Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt are today visiting Stanford University to deliver remarks on the next steps in cybersecurity and the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, followed by a panel discussion featuring industry pros such as McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt.
Through its soon-to-be-released National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, the administration aims to support private-sector cybersecurity innovations by focusing on establishing identity solutions and privacy-enhancing technologies that will make the Internet more secure and convenient for users and consumers.
Following keynote remarks, Dr. Patrick Gallagher, undersecretary of commerce for standards and technology and director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will moderate a panel discussion with industry CEOs and public-policy executives on the benefits and challenges revolving the adoption of the NSTIC. Panel participants include Philip J. Bond, president and CEO, TechAmerica; Philip Kaplan, president and founder, Blippy; and James Dempsey, vice president for public policy, Center for Democracy and Technology.
Remarks and panel discussion will be available today 2 p.m. ET by webcast at http://www.ebmcdn.net/nist/html/nist-010710/index.html.