2018 Keynotes

The Enemies We Face:
A View from the Front Lines of Cyber Security

October 3, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

As one of the foremost experts in cyber security, Kevin Mandia will discuss today’s threat environment and its impact on enterprises and agencies around the world. He will also share insight into the threat actors, tactics and trends that are likely to play an integral role in the landscape of cyber security in the years to come.

Kevin Mandia, CEO and Board Director, FireEye

Kevin has been FireEye CEO since June 2016 and a member of the FireEye Board of Directors since February 2016. He previously served as FireEye President, from February 2015 until his appointment as CEO. Kevin joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in December 2013, when FireEye acquired Mandiant, the company he founded in 2004.

As CEO of Mandiant, Kevin grew the company to nearly 500 employees and more than $100 million in revenue. Widely recognized as the leading provider of security incident management products and services prior to the acquisition, Mandiant remains the core of the highly successful FireEye consulting business.

Kevin has spent more than 20 years in information security and has been on the front lines helping organizations respond to computer security breaches. Before Mandiant, he was the Director of Computer Forensics at Foundstone (acquired by McAfee Corporation) from 2000 to 2003, and he was the Director of Information Security for Sytex (later acquired by Lockheed Martin) from 1998 to 2000. Kevin was also a United States Air Force Officer, serving as a computer security officer in the 7th Communications Group at the Pentagon, and a special agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). He holds a B.S. in computer science from Lafayette College and a M.S. in forensic science from The George Washington University.

Tony Scott

Tony Scott

Protecting Your Company and Your Customers from Cyber Attacks

October 3, 2018 | 9:45 AM - 10:50 AM

Cyber criminals have targeted organizations of all sizes, in all industries, all across the globe. Drawing from his decades of experience in the public and private sectors, including leading the response to a historic breach of federal government data, Tony Scott provides modern digital approaches for securing the future of your company—and the customers you serve. Audiences will discover what businesses can learn from hackers, how to stay ahead of leading-edge cyber criminals at the enterprise level, and what the future of cybersecurity looks like.

Tony Scott, U.S. Chief Information Officer (2015-2017)

Over a 40-year career, Tony Scott has shaped groundbreaking information technology solutions at some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Microsoft, General Motors, VMware, and The Walt Disney Company. A cybersecurity and cloud computing pioneer, Scott has championed and executed strategies that have driven results from the corporate boardroom to the consumer’s living room, changing the way we think about modern data management and open-source advancements.

Following a long tenure at Marriott, where he developed the first microcomputer-based forecasting tools and labor management and scheduling tools, Scott held executive roles at Sun Microsystems, Price Waterhouse, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. As the first chief information officer to manage corporate-wide IT at The Walt Disney Company, he upgraded the company’s infrastructure, developed enterprise-wide risk management and cybersecurity functions, and insured company-wide compliance with regulatory and risk issues. As CIO of Microsoft, Scott was responsible for all aspects of the company’s IT organization and enterprise digital supply chain, including Microsoft.com and partner-facing websites.

In 2015, Scott was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the third Chief Information Officer of the United States. During his tenure, he initiated a 30-day Cybersecurity Sprint and led the government response to a series of cyber intrusions, including an unprecedented breach of personnel data. Scott implemented a 21st-century approach to digital governance, promoted transparency and innovation, and established partnerships between the public and private sectors. Along the way, he navigated net neutrality policy, managed privacy issues arising from the Apple vs. the FBI legal case, and oversaw federal technology spending, including managing an $85 billion budget.

Today, Scott leads the TonyScottGroup, offering cutting-edge enterprise strategy and solutions. He has a bachelor of science in information systems management from the University of San Francisco and a juris doctorate from Santa Clara University. He has been inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame by CIO magazine and is a two-time winner of FedScoop’s 50 “Golden Gov: Executive of the Year” award.

Madeleine K. Albright - portrait by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Madeleine K. Albright

Portrait by
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Economy and Security in the 21st Century

October 3, 2018 | 11:20 AM - 12:30 PM

This talk will offer audiences a unique and up-to-the minute perspective on the issues confronting the United States and the World. Ms. Albright’s keynote will be followed by an audience interactive Q&A, moderated by Kevin Mandia.

Madeleine K. Albright, Former United States Secretary of State

Madeleine K. Albright is Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and Chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. She was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. Dr. Albright received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, from President Obama on May 29, 2012.

In 1997, Dr. Albright was named the first female Secretary of State and became, at that time, the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. As Secretary of State, Dr. Albright reinforced America’s alliances, advocated for democracy and human rights, and promoted American trade, business, labor, and environmental standards abroad. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Albright served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was a member of the President’s Cabinet. From 1989 to 1992, she served as President of the Center for National Policy. Previously, she was a member of President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Council and White House staff and served as Chief Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Edmund S. Muskie.

Dr. Albright is a Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She chairs the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and serves as president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation. She serves on the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Policy Board, a group tasked with providing the Secretary of Defense with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning matters of defense policy. Dr. Albright also serves on the Board of the Aspen Institute. In 2009, Dr. Albright was asked by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to Chair a Group of Experts focused on developing NATO’s New Strategic Concept.

Dr. Albright’s most recent book is the #1 New York Times bestseller Fascism: A Warning (2018). She is the author of five other New York Times bestsellers: her autobiography, Madam Secretary: A Memoir (2003); The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs (2006); Memo to the President: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership (2008); Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box (2009); and Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 (2012).

Dr. Albright received a B.A. with Honors from Wellesley College, and Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Columbia University’s Department of Public Law and Government, as well as a Certificate from its Russian Institute. She is based in Washington, DC.

Frank Blake

Frank Blake

Managing Through a Major Cyber Breach:
A Fortune 500 CEO’s Perspective

October 4, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

In 2014, Home Depot was the victim of a cyber security breach. In a fireside chat format, former CEO, Frank Blake, will share his unique and powerful viewpoint into the event and its impact. He will also provide real-world insight into preparing for and responding to a breach, as well as other considerations, such as communicating with key audiences, and dealing with the longer-term consequences of a cyber security event.

Frank Blake, Former Chairman and CEO, The Home Depot

Frank Blake served as Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot from January 2007 through November 2014, and then as chairman through January 2015. Frank joined The Home Depot in 2002 as executive vice president, business development and corporate operations.

Frank previously served as deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to that, he served in a variety of executive roles at General Electric, including senior vice president, Corporate Business Development.

Frank’s public sector experience also includes having served as general counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, deputy counsel to Vice President George Bush and law clerk to Justice Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Frank serves on the board of directors for the Georgia Aquarium, Proctor & Gamble, Macy’s, and is currently serving as Chairman of the Delta and Grady Hospital boards. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Trustees at Agnes Scott College. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a jurisprudence degree from Columbia University School of Law.

Technologies Shaping Cyber Security Today and Tomorrow

October 4, 2018 | 9:40 AM - 10:35 AM

The attackers we fight today are dynamic, determined, well resourced, and increasingly sophisticated. Our primary advantage against them is our ability to anticipate or quickly respond to their evolving methods. How will new advances in technology play a role in protecting our community from these threats? What does the security operations center of the future look like, and how do we get there from here?

Grady Summers, Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer, FireEye

As Chief Technology Officer for FireEye, Grady Summers oversees a global CTO team that supports R&D and product engineering efforts and works with customers worldwide to address today’s evolving threat landscape.

Grady has over 15 years of experience in information security both as a CISO and consultant to many Fortune 500 companies. He joined FireEye through its acquisition of Mandiant in 2014. At Mandiant, Grady led the company’s strategic consulting and customer success divisions. Prior to Mandiant, Grady was a partner at Ernst & Young, responsible for the firm's information security program management practice. Before E&Y, Grady was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at General Electric, overseeing a large global information security organization.

Threat Intelligence on the Frontlines: From Facebook and Google to Detecting North Korean Threat Actors

October 4, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Today, defeating cyber attackers and the techniques they employ requires real-time insight and intelligence. Staying ahead of attacks, instead of merely reacting, is the heart of cyber threat intelligence. To illustrate the importance of these capabilities to both public and private sector organizations, Sandra Joyce will draw from recent real-world intelligence findings, such as FireEye’s collaboration with Facebook and Google to identify Iranian government influence campaigns, as well as our identification of North Korean state-sponsored groups targeting the energy sector.

Sandra Joyce, VP and Head of Global Intelligence Operations, FireEye

As Vice President and Head of Global Intelligence Operations at FireEye, Sandra Joyce oversees intelligence collection, research, analysis, and support services for FireEye cyber threat intelligence customers and the FireEye security product portfolio. Sandra has held positions in product management, business development, and intelligence research over the course of 19 years in both national security and commercial industry. Sandra serves in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and is a faculty member at the National Intelligence University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Language with three Masters degrees in International Affairs, Science & Technology intelligence, and Military Operational Art & Science. Sandra speaks English, Spanish, and German and lives in Virginia.

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