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Cybersecurity Connections Event and Networking Lunch: Data Security and Privacy



National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), 9700 Great Seneca Hwy, Rockville, MD 20850


In-person only


Time (EDT)Session​
11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.​Arrival and Registration
11:30 a.m.–11:40 a.m.​

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speaker: Hon. Marc Elrich, County Executive, Montgomery County, Maryland

Speaker: Kimberly Mentzell, Director of Cybersecurity and Aerospace, Maryland Department of Commerce ​

Speaker: Bill Tompkins, President & CEO, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC)​

11:40 a.m.–11:45 a.m.​

Introduction to the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)

Speaker: Cherilyn Pascoe, Director, NCCoE​

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.​

Panel Discussion: Best Practices for Managing Data Security and Privacy Concerns

Description: Data security and privacy are fundamental to cybersecurity risk management. Organizations must have a security architecture and response plan in place before an incident occurs and be able to detect, respond and recover from incidents effectively and efficiently. To help organizations with this challenge, the NCCoE recently published NIST SP 1800-28 and 1800-29, new guidance on preventing and recovering from data confidentiality events. This panel will highlight this new guidance and convene cybersecurity experts to discuss best practices in data security and privacy, including specific use cases, such as ransomware events. ​

Moderator: Bill Fisher, Cybersecurity Engineer, NIST NCCoE ​

Speaker: Jason Winder, CTO, Aerstone​

Speaker: Keith Young, CISO, Montgomery County, Maryland

Speaker: Sven Cattell, Founder, AI Village and

Speaker: Julie Snyder, Privacy Architect, NCCoE/MITRE​

Speaker: Michael Ekstrom, Cybersecurity Engineer, NCCoE/MITRE​

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.​

Networking Lunch:

Sponsored by Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC); on behalf of Montgomery County, Maryland

1:30 p.m.​Adjourn


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Maryland Department of Commerce, and Montgomery County have launched an initiative, called Cybersecurity Connections, to expand and take advantage of connections based on NCCoE’s work and capabilities. Part of the initiative includes a regular cadence of in-person workshops that will provide the business community with opportunities to visit the NCCoE, meet our subject matter experts, learn about our work, and understand how to get involved in projects. Each event will showcase a different NCCoE project in order to address diverse interests throughout the series. 

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CE/CPE Credits

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