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6th Annual NDIA New England Cyber Event – Zero Trust & CMMC 2.0: Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity
April 7, 2022
NDIA New England is bringing back its highly popular all-day forum on cybersecurity and compliance issues affecting the U.S. Defense Industrial Base. Meet and hear from key Government officials, industry representatives, and thought leaders on the latest in DoD’s security requirements and expectations for the defense supply chain. The event will be held at Northeastern University’s Innovation Campus in Burlington, MA.
New in 2022: In-person and virtual attendance options available!
When: Thursday, April 7th, 2022
Registration: 7:30 – 8:20 a.m.
Event: 8:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Cocktail reception immediately following)
Where: Northeastern University’s Innovation Campus, 147 South Bedford St, Burlington, MA
Please refer to the campus map and driving directions. The event takes place in “Building 5”, which is on your left as you enter the Northeastern campus.
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:05 – 9:25 – Identity Is the New Perimeter: An Introduction to Modern Security Concepts
9:30 – 10:05 – DoD Thunderdome Program
Dr. Brian Hermann (SES)
Director, Cybersecurity & Analytics Directorate, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
10:10 – 10:50 – Zero Trusts Given: Cloud Strategies for Security and Compliance
10:50 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:15 – 11:50 – Cyberwarfare and Cascading Risks: A Dangerous Path to Global War
Brigadier General (ret.) Blaine Holt
Brig. Gen. (retired), US Air Force
Chief Executive Officer, Alchemai
11:55 – 12:35 – Seeing Eye to Eye: Communicating Supply Chain Cyber Requirements
Director of Supply Chain Compliance, Training and Oversight, General Dynamics Mission Systems
Director of IT, kSARIA Corporation
12:35 – 12:45 – Student Robotics Clubs
Dr. M. Roman Hachkowski presents sponsorships and introduces the John D. O’Bryant School’s FIRST Robotics team and the Revere High School Robotics Club
John D. O'Bryant School
Revere High School
12:45- 1:25 – Lunch (Exhibits Open)
1:30 – 2:05 – A Vision for Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) in the DoD
2:10 – 2:50 – CMMC and Cyber Fraud: Costs of Non-Compliance
2:55- 3:15 – Insider Threat and CMMC Culture
Joy Beland, CISM, CMMC Provisional Assessor / Instructor
Sr. Cybersecurity Consultant/Instructor, Edwards Performance Solutions
3:15 – 3:35 – Break (Exhibits Open)
3:40 – 4:20 – CMMC 2.0 Program Updates
Chief of Implementation and Policy, Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer
4:25 – 4:45 – CMMC Scoping – Lessons Learned
4:50 – 5:30 – CMMC 2.0 Hot Topics
Director of Cybersecurity & Compliance, Technical Support International
5:30 – 5:35 – Closing Remarks
6:00 – 8:00 – Post Event Happy Hour @ Capital Grille Sponsored by Steel Root, Zscaler & NeQter Labs
Thank you to Our Sponsors!
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