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News | Dec. 3, 2020

Cyber Beacon 2020

By Disruption in an Era of Great Power Competition: Pandemic, Infodemic, Space, Cyberspace, and Beyond Cyber Beacon

Read the Defense.Gov article  about the event here


Watch the talks by Congressman Jim Langevin here

and Jeff Moss here!


0800: Welcome by NDU President, NDU Provost, and CIC Acting Chancellor

Morning: Department of Defense Perspectives

0830: Director of Operations at US Cyber Command, Major General Kevin Kennedy

0915: Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense, John Sherman 

1000: 15 min Break

1015: Chief of Technology and Innovation at US Space Force, Major General Kim Crider

1100: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Thomas Wingfield, Esq

1145: 30 min Lunch Break and Open Discussion led by Dr. Joseph Schafer

Afternoon: Whole of Nation Perspectives

1215: CIC Student Panel: Mr. Mitch Wander (Department of Treasury), Col Michael Bock (German Armed Forces), Lt Col Toby Hlad (US Marine Corps), and (Moderator) Mr. Ian Talbot (Department of the Air Force)

1315: Co-Chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, Rep. Jim Langevin

1400: Executive Director of the Cyber Solarium Commission, Retired Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery

1445: 15 min Break

1500: Founder of DEF CON and Black Hat, Jeff Moss

1545: Great Power Competition: Retired Brigadier General Rob Spalding. PhD

1630: Closing Remarks by Dr. Cassandra C. Lewis