Save the date: Next HammerCon is Thursday 16 May 2024

Private Sector Track:

GIT (Growing Innovations in Tech)

Schedule for Thursday 18 May 2023

Notes: Schedule subject to change. ⚡︎ indicates "lightning talks" (15 minute slot to share ideas but no Q&A).

0955: Opening Remarks

Colonel (Ret) Carm Cicalese

Track MC and former MCPA CoS. 

Kimberly Mentzell

Director of Cybersecurity and Aerospace at the Maryland Department of Commerce. 

1000: Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

Robert M. Lee

Air Force veteran and Founder/CEO of Dragos, Inc.

1030: "Optimization and Modernization" -- The Future "O&M"

Captain (Ret) Andy Stewart

Senior National Security and Government Strategist at Cisco and former Commanding Officer of the Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) 

1100: Making the Juice Not Worth the Squeeze: Operationalizing Cyber Domain Deterrence by Denial

Gentry Lane

NATO Science and Technology (CSO) Technical Team Member and CEO of ANOVA Intelligence. 

1130: How traditional cyber tools are leaving your defenders blind and what to do about it

Lawrence Nunn

Military cyber veteran and CEO of Cyberspatial. 

1200: Lunch

1230: Fireside Chat: Cyberspace, Aerospace, and Future Warfare Concepts

Colonel (Ret) Bryan Eberhardt

Chat host, Air Force Director at ECS, and former Chief of Staff of the Air Force Chair at the College of Information and Cyberspace at National Defense University. 

Major General (Ret) Jim Keffer

Vice President for Future Warfare Concepts and Cyber at Lockheed Martin Government Services and former Chief of Staff of US Cyber Command. 

1300: Redefining Cyber Warfare: Leveraging Generative-AI (gen-AI) in DoD Cyberspace Operations

Blake Moore

Head of US Defense Strategy at Amazon Web Services (AWS), MCPA Advisor, and former DoD CIO CoS. 

1330: The National Campus for Cyber Leadership

Rear Admiral (Ret) Chris Weaver

Redbrick LMD Consultant, former Director of the Department of General Services of the City of Washington, DC, and inaugural Commander of Navy Installations Command. 

1400: Cyber: the future is now - what we need and what do we not have?

Philip Niedermair

Panel Moderator. Special Advisor at Virsec, Senior Advisor of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission 2.0, and Chair of the Advisory Board at the National Cyber Group. 

Colonel Craig Miller

Commander of the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing. 

John Quigg

JTF-GNO, USCYBERCOM, McAffee, White House, and Army veteran. 

1430: Maturing Threat Hunting Capabilities Leveraging Threat Intelligence

Lindsay Kaye

Senior Director of the Advanced Reversing, Malware, Operations and Reconnaissance (ARMOR) Insikt Group at Recorded Future. 

1500: Beyond the Perimeter: Leveraging Publicly Accessible Information (PAI) & Commercially Accessible Information (CAI) with ShadowView 

Jared Dible ⚡︎  

Senior Cyber Architect at Millennium Corporation. 

1515: Recruit, Train & Retain our Cyber Warriors to Maintain Dominance and Overmatch

Colonel Brad Rhodes

Cyber Warfare Officer in the Army Reserve and Senior Manager at Accenture Federal Services. 

Dr. Matt Morris

Cyber Warfare Officer in the Army Reserve and Senior Cybersecurity Architect at Microsoft Federal. 

1600: Maryland Innovation Security Institute Priorities

Gregg Smith ⚡︎ 

CEO of Maryland Innovation Security Institute (MISI). 

1615: End of track. Movement to main track for 1630 closing ceremony.

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