Book Accommodations

Getting There

Easily travel to the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel with flights into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), a quick train into Union Station or hop on the Metro to Gallery Place - Chinatown (Green, Yellow & Red Lines).

SECURE Washington, DC Sponsors

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Don't miss this opportunity to feature your brand, gain premium leads, and demonstrate your products and services. Speaking opportunities available.

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Member pricing applies to all (ISC)² Members and Candidates.

PricingEarly Bird
Through November 18, 2022


Member - Government / Student$199.00$239.00


Non-Member - Government / Student$279.00$320.00

Group Sales

Contact for more information.

PricingEarly Bird
Through November 18, 2022

Groups of 5+
(10% discount)

Main Conference Pass - Member$225.00$269.00
Main Conference Pass - Non-Member$315.00$359.00

Groups of 10+
(15% discount)

Main Conference Pass - Member$210.00$255.00
Main Conference Pass - Non-Member$295.00$339.00

Groups of 20+
(20% discount)

Main Conference Pass - Member$199.00$239.00
Main Conference Pass - Non-Member$279.00$320.00
  • FAQs FAQs

    What are the (ISC)² SECURE Summits?

    New (ISC)² SECURE Summits are trends-focused collaborations that gather cybersecurity professionals together – both face-to-face and virtually - to explore and discuss the issues most pressing and relevant in each of the regional areas. Both (ISC)² members and non-members are invited to participate, and each event offers a minimum of 7 CPE credits.

    What are my options for attending an (ISC)² SECURE Summit?

    In-Person Options: Virtual Options:

    What is the age requirement for participation?

    Attendees must be 18 years or older at the time of entry to attend.

    What type of payment is accepted?

    Only credit card payments will be accepted in 2022. These credit cards are accepted: Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

    How will I receive updates regarding the event once registered?

    During the registration process, you will be asked a series of questions. In order to receive regular communications, you must select “YES” and agree to be updated. We recommend that you add and to your safe senders list.

    What are the requirements for student registration?

    To qualify for the student pass, you must be an active full-time student. When registering, you will be required to identify your educational institution and upload verification of your active status as a student. Licenses, passports, etc. are not acceptable forms of student verification. Student passes are available to both members and non-members and qualify for CPE credit.

    Are discounts available for the government and military?

    Government and military discounts are available for qualified individuals. When registering, you will be required to upload a current government ID and/or verification of employment.

    How do I cancel my registration?

    To cancel, click the “modify registration’ link within your confirmation email and follow the cancellation links. If you are unable to locate your confirmation email, you may request cancellation by emailing us at No refunds will be issued for cancellations after 2 weeks prior to the event date, or no-shows. Please note, that if you do not cancel, and do not access the event, you are still responsible for payment in full. Cancellations are subject to the full event registration fee and will be issued in the form of payment received. Under no circumstances will (ISC)² be obligated to refund all or part of the registration fee. Donations to the Center for Cyber Safety and Education are non-refundable.

    Can I register for sessions in advance?

    Individual sessions do not require pre-registration. All seating, both virtually and in-person, is available on a first come first served basis.

    Will there be a mobile app?

    There will not be a mobile app for these events. Materials, CPE and evaluations will all be located on Your access will be provided approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the event start.

    How do I submit for CPE Credits if I am an (ISC)² member?

    To ensure your CPE credits are automatically posted to your (ISC)² member account, you must include your (ISC)² member number during the registration process. It will take approximately 10 business days after the event for (ISC)² to apply the earned CPE credits to your (ISC)² member account. Those who neglect to include their member ID number when registering will need to manually submit their CPEs post-conference. In the event that duplicate entries are made, it is the member’s responsibility to remove the duplicate entry. You will be able to access your personal CPE Credit Transcript / Certificate of Attendance for live event sessions at the conclusion of the event by logging into your account at and clicking on the CPE transcripts tab.

    Are CPE requirements broken down by credential?

    (ISC)² certified members are required to earn and submit CPE credits over their three-year certification cycle. All CPE activities must be completed during the three years of each certification cycle and no later than the certification expiration date (end of certification cycle). For more information on CPEs, download the CPE Handbook.

    How do I access my certificate of attendance and CPE transcript?

    During the event, you will have access to your CPE transcript directly in the event portal at You will be able to print a PDF of your certificate of attendance / CPE transcript by logging in to your account at and clicking on the CPE transcripts tab.

    How do I obtain CPE for my attendance?

    All delegates will be provided with a badge during onsite check-in that contains a QR code. To confirm your eligibility for CPE, you will need to have your badge scanned at any sessions you attend.

    What technology do I need to attend the event?

    Access to handouts, CPE and evaluations will be web-based. Supported browsers include the latest builds of Firefox, Chrome, Edge and Safari and can be accessed from both computers and mobile devices.

    Will I be able to watch the sessions I’ve missed?

    No, sessions will not be recorded.

    Will you be booking my hotel stay for this event?

    No. All delegates are responsible for booking their own travel and hotel if needed. (ISC)² is not responsible for any expenses accrued in order to attend the event.