Monday, August 07, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Monday, August 07, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Estes B
Hosted by SAIC To participate contact Ed Morris, Army Customer Group, SAIC, phone: 706-831-9329 or email: edward.j.morris.jr@saic.com Cyber Wargame Event Abstract Approved for 3 CompTIA CEUs: A+, Network+, and Security; 3 GIAC CPEs per full hour of content Summary In this scenario-oriented and interactive training event, we immerse between 15-20 participants of varying skill-sets, backgrounds and interests into a realistic cyber security attack and defense wargame environment.  The scenario provides a fictitious environment having loosely integrated government and commercial...read more...

    Monday, August 07, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      AFCEA Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter Golf Tournament and Young AFCEAN Events Sponsorship Opportunities

        Monday, August 07, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

        • Room: Estes B
        Approved for 3 CompTIA CEUs: A+, Network+, and Security; 3 GIAC CPEs per full hour of content Hosted by SAIC To participate contact Ed Morris, Army Customer Group, SAIC, phone: 706-831-9329 or email: edward.j.morris.jr@saic.com Cyber Wargame Event Abstract   Summary In this scenario-oriented and interactive training event, we immerse between 15-20 participants of varying skill-sets, backgrounds and interests into a realistic cyber security attack and defense wargame environment.  The scenario provides a fictitious environment having loosely integrated government and commercial sector...read more...

          Monday, August 07, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

          • Room: theClubhouse, 540 Telfair Street
          Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton Location:  theClubhou.se at the Greater Augusta Innovation Academy, 540 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901 Target audience this year 17C &  255S Cyber Advocates (Soldiers And Civilian Workforce). Loaner laptops available or bring your personal laptop

            Monday, August 07, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

            • Room: Cumming
            1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE In this presentation, Doug Burks discusses Security Onion, a free linux distro for intrustion detection, network securing monitoring, and log management. To successfully monitor and defend modern networks against modern adversaries, we can’t just rely on the traditional intrusion detection approach.  We must add transaction data (DNS logs, HTTP logs, SSL logs, etc), session data, full packet capture, and host data to provide...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Mr. Doug Burks
            Founder and Lead Developer
            Security Onion
            Tracks:

              Monday, August 07, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

              • Room: Cumming
              1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE As cyber-attacks become more frequent and sophisticated, the window to identify, process, and protect from these attacks continues to shrink. This technology overview outlines the need to; A.  Extend infrastructure visibility B.  Consolidate data to enhance threat identification C.  Increase automated threat response   Learning objectives:   In this presentation, we will discuss the evolution of cyber threats and the steps organizations need to take to adequately prevent, detect, and/or...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Mr. Steve Thamasett, CISSP
              Security Field Solutions Architect
              CDWG
              Tracks:
              Handout(s)

                Tuesday, August 08, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

                • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                  Tuesday, August 08, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM


                  Tuesday, August 08, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

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

                    Tuesday, August 08, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

                    • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    MG John B. Morrison, Jr., USA
                    Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and
                    Commanding General, Fort Gordon

                      Tuesday, August 08, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                      • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                      Speaker(s)
                      Keynote
                      LTG Paul E. Funk, II, USA
                      Commanding General
                      III Corps and Fort Hood, TX
                      Tracks:

                        Tuesday, August 08, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

                        • Room: Olmstead A/B

                          Tuesday, August 08, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                          • Room: Cumming
                          1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Software Defined Networking (SDN) is the future of networking as it is less expensive and more secure.  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.  The course will...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker
                          Mr. Bob Kimball
                          Chief Technology Officer
                          Ciena Government Solutions
                          Tracks:
                          Handout(s)
                            • Room: Olmstead A/B
                            1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP The Department of Defense has an increasingly important role in the cyber defense of the United States.  Characteristics of the  operational environment  include:  FM 3-12, Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare Operations, is the first field manual to include cyberspace, the electromagnetic spectrum, cyberspace operations, electronic warfare operations, and cyberspace electromagnetic activities together in one doctrine publication with the associated roles and responsibilities.  Included in this version of FM...read more...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker
                            Mr. Matthew R. Hunter
                            Doctrine Developer
                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                            Tracks:
                              • Room: Lamar A
                              Approved for 1 GIAC CPE This session will highlight the challenges facing the DoD and IC as they continue to chase cyber threats across all tiers of existing DoD infrastructure. The complexity of the sensor grid, the vast array of datasets, the sheer volume of data, and its velocity from the sensor grid continue to complicate the mission to defend DoD networks and tiers. The Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) infrastructure must be transformed to meet the challenges...read more...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Moderator
                              Mr. Duane Shugars
                              Vice President of Operations
                              MacAulay-Brown - Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC)
                              Panelist
                              Mr. Jim Caggy
                              Manager, DoD Solutions, DoD/NATSEC Programs
                              Amazon Web Services
                              Panelist
                              Mr. Shawn Justice
                              Senior Vice President & General Manager
                              MacAulay-Brown - Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC)
                              Panelist
                              Mr. Tim Israel
                              Director of Cloud Engineering
                              MacAulay-Brown - Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC)
                              Tracks:

                                Tuesday, August 08, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

                                • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

                                  Tuesday, August 08, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

                                  • Room: Cumming
                                  Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+ Cloud+, CSA+ 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...read more...
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Mr. Timothy Brown
                                  Director, Security and Virtualization
                                  Network Utility Force
                                  Tracks:
                                  Handout(s)
                                    • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                    Cyber Quest is an annual prototyping experiment that addresses documented Intelligence, Signal, Cyber and Electronic Warfare concept and capability gaps. This session will discuss Cyber Quest within the context of other TRADOC prototype assessments, the TRADOC Campaign of Learning, and other assessment opportunities.  The remainder of the discussion will focus on key insights obtained from Cyber Quest 2017 and the impact of that learning on the Army.  Target audience:  Cyber Quest 2017 Industry Participants; Industry,...read more...
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Speaker
                                    LTC Bill Platte, USA
                                    Simulation Officer (FA57), Cyber Battle Lab
                                    Concept Development Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                    Speaker
                                    MAJ J.G. Broderick, Australian Army
                                    Technical Lead, Cyber Quest
                                    U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                    Speaker
                                    Mr. Horace Carney
                                    Live Experimentation Deputy Branch Chief
                                    Cyber Battle Lab, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                    Handout(s)
                                      • Room: Lamar A
                                      The 5 S's of IT Acquisition: New mission demands are revolutionizing government data storage needs for the cloud era. Here is some critical guidance on how agencies should prepare and innovate while maintaining the highest level of security. Simplicity – Frictionless scaling, management Security – FIPS 140-2, NIAP/Common Criteria SWaP-C – 3 to 7U, less than 2500W max Sustainment and Support – Reliability, Easy Speed – 10x performance improvement $ - Same cost as traditional...read more...
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      Mr. Randal Davis
                                      Systems Engineer
                                      Pure Storage
                                      Tracks:

                                        Tuesday, August 08, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                        • Room: Morris Building Auditorium
                                        Approved for 2 CompTIA CEUs: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 2 GIAC CPEs Authentication, application security, remote access, and application portability (IPN, milCLOUD, CDC’s, public cloud) are challenges when preparing an environment to support consolidation, joint information environment efforts, and coalition/mission partner users. F5 improves application control, increases performance, provides options for security in depth, and simplifies enterprise architecture. Join F5 Networks and Carahsoft to discuss how F5 provides dynamic application control and high availability, optimized application performance,...read more...
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Mr. Michael Coleman
                                        F5 Senior Systems Engineer
                                        Tracks:

                                          Tuesday, August 08, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Keynote
                                          LTG Paul M. Nakasone, USA
                                          Commanding General
                                          U. S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER)
                                          Tracks:

                                            Tuesday, August 08, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                            • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                              Tuesday, August 08, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                              Approved for 1 GIAC CPE This TechNet session will showcase three academic research papers that address learning demands/capability gaps associated with Army Warfighting Challenge #7; “Conduct Space and Cyber Electromagnetic Operations and Maintain Communications – How to assure uninterrupted access to critical communications and information links, positioning, navigation, and timing, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance across a multi-domain architecture…” Paper Presentation Synopses: Total 60 minutes; 10 minutes for questions  Discussion topics: “Answering the Learning Demands for Managers...read more...
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Moderator
                                              MAJ J.G. Broderick, Australian Army
                                              Technical Lead, Cyber Quest
                                              U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                              Panelist
                                              Mr. David Cornwell
                                              Booz Allen Hamilton
                                              Panelist
                                              Mr. Frank Hudson
                                              Booz Allen Hamilton
                                              Panelist
                                              Mr. Rick Trilling
                                              Wentworth Institute of Technology
                                              Tracks:

                                                Tuesday, August 08, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                • Room: Cumming
                                                1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE The course will discuss security features, threat profiles, and threat mitigations for public and private clouds.   We will review systems and network approaches to information security and how these approaches are unique in the cloud environment.   Clouds covered will be Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure as well as private cloud options such as VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Xen and...read more...
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Speaker
                                                Mr. Timothy Brown
                                                Director, Security and Virtualization
                                                Network Utility Force (NETUF)
                                                Tracks:
                                                Handout(s)
                                                  • Room: Lamar A
                                                  Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, CSA+, Cloud+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE There exists a major loophole at the network endpoint from the wall to the desktop that cybersecurity does not address.  Physical security of network and terminal hardware and its user interface has been ignored in policy and practice enabling catastrophic breaches from insider threats, most notably Manning and Snowden. This session focuses on the need for convergence between physical security and cybersecurity to thwart...read more...
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Mr. Robert Bauman
                                                  President & CEO
                                                  Trusted Systems, Inc.
                                                  Tracks:
                                                    • Room: Estes B
                                                    Recently published Army Doctrine Reference Publication 3-0 defines CEMA as “the process of planning, integrating, and synchronizing cyberspace and electronic warfare operations in support of unified land operations.”  Electronic warfare and cyberspace operations rely upon the full integration of intelligence, information operations, air and ground maneuver, space, and logistics for optimization.  The Cyber Center of Excellence leads Army efforts designed to optimization CEMA through cooperation with related centers and headquarters.  During this session, the TRADOC...read more...
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Speaker
                                                    COL Mark L. Dotson, USA
                                                    TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Electronic Warfare
                                                    Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                    Tracks:
                                                      • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                      Cyberspace is a critical domain that will afford a significant advantage to the force that is capable of operating effectively in it.   The Land, Air, Space, and Maritime domains are expected to be increasingly contested during future conflicts and U.S. forces are confronted with the possibility of not maintaining superiority in any domain. In 2009, United States Cyber Command (USCC) stood up. USCC was followed shortly by Army Cyber Command (2010). Four years later the...read more...
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Speaker
                                                      MAJ Brian Retherford, USA
                                                      Leader Development and Education Analyst
                                                      U.S. Army Cyber School
                                                      Speaker
                                                      MAJ Nakia Summers, USA
                                                      Director, Leader College
                                                      U.S. Army Cyber School
                                                      Speaker
                                                      Mr. Thomas L. Barnes
                                                      Director of Training, Cyber School
                                                      U.S. Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                      Tracks:
                                                        • Room: Estes A
                                                        To conduct Multi-Domain Battle in a highly contested environment, future ground combat forces require mission command networks that are robust and self-healing, enable expeditionary mission command and reach, provide access and information at the point of need for operations, and are interoperable with joint, multinational, and inter-organizational partners. The ability for our leaders to stay inside the decision cycles of adversaries requires the right information at the right place at the right time and in the...read more...
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Speaker
                                                        COL Mark B. Parker, USA
                                                        TRADOC Capability Manager (TCM) for Networks & Services (N&S)
                                                        U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                        Tracks:

                                                          Tuesday, August 08, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                            Cyber Quest is an annual prototyping experiment designed to address documented concept and capability gaps for Intelligence, Signal, Cyber and Electronic Warfare. This session will address the capability areas and concepts that will be assessed during Cyber Quest 2018.  Briefers will consist of the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Capability Managers for Cyber, Electronic Warfare (EW), Networks and Services (N&S), and Tactical Radio (TR). Opening and Panel Introductions – (10 min) BAA Review and Discussion (40...read more...
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Moderator
                                                            Mr. Horace Carney
                                                            Deputy Chief, Live Experimentation Branch ORTA Cyber Battle Lab
                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                                                Wednesday, August 09, 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

                                                                • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM


                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                  • Room: Lamar A
                                                                  8:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Solution Review 1: Provide an Advance Virtual Persistent Training Environment for Signal/Cyber/EW that Integrates with Kinetic and Synthetic Warfighter Training Systems (2) Mr. Kevin Hofstra Chief Technology Officer Metova CyberCENTS 8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Solution Review 2: Software Defined Access (SD-Access) – Transforming and Simplifying Enterprise Networks Mr. Anthony Swanson System Engineer Cisco Systems See abstracts for both sessions below.
                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                  Handout(s)
                                                                    • Room: Estes B
                                                                    Electronic Warfare and Signals Intelligence Requirements Integration. The commanding generals, Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE) and Intelligence Center of Excellence (ICoE) directed integration of electronic warfare and signals intelligence requirements at the 2016 CCoE and ICoE Home-on-Home meeting.  Proper integration of materiel requirements leads to integrated capabilities.  Integrated capabilities presents an enemy with multiple dilemmas therefore providing Army commanders windows of opportunity to gain advantage in the electromagnetic spectrum.  The Army is threatened in the contested...read more...
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Speaker
                                                                    COL Mark L. Dotson, USA
                                                                    TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Electronic Warfare
                                                                    Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                      • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                                      The evolution of operational environment indicates that future operations will be significantly different than those of the past.  Today, US joint forces are being challenged across all domains.  The Army's current 12-year old communications construct was focused on sustained operations in a mature theater with a heavy reliance on fixed infrastructure that concealed significant training deficiencies.  Future expeditionary operations must incorporate flexible means to present multiple dilemmas to an enemy and create temporary windows of...read more...
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker
                                                                      BG Robert L. Edmonson, II, USA
                                                                      Commandant, U.S. Signal School & 38th Chief of Signal
                                                                      U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                                      Tracks:
                                                                        • Room: Estes A
                                                                        The Army seeks to close operational capabilities gaps by improving tactical voice, data communications and position navigation and timing capabilities down to the individual Soldier level.  TRADOC Capability Manager for Tactical Radios (TCM-TR) is the Army’s centralized coordinator for evolutionary capability development and user activities associated with tactical radio platforms, waveforms, position-navigation-timing (PNT), ancillary devices, mobile/mounted application network transport management and network operations for items which are components of Tactical Radio Networks.  Additionally, TCM-TR serves as...read more...
                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                        Speaker
                                                                        LTC Robert Cannaday, USA
                                                                        Assistant TRADOC Capabilities Manager (TCM) for Tactical Radios (TR)
                                                                        U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                          Wednesday, August 09, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                          • Room: Morris Auditorium
                                                                          Approved for 3 CompTIA CEUs: A+, Network+, and Security+; 3 GIAC CPEs Separate registration required:  CLICK HERE to register Location: Morris Museum of Art, One 10th Street, Ground Floor, Augusta, GA 30901.The Morris Museum is across the street from Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. Join CompTIA staff for this comprehensive, 3 hour, mini boot camp that will introduce you to CompTIA’s newest security certification, Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+).  Earn CEUs as you gain an understanding of the knowledge and skills...read more...
                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                          Speaker
                                                                          Mr. John "Jack" Zinser
                                                                          Instructor
                                                                          CSRA
                                                                          Speaker
                                                                          Mr. Patrick Lane, M.Ed.
                                                                          Director, Product Development
                                                                          CompTIA
                                                                          Speaker
                                                                          Mr. Stephen Schneiter
                                                                          CompTIA Instructor Network (CIN) Program Manager
                                                                          CompTIA
                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                            Wednesday, August 09, 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                            • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                            Assured communications and connectivity are critical to Army readiness efforts. Commanders and Soldiers demand resilient, redundant, survival and interoperable expeditionary network capability. "Operationalizing C4ISR Materiel Readiness" will discuss how the Army material and acquisition community is enabling C4SIR readiness by leading efforts to ensure Army operational units have tools they need to become proficient at C4ISR capability use and maintenance. CECOM officials, the Army's Rapid Capability Office and Program Executive Officers will discuss efforts to...read more...
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Moderator
                                                                            MG Randy S. Taylor, USA
                                                                            Commanding General
                                                                            U. S. Army Communications-Electronics Command & Senior Commander, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            COL Kevin P. Stoddard, USA
                                                                            Chief of Staff
                                                                            Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            Mr. Douglas Wiltsie, SES
                                                                            Director
                                                                            Army Rapid Capabilities Office
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            Mr. Gary Martin, SES
                                                                            Program Executive Officer for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (C3T)
                                                                            U.S. Army
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            Mr. Mark Kitz
                                                                            Director of System of Systems Engineering
                                                                            Program Executive Office for Intelligence, EW and Sensors (PEO IEW&S)
                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                              Wednesday, August 09, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

                                                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                                                                Wednesday, August 09, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                • Room: Estes B
                                                                                Business leaders provide insights into cyber missions within the training and operations environment and shares small business’ successes and opportunities within the cyber arena.
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                Mr. Daniel Minahan, CM, PMP
                                                                                Chief Project Officer
                                                                                Zapata Technology, Inc.
                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                COL Stephen Elle, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                Director of Enterprise IT
                                                                                Silotech Group, Inc.
                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                Mr. Dave Besel
                                                                                Director of Operations
                                                                                Chiron Technologies, Inc
                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                Ms. Angie Lienert
                                                                                Founder
                                                                                IntelliGenesis, LLC
                                                                                Tracks:

                                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                  • Room: Cumming
                                                                                  1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, 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...read more...
                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                  Danielle Zeedick, Ed.D., CISM, CBCP
                                                                                  Senior Manager, EHS&S, FSO-CSSO-ISSO
                                                                                  Juniper Networks
                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                  Handout(s)
                                                                                    • Room: Estes A
                                                                                    The current Kremlin leadership is not satisfied with the post-Cold War settlement, whereby Russia has been relegated to the status of a “regional power,” confined within borders which do not correspond to its perceived national interests. In what has become the generally accepted Russian narrative, after the collapse of the USSR, the West/NATO (the US in particular) took advantage of Russia’s military weakness, encroaching upon the country’s legitimate sphere of interest. To prevent any further...read more...
                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                    Mr. Raymond Finch
                                                                                    Analyst
                                                                                    Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO)
                                                                                      • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                      11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Solution Review 3: Integrate CEMA into Mission Command Operations (3A) Mr. Niraj Srivastava Senior Manager Raytheon 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Solution Review 4: Cyber Security Ranges and Integrated Team Services Facility Mr. Tim Schaad Technical Program Director - DoD Cybersecurity Range ManTech *See abstracts for both sessions below.
                                                                                      Tracks:
                                                                                      Handout(s)

                                                                                        Wednesday, August 09, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

                                                                                        • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                                                                          Wednesday, August 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                          JCSE Air Drop Live Stream will be shown in the Oglethorpe Ball Room as well as the JCSE Booth (#625)

                                                                                            Wednesday, August 09, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                                                            • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                            Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, and CSA+; 1 GIAC CPE As our knowledge and understanding of innovation increases, we rely more and more on technology for commerce, utilities, transportation, financial transactions, social engagements and entertainment. We realize these systems are fragile and are likely targets of our enemies.   The challenges faced by a rapidly evolving threat and constantly changing battlefield means that tools, techniques and procedures we use to engage our enemy need...read more...
                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                            Moderator
                                                                                            Mr. Mark Baggett
                                                                                            Technical Adviser to DoD
                                                                                            SANS Institute
                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                            Mr. Eric Parker
                                                                                            Co-Founder & Innovation Architect
                                                                                            The Clubhou.se
                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                            Mr. Lawrence Abrams
                                                                                            Security Analyst
                                                                                            U.S. Army
                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                            Mr. Phil Plantamura
                                                                                            Chief Operating Officer, Security Onion Solutions
                                                                                            Vice President, Greater Augusta Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)
                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                            Ms. Karen Ribble
                                                                                            Assistant Director of Operations
                                                                                            Augusta University Cyber Institute
                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                            Special Agent Nate Langmack
                                                                                            Federal Bureau of Investigation Cyber Division
                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                              Wednesday, August 09, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                                                              • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                              12:15 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. Solution Review 5: Provide individual and collective training tools for signal, cyber, and EW operations (2C) Mr. Ben Clark Chief Information Security Officer Millennium Corporation 12:45 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Solution Review 6: Provide tactical forensics and Malware detection and analysis Mr. Al Underbrink Senior System Analyst Sentar, Inc. *See abstracts for both sessions below.
                                                                                              Tracks:
                                                                                              Handout(s)

                                                                                                Wednesday, August 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                                                                The Army established the Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) in August 2016 to expedite critical technologies to the field to meet Combatant Commanders’ needs and deter and defeat rapidly modernizing adversaries. The Army RCO also seeks to identify disruptive technologies and apply them for military use, working with innovators in industry, academia, government, and other sectors. At TechNet Augusta, the Army RCO will conduct an “open door” brief with interested attendees. This session will describe upcoming...read more...
                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                Assistant
                                                                                                Mr. Douglas Wiltsie, SES
                                                                                                Director
                                                                                                Army Rapid Capabilities Office
                                                                                                Handout(s)

                                                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

                                                                                                  • Room: Estes B
                                                                                                  Program Managers from large and small businesses discuss ways to attract and retain quality business partners; formal and informal mentor/protégé programs; and ways to break in to the Augusta Cyber Market. 
                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                                  Mr. Daniel Minahan, CM, PMP
                                                                                                  Chief Project Officer
                                                                                                  Zapata Technology, Inc.
                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                  COL Robert R. Horback, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                                  Senior Vice President
                                                                                                  IPKeys Technologies, LLC
                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                  Mr. Aaron Allen
                                                                                                  Material Estimating Lead/IIS Mentor-Protege Program Manager
                                                                                                  Raytheon
                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                  Ms. Gloria Pualani
                                                                                                  Corporate Director, Global Supplier Diversity Programs/Government Relations
                                                                                                  Northrop Grumman Corporation
                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                    Wednesday, August 09, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

                                                                                                    • Room: Cumming
                                                                                                    1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Discussion on Cyber Security:  With a focus on cyber, the speaker will discuss the network with emphasis on security.  He will also emphasize the internet of things (IOT).  Specifically, he will discuss:             Evolution of Security             Software-Accelerating the Network             Threat Management             Innovation             The Rise of Wireless (IoT)             Educating the Masses
                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                    Mr. David Walker
                                                                                                    Army Client Solutions Executive
                                                                                                    AT&T
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                                                                                                    Handout(s)

                                                                                                      Wednesday, August 09, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                                                                      • Room: Estes A
                                                                                                      1 CompTIA CEU: A+ The pace of technological innovation is continuing to increase. This is especially pronounced within the Cyberspace Domain; where new technologies are introduced regularly as software upgrades and applications. Several technological innovation to include “internet of things, “human machine Interface”, “Artificial intelligence” and “robotics” are at a tipping point to revolutionize how society and the military will operate in the future. This briefing provides a prospective on what technologies are likely to impact...read more...
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                                                                                                      Speaker
                                                                                                      Mr. Giorgio Bertoli
                                                                                                      Senior Scientific Technology Manager, Offensive Cyber Technologies & Chief Scientist
                                                                                                      Intelligence & Information Warfare Directorate, CERDEC
                                                                                                      Tracks:
                                                                                                        • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                                        1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Solution Review 7: Provide Cyber intelligence methods to handle evolving exploitation threats (3B) Mr. Greg Nardi Account Executive - DoD Bromium 2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Solution Review 8: Reduce signature of cyber and EW attack surfaces/nodes (1D) Mr. Anthony Buono Department of Defense Sales Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC *See abstracts for both sessions below.
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                                                                                                        Handout(s)

                                                                                                          Wednesday, August 09, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                                                          • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                                          Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, CSA+, Cloud+, CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Hear what keeps senior leaders from government and industry awake at night.  Speakers will address their priorities, challenges and strategies as they move forward to provide solutions to stay ahead of complex cyber security threats. Discussion will include topics such as: Risk Management Strategy Resilience and critical infrastructure protection Policy and cultural aspects of cyber security Accountability and Responsibility Roles and Responsibilities Protection of personal information Safe use of commercial solutions such as...read more...
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                                                                                                          Moderator
                                                                                                          MG Jennifer Napper, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                                          Group Vice President, Department of Defense and Intelligence Agencies
                                                                                                          Unisys Federal Systems
                                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                                          COL Laurie Moe Buckhout, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                                          President and CEO
                                                                                                          The Corvus Group, LLC
                                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                                          Dr. Dawn Dunkerley
                                                                                                          Chief, Cyber Division
                                                                                                          Army Materiel Command G-3/4
                                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                                          MAJ Julianna M. Rodriguez, USA
                                                                                                          Chief, Cyber Technical College
                                                                                                          U.S. Army Cyber School
                                                                                                          Panelist
                                                                                                          Ms. Jessica McCain
                                                                                                          Senior Cyber Threat Analyst
                                                                                                          U.S. Strategic Command
                                                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                                                            Wednesday, August 09, 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                                                            • Room: TBD
                                                                                                            For more information, or to sign-up, contact Nancy Jones-Bonbrest.

                                                                                                              Wednesday, August 09, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                                              • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                              Dr. Dawn Dunkerley
                                                                                                              Chief, Cyber Division
                                                                                                              Army Materiel Command G-3/4
                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                              MG John W. Baker, USA
                                                                                                              Commanding General
                                                                                                              U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)
                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                              MG Patricia A. Frost, USA
                                                                                                              Director of Cyber
                                                                                                              Office of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff G3/5/7
                                                                                                              Panelist
                                                                                                              Mr. Vince Simpson
                                                                                                              Vice President & Location General Manager for Aberdeen Office
                                                                                                              Booz Allen Hamilton
                                                                                                              Tracks:

                                                                                                                Wednesday, August 09, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                                                                • Room: Riverwalk Hallway

                                                                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                                                  • Room: Piano Lobby

                                                                                                                    Wednesday, August 09, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

                                                                                                                    • Room: The Inside Drive, 953 Jones Street
                                                                                                                    More details to follow. Sponsorship Opportunities

                                                                                                                      Thursday, August 10, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                                                                                                                      • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                                                                                                                        Thursday, August 10, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM


                                                                                                                        Thursday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                                                                                        • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                                        The evolution of operational environment indicates that future operations will be significantly different than those of the past.  Today, US joint forces are being challenged across all domains.  The Army's current 12-year old communications construct was focused on sustained operations in a mature theater with a heavy reliance on fixed infrastructure that concealed significant training deficiencies.  Future expeditionary operations must incorporate flexible means to present multiple dilemmas to an enemy and create temporary windows of...read more...
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                                                                                                                        Moderator
                                                                                                                        MG Garrett S. Yee, USA
                                                                                                                        Director, Cybersecurity
                                                                                                                        Office of the Army CIO/G6
                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                        COL Charles B. Chalfont, USA
                                                                                                                        Chief, Enterprise Integration Division
                                                                                                                        Army CIO/G6
                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                        COL Jason C. Henneke, USA
                                                                                                                        Director, Future Operations
                                                                                                                        U.S. Army Cyber Command
                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                        COL Kenneth G. Haynes, USA
                                                                                                                        Director, Army Global Modernization Team
                                                                                                                        U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)
                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                        COL Mark B. Parker, USA
                                                                                                                        TRADOC Capability Manager (TCM) for Networks & Services
                                                                                                                        U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                                                        Mr. Manish Patel
                                                                                                                        Chief Information Officer
                                                                                                                        Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)
                                                                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                                                                          Thursday, August 10, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                                                          • Room: Lamar B/C

                                                                                                                            Thursday, August 10, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                                                            • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                                                              Food breaks will be from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

                                                                                                                                Thursday, August 10, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                                                                • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                                                                Threat Hunting has become one of the hottest buzzwords in the cybersecurity industry, but for many there is are lingering questions: What exactly is threat hunting and how do I begin? In this talk, we will explore threat hunting frameworks and building blocks and also cover how advanced machine learning analytics and link analysis can be used to jumpstart threat hunting efforts in any organization. Some of the specific topics to be covered will include: Threat Hunting...read more...
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                                                                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                                                                Mr. Ely Kahn
                                                                                                                                Co-Founder
                                                                                                                                Sqrrl
                                                                                                                                Tracks:

                                                                                                                                  Thursday, August 10, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                                                                  • Room: Estes A
                                                                                                                                  NOTE THAT THIS SESSION WILL BE HELD IN ESTES A A movement is happening in the Fort Gordon Cyber District. This region, which includes Augusta, Georgia, is embarking on a ride to become one of the top global cybersecurity destinations. Don’t believe us? Ask Fortune.com. Fortune Magazine named Augusta as one of the “7 Cities That Could Become the World’s Cybersecurity Capital.” While some view us as the “dark horse” in this endeavor, the federal government, State of Georgia,...read more...
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                                                                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                                                                  Mr. Robert F. Bennett, MPA, CEcD
                                                                                                                                  Executive Director
                                                                                                                                  Development Authority of Columbia County
                                                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                                                  CW5 Todd Boudreau, USA (Ret.)
                                                                                                                                  Deputy Commander
                                                                                                                                  U.S. Army Cyber School
                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                  Dr. Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                  President, Augusta University
                                                                                                                                  CEO, AU Health System
                                                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                                                  Mr. G.B. Cazes
                                                                                                                                  Senior Advisor
                                                                                                                                  CSRA Alliance
                                                                                                                                  Panelist
                                                                                                                                  Mr. John Cates
                                                                                                                                  Partner
                                                                                                                                  Augusta Innovation Zone
                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                  Mr. John Dewey
                                                                                                                                  Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                                                  JANUS Research Group, Inc.
                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                  Mr. Matt Laviano
                                                                                                                                  Engineering Lead
                                                                                                                                  Raytheon COI Augusta
                                                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                                                  Mr. Tom Patterson
                                                                                                                                  Chief Trust Officer and Vice President & General Manager, Global Security Solutions
                                                                                                                                  Unisys Corporation
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                                                                                                                                    • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom

                                                                                                                                      Thursday, August 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                                      • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                                                                      Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, CSA+, Cloud+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Ensuring secure and trustworthy communications between autonomous vehicles, drones, ruggedized vehicles, aircraft, battleships and smart soldiers is of paramount importance to any mission. Beyond protecting against access denial due to RF jamming, magnetic jamming, electromagnetic generators and pulses, each device must be able to defend itself from cyber attacks. An inbound attack on a system could allow the installation of unauthorized...read more...
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                                                                                                                                      Panelist
                                                                                                                                      Mr. Dean Weber
                                                                                                                                      Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                                                                      Mocana
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                                                                                                                                        Thursday, August 10, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

                                                                                                                                        • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                                                                        Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE This session will cover the common types of threats that are likely to be encountered by most organizations with regards to malware and application vulnerabilities. The following will be discussed in detail: - Malware: Compare and contrast various types of malware, such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, browser redirection, and keyloggers. Review how computers are infected with malware. - Application vulnerabilities: Review common classes...read more...
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                                                                                                                                        Speaker
                                                                                                                                        Mr. Joshua Adams
                                                                                                                                        Instructor of Computer Sciences and Information Systems
                                                                                                                                        Saint Leo University
                                                                                                                                        Tracks:
                                                                                                                                          • Room: Estes B
                                                                                                                                          1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP The operating environment of today and the future will present persistent conflict on a multi- domain battlefield characterized by uncertainty, complexity, technological evolution and constant change. Seamless application of combat power between domains is necessary to employ commanders’ networks as warfighting platforms. In order to achieve effective combatant power within the cyber domain, the US Army must leverage integrated cyberspace, electronic warfare (EW) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)...read more...
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                                                                                                                                          Speaker
                                                                                                                                          COL Ted M. Bryant, USA
                                                                                                                                          U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                                                                                                                          Tracks:
                                                                                                                                            • Room: Estes A
                                                                                                                                            1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Interact with the Cyber CoE Lessons and Best Practices analysts as they discuss observations from training events ranging from Cyberspace, Electronic Warfare and Signal Operations.  Analysts will address challenges and successes and solicit recommendations and solutions from government, academia and industry.   Discussions will include topics such as: Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) CEMA Support to Corps and Below (CSCB)   Defense in Depth - Cyber Security Tools...read more...
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                                                                                                                                            Co-Moderator
                                                                                                                                            LTC Ron Gruettner, BUND
                                                                                                                                            Lessons Learned and Best Practices Chief, Doctrine Division, CDID
                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                                            Co-Moderator
                                                                                                                                            Mr. Rick San Miguel
                                                                                                                                            Lessons Learned and Best Practices Government Lead, Doctrine Division, CDID
                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                            CW2 James Gill, USA
                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                            Mr. Jacob Neal
                                                                                                                                            Lessons and Best Practices Analyst
                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                            Mr. Louis Crain
                                                                                                                                            Lessons and Best Practices Analyst
                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                            Mr. Mark Duncan
                                                                                                                                            Lessons and Best Practices Analyst
                                                                                                                                            Joint Readiness Training Center
                                                                                                                                            Panelist
                                                                                                                                            Mr. Mike Terry
                                                                                                                                            Lessons and Best Practices Analyst
                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                                                                                              Thursday, August 10, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                                                                                                              • Room: Exhibit Hall
                                                                                                                                              Sponsored by CenturyLink

                                                                                                                                                Thursday, August 10, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                • Room: Lamar B/C

                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, August 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                  • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                                                                  Keynote
                                                                                                                                                  MG (P) Bruce T. Crawford, USA
                                                                                                                                                  Chief Information Officer/G6
                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Army
                                                                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, August 10, 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

                                                                                                                                                    • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
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                                                                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                                                                    LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) (Confirmed)
                                                                                                                                                    President and CEO
                                                                                                                                                    AFCEA International
                                                                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                                                                    MG John B. Morrison, Jr., USA
                                                                                                                                                    Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and
                                                                                                                                                    Commanding General, Fort Gordon