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Welcome

The 8th annual Cybersecurity Symposium kicks off on Wednesday October 4th, 2023 with an on-site day featuring exciting keynote speakers, cybersecurity awards ceremony, interactive speaker sessions, and a vendor exhibit. After the first week, Symposium speaker series sessions and activities are fully virtual on October 11th, 18th and 25th. 

 

  • Track 1: Cyber Essentials

  • Track 2: Cyber Leadership

  • Track 3: Cyber Awareness


Subject matter experts from within the federal government and industry will lead the symposium speaker sessions and educational seminars. After initial presentations, speaker recordings will be available throughout the month. Check back in the weeks leading up to October to see the detailed agenda.
 

Invited Keynote Speakers

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Chris DeRusha

Federal Chief Information Security Officer

Cordell Schachter

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DOT Chief Information Officer

Event Information

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Department of Justice Seal
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US Department of Homeland Security Seal
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Cyber Essentials, Cyber Leadership, and Cyber Awareness Tracks


Each Wednesday in Tracks 1, 2, and 3, subject matter experts from within the Federal government and industry will lead training sessions and educational seminars. Virtual sessions held on October 11th, 18th and 25th will also feature a live chat with the speaker immediately following the presentation. 

Speakers include professionals from: 

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • Department of Education

  • Department of Justice

  • Department of Transportation

  • Office of Management and Budget

  • Department of Homeland Security

  • Mineta Institute

  • Government Accountability Office

Agenda

Week 4 Wednesday October 25

Track 1 Cyber Essentials
Track 2 Cyber Leadership
Track 3 Cyber Awareness

10:00 - 10:45

10:00 - 10:45

10:00 - 10:45

Incident and Contingency Management

NHTSA Vehicle Cybersecurity Research

Trends in AI and Data in the Federal Government  

 Karen Urban

Darryl Shepard

Dan Morgan

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

10:45 - 11:00

10:45 - 11:00

10:45 - 11:00

Break

Break

Break

11:00 - 11:45

11:00 - 11:45

11:00 - 11:45

Insider Threats

Cyber Threats to the Transportation Sector

Cybersecurity Awareness for the Enterprise

Christopher Erickson

David Scott

Kelvin Taylor /Travis Hardin

US Department of Education (ED)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

11:45 - 12:00

11:45 - 12:00

11:45 - 12:00

Break

Break

Break

12:00 - 12:45

12:00 - 12:45

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

12:45 - 13:00

12:45 - 13:00

12:45 - 13:00

Transition to Afternoon Sessions

Transition to Afternoon Sessions

Transition to Afternoon Sessions

13:00 - 13:45

13:00 - 13:45

13:00 - 13:45

Identity and Access Management

Mobile: The Unprotected Threat Vector

Authorization Official Workshop

Matt Elm

Jim Coyle

Kelvin Taylor

Booz Allen Hamilton

Lookout

US Department of Transportation (DOT)

13:45 - 14:00

13:45 - 14:00

13:45 - 14:00

Break

Break

Break

14:00 - 15:00

14:00 - 15:00

14:00 - 15:00

NIST Automotive Cybersecurity Related Efforts

NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Development Partnerships

Cyber Physical Threats

Nakia Grayson

Karen Wetzel

Rhyner Washburn

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

University of Maryland (UMD)

Earn Credit for Attending

Earn Role-based Training Credit


DOT Federal and Contract employees in positions with an OPM Cybersecurity Workforce code other than 000 are required to complete annual specialized, role-based training (RBT). DOT recognizes RBT in the form of conferences, seminars, workshops, including the speaker sessions hosted during the DOT Cybersecurity Symposium!

 

Attend at least one Symposium session and earn your annual RBT credit! You must use the reporting form in DOT Learns to acknowledge completion of mandatory, annual RBT.

After completing your training, simply log into DOT Learns, access the Role-Based Training Survey, answer three short questions, and select submit.

Join the Cyber Challenge


Personnel who attend multiple sessions will also be eligible to earn badges, including the prestigious Cyber Champion badge, based on their level of participation!

 

More information on this challenge will be available closer to the event.

 Earn CPEs, CLPs, and CEUs


Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs) and other DOT personnel seeking Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) can earn up to 25 hours of training by attending the Symposium Speaker Series sessions.

 
Users are responsible for ensuring that their selected trainings from the Symposium Speaker Series adhere to the official guidelines of their accrediting agency. Attendees are also responsible for self-reporting their CPE, CLPs, and CPEs accordingly.

Cyber Solutions Exhibit Hall

The in-person Cyber Solutions Exhibit Hall will take place on October 4th at DOT Headquarters. Join us in the West Atrium to meet with vendors from industry before the keynote speakers or between speaker series presentation.  

Thank you to our Exhibitors

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Dell Logo
Experis logo
HCL Logo
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Varonis Logo
First Alert Dataminr Logo
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Recorded Future
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Fortinet
NITAAC logo
TVAR Logo
Synack Logo
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