Monday, April 29, 2013

Challenges with Threat Intelligence, Attribution, and Active Defense are on the Agenda at Suits and Spooks La Jolla

We've got a tremendous speaker line-up including John Caruthers, the head of the FBI's National Security Cyber Program at the San Diego field office, while on intelligence matters, we have RADM Andy Singer (USN ret) who, among his many accomplishments, was the Director of Intelligence for PACCOM. Lance Cottrell, the founder of Anonymizer, will speak on Operational Anonymity & Misattribution: Why you need it, how they track you, how to do it, how it fails, and best practices.

Additional topics and panels include:
  • Projecting Geopolitically Relevant Cyber Hot-Spots by Ali-Reza Anghaie
  • Threat Intelligence for the Enterprise on a Shoestring Budget by Shane MacDougall
  • The State of National Cyber Intelligence by Troy Townsend and Jay McAllister
  • HUMINT Factor: How HUMINT Influences Attribution of Threat Actors and Whether or Not It’s Necessary
  • Can Data Analytics and Incident Response Scale Down? by Stephen Cobb
  • Is there a place on Special Operations teams for Cyber Warriors? (Panel moderator Jim Butterworth; Speakers – Thomas Dzieran, Rob DuBois, RADM Andy Singer (USN ret))
  • The importance of international collaboration in identifying and interdicting non-state hacker groups (Panel moderator Christopher Burgess; Speakers – John Caruthers, Kenneth Geers, Michael Jaeger)
  • Advanced Technologies for Detecting the Insider Threat by John Sipple
  • Vulnerability Disclosure and ‘Cyberwar’: The Cost of Offensive Cyber Weapons by Ryan Ellis
  • Kenneth Geers: Technical expert for the “Tallinn Manual on the International Law applicable to Cyber Warfare” will speak and take questions on this very important document.
This two day conference (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16) will be held at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla hotel and consist of a combination of plenary and break-out sessions. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served on both days. Attendance will be limited to no more than 100 people to allow attendees to interact more closely with our speakers during the event.

The following Early Bird rates apply through May 10, 2013.
  • Early Bird $395
  • Securing our eCity Foundation member or affiliate $345
  • Government/Military/Academia rate $295
Register via PayPal or by telephone (1-855-777-8242)

After May 10, our discounted rates will revert to the standard $595.


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