Cyber Security Exchange

A vertical community of Federal cyber security leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

Upcoming Meetings
CIO Crossroads DHS

Tune in on Wednesday, August 12 at 1:00 p.m. EDT for a complimentary webinar to hear from DHS’ Deputy CIO Beth Cappello, who will share insights on the value of smart modernization steps and laying the groundwork to meet COVID-19 challenges, as well as take a deep dive look into DHS’ greatest lesson learned during the pandemic: the mission can’t stop. […]

Protect and Secure

Join us on Tuesday, August 18 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. for “Protect and Secure: Proactive Strategies to Manage Vulnerabilities.” Hear success stories from Federal IT leaders about leveraging ethical hacking, crowdsourcing, and red teams to sniff out and remediate vulnerabilities. […]

The COBOL Problem

Organizations are finding that they need to suddenly make changes to long-term legacy applications, and their current staff does not have the skills to make those changes. Join us August 20, 2020 to discuss how organizations can modernize their platforms and applications off of legacy technologies such as COBOL to next-gen technologies like Kubernetes. […]

Multi-Cloud Defense

MeriTalk surveyed 150 Federal cyber leaders to explore cybersecurity challenges and opportunities in multi-cloud environments. Join us on Thursday, September 2 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT for our complimentary webinar to discuss the research findings. […]

CIO Crossroads - Energy

Tune in on Thursday, September 3 at 1:30 p.m. EST for a complimentary webinar to hear from CIO Rocky Campione, as he discusses one of DOE’s most recent missions that could not fail – proper functioning of the U.S. power grid during the pandemic. […]

Tackling Telework

The Federal government has ramped up IT capabilities – cloud, cyber, collaboration, to meet remote work challenges head-on. As agencies continue to evolve telework maturity, what’s needed to build long-term resiliency? […]

milCloud Bootcamp

This September, we’re hosting the first-ever milCloud® 2.0 Virtual Bootcamp Event. Join DISA, GDIT, and MeriTalk as we bring mission partners fresh intelligence on the latest technologies and capabilities available on the milCloud® 2.0 platform. […]

TIC Talks

TIC Talks: Turning the Page on Trusted Internet Connection TIC…Tock. The clock struck midnight for the outdated Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) initiative. The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently released the final versions of three of the TIC 3.0 guidance documents. The new policy will eliminate barriers to the […]

milCloud Webinar

Moving an entire network to the cloud is challenging enough without worrying about re-architecting applications and workloads. On milCloud® 2.0, we built a native on-demand VMware environment to provide mission partners the power to accelerate their cloud migrations without conversion. […]

Join MeriTalk for a half-day conference on October 15 to discover how CDM can help your agency make the move from the bench to the starting line-up – from FY21 goals and updates on the current status of the program. […]

CSX Webinar

Hear the guardians of the cyber galaxy discuss their visions and how they will end the cyber threat game by using next-gen technologies – defending the perimeter and the threats within, building cyber strength, preparing the workforce, and more. […]

Past Meetings
Maryland COVID
CIO Crossroads OMB

Tune in on Thursday, August 6 at 2:30 p.m. EDT for a complimentary webinar to hear from Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat, who will share insight on the value of teamwork, fast action, and focused leadership in times of crisis. […]

AP Cloud

With many organizations operating at near maximum telework, the demand for cloud-based remote access continues to impact Federal agency IT networks and cybersecurity strategies. Benefits of migrating to the cloud are clear – scalability, reliability, and accessibility, but without the right controls in place, agencies can be exposed to risk with numerous, spread out devices […]

milcloud webinar

Equipped with the latest high performance infrastructure technologies, milCloud® 2.0 mission partners can innovate much more quickly with artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber sensing, and other emerging solutions to deliver on their mission. […]

CDM: Next Chapter

In a recent study, MeriTalk surveyed more than 100 Federal and industry stakeholders to catalog CDM progress and chart the path forward for the program. Join us on Wednesday, July 15 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT for the “CDM: The Next Chapter,” complimentary webinar to discuss study findings. […]

Cloud Nine Webinar
AWS Webinar
Data Building Blocks

Federal, state, and local government agencies are sharing unprecedented volumes of data across agencies, private businesses, research institutions, and more, at never-before-seen speeds. Join Snowflake and Talend data experts on Wednesday, July 8 to discuss data management and governance. […]

Join us for a discussion on open source software, the innovation it contains, and the cost effective results it offers when delivered securely.  We’ll discuss Federal agency success stories, lessons learned, and dig into the benefits of licensed, supported open source code versus using the free distributions. […]

milcloud webinar

Designed to accelerate cloud data migration and to deliver the highest levels of protection for mission-critical data, milCloud® 2.0 supports cloud data management, backup and recovery, backup-as-a-service, and more. Join GDIT, MeriTalk, and Rubrik, on Wednesday, June 24 for an online discussion. […]

Backyard Cyber Smoke

Backyard Cyber Smoke Cyber Smoke is going virtual – and bringing with it the critical cyber public-private dialogue that is necessary to the business and mission delivery of government services. Join us for this virtual intersection of top of mind cyber topics, hosted by leading cyber experts that own these programs in government – all […]

Cohesity Webinar

Join MeriTalk and Cohesity on Wednesday, June 17 at 1:30 p.m. ET for a webinar to examine Federal agencies’ data journey as they integrate multi-cloud. […]

CDM Central

From filling gaps in CDM capabilities and prioritizing cloud security, to introducing high-value asset (HVA) pilots and securing mobile devices, the CDM story is far from finished. […]

Mapping AI

The disruptive influx of AI represents a true inflection point for the GEOINT tradecraft. The ability to merge physical models with deep analysis at extraordinary speeds presents unprecedented opportunity to transform the productivity, capacity, and capability of the GEOINT workforce. But how do we prepare for such a seismic shift? […]

Government Telework

Join government and industry experts for a live virtual panel to discuss how agencies are adapting to the changing environment to meet the needs of the immediate crisis.  Equally important, we’ll ask how these circumstances can inspire long-term change in how employees, partners, and contractors approach security, access, and collaboration. […]

CDM Webinar

The next generation of the CDM Dashboard will bring critical insights to improve Federal agencies’ cyber posture and combat security threats in near real time. Join ECS’ Joanna Dempsey, Elastic’s Matt Campbell, and MeriTalk for a complimentary webinar to discuss the current status and upcoming initiatives. […]

Improving Value Data

Join Snowflake and Qlik (formerly Attunity) on Thursday, April 23 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., for a free demonstration of how you can easily leverage all the benefits of a modern cloud platform to quickly load data, curate it, manipulate it, and understand it […]

Connolly Fed Workforce Update

Join Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman, Subcommittee on Government Operations, for a special COVID-19 live virtual update on Federal Workforce and IT Modernization. Congressman Connolly will discuss issues facing the federal workforce including Telework and Weather and Safety Leave. […]


As you search for the pot of gold at the end of the cloud rainbow, remember it’s still better to be smart than lucky. The Cloud Smart strategy provides a foundation for government organizations to fully actualize the potential of cloud-based technologies. […]


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