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Agenda: NYIT Cybersecurity Conference

Cyber Security Conference

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
1871 Broadway, New York City

Presented by NYIT's School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, this conference will address a broad range of pressing topics including privacy; innovations in enterprise security; systems security and the Internet of things; mobile security; the protection of critical infrastructure, organizations, and individuals against cyberattacks; and cybersecurity research and education frontiers.

Agenda

8:15-9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m.

Welcome

  • Nada Anid, Ph.D., Professor and Dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
9:05 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:25 a.m. Remarks
  • Andre McGregor, Special Agent, New York Cyber Branch, FBI
9:30 a.m. Morning Keynote Speaker
  • Robert Bigman, CEO 2BSecure LLC, Former Chief Information Security Officer, Central Intelligence Agency
9:55 a.m. Innovations in Enterprise Security
10:40 a.m. Poster Pitch
10:45 a.m. Networking Break and Poster Session
11:00 a.m.

Panel 1: Systems Security and the Internet of Things

  • Moderator: Paul Stirpe, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Letse, LLC., and Adjunct Professor, NYIT

    Speakers:
  • Erv Comer, Director of Information Assurance, Enterprise Mobile Computing, Motorola Solutions
  • Royal Hansen, Managing Director, Technology Risk, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, Fortinet
  • Michael Papay, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Northrop Grumman

Q&A session

12:00 p.m.

Lunch, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor

1:00 p.m.

Afternoon Welcome

1:10 p.m.

Afternoon Keynote Speakers:

2:05 p.m. Trends and Challenges in Mobile Security

2:45 p.m.

 

Networking Break and Poster Session

3:00 p.m.

Panel 2: The Protection of Critical Infrastructure, Organizations and Individuals against Cyber Attacks

  • Moderator: Raj Goel (B.S. '94), Chief Technology Officer, Brainlink International, Inc.

    Panel Members:
  • David Konetski, Dell Fellow and Executive Director for End to End Solutions, End User Computing (EUC) Business Unit, Dell
  • Ron Mraz, Ph.D., President and CEO, Owl Computing Technologies Inc.
  • Jim Reno, Chief Architect for Security, CA Technologies
  • John Stuppi, Senior Network Security Engineer, Security Intelligence Operations (SIO), Cisco

Q&A session

4:00 p.m.

Panel 3: Research and Education Frontiers in Cybersecurity

  • Moderator: Jonathan Voris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer Sciences, NYIT School of Engineering & Computing Sciences

    Panel Members:
  • Gregory Conti, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Army Cyber Center, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
  • Howard Taylor, NSA USMA Fellow, Information Assurance Directorate
  • Felix Thomas (B.S. '79), Founder, CEO and President, Network Security System Plus, Inc.
  • Debbie Waung, Identity Intelligence Division, Novetta Solutions

Q&A session

5:00 p.m. Panel 4: Cyber Careers
  • Moderator: Rob Marano, Founder, The Hackerati, and Adjunct Professor, NYIT

    Panel Members:
  • Brad Antoniewicz (B.S. '11), Foundstone Research Group, McAfee/Intel
  • Larry Karantzios, Senior Pre-Sales Systems Engineer - Financial Services, FORTINET, High Performance Network Security
  • Sandra Kopecky (B.S. '88, M.S. '12), Adjunt Professor, NYIT, Operations Data Analyst, NPD Group
  • Benjamin Scribner, Program Director, National Cybersecurity Professionalization and Workforce Development Program, Department of Homeland Security

Q&A session

6-6:30 p.m. Reception

Preliminary and subject to change, as speakers are confirmed