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Billington Cybersecurity Summit (Virtual)

October 6 - October 8

Billington Cybersecurity Summit Features DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Federal CISO Chris De Rusha and DHS CISA Director Jen Easterly

Tune-in to the 12th Annual Billington Cybersecurity Summit featuring 130+ speakers spanning government, military, nonprofits, industry and academia. The Summit’s theme is “Developing a Cyber National Strategy for the Speed of Mission.” Panel discussions, breakout sessions, fireside chats and a new Innovation Showcase are designed to address the nation’s pressing cyber needs.


October 6-8, 2021

Opens at 12 noon ET on October 6. Check schedule for details on times/dates.




  • The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary, DHS
  • The Hon. Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director, EOP (Former Deputy Director, NSA; Former Commissioner, Cyberspace Solarium Commission)
  • Jen Easterly, Director, CISA, DHS
  • Chris DeRusha, Federal CISO, OMB
  • Robert Joyce, Director, Cybersecurity Directorate, NSA
  • Lindy Cameron, CEO, National Cyber Security Centre (U.K.)
  • Lt. Gen. Robert J. Skinner, Director, DISA and Commander, JFHQ-DODIN
  • David McKeown, Senior Information Security Officer, and Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity, DOD
  • John Sherman, Acting CIO, DOD
  • Lt. Gen. Michael S. Groen, Director, Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center
  • William MacMillan, CISO, CIA
  • Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Command
  • David Spirk, CDO, DoD
  • Eileen Vidrine, CDO, U.S. Air Force
  • Steven Hernandez, CISO/ Director, Information Assurance Services, US. Department of Education
  • Sali Osman, CISO, International Monetary Fund
  • Katie Olson, Acting Director, Defense Digital Service, DOD
  • Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, CISA, DHS
  • Bryan Vorndran, Assistant Director, Cyber Division, FBI
  • Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, Assistant to the Director, DISA


  • The Software Supply Chain Future
  • Four Panels on Zero Trust – Execution, Strategy and the Insider Threat
  • The Ransomware Threat
  • Building an Effective Cyber Workforce
  • Five Eye Defense CIO Perspectives
  • Telehealth: Enhancing Security, Privacy and Trust in the Aftermath of Covid-19
  • Ensuring Cybersecurity in the Transition to 5G


Press interested in covering should contact Shawn Flaherty at 703-554-3609. Learn more or register at https://billingtoncybersummit.com/. Tickets for corporate attendees are $595; nonprofits are $250; faculty are $95; and military/government/students/press are free.


Presented by AWS, CISCO, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, the Billington Summit convenes leading senior cyber government decision-makers to examine key trends and topics while fostering deeper dialogue between government leaders and private industry.