As of August 31, 2015, Subject to Change

7:00 - 7:55 am

Networking, Registration, and Continental Breakfast

7:55 - 8:05 am

Introductory Remarks

Thomas K. Billington, Chairman and Founder, Billington CyberSecurity

8:05 - 8:30 am

Opening Keynote: Cybersecurity Priorities of the DoD CIO

Terry Halvorsen
, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Defense

8:30 - 9:20 am

Cybersecurity Post OPM: What Do We Do Now?

Cheri McGuire, Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec Corporation

Gen. (Ret.) Michael Hayden
Principal, The Chertoff Group (Former Director, NSA and CIA);
Jack Harrington
, Vice President, Cybersecurity and Special Missions, Raytheon;
Nir Peleg, Head, R&D Division, Israel National Cyber Bureau;
Michael Daniel
, Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator, The White House;
Robert Bigman, President, 2BSecure (Former CISO, CIA)

9:20 - 9:50 am                         


9:50 - 10:20 am


Kevin Mandia
, President, FireEye

10:20 - 11:05 am

Beyond “Detection and Response” to Prevention: The New Cybersecurity Paradigm?

Stuart McClure
, CEO, President and Founder, Cylance, Inc. (co-author, Hacking Exposed)

Curtis Dukes
, Director, Information Assurance Directorate (IAD), National Security Agency (NSA);
Eric Sporre
, Acting Deputy Assistant Director, Cyber Division, FBI;
Suzanne Spaulding
, Under Secretary, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), U.S. Department of Homeland Security;
Dr. James Kilbride
, Director of Technology, Cyber Systems, General Dynamics Mission Systems;
Tony Spinelli, SVP, CISO, Capital One Financial Corporation

11:05 - 11:15 am

Transition to Breakouts

11:15 am- 12:05 pm


Track 1: Government CISO Priorities (Ballroom A)

Raj Shah, Senior Director of Strategy, Cybersecurity, Palo Alto Networks

Rod Turk, CISO and Director, Office of Cyber Security, US Commerce Department;
Richard Hale
, Chief Information Assurance Officer, U.S. Department of Defense;
John Cook, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), UK Ministry of Defence;
Paul Beckman, CISO, Headquarter Component, Office of the CIO, DHS;
Simon Crosby, Co-Founder and CTO, Bromium, Inc.;

Track 2: Evolution of Malware: Detection, Response, and Recovery (Hemisphere B)

Christopher Valentino, Director, Strategy Cyber Division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Ann Barron-DiCamillo, Director, United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), DHS;
Dr. Ian Levy, Technical Director Security Mission, GCHQ, United Kingdom;
Anthony Di Bello, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Guidance Software;
Jared Atkinson, Hunt Capability Lead, Adaptive Threat Division, Veris Group;
James B. Kargman, Founder, Secure Vector

Track 3: Corporate CISO Priorities – Off the Record (Hemisphere A)

John Worrall, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief of Strategy, CyberArk


Tim McKnight
, Global CISO, General Electric Company;
Jim Routh
, Chief Information Security Officer, Aetna;
Jason Cook, Security Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, BT Global Services;
Ret. Adm. Patrick Walsh, Senior VP, iSIGHT Partners, Inc. 

Track 4: Cybersecurity Innovations for Cloud Security (Continental C)

Dr. Joanne Martin, President, JLM Consulting, LLC (Former CISO, IBM);

Dr. Aaron Ferguson, Deputy Technical Director, Fusion, Analysis and Mitigations Information Assurance Directorate (IAD), National Security Agency;
Brandy Peterson, CTO, FireMon;
Michael Cassidy
, Chief Cybersecurity Architect, DOJ (Invited);
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Gregory Touhill
, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Comm.,
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Track 5: Internet of Things Cybersecurity – Off the Record (Ballroom B)

Gary Rosen, Senior VP, Leidos

Jeffrey Massimilla
, Chief Product Cybersecurity Officer, General Motors Company;
Marty Edwards
, Director, ICS-CERT, DHS (invited);
Francis Cianfrocca
, Founder, Chairman and CEO Bayshore Networks, Inc.

12:05 - 1:00 pm


1:00 - 1:35 pm


Lt Gen Kevin McLaughlin
, Deputy Commander, US Cyber Command

1:35 - 2:20 pm

Government CIO Priorities to Enhance U.S. Cybersecurity

Earl D. Matthews, CISSP, VP, Enterprise Security Solutions, Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector, HP (Former Director, Cyberspace Operations Office of Information Dominance, Office of the CIO, USAF)

Dr. Karl S. Mathias, Chief Information Officer, United States Marshals Service;
Essye Miller
, Director, Cybersecurity, U.S. Army;
Michael Johnson, CIO, US. Dept. of Energy;
Rear Admiral (Ret.) David Simpson, Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC

2:20 - 2:45 pm


USAF Brigadier General Robert Skinner
, Deputy Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN)

2:45 - 3:10 pm


3:10 - 3:35 pm

Encryption:  Point & Counterpoint

Robert Bigman, President, 2BSecure (Former CISO, CIA)


Jon Callas
, CTO & Co-Founder, Silent Circle;
Richard “Dickie” George
, Senior Advisor for Cyber Security, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

3:35 - 4:25 pm

All-Star Military Cyber Commanders and Leaders Roundtable

Shawn Purvis
, Vice President and General Manager, Cyber Division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Vice Admiral Jan Tighe
, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / Commander, U.S. 10th Fleet;
Lieutenant General Edward Cardon, Commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command;
Maj. Gen. Burke E. "Ed" Wilson
, Commander, 24th Air Force and Commander, Air Forces Cyber, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas;
Chris Inglis
, Distinguished Visiting Professor in Cyber Security Studies, U.S. Naval Academy (Former Deputy Director, NSA)

4:25 - 4:30 pm

Final Remarks

Thomas K. Billington
, Chairman and Founder, Billington CyberSecurity

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Billington CyberSecurity

Billington CyberSecurity, founded in 2010, produces world class, cybersecurity executive education forums and convenes many top thought leaders to discuss the threats, challenges and opportunities in securing our government and private sector against cyber attacks.

Each year, the annual cybersecurity summit draws capacity audiences and top experts. The 5th Annual Billington Cybersecurity Summit sold out and attracted such speakers as the Director of the NSA, the heads of cybersecurity at DHS and the White House, as well as the leaders of IT security at Goldman Sachs, AETNA, Pfizer, Johns Hopkins and Hess Corporation. 

Thomas K. Billington, Chairman and Founder, produced his first cybersecurity conference in 2002 at BNA (now Bloomberg BNA) and spent over a decade producing hundreds of conferences, roundtables and virtual seminars at that company and at Thomson Reuters. Billington CyberSecurity now also provides customized webinars, white papers and training in the cybersecurity area.

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