October 26th, 2021 09:00am EST Virtual, ON24
In 2020, Solarwinds was the victim of an unprecedented cyber hack that affected a multitude of private companies and public agencies by accessing private information and exposing customers. This breach has socioeconomic and political overtones as governments and organizations grapple with the immediate effects and long term implications. Cybersecurity companies and experts around the world are hard at work to prevent these types of supply chain attacks and reduce the risks of future hacks. Solarwinds has become a catalyst for rapid, broad change in the cybersecurity industry and is a topic that is continually referred to and inquired about around the world. Join Industry cybersecurity experts in a conversation around this historic breach, it’s implications, and how to move forward and prevent these incidents in the future.
Mr. Bushar is a seasoned, highly effective, and innovative cyber security leader with over 20 years of experience in cyber defense operations, cybersecurity consulting, and incident response services in both the government and commercial sectors. Mr. Bushar has a track record of successfully building strategic programs and dynamic teams that deliver innovative cyber solutions, ensure effective security, and minimize organizational risk. Currently, Mr. Bushar serves as Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Government Solutions at FireEye. In this role, he leads a global team of cyber experts who deliver FireEye’s unique platform of innovative security program capabilities and solutions to protect critical missions, infrastructure, and national security interests worldwide. Prior to his work at FireEye, Mr. Bushar served as the Director of the Department of Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC) where he led transformative efforts to redefine and restructure key information security and cyber defense operation capabilities. Mr. Bushar also served as the Department’s Insider Threat Program Manager and liaison to the National Insider Threat Task Force. In previous roles, Mr. Bushar built and led expert teams of cyber defense operators, incident responders, and red teams at several U.S. intelligence and defense department agencies. Mr. Bushar began his career in the United States Air Force serving as an officer in the Information Warfare Aggressor Squadron. Mr. Bushar holds a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), and a Certified Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).
Tony Cole is the Chief Technology Officer at Attivo Networks responsible for strategy and vision. He’s a cybersecurity expert with more than 30 years’ experience, a bachelor’s degree in computer networking and is a CISSP. Prior to joining Attivo Networks, Mr. Cole served in a number of executive roles at FireEye, McAfee, and Symantec. He’s retired from the U.S. Army and was an early advisor to Wall Street on the Cyber Security market. Mr. Cole serves on the NASA Advisory Council, the (ISC)² Board of Directors, and he’s also a former president of ISSA-DC. In 2014, he received the Government Computer News Industry IT Executive of the Year award, and in 2015 he was inducted into the Wash 100 by Executive Mosaic as one of the most influential executives impacting Government. In 2018 he was awarded the Reboot Leadership Influencer Award in by SC Media. Mr. Cole is also a volunteer member of the WhiteHat USA Board, a charity benefiting Children’s National Medical Center.
Jeff Jorge, Principal Firm Leader - International Services Market Leader - Digital, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Jeff Jorge is principal and leads Baker Tilly's International Services Practice, as well as the firm’s market initiatives in digital, supply chain and manufacturing, helping client organizations to successfully thrive across Baker Tilly's global presence in 147 territories. In his career to date, Jeff has held international operations and growth leadership roles for two Fortune 500, Tier 1 automotive suppliers as well as early-stage companies, where he led complex assignments in corporate strategy, operations, global trade, marketing and business development. Having lived abroad in numerous countries, his experience blends the theory of global trade economics with the practical application and daily realities of successfully operating a business globally. Invited often to meet with legislators and policy-makers on global growth and international business, Jeff is also a bi-national board member in the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. In this capacity, he has been tasked along with fellow board members with providing direct recommendations, input and perspective to The White House and to Congress on matters related to global trade, national security, and foreign relations. Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, Jeff also leads The Center for the Return of Manufacturing – the premier resource in assisting US- and foreign-based companies in the reshoring to and establishment of manufacturing facilities in North America. A dual citizen of the U.S. and Brazil, Jeff earned his MBA from The University of Michigan and concluded post-graduate studies at Harvard University. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Design Engineering from Middle Tennessee State University, where he is the recipient of the Young Alumni Achievement Award – the highest University honor conferred upon a single Alumnus annually, and an honor shared with fellow award recipient James Buchannan (Nobel Prize in Economics ‘86).
9:00am - 9:05am EST
Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:05am - 9:55am EST
Opening Keynote: Tony Cole
9:55am - 10:45am EST
Mid-Program Keynote: Jeffrey Jorge
10:45am - 11:30am EST
Closing Keynote: Ronald Bushar
11:30am - 11:35am EST