General Manager
Public Sector
Amazon Web Services
Founder, Tony Scott Group
Former Federal CIO

Federal agencies are working to have an enterprise level strategy in place that integrates traditional IT infrastructure with public and private clouds – interconnection is key. Building a business model for your agency success requires an understanding of what services and applications need to move to the cloud now, tomorrow, and in the future; and […] […]

Mike Younkers [moderator]
Senior Director, Systems Engineering
U.S. Federal
Chief Technology Officer
Environmental Protection Agency
Chief Information Officer
International Trade Administration
USDA Risk Management Agency
Senior Strategic Advisor
Federal Communications Commission

Sensitive data does not leave the hands of its owner easily. In today’s age of increased cloud implementation across agencies, many struggle with the issue of migrating existing applications, or developing new ones. What are the security concerns? How will FedRAMP help address these concerns? What is the tipping point where agencies should look to […] […]

Stan Tyliszczak [moderator]
Vice President
Technology Integration and Chief Engineer
General Dynamics Information Technology
Director of FedRAMP
General Services Administration
Senior Security Technical Lead for Cloud Computing
Computer Security Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Chief Technology Officer
Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary
U.S. Air Force

According to Gartner, hybrid cloud is the future. What are the driving factors behind hybrid cloud? Agility and control. Ensuring seamless cloud services is crucial to managing your systems through a hybrid model. What should be considered when preparing to manage across multiple cloud environments? What systems should you have in place to manage your […] […]

Jim Menard [moderator]
Managing Director
IT Optimization
Accenture Federal Services
Chief Information Officer
International Trade Commission
Associate CIO
Enterprise Operations
Internal Revenue Service
Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Army Information Technology Agency
Chief Executive Officer
C2 Labs Inc

The Federal cloud market is quickly evolving as government accelerates cloud adoption and puts policy and guidance in place to drive IT modernization. Will the recent FITARA guidance from OMB further escalate the pace of adoption? What measurements are in place to help agencies show the qualitative RoI on cloud investments? What new technologies are […] […]

David Hantman [moderator]
General Manager
Vice President, Global Practices
U.S. Public Sector, Enterprise Services
Hewlett-Packard Company
Technical Director
Public Sector

MeriTalk is pleased to host the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s Cloud Security Working Group, part of NIST’s effort to facilitate secure adoption of cloud services for the United States Government. During this interactive session, we will explore NIST’s Cloud Security Reference Architecture, Guide to Applying the Risk Management Framework, and discuss Security […] […]

Jim Reavis [Afternoon Keynote]
Chief Executive Officer
Cloud Security Alliance

Review of SP 500-299: Cloud Security Reference Architecture & Demo of NIST’s new Cloud Heatmap Tool Review of SP 800-173: Guide to Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Cloud-based Information Systems Open floor discussion around Security and Privacy in the Cloud […]

Event Details
Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
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