Center for Cyber Defense Education

4th Annual Cybersecurity Conference

October 13, 2022 - Map icon(map)

Schedule (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) 

8:00 - 8:30:  Registration (breakfast)

8:30 - 8:40:  Welcome - CCDE Director Ulku Clark

8:40 - 8:55:  Opening Remarks - Chancellor Volety

9:00 - 9:30:  Keynote 1 - Gary Kessler (Maritime Cybersecurity Expert Advocate)

9:30 - 10:00:  Keynote 2 - Jon Brickey (SVP Mastercard - Cybersecurity Evangelist)

10:00 - 10:30:  Networking

10:30 - 11:10:  Parallel Sessions Part 1

Sea Track: Jeff Crume (IBM) "Zero Trust"
Sand Track: CDR Boris Montatsky (USCG) "Current & Emerging Cyber Threats to the Marine Transportation System"
Sky Track: Laura Rodgers (NC-PaCE) "SMB Cybersecurity Programs"
Sunset Track: Vitaly Cherenyshev (Alliant Insurance Services) "Steps for Successful Cyber Insurance"

11:15 - 11:55:  Parallel Sessions Part 2

Sea Track: Thomas Hill (nCino) "Data Security and Privacy in a Digital Banking Age"
Sand Track: LTC Seth Barun (NCNG) "NCNG Cyber Operations"
Sky Track: Chuck Kessler (Pendo) "De-mystifying Security Frameworks, Standards, and Audits"
Sunset Track: Geoff Stoker (CCDE) "Maritime Cybersecurity Concentration"

12:00 - 12:45:  Lunch Break

Lunch Keynote - Terri Everett

12:45 - 13:55:  CISO Panel

14:00 - 14:45:  Parallel Sessions Part 3

Sea Track: Brian Willis (LBMC) "Bang for your Buck: Punchlist for Strong SMB Cyber"
Sand Track: Jeff Greer (CCDE) "Enterprise Cybersecurity"
Sky Track: Mark Parsons (Blue Team Assess) "From Zero to SPRS in 110!"
Sunset Track: Girard Newkirk (Genesis Block) "Blockchain - Digital Identities for Diverse Owned Businesses"

14:45 - 15:15:  Visit Exhibitors / Networking

15:15 - 15:55:  Parallel Sessions Part 4

Sea Track: Aaron Rose (Checkpoint) "AI: Friend of Foe in the Context of Ransomware"
Sand Track: Chris Nichols (NC Ports) "Port Cybersecurity and FEMA Grant"
Sky Track: Rob Duggan (Earney & Co) "Critical Questions to Ask your MSP"
Sunset Track: Manny Landron (Aligned Technology Group) "AWS Security Reference Architecture: A Well-Structured Foundation"

16:00 - 16:30:  Closing Remarks - Dean Scatton-Tessier

16:30 - 17:00:  Visit Exhibitors / Networking