Summit co-chairs Jennifer Czaplewski and Wade Van Guilder are looking forward to learning from industry leaders and experiencing the Power of Connection during our three-day virtual gathering, Oct 25-27. In their Summit preview, they trace some of the defining contours of our programming agenda and give a shout-out to this year’s Visionary Leadership Award winners!
Cyber Luminaries 
Defragging Our Cyber Strategy
Tues, Oct 26; 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM CT
To defend American interests in the cyber domain, we must improve our system performance. In this session, Brigadier General Stefanie Horvath (U.S. Cyber Command) combines military strategic examples and cybersecurity analysis to visualize a stronger defensive cyber strategy
Human Factors in Cybersecurity: Threats from Within
Tues, Oct 26; 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT
Join Rebecca Morgan (Deputy Dir., National Insider Threat Task Force, National Intelligence and Security Center) and other cyber leaders for a discussion on the threats and vulnerabilities of insiders operating in the cyber realm and the role of insider risk programs in deterring, detecting, and mitigating risk while protecting the privacy and civil liberties of the workforce.
Software Supply Chain Security
Wed, Oct 25; 10:50 AM – 11:45 AM CT
Once considered an esoteric domain of cybersecurity, software supply chain security is now a board room conversation. In this panel, incoming White House cybersecurity advisor Joyce Correll and others cover the current policy landscape, which includes actions from all branches of government, as well as how thinking on risk has evolved over the past several years. 
Public Sector
Smart Cities need Smart Cyber
Mon, Oct 25; 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Protecting citizens, service programs, and infrastructure while preserving privacy and defending our way of life isn’t easy. What are strategies to ensure we are prepared for smart cities where both public and private entities are responsible for shared defense and privacy protection?
Public Sector Cyber Insurance
Mon, Oct 25; 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CT
Cyber Insurance for the public sector is different from the private sector. Explore various models, including how to self-insure and leveraging municipal risk pools.
Avoid a Cyber Splash
Mon, Oct 25; 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
Look at real life examples of attacks to our utilities and SCADA systems. See what the future holds for this important sector and learn what our public officials are doing to meet this real and rapidly evolving threat.
Healthcare & Medical Devices 
Healthcare Security Threat Landscape
Mon, Oct 25; 9:40 AM – 10:10 AM CT
A high-level overview of current security threats to medical devices and healthcare systems. Gain situational awareness and a general understanding of the situation, terminology and players, while learning what efforts are in place to address the risks.
Why Does Cybersecurity Asset Management Matter for Healthcare?
Mon, Oct 25; 10:40 AM – 11:10 AM CT
Learn more about the emerging area of cybersecurity asset management, why all major security frameworks consider asset management to be foundational, and how healthcare organizations can use data from the tools already in place
Mayo Clinic Cybersecurity Resilience Program
Mon, Oct 25; 11:10 AM – 11:40 AM CT
Mayo Clinic will share its journey to develop and implement a complex, proactive asset “certification/validation” process spanning the life-cycle of an asset.
Be Part of the Solution
We’re just scratching the surface here. Explore the full slate of 2021 programming and join us Oct 25-27 as we face the threats and seeks solutions together.
Ordr secures the millions of enterprise IoT and unmanaged devices such as manufacturing machines, building systems, medical equipment, printers and more that run within global networks. The Ordr Systems Control Engine uses machine learning to automatically discover and classify every IoT and unmanaged device, map all communications, detect and prioritize vulnerabilities, and then proactively secure each device through dynamic policy generation and segmentation. Organizations use Ordr to discover their devices, track usage, achieve proactive protection and compliance.

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The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®) is a community-driven nonprofit, responsible for globally recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data. CIS is home to the Multi-State and Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (MS-ISAC® and EI-ISAC®), the trusted resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for U.S. State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial government entities and U.S. elections offices.

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About the Cyber Security Summit
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