Senator Rubio will present a compelling overview of the national risks associated with cyber breaches from other nation states. As the Chief .. Read more Information Security Officer (CISO) to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Ms. Arrington is leading efforts that will help to ensure a robust Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), establish defense industrial base security and resilience, and create a common basis in cybersecurity standards. The Department of Defense is in the process of implementing the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standards and Ms. Arrington will give attendees an update on the timelines, the certification process, and the impact to industry. This one and a half day series of breakout sessions provides a comprehensive look at the increased emphasis on cybersecurity in response to numerous reported cyber breaches that are occurring in our nation. Beginning first with the “basics” of cybersecurity, the presenters in these series of breakout sessions will define cybersecurity, the importance of being concerned about protecting data both from an individual and corporate basis, who are the “bad guys” and how to recognize when a breach is occurring or has occurred. Whether you are seeking a “best practices” approach to providing cybersecurity or will be required to meet the new federally mandated standards, this series of educational offerings provide an ever-changing model for responding to real cybersecurity risks that seemingly involve all aspects of our society. For those seeking updated technical information on the new defense “supply chain” mandatory cybersecurity requirements, professionals responsible for their development and use by industry will be presented.
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