EnergySec Security and Compliance Summit

Sunday, September 13, 2015 to Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Harry Perper, Principal Systems Engineer at the NCCoE, will be giving an overview of overview of the collaborative work being done to accelerate the adoption of secure technologies in the energy sector. As a part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NCCoE security experts use standards, best practices, and commercially available technologies to demonstrate the real-world application of cybersecurity and publish their example solutions in NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guides (Special Publication series 1800). The NCCoE recently published a Practice Guide focused on the Electric Utilities ( addressing identity and access management.

Washington Technology Emerging Tech Industry Day

Monday, September 14, 2015

Gavin O'Brien, computer scientist at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, will be presenting a high-level overview of the NCCoE, practice guides, and how the center works with various stakeholders at the Washington Technology Emerging Tech Industry day, held September 15, 2015 at the Fairview Park Marriot in Falls Church, VA. Find out more about the conference here.

HIPAA Security Conference 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to Wednesday, September 2, 2015

NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are co-hosting the 8th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, on September 2-3, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C. Find out more about the conference here.

Gavin O’Brien, Computer Scientist at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, will be presenting on the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Special Publication 1800-1: "Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices".

HP Protect

Monday, August 31, 2015 to Thursday, September 3, 2015

Don Tobin, Senior Security Engineer at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, will be co-presenting a session titled “Intrusion detection, prevention and monitoring across IT and ICS systems” with Zhi Xiang Lin, Guest Researcher from the University of Maryland.

The HP Protect cybersecurity conference will be held from September 1-4 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. Find out more about the conference.

2015 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 to Thursday, September 10, 2015

Donna Dodson, director of the NCCoE, Michael Stone, NCCoE senior security engineer for the Financial Services sector, and Bill Fisher, security engineer, will be speaking at the 2015 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum (CIF), to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Find out more about the conference.

Donna Dodson will be speaking in the general session, "It's Complicated, Three perspectives on tough issues: Privacy, Risk Management, Liability, and more".

Michael Stone's session, titled “Using Context to Allow for Better Security Automation," will highlight the center's work on IT Asset Management for the Financial Services sector.

Bill Fisher will be conducting a demonstration of attribute-based access control using the center's build from its ABAC building block research.


CyberMontgomery 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The NCCoE will be participating in two sessions at CyberMontgomery this year.

The CyberMontgomery Forum was developed jointly by The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and the Federal Business Council (FBC) in conjunction with leaders from federal and local government agencies, industry and academia. .

ATARC Federal Cybersecurity Integration Summit

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Donna Dodson, director of the NCCoE and associate director and chief cybersecurity advisor of the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will be giving the Visionary Keynote address at the ATARC  Federal Cybersecurity Integration Summit on May 20, 2015. For more information on the event, visit