General Spano (USAF Ret.) is a legend in the world of cybersecurity. As the Director of Communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, he led 15,000 communications professionals, providing information technology services to 101,500 active-duty military and civilian members at 30 major installations in the United States and overseas. He was responsible for policy guidance, program management and resource allocation supporting the command’s mission to provide nuclear forces for U.S. Strategic Command, theater air forces for the U.S. Northern Command, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Southern Command, U.S. European Command and U.S. Pacific Command, as well as air defense forces for the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
General Spano is the current president and COO of the Center for Internet Security and has devoted his career to staying abreast of cybersecurity trends and helping organizations prevent attacks. He will discuss the latest in cyber threat detection, prevention, and remediation. General Spano will also share what changes he expects to see from the Trump administration.
Mission First is a free event taking place the morning of Thursday, July 27 (7:00 am to 11:45 am Eastern time) at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C.
Also presenting is Edna Conway, Cisco’s chief security officer for its Global Value Chain, and Lauren Burnell, chief information security officer for PCM-G and former U.S. Navy Cryptologic Warfare officer. They will discuss cyber supply chain risk management, and how to combat vulnerabilities, implement secure IT, and secure a mobile ecosystem in the public sector.
“Leaders at government agencies and institutions are constantly battling threats from cyber-attacks,” said Alan Lawrence, president of PCM-G, Inc. “We are providing an opportunity for federal, state, and local government, and education IT executives, to understand some of the common challenges occurring in and as a result of current procurement policy. This seminar is a must attend event for public sector personnel charged with protecting government assets.”
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