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The Cyber Initiatives Group (CIG) is an organization of cyber leaders with deep public and private sector experience who work together toward a more secure cyber future. Stay tuned for details on our third summit of the year coming this August.

Spring Summit Agenda
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

10:00am

Welcome Session

Co-Moderators: Suzanne Kelly, CEO and Publisher, The Cipher Brief, and Matt Hayden, CIG Expert / Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy

10:10am

Top of Mind with Paolo Dal Cin, Lead, Accenture

10:15am

SESSION: View from the National Security Agency with Rob Joyce, Director of Cybersecurity, NSA

Moderator: Suzanne Kelly, CEO and Publisher, The Cipher Brief

10:45am

How Global Events are Impacting Cybersecurity

A Conversation between General David Petraeus (Ret.), CIG Principal / Former Director of the CIA, and Dmitri Alperovitch, CIG Principal / Executive Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

11:20am

How Businesses Should be Thinking About Shields Up 

With Leslie Ireland, CIG Principal / Former Assistant Secretary for Intelligence & Analysis, U.S. Department of Treasury

Moderator: Matt Hayden, CIG Expert / Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy

11:35am

Ukraine and the Interconnectivity of Cyber Defense

With Robert Hannigan, CIG Principal / former Director, GCHQ

Moderator: Jeanette Manfra, CIG Principal / Director of Risk and Compliance, Google Cloud

 

12:00pm

What Scares Me Most About the Future of AI Hackers

With Bruce Schneier, Security Technologist and Author of Click Here to Kill Everybody

12:15pm

Data Breaches Are Yesterday; Tomorrow is Controlling Valves and Stoplights

Jeff Zindel, Vice President and General Manager, Honeywell

Andrew Howell, Partner, Monument Advocacy

Moderator: Glenn Gerstell, CIG Principal / Former General Counsel, NSA

 

12:55am

Top of Mind with John Harmon, RVP, Cyber Solutions, Elastic

Modern Defensive Cybersecurity Operations

 

1:00pm

Are We As Prepared for the Future As We Should Be? 

A Report Card on Implementing the Cyber Solarium Commission

Recommendations

With Mark Montgomery, CIG Principal / Former Executive Director, U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Moderator: Lauren Zabierek, Director, Cybersecurity Program, Harvard’s Belfer Center

 

1:30pm

How is NATO thinking about Cyber Defense Today 

Stefanie Metka, Head, Cyber Threat Analysis Branch and NCIRC Coordination Centre at NATO

Moderator: Stu Solomon, CIG Principal / President, Recorded Future

2:00pm

Top of Mind with Phil Venables, VP- Google / Chief Information Security Officer - Google Cloud

 

2:05pm

The Growing Threat of Global Cyber Crime

With FBI Section Chief Mike Herrington

Moderator: Matt HaydenCIG Expert / Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy

2:45pm

Big Idea: Are We Witnessing the Rise of a New Hacker Army?

With The Hon. Susan Gordon, CIG Principal / former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI)

Moderator: Suzanne Kelly, CEO and Publisher, The Cipher Brief

3:15pm

Shoring Up the Weakest Link in Cybersecurity:

Third-Party Risk and Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

With Jennifer Bisceglie, Founder and CEO, Interos, Inc., Kelly Bissell, CIG Principal / Global Security Services Lead, Microsoft, Kevin Mandia, CIG Principal / CEO, Mandiant

Moderator: Debora Plunkett, CIG Principal / Former Director of Information Assurance, NSA

3:50pm

Top of Mind with Brad Medairy, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton (CIG Exclusive Knowledge Partner)

3:55pm

Session Wrap

Spring Summit Speakers
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Rob Joyce

Director of Cybersecurity, NSA

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Stefanie Metka

Head, Cyber Threat Analysis Branch and NCIRC Coordination Centre at NATO

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Mike Herrington

Section Chief, FBI Cyber Division

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The Hon. Susan Gordon

Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence

CIG Principal

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Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.)

Partner, KKR Global Institute

CIG Principal

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Kevin Mandia

CEO, Mandiant

CIG Principal

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Kelly Bissell

Global Security Service Lead, Microsoft

CIG Principal

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Jeanette Manfra

Director of Risk & Compliance, Google Cloud

CIG Principal

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Dmitri Alperovitch

Executive Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

CIG Principal

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Robert Hannigan

Former Director of GCHQ

CIG Principal

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Jennifer Bisceglie

Founder & CEO, Interos Inc.

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Brad Medairy

Executive Vice President,

Booz Allen Hamilton

Exclusive Knowledge Partner

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Glenn Gerstell

Former General Counsel, NSA

CIG Principal

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Phil Venables

VP, Google 

Chief Information Security Officer, Google Cloud

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Mark Montgomery

Former Executive Director, U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission

CIG Principal

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Bruce Schneier

Security Technologist

Author, Click Here to Kill Everybody

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Paolo Dal Cin

Lead, Accenture Security

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Debora Plunkett

Former Director of Information Assurance, NSA

CIG Principal

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Lauren Zabierek

Director, Cybersecurity Program, Harvard’s Belfer Center 

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Stu Solomon

President, Recorded Future

CIG Principal

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Andrew Howell

Partner, Monument Advocacy

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Jeff Zindel
Vice President and General Manager, Cybersecurity, Honeywell Connected Enterprise

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Leslie Ireland

Former Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, USDT

CIG Principal

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John Harmon

RVP, Cyber Solutions, Elastic

Spring Summit Hosts
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Suzanne Kelly Co-Host

CEO and Publisher, The Cipher Brief

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Matt Hayden Co-Host

Former A/S of Homeland Security for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy

CIG Expert

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