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Steve O'Keeffe
Director of Strategy and Compliance
Tech Data Government Solutions
Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Federal agencies continue to combat ever-evolving cyber threats while balancing the guidelines and regulations from FITARA, DCOI, the recently signed MGT Act, the NIST framework, and more. How do agencies evolve legacy systems to meet new security standards? Join this panel to hear from industry experts on how cloud-based cyber solutions are helping agencies to protect their networks and data while remaining compliant with IT modernization initiatives. […]

Alex Ryals [Moderator]
Vice President
Security and Networking
Tech Data
Data Center Architect
Hitachi Vantara Federal
Security Solutions
Tech Data

Cloud is driving digital transformation, yet the security of applications remains a top concern. Agencies must take a more dynamic approach to cloud-based application security to not only increase their scalability and agility, but ultimately help them secure their most important asset: data. Join this session to hear from government visionaries leveraging next-generation solutions and approaches to guide them on their modernization journeys. […]

Marlin McFate [moderator]
Federal CTO
Riverbed Technology
Deputy Director
National Technical Information Service
Department of Commerce
Chief Information Officer of the Intelligence Community
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Chief Technology Officer
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Robert Vietmeyer [invited]
Associate Director for Cloud Computing and Agile Development
Department of Defense

As the Federal government begins to shift more of its data and applications to the cloud, the discussion has evolved from simply securing the cloud to how agencies can actually put all the capabilities of the cloud – including advanced analytics – into practice to keep IT safe. So how can agencies improve their cloud security posture to effectively react to and prevent threats leveraging new and emerging cloud-based capabilities like proactive monitoring, real-time analytics, and artificial intelligence? Join this session to hear how agencies are embracing agility and innovation to move the needle on securing their cloud environments. […]

Executive Director of the Office of Enterprise Application Development and Information Technology
Infrastructure and Operations
Department of Health and Human Services
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Chief Information Officer of the Intelligence Community
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Matt Smith
Director, Cybersecurity Solutions
Department of Homeland Security
Tech Data Government Solutions
Event Details
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
CPE Credits
Event attendees are eligible to receive 2.5 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
Please contact Emily Garber at or (703) 883-9000 ext. 146.