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

RSA Conference 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015 to Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Staff members from the NCCoE will be speaking at various sessions at the upcoming RSA Conference in San Francisco.

Donna Dodson, NCCoE director and NIST chief cybersecurity advisor, will participate in a panel titled, "Using the Cybersecurity Framework: Lessons Learned and Opportunities" on April 23, 2015 from 8:00 - 8:50 am in West, Room 2005. Find out more.

Nate Lesser, deputy director, will participate on a panel titled, "Should Organizations Share Threat Intel to Avoid the Next Cybergeddon?" The panel is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2015, from 10:20 - 11:10 am in West, Room 2007. Find out more.

Joshua Franklin, security engineer, will present at a session titled, "LTE Security - How Good Is It?" The session is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015, from 10:20 - 11:10 am in West, Room 2018. Find out more

The NCCoE is also hosting several working sessions near the Moscone Center:

Improving Cybersecurity in Consumer-Facing Industries
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
1:00 -- 3:00 pm PT

Situtational Awareness in the Energy Sector
Monday, April 20, 2015
1:00 -- 3:00 pm PT

Health IT
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
1:00 -- 3:00 pm PT

Making Strong Authentication Ubiquitous
Thursday, April 23, 2015
9:00 – 11:00 am PT