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Global Experts, Officials Gather for International Cyber Conference at Georgetown

February 19, 2014

WHO:  Notable speakers include:
  • General Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Director NSA/Chief, Central Security Service;
  • The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator, D-Rhode Island;
  • The Honorable Michael Daniel, special assistant to president and cybersecurity coordinator, White House;
  • The Honorable Michael Chertoff, Chairman and Co-Founder, The Chertoff Group, Fmr. DHS Secretary;
  • Mr. Christopher Painter, coordinator for cyber issues, U.S. Department of State;
  • Dr. Yuejin Du, director of National Institute of Network and Information Security, China;
  • Major General Mihaly Zala, president, National Security Authority of Hungary;
  • Colonel Rami Efrati (res.), former head of the Civilian Sector Division of National Cyber Bureau, Prime Minister’s Office, Israel.
WHAT:
Leading cybersecurity officials and government representatives from countries around the globe such as China, South Korea and the UK will join some of the most prominent United States cybersecurity experts, policymakers and business leaders to discuss today’s complex global cybersecurity landscape at Georgetown University’s International Engagement on Cyber 2014.  This fourth annual conference, which is focused on “Developing Norms for a Safe, Stable & Predictable Cyber Environment,” is sponsored by Georgetown’s Institute for Law, Science and Global Security. Other sponsors include Intel, Lockheed Martin and Kaspersky Lab.
 

To access the complete agenda and speakers’ list for the fourth annual International Engagement on Cyber Conference 2014, please visit: http://lsgs.georgetown.edu/events/InternationalEngagementonCyber2014

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Keynote Speeches:
8:15 a.m.: The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator, D-Rhode Island
8:45 a.m.: The Honorable Michael Daniel, special assistant to the president and cybersecurity coordinator, White House
10:40 a.m.: General Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Director NSA
5:40 p.m.: The Honorable Michael Chertoff, Chairman, The Chertoff Group, Fmr. DHS Secretary
 
WHERE:

Gaston Hall (Map)
Third Floor Healy Hall
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

COVERAGE:
Media interested in attending must RSVP. To register for press credentials and/or schedule interviews please contact Kelly Keane at (410) 321-0137 or kellykeanepr@yahoo.com. For information regarding coverage logistics at Georgetown University please contact Rob Mathis at (202) 687-4328 or rwm33@georgetown.edu.

CONTACT:
Kelly Keane
410-321-0137 
kellykeanepr@yahoo.com
 
Rob Mathis
202-687-4328
rwm33@georgetown.edu

 

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