NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights will co-host the 9th annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference on October 19-20, 2016 at the Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C. NCCoE computer scientist Gavin O'Brien will host a panel on "Addressing Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges through Standards-based Solutions" on October 19 from 1:15pm-2:15pm.
NCCoE Senior Security Engineer Jim McCarthy will help lead a full day NIST NCCoE Workshop at GridSecCon on October 18, 2016 in Quebec City, Quebec. The workshop will discuss top challenges facing the energy industry today, and review profiles and worked example solutions in IdAM, Situational Awareness, and Industrial Control Systems. Topics will also include the NIST Cybersecurity Portfolio and Cybersecurity Framework (CSF).
The NCCoE is currently working on a project which aims to explore and implement commercial off-the-shelf solutions that demonstrate derived PIV credential issuance, lifecycle management, and usage. On October 12, 2016, the NCCOE will host a workshop to present the current direction of the Derived PIV Credentials project (including a high level architecture and current technology partners) and to understand stakeholders’ implementations, challenges, and desired usage.
NCCoE Computer Scientist Gavin O'Brien will join the "Cybersecurity: Out Think Healthcare Threat" panel discussion at the AFCEA Health IT Day at the Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center on Wednesday, October 12 from 10:30am-11:30am. This moderated panel of federal CISOs and privacy experts will share their perspective on how cognitive solutions may impact predictive threats and other cybersecurity topics of interest.
The NCCoE will host TTI/Vanguard members for sector roundtables and demos as part of their 2016 Cybersecurity Conference from noon to 4 p.m. on September 28. TTI/Vanguard’s visit will include demos of example solutions in the areas of health IT, energy, financial services, and IoT, as well as roundtables led by NCCoE experts on health IT, energy, financial services, retail/consumer, and transportation sectors to provide a solutions-oriented deep dive into the issues facing that sector.
The Global Identity Summit provides an immersive environment where identity professionals from the federal government, private sector and academia can dedicate three days to strategic planning, information sharing, needs analysis, collaboration and relationship building. The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will join NIST and the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace as an exhibitor.
NCCoe Director of Operations Tim McBride will speak on the panel "Predictive Security: The Best Offense Is A Good Defense" at the 2016 Cybersecurity Brainstorm on September 13 from 9:15am-10:00am at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The panel will address several questions, including: Is government moving effectively towards predictive security approaches that can improve both compliance and defense? What role does the evolving CDM program play when it comes to using Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) data for effective security? Where do security intelligence and cognitive capabilities play into this challenge? How can clarification of defensive and offensive cybersecurity approaches help? Is there a silver bullet to help agencies meet both requirements?
Brian Barrios will speak at Rock Stars of Cybersecurity/Threats and Counter Measures at the EMP Museum in Seattle, W.A. on September 13, 2016. In his session "Should Organizations Share Threat Intel to Avoid the Next Cybergeddon?" he will discuss the risks and benefits of sharing, whether legislation is necessary to drive improvement against cyber attacks, and whether sharing will actually mitigate a cybergeddon. The conference will feature cybersecurity authorities from leading companies delivering case studies and actionable advice that for attendees to immediately put to use.
NCCoE Computer Scientist Gavin O’Brien will speak at the Mid-Atlantic Healthcare IT Security Leaders Summit on “Securing the Healthcare Sector at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence” on August 24 at 2pm. Hosted by infoLock Technologies, the summit brings together security leaders and executives from healthcare systems in the eastern United States for facilitated discussion and idea sharing regarding some of the most pressing information security issues facing the healthc