Billington CyberSecurity

Founded in 2010, Billington CyberSecurity hosts cybersecurity education events that aim to secure cyber infrastructure, these include 9 annual Leadership Council Breakfasts, frequent webinars, customized breakfasts, and a major annual summit each fall that is now in its 14th year (

Billington CyberSecurity Leadership Council

Throughout the year, Billington CyberSecurity convenes together with partners to engage in a Chatham House Rule Dialogue with a high-level government cyber leader. Billington CyberSecurity invites speakers from all across the federal government including FedCiv, DoD, Law Enforcement, and the IC. Partners have the opportunity to engage in peer networking and learn more about the priorities and challenges facing the speaker’s organization and the cyber industry as a whole. These events follow each agency’s widely attended gathering rules.

Past Leadership Council breakfasts this year have included:

  • Andy Boyd, Director, Center for Cyber Intelligence, CIA
  • Iranga Kahangama, Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience, DHS
  • Laura Gallante, Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, ODNI
  • Kemba Walden, Acting National Cyber Director, ONCD
  • Brian Peretti, Director of Domestic and International Cyber Policy, Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection, Dept. of Treasury
  • Puesh Kumar, Director, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, Dept. of Energy
  • Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Education, Science and Technology Development – Minister of Digital Transformation, Government of Ukraine

2021–2022 Leadership Councils included:

  • Gerald Caron, Director, HHS
  • David Spirk, CDO, DoD
  • Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow, NIST
  • Dr. George Duchak, CIO, DLA
  • Chris DeRusha, Federal CISO, OMB
  • William MacMillan, CISO, CIA
  • Morgan Adamski, Chief, Cyber Collaboration Center, NSA
  • Dave Frederick, Executive Director, US CYBERCOM
  • Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister and Minister, Digital Transformation, Ukraine
  • John Sherman, CIO, DoD
  • VADM Nancy Norton, Director, DISA
  • Ciaran Martin, CEO, NCSC
  • Karen Evans, CISO, DHS
  • Randy Vickers, CISO, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Greg Sisson, CISO, DoE
  • David McKeown, Deputy DoD CIO for Cybersecurity/Chief Information Security Officer, DOD

For more information, please contact Kristin Ballance: [email protected].