The US DHS will host on August 16 the Cyber Security Industry Day. Theme will be “Partnering for a More Secure Cyberspace” and discussions will cover from the evolution of government internet domain security to election security
“Partnering for a More Secure Cyberspace” is the theme of the Cyber Security Industry Day 2018, that will be hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C).The event will take place on August 16 and seek to establish effective communication with the cybersecurity industry. Discussions will cover a technical roadmap; cloud migration; the evolution of government internet domain security; updates on the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program; election security; and automation and orchestration. CS&C will begin the event with a general session, then continue with three breakout sessions. DHS asked that companies only send up to two representatives to the event.
The event will be an opportunity for government and industry to share knowledge and experience on cyber security
NPPD CS&C goals for the Industry Day Event include mission, vision, and priorities updates; top mission priorities, capability, challenges, technology needs, and procurement opportunities; existing or upcoming procurements, and future initiatives; obtain a better understanding of recent industry developments related to cyber security environment; acquire strategies to effectively communicate with the cyber security industry, and collaborate with industry on how to better do business with DHS. The format will feature a general session from NPPD,CS&C Leadership, and the DHS Chief Procurement Officer. A discussion with CS&C Division Leaders and Office of Procurement Operations & Office of Selective Acquisition Leadership, followed by three breakout sessions. The event will be an opportunity for government and industry to share knowledge and experience.