Digital Day 2 - July 29

December 8, 2020

9:00 - 10:50 EST Morning Registration & Networking

Much of America’s strength derives from her ability to provide ample and consistent electric power. Yet electric utilities are often at risk to cybersecurity and physical security breaches. This session will look at the ways that electric utilities and government agencies are developing strategies and procuring technologies for prevention, detection, mitigation and response for these threats.

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David Mussington

Executive Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

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Brian Harrell

Vice President and Chief Security Officer
AVANGRID

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Christopher Peters

Vice President and Chief Security Officer
Entergy

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Sean Plankey

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, CESAR (Cybersecurity, Energy and Emergency Response)
Department of Energy

12:00 - 12:30 EST Sponsor Session

Micah Walker - CEO, Grabba


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Micah Walker

CEO
Grabba

Election security is of the utmost importance to democracies across the globe. However, recent elections have shown that there are indeed significant cybersecurity vulnerabilities that must be addressed. This panel session will have representatives from the US and other democracies discuss the ways that they are engaging in ways to keep election infrastructure running safely and smoothly.

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Geoff Hale

Director, Election Security Initiative
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

13:00 - 14:30 EST Networking Break and Lunch


The pandemic has shown that supply chain security is of the utmost importance. Essential items ranging from electronic and IT equipment medical devices, food and manufactured goods are susceptible to disruption during disaster events like pandemics, extreme weather and cybersecurity breaches. This session will focus on how CISA and the Supply Chain Management Task Force is developing strategies and best practices for security and resiliency into American supply chains. 

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Noel Kyle

Supply Chain Risk Management Initiative Lead, National Risk Management Center
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

15:00 - 15:30 EST Cybersecurity Solutions for the Protection of our National Infrastructure

The latest cybersecurity challenges require innovative solutions. From monitoring and traffic analysis of insider threats to information assurance to digital forensics and incident response, this session will give government agency professionals an opportunity to learn about the latest ways they can leverage cybersecurity solutions for mission critical infrastructure.

15:30 - 16:00 EST Managing Security for America’s Telecommunications Infrastructure

Serena Reynolds - Director, Fifth Generation Networks (5G) Program, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

With the recent geopolitical flashpoints over 5th Generation networked telecommunication infrastructure (5g), it is more crucial than ever that the security of America’s communications are assured. This session will look at how the DHS is partnering with 5g operators to manage cybersecurity and physical security of 5g systems across the country.

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Serena Reynolds

Director, Fifth Generation Networks (5G) Program
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

With the recent Solarwinds hack, cybersecurity is at the forefront of the national conversation on homeland security. The Biden administration has made strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity posture a major priority. This session will look at how CISA is engaging in planning and response to cybersecurity vulnerabilities through the development of best practices and acquisitions of the latest technologies for defensive cybersecurity and risk management.

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Robert Kolasky

Assistant Director, National Risk Management Center (NRMC)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

17:00 - 17:55 EST Continued Networking Sessions