2016 Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit

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The Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit gathers government, industry, and academia to discuss the newest threats and trends in cyberspace, critical data, and cyber-connected devices.

Every year, security experts see new evolutions in cyberthreats to people, businesses and governments. Our adversaries know no boundaries. Cybersecurity is everyone's business.

The annual Summit features breakfast, lunch, keynote speeches, panel discussions, and more. All attendees at this full-day summit receive a copy of the 2017 Cyber Threats, Trends & Technologies Report.

Registration is closed.


9:30 a.m.
Keynote by Keynote by Annie Antón, chair, School of Interactive Computing; director, ThePrivacyPlace.org

10:00 a.m.
Meet the Students / Fall '16 Demo Day

11:00 a.m. - Noon
Panel: “Partners in Crisis? Legislation has yet to improve information sharing”
Evan Glover, senior counsel, GE Transportation
Paul Huesken, chief information assurance officer, Coca-Cola
Lee Kirschbaum, special agent, FBI
Jimmy Lummis, associate director, Georgia Tech Cyber Security


1:30 p.m.
Keynote by Tom Fanning, chairman, president & CEO, Southern Company

Breakout Sessions

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
TRACK A: “Ransomware: How to respond”
Chris Smoak, division chief, Cyber Technology & Information Security Lab, GTRI
Evan Downing, Ph.D. student, Georgia Tech

TRACK B: “The Cyber Policy Landscape at Home & Abroad”
Klaus Brisch, partner, DWF Germany
Rick Stewart, director of cyber security services, CGI Federal of Canada
Peter Swire, associate director of policy, Institute for Information Security & Privacy

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
TRACK A: “Cryptocurrency: Current and future state of dark money”
Mark Ray, PwC, director, Cyber Investigations and Breach Response
SSA Chad Hunt, FBI Atlanta – Computer Intrusion Squad
Michael Farrell, chief research scientist, CTISL – GTRI

TRACK B: “Cybersecurity: Not just the IT department’s problem”
COL Alprentice Smith, Joint Functional Component Command Headquarters, U.S. Army Cyber Command
Leo Mark, associate dean, Georgia Tech Professional Education
Taesoo Kim, assistant professor, School of Computer Science


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