MASTER OF CEREMONIES & KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

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Master of Ceremonies (MC) 

Gretchen Bliss

Cybersecurity Programs Director

UCCS

 

Keynote

Joey Arora

Chief Scaling Officer

DoD Platform One |

Co-Founder

AFWERX + AFVentures 

Keynote 

Dr. Jim Borders

Lead Operational Space Intelligence Engineer

MITRE 

"2021 Threat Landscape"

Ed Koehler 

Distinguished Engineer – Office of the CTO

Extreme Networks 

"Securely Operating Through 5G Networks"

Dr. Dan Massey

Project Leader – Operate Through

DoD 5G to NextG Initiative

Keynote

Dr. Dale W. Meyerrose, 

Major General, U.S. Air Force retired | 

President, MeyerRose Group

“Next Generation Cyber Protection Strategies:

Operating While Under Attack”

Dr. Ron Ross

Fellow

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 

SPEAKERS

"Cyber and Space, the Final Frontier:

A Beginner's Guide to the SpaDoCs Framework"

Terri Johnson Akse

Department Chair 

Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Department 

Pikes Peak Community College 

Panelist  

"Secure Compliance vs. Compliant Security?"

Evan Anderson

Director of Offense, Randori

 

"Understanding Risk Bias and Risk Tolerance

when Building Risk Assessments"

Trent Bunnell

SAIC / FORGE ISSO

United States Space Force (USSF)

 

"Cloud Compliance" 

Sean Barkey 

Federal Account Executive 

Project Hosts

 

 "Introduction to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

and Cyber Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)"

Lynn Burns 

Information System Security Manager (ISSM) &

Facility Security Officer (FSO)

HDR Engineering |

NCMS President

The Society of Industrial Security Professionals

 

  "If your Managed Security is only a Service,

maybe you have the wrong Provider"

Debi Caldwell

Cyber Risk &

Implementation Consultant

Deloitte & Touche LLP

 

"The Candidate and the Hiring Manager"

Sean Callahan

IRES Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) 

Jacobs

 

Panel Moderator  

"Secure Compliance vs. Compliant Security?"

Rob Carson

Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Semper Sec 

"How PCI Compliance Saved the

Payments Industry"

Art Cooper 

Principal Security Consultant

TrustedSec

"Cybersecurity, What Can SMB  

Do with Little to No Budget?"

Leo Cuellar

Director of Cyber Security Practice

CRI Advantage 

"AFRL Case Study - When Every Day is a Zero Day,

Leveraging ML and All-Flash to Prevent Persistent Threats"

James Dean

President, Director of Advanced Programs

VAST Federal & 

Dr. Wesley Emeneker

Data Scientist 

Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)

"Current and Future Use of

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cyberspace" 

Frank Gearhart 

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

Jacobs

Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Schriever AFB 

 "Cyber Defense

from a Certified Ethical Hacker"

Rodney Gullatte Jr.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Firma IT Solutions & Services

"AI Use Cases to Advance Your Zero Trust Maturity"

Kevin Hansen

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) 

Micro Focus Government Solutions

"Cyber Espinoage" 

Laura (Francis) Harder​

Director Of Cyber Operations

Xela |

Enterprise Services Flight Commander

53d Network Operations Squadron

US Air Force Reserve

"The Candidate and the Hiring Manager"

Robert Hoffman

NISSC II Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Jacobs 

 

"Cyberpsychology"

Dr. Erik J. Huffman

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Founder

Handshake Leadership

"Becoming a Cyber Phoenix:

Rising from the Ashes to Build Cyber Resiliency

in Critical Infrastructure"

Rock Lambros

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder 

  RockCyber 

 

"Emerging Threats

and Defending Different Facets of IT"

Sean Martinez

Sr Technical Account Manager

SolarWinds

 

"Software Development and

Supply Chain Integrity"

Joe McKairnes

Federal Sr. Solutions Architect, DoD

GitLab

 

"Cloud Security:

Getting Over Your Fear of Heights"

Lisa McKee

Sr. Manager of Security

& Privacy Solutions

 Protiviti

 

"Social Engineering: Jumping the Air Gap"

Chase Meyers

Cyber Risk Manager

Deloitte Consulting LLP

"China Threat Update"

Dr. Shawn P. Murray

President & Chief Academic Officer

Murray Security Services | 

Chief Operations Officer (COO)

on the International Board of Directors 

ISSA

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"Protecting Sensitive Areas

from Wireless Threats"

John Piccininni

Vice President of Business Development

Inpixon 

"Fueling a Holistic Approach to IT Risk Management"

Jason Radgowski

Director, Advisory & Consulting Services

Galvanize

"SolarWinds (Supply Chain),

Microsoft Exchange (Zero Days),

and Colonial Pipeline (Ransomware) -

Oh My: Why Should You Care About These Events..."

Brad Rhodes

Head of Cybersecurity

zvelo | 

LTC, Cyber Warfare

Colorado Army National Guard

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"Cyber Metrics That Matter"

Jordan “Cancer” Scott

Cyber Solutions Architect

Parsons | 

Owner

Code Talkers Engineering

 

 

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"Hoping to Become a CMMC C3PAO?

What About That ISO 17020 Thing?"

Patrice Siravo

Director of Cybersecurity

Adriano Cyber Consulting

"Why Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Protection

is Critical to Our Survival"

John Spence, Director, and 
Alfred (Al) Florence, Deputy Director, 

Colorado Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Task Force 

on National and Homeland Security

 

 

 

 

"Accelerating decision making with

Common Data Fabric architectures"

 Nathan Stacey

Principal Solutions Architect

Elastic

 

 

 

 

"Threat Intelligence - a Light in the Darknets"

 Matt Toth 

National Defense Consulting

Solutions Engineering Manager

Splunk 

"How to Kill Ransomware Attacks"

Steve Winterfeld

Advisory Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Akamai Technologies

(Panelist "Secure Compliance vs. Compliant Security?")

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