Monday, August 01, 7:30 - 4:30 PM


Monday, August 01, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Cumming
Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  Network+, Security+, Storage+ and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE The purpose of this talk will be to review the network security guidelines as outlined in NIAP and FISMA as they apply to modern high performance networks. Specifically this course will examine the relevant security controls from NIST 800-53 and apply them to the high performance networking environment. The course will cover the following areas:                 Encryption, both for data protecting and network command and control                ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mr. Bob Kimball
Chief Technology Officer
Ciena Government Solutions
Tracks:
Handout(s)

    Monday, August 01, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Gordon Lakes Golf Course
      AFCEA Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter Golf Tournament Benefitting the AFCEA Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter Educational Foundation Gordon Lakes Golf Course   (706-791-2433) Monday, August 1, 2016   Tee time: 1:00PM (Shotgun Start)       Register Now!   Onsite Registration/Registration Packet Pickup/Lunch:  Begins 10:30   Price is $75 per person.  We offer several sponsorship levels that include golfers.  Fee includes:  Green Fees; Range Balls; Cart; Bag Lunch; BBQ Dinner; Prizes Mulligans:  $5 each; $10 for 3 (max) Putting competition:  $5 (for a chance to win $25, 50 or $100!) Format:  Captain’s Choice/Scramble Team...read more...
    Handout(s)

      Monday, August 01, 2:15 - 3:15 PM

      • Room: Cumming
      Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+ and Network+; 1 GIAC CPE As the pool of available addresses in the existing Internet Protocol, IPv4, run out, IPv6 is well on it’s way to becoming the new worldwide standard for communications on the Internet.  This session will highlight the major differences in the IP protocol introduced by IPv6, as well as brief discussions of deployment experience.  Topics covered will include a briefing on new features and functionality of...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Mr. Brandon Ross
      CEO & Chief Network Architect
      Network Utility Force (NETUF)
      Tracks:
      Handout(s)

        Monday, August 01, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

        • Room: Cumming
        Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Now that the pool of available addresses in the existing Internet Protocol, IPv4, has run out, IPv6 is well on its way to becoming the new worldwide standard for communications on the Internet.  This session will take a deep dive into the security implications of running IPv6 as well as NOT running IPv6.  After a brief overview of IPv6 basics, we will discuss...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Mr. Brandon Ross
        CEO & Chief Network Architect
        Network Utility Force (NETUF)
        Tracks:
        Handout(s)

          Tuesday, August 02, 7:00 - 8:30 AM

          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

            Tuesday, August 02, 7:00 - 6:00 PM


            Tuesday, August 02, 8:30 - 8:45 AM

            • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
            President and CEO
            AFCEA International
            Speaker
            The Honorable Hardie Davis
            Mayor
            City of Augusta

              Tuesday, August 02, 8:45 - 9:15 AM

              • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              MG Stephen G. Fogarty, USA
              Commanding General
              U.S. Army Cyber CoE & Fort Gordon

                Tuesday, August 02, 9:15 - 10:00 AM

                • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                Speaker(s)
                Keynote
                LTG Ben Hodges, USA (via VTC)
                Commanding General
                U.S. Army Europe

                  Tuesday, August 02, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

                  • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                  Approved for 1 GIAC CPE Anyone who has tried to hire a security professional for their organization understands that there is a serious shortage of people out there with the skills needed to plan, design, implement, and manage a cybersecurity strategy. In fact, according to ESG’s 2016 IT Spending Intentions Survey, 46% of organizations now claim that they have a problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills. The question everyone in the industry is asking is, where will...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Mr. Stephan Tallent
                  Senior Director, Managed Security Providers
                  Fortinet
                  Tracks:

                    Tuesday, August 02, 10:00 - 12:00 PM


                    Tuesday, August 02, 10:00 - 6:00 PM


                    Tuesday, August 02, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

                    • Room: Cumming
                    Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE The Password Conundrum  “I was sitting on a flight home after a long week helping customers secure their users identities. I was sitting between two executives, each for different companies. They asked me what I did for a living and the conversation became a discussion about passwords. I jokingly mentioned that a current crisis in user security was occurring. They wanted to know what...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Mr. Joe Campbell
                    Principal Solutions Architect
                    Dell Software Group
                    Tracks:
                    Handout(s)
                      • Room: Olmstead A/B
                      Speaker(s)
                      Speaker
                      COL(P) Robert L. Edmonson, II, USA
                      Commandant, U.S. Signal School & 38th Chief of Signal
                      U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence

                        Tuesday, August 02, 12:00 - 1:15 PM

                        • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                        Speaker(s)
                        Keynote
                        MG Bruce T. Crawford, USA
                        Commanding General
                        U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM)

                          Tuesday, August 02, 1:15 - 2:30 PM


                          Tuesday, August 02, 1:20 - 6:00 PM

                          • Room: Olmstead A/B
                          Approved for 4 CompTIA CEUs:  A+, Network+, and Security+​; 4 GIAC CPEs Cyber and Electronic Warfare (EW) operational forces lack sufficient capabilities to meet the growing threat in these warfare disciplines. Cyber Quest is an annual prototyping experiment to address concept and capability gaps for Signal, Cyber and EW areas of need. This thread will help outline what was learned during 2016 and the impact of that learning. This session will then outline what we will...read more...
                          Tracks:

                            Tuesday, August 02, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

                            • Room: Cumming
                            Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+ and Network+; 1 GIAC CPE This course will explain the basic concepts of Software Defined Networks in a military/Government context. The course will examine the components of a software defined network, the communication framework between components, the state of current standards efforts, and the role of Open Flow. Finally the course will examine some use cases appropriate to the military/Government environment.   Course Outline: SDN Defined SDN Components The SDN Controller Network application layer Network orchestration layer Network...read more...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker
                            Mr. Bob Kimball
                            Chief Technology Officer
                            Ciena Government Solutions
                            Tracks:
                            Handout(s)
                              • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                              Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE With the increased focus on iden9fying and remedia9ng vulnerabili9es, cyber specialists require built in tools that ingest approved content from authorized DoD sources to quickly and consistently verify and validate compliance with patch status and DoD policy. This Red Hat Session reviews the fundamentals of Red Hat Enterprise Linux security, and introduces  the use of the NIST validated OpenSCAP Workbench tools that simplify compliance as well...read more...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Mr. Shawn Wells
                              Chief Security Strategist, Public Sector, Office of the CTO
                              Red Hat, Inc.
                              Tracks:

                                Tuesday, August 02, 2:30 - 3:45 PM

                                • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, and Security+; 1 GIAC CPE The U.S. relies on the Internet and cyber systems for a broad range of critical mission and mission support services. Reliance on the “confidentiality, availability, and integrity of data stands in stark contrast to the inadequacy of our cybersecurity” [DOD Cyber Security Strategy 2015) and leaves individuals, the Department of Defense, Government, Businesses, and Academia vulnerable to the growing threat of cyber-attacks. Panel members...read more...
                                Speaker(s)
                                Moderator
                                MG Barbara Fast, USA (Ret.)
                                Senior Vice President
                                CGI
                                Panelist
                                BG Maria B. Barrett, USA
                                Deputy Commanding General for the Joint Force Headquarters - Cyber (JFHQ-C)
                                U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER)
                                Panelist
                                BG Welton Chase, Jr., USA
                                Commanding General
                                7th Signal Command (Theater)
                                Panelist
                                Maj Gen Robert J. Skinner, USAF
                                Deputy Commander
                                Joint Force Headquarters - Department of Defense Information Networks
                                Panelist
                                MG John B. Morrison, Jr., USA
                                Commanding General, United States Army Network Enterprise Technology Command
                                Deputy Commanding General, Second Army
                                Panelist
                                Mr. Ron Foudray
                                Vice President, Business Development and Strategy
                                Northrop Grumman Technology Services
                                Tracks:

                                  Tuesday, August 02, 3:45 - 4:45 PM

                                  • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                                  Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE In today’s complex networked world, where the edge of the enterprise is in the hands of the mobile user and ever-changing, threats are both known and unknown, as well as inside and out. The use of micro-segmentation, particularly focused on resource-saving software-defined deployments, presents an extremely dynamic, scalable, and versatile tool in the hands of the security community. Micro-segmentation, as defined for this talk,...read more...
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Mr. Jack Koons
                                  Industry Director
                                  Unisys Global Security Solutions
                                  Tracks:

                                    Tuesday, August 02, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

                                    • Room: Cumming
                                    Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+ Because Defense Enterprise Email (DEE) provides email support to 1.5 million unclassified and classified Army users, it is mission critical that Army commands understand the requirements and limitations of this communications system.  As the Army’s acquisition office for the Enterprise Email service, Product Director, Enterprise Content Collaboration and Messaging (PD EC2M) and its Project Officer Enterprise Email (PO EE) proactively engage Army DEE Group and Entitlement Managers and Command Representatives...read more...
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Speaker
                                    Mr. Dennis Kelly
                                    Army Product Lead
                                    Enterprise Computing
                                    Speaker
                                    Mr. Donald Greenlee
                                    Army Project Officer Enterprise Email (PO EE)
                                    Speaker
                                    Mr. Stephen Schless
                                    Engineer for Project Office Enterprise Email
                                    AMSG
                                    Tracks:
                                      • Room: Estes B
                                      Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+ and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Tactical radios are now an intricate part of the network as an extended node to the soldier. It is important to understand how the network supports the soldier; is secure, reliable, and available to meet their needs. This tract will update participants on the latest actions on key Tactical Radio Systems.  This includes Army Essential Capabilities, Capability Gap Linkage, Capability Requirements, Non-Networking & Networking Tactical Radios, Lower/Mid-Tier Systems and...read more...
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      COL Schawn Branch, USA
                                      TRADOC Capabilities Manager – Tactical Radios
                                      Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                      Speaker
                                      COL Troy Douglas, USA
                                      TRADOC Capabilities Manager – Networks & Services
                                      Army Networks and Systems, U.S. Army Cyber CoE
                                      Tracks:
                                        • Room: Lamar B/C
                                        Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Doctrine drives training for the Cyber CoE.  Major changes in Army doctrine are close to realization such as the consolidation and re-organization of cyber, electronic warfare, and signal doctrine into a cohesive Cyberspace Doctrine Publication Program. The Army goal is to assimilate the existing tactics, techniques, and procedures from all three proponent areas into a coherent doctrinal theme throughout all future Army manuals. ...read more...
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Mr. Malcolm W. "Mack" Martin
                                        Chief, Cyber Support Element and Transformation & Technology Integrator
                                        U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                        Tracks:
                                          • Room: Estes A
                                          The Office Chief of Signal will present an overview of Signal personnel transformation actions. The Signal Regiment transformation is designed to reskill our Signal Workforce to the work roles required to succeed in the environment described in the Army Operating Concept and to operate the networks of 2020 and beyond. The briefing will include changes to 25A Officer education; establishment of the 25G Network Integration Officer military occupational specialty (MOS); revision of the Functional Area (FA)...read more...
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Speaker
                                          LTC Mary M. Rezendes, USA
                                          Director of the Office, Chief of Signal and Signal Corps Regimental Adjutant
                                          U.S. Army Signal School
                                          Tracks:

                                            Tuesday, August 02, 5:00 - 6:00 PM

                                            • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                              • Room: TechTalk theater – Reynolds Street Lobby
                                              - Review the primary challenges in creating analytical products from large data sets and a variety of data formats. - Learn how to classify and analyze data as Fast, Emerging and Gold (Governance) to ensure proper decision making for the mission. - Understand the breadth of Oracle solutions in the Analytics space and how support for open standards, heterogeneous data types, number of 3rd-party data stores can support enterprise mission environments. - Learn how these Oracle solutions can...read more...
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Speaker
                                              Mr. Scott G. Gaetjen
                                              Technical Director
                                              Oracle National Security Group
                                              Tracks:

                                                Wednesday, August 03, 7:00 - 8:00 AM

                                                • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                                                  Wednesday, August 03, 7:00 - 4:00 PM


                                                  Wednesday, August 03, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

                                                  • Room: Cumming
                                                  Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+ and Network+ The Army is closing most of its existing data centers and migrating enterprise applications to consolidated hosting and commercial cloud service offerings. These new environments have spurred updates to the Army’s practices for accreditation, cloud services contracting, and support for applications under the new rules. This workshop will present the Army’s approach to assessment and authorization for commercial cloud service offerings, risk management in the acquisition of cloud...read more...
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Mr. Stephen Schless
                                                  Engineer for Project Office Enterprise Email
                                                  AMSG
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Ms. Johanna Curry
                                                  Project Officer
                                                  Army Application Migration Business Office (AAMBO)
                                                  Tracks:
                                                  Handout(s)
                                                    • Room: Estes B
                                                    The Army is threatened in the contested and congested electromagnetic spectrum (EMS), especially in regards to both electronic warfare (EW) and spectrum management operations (SMO), collectively known as electromagnetic spectrum operations (EMSO).  This session will include an update on the integrated EW system (IEWS) and other EMSO-related topics of interest.
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Speaker
                                                    COL Mark L. Dotson, USA
                                                    TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Electronic Warfare
                                                    Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                    Tracks:
                                                      • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                      Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE This session will discuss Lessons and Best Practices collected from the integration of cyberspace and electronic warfare in support of the combined arms fight during the Cyber Support to Corps and Below (CSCB) rotations at the National Training Center and the Joint Readiness Training Center. The integration of cyberspace and EW at the tactical level is a new and challenging development in how...read more...
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Speaker
                                                      Mr. Matt Hunter
                                                      Doctrine Writer
                                                      U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                      Speaker
                                                      Mr. Rick San Miguel
                                                      Cyber COE Lessons Learned Branch Chief
                                                      Tracks:
                                                        • Room: Estes A
                                                        Approved for 1 GIAC CPE Commanders at Echelon Corps and Below (ECB) require trained and ready personnel capable of seamlessly planning, integrating, synchronizing, coordinating, and conducting Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) in order to integrate cyberspace, EW, and electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) capabilities within planning and execution of combined arms operations while maintaining the capability for requesting and integrating strategic level Cyber Mission Force capabilities.  Office Chief of Cyber (OCC) will provide update on latest personnel proponent actions...read more...
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Speaker
                                                        Mr. Shawn Bova
                                                        Office Chief of Cyber (OCOC)
                                                        Tracks:

                                                          Wednesday, August 03, 9:15 - 10:00 AM

                                                          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Keynote
                                                          Mr. Ronald Pontius, SES
                                                          Deputy to the Commanding General
                                                          U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army

                                                            Wednesday, August 03, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

                                                            • Room: Cumming
                                                            Approved for 1 GIAC CPE The SANS Institute has established VetSuccess to match skilled U.S. military veterans with today’s most compelling cybersecurity-related jobs. The program targets two critical national imperatives:   1) Filling important cybersecurity jobs: VetSuccess meets the needs of critical national infrastructure firms and other important companies as well as law enforcement and intelligence agencies for men and women with technical IT and cybersecurity skills and the capacity to continue learning.  Placing these professionals is...read more...
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Speaker
                                                            Mr. Jim Michaud
                                                            Director of CyberTalent Solutions
                                                            SANS Institute
                                                            Tracks:

                                                              Wednesday, August 03, 10:00 - 3:00 PM


                                                              Wednesday, August 03, 10:15 - 12:00 PM

                                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                              Did you hear - US Army Cyber of Center of Excellence is now at Fort Gordon and that US Army Cyber Command will also be joining the installation soon?  Come find out why the Fort Gordon Cyber District, with almost 600,000 residents, is quickly becoming a hub for multiple applications of cyber security in the United States. As U.S. Army Cyber Command relocates here with military and civilian families, our community is ready to welcome...read more...
                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                              Moderator
                                                              Mr. Brad Means
                                                              Anchor
                                                              WJBF News Channel 6
                                                              Special Guest
                                                              CSM Thomas J. "Tom" Clark, USA (Ret.)
                                                              Executive Director
                                                              CSRA Alliance
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Mr. Dave Brendza
                                                              General Manager
                                                              ADP Augusta
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Mr. Todd M. Boudreau
                                                              Deputy Commandant (A)
                                                              Army Cyber School
                                                              Panelist
                                                              Mr. Tom Patterson
                                                              Chief Trust Officer and Vice President, Global Security
                                                              Unisys Corporation
                                                              Special Guest
                                                              The Honorable Casey Cagle
                                                              Lieutenant Governor
                                                              State of Georgia

                                                                Wednesday, August 03, 10:30 - 2:30 PM


                                                                Wednesday, August 03, 10:45 - 12:00 PM

                                                                • Room: Lamar A
                                                                Amy Tuschen from eSTSI will return from 2015's TechNet to moderate an industry panel discussing best practices, potholes and lessons learned in the transition from small business set-asides to full and open competition.
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Moderator
                                                                Ms. Amy E. Tuschen, PMP, CISSP
                                                                Director of Cyber and IT Solutions
                                                                eScience & Technology Solutions, Inc.
                                                                Panelist
                                                                CSM Mark Clifton, USA (Ret.)
                                                                Vice President, Solutions Development
                                                                ARMA Global Corporation
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. Bharat Parikh
                                                                Chief Executive Officer
                                                                AASKI Technology
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. John Dewey
                                                                Chief Executive Officer
                                                                JANUS Research Group, Inc.
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. Richard Breakiron
                                                                General Manager
                                                                VION
                                                                Tracks:
                                                                  • Room: Estes A
                                                                  The Cyber Protection Brigade Senior Leaders Panel will conduct an in-depth discussion centering on personnel, organization, training, and equipment lessons learned within the U.S. Army Cyber Protection Brigade.    Personnel Lessons Learned: Identifying key Cyber Defense Skills Developing an assessment process to identify key skills Assessment of the Total Soldier   Organization Lessons Learned: Build teams for deliberate and hasty defense Build teams based on CFCOE QRF role Organize into smaller sub-elements; optimized for crisis response   Training Lessons Learned: Identifying end-to-end training strategy early Incorporate Mission/Cyber Key...read more...
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Moderator
                                                                  COL Paul Stanton, USA
                                                                  Commander
                                                                  Cyber Protection Brigade
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  CW5 Abel Chavez, USA
                                                                  Senior Warrant Officer/Technical Advisor
                                                                  U.S. Army Cyber Protection Brigade
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  LTC Eric Davis, USA
                                                                  Cyber Fusion Cell Chief
                                                                  USACPB
                                                                  Panelist
                                                                  LTC John J. Hosey, USA
                                                                  S3 OIC
                                                                  U.S. Army Cyber Protection Brigade

                                                                    Wednesday, August 03, 11:00 - 12:00 PM

                                                                    • Room: Cumming
                                                                    Approved for 1 GIAC CPE 15 years ago, the pattern nation states followed from diplomacy to armed conflict was predictable and well understood.  Because of the risks and capabilities created through Cyber Espionage and Warfare, that pattern has shifted dramatically.  This presentation will briefly discuss, how the US is losing and the seismic shift in the pattern from diplomacy to armed conflict.  It will also address how best to stem this tide and integrate cyber training...read more...
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Speaker
                                                                    Mr. Eric Bassel
                                                                    Chief Operating Officer
                                                                    SANS Institute
                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                      Wednesday, August 03, 11:15 - 12:15 PM

                                                                      • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                                                                      Approved for 1 GIAC CPE   Join F5 Networks to discuss how F5 actively supports and integrates in the Army’s Network Modernization initiatives.   Below is an agenda of talking points for the presentation:  •F5 and the Army Network Campaign Plan •JRSS, JIE, and the path forward •Supporting DoD Security Models •Network Modernization •Single Security Architecture •Enhanced Cyber Security •Army Network Campaign Plan - Reference Architectures •SAML •The Path to JIE & JRSS Task Items Review and Lessons Learned...read more...
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker
                                                                      Mr. Michael Coleman
                                                                      F5 Senior Systems Engineer
                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                        Wednesday, August 03, 11:30 - 1:00 PM

                                                                        • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                                                          Wednesday, August 03, 12:15 - 1:15 PM

                                                                            Project Managers and readiness management experts from Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) will provide insight on methodology behind how the Army material community is fielding of expeditionary communications capability--efforts directly support the expeditionary Army Warfighter Challenges. Highlighted will be lessons learned from Unit Set and Capability Set Fielding, network training and sustainment observations and business practices and acquisition methods in place to deliver expeditionary tactical network capability. Key highlights include how developers...read more...
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            CW5 Ernest "Joe" Sylvester, USA
                                                                            PEO C3T Readiness Management Division
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            LTC Mark Henderson, USA
                                                                            Product Manager, WIN-T
                                                                            Fortinet
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Mr. Chad Claussen
                                                                            Chief, Network Integration
                                                                            PEO C3T
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Mr. Gary Martin
                                                                            Program Executive Officer for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (C3T)
                                                                            U.S. Army
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            Mr. Joe Welch
                                                                            Chief Engineer, Project Manager Tactical Radio
                                                                            PEO C3T

                                                                              Wednesday, August 03, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

                                                                              • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                                                                              Join the panelists from the Fort Gordon Cyber District Session (10:15 - 12:00) in a Q&A Session.
                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                              Moderator
                                                                              Mr. Brad Means
                                                                              Anchor
                                                                              WJBF News Channel 6
                                                                              Panelist
                                                                              Mr. Robert Bennett
                                                                              Executive Director
                                                                              Columbia County Development Authority
                                                                              Panelist
                                                                              Mr. Scott Poag
                                                                              Project Manager
                                                                              Augusta Economic Development Authority
                                                                              Panelist
                                                                              Mr. Walter Sprouse
                                                                              Executive Director
                                                                              Augusta Economic Development Authority
                                                                              Tracks:
                                                                                • Room: Estes B
                                                                                This presentation by Mark Baggett will walk you through the steps of both becoming a great instructor, and becoming a great SANS Instructor. Also, how can an organization support the efforts of a soldier who wants to pursue SANS Instruction?   Key Learning Points: - Cyber Security Training - Industry Lessons - The Path of a typical SANS Instructor  - Speaking, Networking and Marketing  - The Mentor Program  - Murder Boards  - Putting it all together, what does it really take?
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                Mr. Mark Baggett
                                                                                Technical Adviser to DoD
                                                                                SANS Institute

                                                                                  Wednesday, August 03, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

                                                                                  • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                                                  Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE As organizations search for better ways to protect against cyber threats and data exfiltration, traditional techniques such as securing the perimeter and endpoints are known to be insufficient.  Once inside, outsider threat actors are free to roam.  Conversely, bad actors are already inside the enterprise with access to the network landscape. Ever-present and current security threats beg the question: What is the best...read more...
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Danielle Zeedick, Ed.D., CISM, CBCP
                                                                                  Senior Cybersecurity Strategist
                                                                                  Juniper Networks
                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                  Handout(s)
                                                                                    • Room: Cumming
                                                                                    Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE New tools are available to network and security architects to more deeply secure networks and allow more freedom in design challenges.  This course will educate users on the virtual appliances now available (network and application firewalls, monitoring appliances, load balancers, and intrusion detection)  It will describe how these appliances can be used to solve emerging problems in the network security space at very...read more...
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Mr. Timothy Brown
                                                                                    Director, Security and Virtualization
                                                                                    Network Utility Force (NETUF)
                                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                                    Handout(s)

                                                                                      Wednesday, August 03, 1:00 - 2:15 PM

                                                                                      • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                      •How NSA’s Small Business Office can Help Companies Engage with NSA •What are SID’s Innovation Programs and how they can help companies new to doing business with NSA engage with NSA on unclassified work
                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                      Moderator
                                                                                      COL Robert Horback, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                      Vice President
                                                                                      IPKeys
                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                        Wednesday, August 03, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

                                                                                        • Room: Nelson Hall, Fort Gordon
                                                                                        Presented at the SECRET level.  Separate registration required.  Click here to register. The purpose of this briefing is to facilitate a discussion on cyberspace and electronic warfare operations.  We will review some of the planning considerations associated with these operations to help shape the discussion.   Context of the brief: •Army Cyberspace Operations • Support to echelons Corps and below (ECB) • Description of the organization of the force •Paradigm of Cyberspace Operations •JDAM versus a remote administrator tool (RAT) •The tyranny...read more...
                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                        LTC Christopher Walls, USA
                                                                                        Chief of Doctrine and Lessons Learned & Best Practices Division, CDID
                                                                                        U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                                          Wednesday, August 03, 1:30 - 3:00 PM

                                                                                          • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                          The widening gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is a topic with just as many possible solutions as questions.  By 2020, 1.4 million jobs will be in computer technology. Of these, Americans will fill less than 29%, and women will hold only 3% of the 29%. These facts aren’t particularly surprising given the decreasing number of women with computer science degrees. In 1984, 37% of computer science degrees were conferred...read more...
                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                          Moderator
                                                                                          Ms. Sandra Jontz
                                                                                          Executive Editor and Director of Content Development
                                                                                          SIGNAL Magazine
                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                          BG Maria B. Barrett, USA
                                                                                          Deputy Commander, Cyber National Mission Force
                                                                                          U.S. Cyber Command
                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                          Ms. Cindy Moran
                                                                                          President & Managing Partner
                                                                                          Pikes Way LLC
                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                          Ms. DiRee McGuire
                                                                                          Senior Program Manager
                                                                                          ManTech International
                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                          Ms. Joanne Sexton
                                                                                          Director
                                                                                          Augusta University Cyber Institute

                                                                                            Wednesday, August 03, 2:00 - 2:30 PM


                                                                                            Wednesday, August 03, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

                                                                                            • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                                                                                            Approved for 1 GIAC CPE   One of the major items to come from the President’s FY 2017 budget proposal is a $3.1 billion IT modernization fund targeting the overabundance of federal legacy IT. This fund, in combination with initiatives like FedRAMP and FITARA, could lead to an explosion of modernized cloud-based technologies across the government, including within the defense community. However, security is always front-of-mind for the DOD, and is one of the most important considerations...read more...
                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                            Mr. Aubrey Merchant-Dest
                                                                                            Federal CTO
                                                                                            Blue Coat Systems
                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                              Wednesday, August 03, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

                                                                                              • Room: Cumming
                                                                                              Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE This brief introduces how attackers abuse our authentication processes to move throughout our organizations and access sensitive data.  Then we will discuss techniques and tools for injecting confusion and misdirection into the attacker's process. With proper misdirection we can lead the attackers directly into a position where network analysts can find and eliminate them.  
                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                              Mr. Mark Baggett
                                                                                              Technical Adviser to DoD
                                                                                              SANS Institute
                                                                                              Tracks:

                                                                                                Wednesday, August 03, 2:30 - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for protecting the U.S. Nation's critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats.  Within DHS, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is responsible for Information sharing and the creation of situational awareness of malicious cyber activity within the Cyberspace.  “Cyberspace enables businesses and government to operate, facilitates emergency preparedness communications, and enables critical control systems processes” as...read more...
                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                LTG Rhett A. Hernandez, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                                West Point Cyber Chair
                                                                                                Army Cyber Institute
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                MG Bruce T. Crawford, USA
                                                                                                Commanding General
                                                                                                U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM)
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                Mr. Eric Bassel
                                                                                                Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                                SANS Institute
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                Mr. Shawn Wells
                                                                                                Chief Security Strategist, Public Sector, Office of the CTO
                                                                                                Red Hat, Inc.
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                Ms. Natalie Givans
                                                                                                Senior Vice President for Defense
                                                                                                Booz Allen Hamilton
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                RADM William E. Leigher, USN (Ret.)
                                                                                                Advanced Solutions Director, Intelligence, Information & Services
                                                                                                Raytheon
                                                                                                Tracks:

                                                                                                  Wednesday, August 03, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

                                                                                                  • Room: Nelson Hall, Fort Gordon
                                                                                                  Presented at the SECRET level.  Separate registration required. Click here to register. Approved for 1 GIAC CPE The next evolution of secure agile capability delivery follows from disruptive changes being realized in Industry.  JIDA has designed and has an IOC implementation of a Secure DevOps SDLC in order to continue to reduce capability deployment time to meet it quick reaction capability (QRC) support to deployed warfighters.  This delivery pipeline increases speed drastically, but more importantly protects JIDA's...read more...
                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                  Mr. Leonel Garciga
                                                                                                  Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                                  Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency
                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                    Wednesday, August 03, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                    • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                    Moderator
                                                                                                    MG Stephen G. Fogarty, USA
                                                                                                    Commanding General
                                                                                                    U.S. Army Cyber CoE & Fort Gordon
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    COL Laroy Peyton, USA
                                                                                                    Director
                                                                                                    Capabilities, Development, Integration Directorate
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    COL Michael A. Weber, USA
                                                                                                    20th Commander
                                                                                                    Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    COL Todd Turner, USA
                                                                                                    Garrison Commander
                                                                                                    U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    Mr, Dwayne Williams
                                                                                                    Deputy Commandant
                                                                                                    U.S. Army Signal School
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    Mr. Todd M. Boudreau
                                                                                                    Deputy Commandant (A)
                                                                                                    Army Cyber School

                                                                                                      Wednesday, August 03, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

                                                                                                      • Room: The Inside Drive (Corner of 10th & Reynolds)
                                                                                                      Free for Young AFCEANs (Age 40 and under) $10.00 for others. Click here to register now!

                                                                                                        Thursday, August 04, 7:00 - 8:00 AM

                                                                                                        • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                                                                                                          Thursday, August 04, 7:00 - 1:00 PM


                                                                                                          Thursday, August 04, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

                                                                                                          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                          Keynote
                                                                                                          GEN Dennis Via, USA
                                                                                                          Commanding General
                                                                                                          Army Materiel Command

                                                                                                            Thursday, August 04, 9:00 - 11:15 AM


                                                                                                            Thursday, August 04, 9:00 - 1:00 PM


                                                                                                            Thursday, August 04, 9:15 - 10:15 AM

                                                                                                            • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Mr. Patrick Sack
                                                                                                            Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                                            Oracle National Security Group
                                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                                              Thursday, August 04, 9:30 - 10:30 AM

                                                                                                              • Room: Estes B
                                                                                                              Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE The course will cover how LAN devices (switches/routers and Wireless Access Points) can now be securely managed via the cloud. It will also cover how the concepts of SDN and NFV are changing the network environment.  Finally, it will explain the significance of how splitting of the “Control” plane from the “Data” plane can provide for “secure” control even in a more “open” Internet...read more...
                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                                              Mr. Todd Lattanzi
                                                                                                              Director, Cloud Services Portfolio
                                                                                                              ADTRAN, Inc.
                                                                                                              Tracks:
                                                                                                              Handout(s)
                                                                                                                • Room: Estes A
                                                                                                                Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP Acquisition Logistics Technology Enterprise Systems and Services (ALTESS) will review the application modernization checklist and supporting documentation to make sure that system owners are fully informed about how to move forward with those applications that require modernization.  The class will help application and system owners understand all the facets of application modernization beyond virtualization. They will also present the overall Application Modernization assessment and implementation services...read more...
                                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                Mr. Chad Vance
                                                                                                                Division Chief, Application Services Division
                                                                                                                ALTESS
                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                Mr. Scott Friend
                                                                                                                Acting Deputy Product Lead
                                                                                                                Acquisition Logistics Technology Enterprise Systems and Services (ALTESS)
                                                                                                                Tracks:
                                                                                                                Handout(s)
                                                                                                                  • Room: TechTalk Theater - Reynolds Street Lobby
                                                                                                                  US ARMY CECOM with HQ at APG, MD hosts Signal Universities at many Active Component Divisions and unit levels. The universities are called by many names including Signal Universities and Sustainment Universities.  The universities are the local commands' training capability on emerging technology, communication, IT applications, commercial certifications following DOD 8570.1 requirements and in general are the training provider on the ground at many locations for the specific commands. The universities have reach-back capacity to...read more...
                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                  Mr. Stan Bonner
                                                                                                                  Program Lead, Sustainment University Program
                                                                                                                  U.S. Army CECOM
                                                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                                                  Handout(s)

                                                                                                                    Thursday, August 04, 9:45 - 12:15 PM

                                                                                                                    • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                                                    Cyber and Electronic Warfare (EW) operational forces lack sufficient capabilities to meet the growing threat in these warfare disciplines. Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA) External Order (EXORD) 057-14 established the CCoE and designated the CCoE CG as the Force Modernization Proponent for Cyberspace Operations, Signal Communications Networks and Information Services (Signal) and Electronic Warfare (EW); and established the Signal and Cyber Schools.  The EXORD further established the CCoE as the focal point for Army...read more...

                                                                                                                      Thursday, August 04, 11:15 - 12:15 PM

                                                                                                                      • Room: Estes B
                                                                                                                      Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE This session will highlight the ongoing efforts to field warfighting platforms to the Army so forces can maneuver in cyberspace; either remotely or onsite; for the purpose of engaging and destroying cyber threats and vulnerabilities. The DCO - MB consists of the DCO - Infrastructure (DCO-I) and DCO Tool Suite. The DCO - I provides the hardware and virtual framework from which cyberspace defenders...read more...
                                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                                                      Mr. Russell Fenton
                                                                                                                      Defensive Cyberspace Operations Branch, TRADOC Capability Manager Office Cyber
                                                                                                                      U.S. Army Cyber COE
                                                                                                                      Tracks:
                                                                                                                        • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                                                                                        Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Description: This session defines cybersecurity – Securing your warfighting platform.  Cybersecurity is prevention of damage to, protection of, and restoration of computers, electronic communications systems, electronic communications services, wire communication, and electronic communication, including information contained therein, to ensure its availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation. (DODI 8500.01) Cybersecurity satisfies the DODIN operations function of securing DOD networks. Through cybersecurity, DODIN operations providers...read more...
                                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                                        LTC Christopher Walls, USA
                                                                                                                        Chief of Doctrine and Lessons Learned & Best Practices Division, CDID
                                                                                                                        U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                                                                                        Tracks:
                                                                                                                          • Room: Estes A
                                                                                                                          Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+ and Network+ US Army Cyber School presenters discuss Cyber Common Technical Core (CCTC) and how this next generation of DoD Cyber Training will prepare Service members for the cyber threat better than any other course, past or present. In addition, the US Army Cyber School will give a brief overview and a live demonstration of their bleeding edge training environment that was created completely out of commodity hardware and free and open-source...read more...
                                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                                                          CPT Christopher W. Aspey, USA
                                                                                                                          Systems Engineer
                                                                                                                          U.S. Army Cyber School
                                                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                                                          MAJ Julianna M. Rodriguez, USA
                                                                                                                          Chief, Cyber Technical College
                                                                                                                          U.S. Army Cyber School
                                                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                                                          Mr. Thomas L. Barnes
                                                                                                                          Director of Training, Cyber School
                                                                                                                          U.S. Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                                                                            Thursday, August 04, 12:30 - 2:30 PM

                                                                                                                            • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                            Moderator
                                                                                                                            Mr. Gary Wang, SES
                                                                                                                            Deputy Chief Information Officer/G-6
                                                                                                                            U.S. Army
                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                            COL Mark L. Dotson, USA
                                                                                                                            TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Electronic Warfare
                                                                                                                            Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                            COL Schawn Branch, USA
                                                                                                                            TRADOC Capabilities Manager – Tactical Radios
                                                                                                                            Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                            COL Timothy D. Presby, USA
                                                                                                                            TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Cyber
                                                                                                                            Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                            COL Troy Douglas, USA
                                                                                                                            TRADOC Capabilities Manager – Networks & Services
                                                                                                                            Army Networks and Systems, U.S. Army Cyber CoE
                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                            Mr. Gary Blohm, SES
                                                                                                                            Director (A), Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate
                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC)
                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                            Mr. John S. Willison, SES
                                                                                                                            Director, Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate
                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC)

                                                                                                                              Thursday, August 04, 2:30 - 2:45 PM

                                                                                                                              • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                              Speaker
                                                                                                                              LTG J. Robert "Bob" Wood, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                                                              Executive Vice President
                                                                                                                              AFCEA International