Startups, Researchers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Global Forces Shaping Future of Cyber Security at CyberForwardDC

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ARLINGTON, VA – As our global connectedness grows, we become more vulnerable to incidents of data breaches and penetrations requiring forward-thinking and evolving solutions. The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI), an affiliate of NDIA, will host CyberForwardDC with the National Cybersecurity Institute on November 10, 2016 to address the global forces shaping cyberspace and cyber security policy, evolving trends and the latest research.


CyberForwardDC, a one-day event, will feature leading technology experts, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs who will discuss the current surge in new startups and the driving factors that play into investor decisions as part of a broader conversation about the future of cyber security. The event is aimed at business and government executives responsible for cyber security strategy planning and execution, and policymakers.


WHEN:          7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 10


WHERE:        Newman Auditorium, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA


WHO:            Admiral Thad Allen, USCG (ret) and Executive Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton

Kia Behnia – CEO, PowWow

Scott Chasin – Co-Founder and CEO, ProtectWise

Andrew Howard – Director, GTRI/CTISL

Christopher Key – Co-Founder and CEO, Verodin

Jane LeClair – Founder, National Cybersecurity Institute

Greg Martin – Founder and CEO, Jask

Hugh Njemanze – CEO, Anomali

Liam Randall – CEO, Criticalstack/Capital One

Chris Risley – CEO, Bastille

Scott Suhy – Founder and CEO, NetWatcher


Follow the conversation on Twitter via #CyberForwardDC and follow AFEI at @NDIA_AFEI. More information can be found on the CyberForwardDC website.