On September 13, 2016, MeriTalk held its fifth annual Cyber Security Brainstorm at the Newseum in D.C. The event gathered more than 200 cyber thought leaders – industry and Federal alike – for a packed day of discussion and revelation.

Co-located at the Cyber Security Brainstorm, GSA CIO David Shive and the FedRAMP PMO discussed the path forward for FedRAMP.  For more information, please visit our website.


Cyber Marathon – Hitting The Wall?

It’s been a year since the OPM breach — and the 90-day cyber sprint has turned into a cyber marathon. CDM and CAP Goals giving way to CNAP and CSIP initiatives in the front of the pack.  FedRAMP appears to have stumbled getting out of the blocks.  Which cyber initiatives will empower agencies to make the final kick to the finish line?  And what efforts are the lactic acid in the government’s cyber agenda?



paul hunter
Department of Homeland Security
eric milstead
Department of State
james jackson
Department of the Treasury
Defense Security Service
Government Accountability Office
Department of Energy
ron ross
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Stephen Smith
Department of State
Joseph W. Kirschbaum
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Michael Sandell
Defense Information Systems Agency
Jeff Eisensmith
Department of Homeland Security
Emery Csulak
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Shaun Cavanaugh
U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff (NSS)
Col Gregory Breazile
United States Marine Corps
Allison Tsiumis
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Event Details
Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
CPE Credits
Brainstorm attendees are eligible to receive continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
For more information on event details, please contact us at or (703) 883-9000 ext. 117.