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4th Annual CyberSecureGov Leadership Event to Host World-Renowned Cyber Experts at DC Convention C

High-Profile Speaker Lineup Promises to Inspire Change Agents and Shake Up the Government Cyber Status Quo  

    Washington, D.C., U.S.A., March 15, 2016 – (ISC) (“ISC-squared”) today announced the final speaker agenda for the 4th annual (ISC)² CyberSecureGov, to be held May 19-20, 2016, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Speakers were selected based on a proven track record of inspiring change and a passion for addressing topics that will shake up the cybersecurity status quo. A sampling includes:

– “The Human Side of Cybersecurity”
Dr. Jennifer Golbeck (keynote), The University of Maryland’s director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab

– “Positive #ChangeAgents in Our Exponential Era”
Dr. David A. Bray (keynote), Harvard Visiting Executive In-Residence, Eisenhower Fellow, and chief information officer (CIO) for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

– “Strangers in the Night: A 3 a.m. Cyber Crisis Is Not the Time for Introductions”
David Grady, principal client partner, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

– “The Reality of Mobile Surveillance, Protect Yourself on the Go”
Elad Yoran, CEO of Security Growth Partners and executive chairman of KoolSpan

– “After the Breach, Learn How to Get Through It”
Chuck McGann, chief cyber security strategist, SalientCRGT, Inc., and former CISO, U.S. Postal Service

– “Privacy Operations in Government”
Trevor Hughes, president and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (moderator); Marc Groman, senior advisor for privacy at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services and policy, Venable LLP, and former special assistant to the President and senior director for cybersecurity; Mary Ellen Callahan, partner, Jenner & Block, and former chief privacy officer for Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

– “Treating Detection Deficit Disorder”
Araceli Gomes, subject matter expert, Intelligence and Investigations, Dell SecureWorks; Ira Winkler, president, Secure Mentem

– “What To Expect — Implementing the Information Sharing Law”
Adam Rak, senior vice president, Bond & Associates (moderator); Paul Kurtz, CEO, TruSTAR; Chris Schepis, subcommittee director, House Homeland Security Committee; Tiffany Jones, senior vice president and chief revenue officer, iSIGHT Partners

– “Understanding Your Threat Landscape: What You Don't Know WILL Hurt You”
Ed Hammersla, chief strategy officer, Forcepoint, and president, Forcepoint Federal LLC (moderator); Chris Inglis, former deputy director of the National Security Agency (NSA); Jeff Six, T. Rowe Price vice president of enterprise security; Leo Scanlon, acting CIO, Department of Health and Human Services (invited); David Shedd, former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) director and CIA operative

– “The 2016 Cybersecurity Reality Check — Federal Cyber Execs Speak Out”
Camille Tuutti, executive editor, (moderator); David Shearer, CISSP, PMP, CEO, (ISC)²; Tony Hubbard, principal, KPMG Federal Cyber Security Lead; Janice Haith, deputy CIO, Department of the Navy

– “The FedRAMP Transformation Through the Eyes of the FedRAMP Team”
Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, (ISC)² managing director, North America Region and director of U.S. government affairs (moderator); Matt Goodrich, director, FedRAMP; William (John) Hamilton, FedRAMP program manager for operations; Claudio Belloli, FedRAMP program manager for cybersecurity; Ashley Mahan, agency evangelist, FedRAMP

– “The CybHER Imperative”
Devon Bryan, founder of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) and EVP/CISO of the Federal Reserve System (moderator); Veda Woods, executive director, ICMCP; Angela Orebaugh, Ph.D., assistant professor, director of Cybersecurity and IT Programs, University of Virginia; Ann Barron-DiCamillo, chief technology officer of Strategic Cyber Ventures and former director of DHS US-CERT

– “Can We Really Protect Our Cyber Future? If so, Where Do We Start?”
Dr. Rocky (Robert) Young, DHSc, PA-C, CISSP-AP/MP, CISM, CHSP, IAM, CHFI, CEH, PMP, CGEIT, CRISC, MITRE Corporation, principal cyber security engineer, J83J Strategy, Policy & Privacy/Cyber Security Technical Center

– “Stabilizing Business While Spinning From Vulnerability Vertigo”
Peter Gouldmann, director, Office of IT Security Compliance, Directorate of IA, Bureau of Information Resource Management, U.S. Department of State

For the full list of topics and speakers, please visit

“In just a few short years, we have watched the CyberSecureGov attendee volume and profile of speakers soar,” said Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, managing director, North America Region and director of U.S. government affairs, (ISC)². “That tells me that we are providing a very important platform to inspire change and to influence the government’s cybersecurity business decisions at all levels. Now in one of D.C.’s largest venues, we have the capacity to facilitate more discussions and offer quality educational content to a broader audience which will have both an immediate and far-reaching impact on the government’s cybersecurity progress.”

The early-bird cost to attend CyberSecureGov is $399 for (ISC)² members, $549 for non-members and $299 for (ISC)² members and non-members employed by the U.S. government if registered by April 1, 2016. To register, please visit

About (ISC)²® 
Formed in 1989, (ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals worldwide, with over 110,000 members in more than 160 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP®), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSPSM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP®) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information and software security topics. More information is available at 



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