The fourth iteration of the CDM Central conference aired on May 12, 2021. The half-day program brought together government and industry cyber experts for a virtual discussion on, not just the expanding role of CDM, but top of mind cyber issues and initiatives of the new administration. Our virtual event showcased engaging one-on-one cyber chat discussions covering top of mind cyber topics including TIC, cyber automation, zero trust, and the CDM Dashboard, as well exclusive keynotes on increasingly high-profile cybersecurity priorities facing Federal IT.

All content is on-demand for a year, and registration will remain open for new attendees to enjoy. If you have already registered, you can login using the email address you provided when you registered.

Craving more CDM? Attend the CDM: More Critical Than Ever webinar on Thursday, June 3 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT where we’ll discuss MeriTalk’s research study findings, what they mean for Federal IT, and where the CDM program goes from here.

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Attendees are eligible to receive two continuing professional education (CPE) credits. No advance preparation is required.

Hear From…

Boyd
MeriTalk
Burdette
MeriTalk
Burke
Axonius
Campbell
Elastic
Sean Connelly
Department of Homeland Security
Cox
Department of Homeland Security
DeRusha
Office of Management and Budget
Guercio
Splunk
Hernandez
Department of Education
Hurt
Palo Alto Networks
Loeffler
Department of Homeland Security
Lisa Lorenzin
Zscaler
Park
Forcepoint
Reilly
Gigamon
Duo Security

Talk About…

The expanding role of CDM and cybersecurity initiatives, including:

  • How are agencies building network resilience and what new policies are being considered to enhance resiliency in agency networks
  • How acceleration of base-level security architecture can help build a stronger zero-trust basis of security
  • What is zero-trust’s growing role in the CDM environment
  • What is being done for critical HVA protection pilots in place

Agenda

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Boyd
Director of Government Programs
MeriTalk
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To kick off the day, join MeriTalk and Chris DeRusha, Federal Chief Information Security Officer, Office of Management and Budget, as he shares his perspectives on the increasingly high-profile cybersecurity priorities facing Federal IT – including how the expanded role of CDM, is necessary to stay vigilant against sophisticated hacks in 2021 and beyond. […]

DeRusha
Federal Chief Information Security Officer
Office of Management and Budget
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Are the high profile hacks of late 2020 and early 2021 a catalyst to rethink Federal cyber security? Many of today’s Federal cyber defenders think so, and are looking at steps to address not just the latest threats, but future cyber attacks. Hear industry stakeholders share insights on the role of CDM, other evolving cyber priorities of the new administration, and their impact on the future state of federal cybersecurity. […]

Burdette
Nicole Burdette [moderator]
Principal
MeriTalk
Burke
Chief Marketing Officer
Axonius
Hurt
Vice President of Federal
Palo Alto Networks
Park
Director, Federal Civilian Agency Programs
Forcepoint
Public Sector Systems Engineering Manager
Duo Security
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With the new administrations focus on building resilient Federal networks, protecting critical data, and improving network defense, the CDM program is in the spotlight. Tune in from the comfort of your home to hear from Kevin Cox, CDM Program Manager, as he shares top-line priorities for the CDM program as it continues to adapt and adjust to meet the growing needs of Federal cyber security. […]

Cox
CDM Program Manager, CISA
Department of Homeland Security
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Evans
Partner (Former Chief Information Officer, Department of Homeland Security)
KE&T
Reilly
Vice President of Public Sector
Gigamon
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Campbell
Regional Vice President of Sales
Elastic
Loeffler
CDM Portfolio Management Section Chief
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Department of Homeland Security
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Sean Connelly
TIC Program Manager and Senior Cybersecurity Architect, CISA
Department of Homeland Security
Lisa Lorenzin
Senior Director of Transformation Strategy
Zscaler
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Guercio
CDM Strategy and Business Development Manager
Splunk
Hernandez
Chief Information Security Officer and Director of Information Assurance Services
Department of Education
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Axonius
Corelight
CyberArk
Duo
Elastic
Forcepoint
Gigamon
Invicti
Palo Alto
Recorded Future
RedSeal
Splunk
Tenable
Trustwave
ZScaler

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Yes, attendees are eligible to receive up to two CPE credits for the event.

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Yes. All sessions will be made available on demand.