The symposium will feature presentations focused on the OPM data breach

Herndon, VA – April 13, 2016 – Ntrepid Corporation, a provider of cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions, today announced it will be honoring the second class of SSP Ntrepid Fellows and their research with the Georgetown Center for Security Studies at next week’s CSS-Ntrepid Cyber Symposium: The OPM Data Breach. The event, being held on Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University, will feature speakers from the cybersecurity community, including IBM and Forescout.

A networking and cocktail hour at 5:30 pm will precede the event’s official beginning at 6:30 pm. The feature presentations will be delivered by SSP’s Spring 2016 Ntrepid Cyber Fellows, Katherine Hasty and Michael Sexton. Following the featured presentations will be a panel discussion on “National Security Implications of the OPM Data Breach”, moderated by Daniel Charles, Manager, Strategic Initiatives at Ntrepid, who will be joined by Professor Katherine Gronberg, the VP for Government Relations at ForeScout, and Andrew Borene, IBM Senior Executive for Strategic Initiatives and Nonresident Fellow at the Georgetown Center for Security Studies.

Cyber Symposium Agenda:

5:30 PM – Networking Reception
All symposium attendees welcome

6:30 PM – Presentation 1: Exploiting the Seams: The OPM Breach and Chinese Soft Power
Katherine Hasty
Spring 2016 Ntrepid Cyber Fellow

7:00 PM – Presentation 2: Learning from the OPM Breach: the Risks and Benefits of New Security Technologies in the US Government
Michael Sexton
Spring 2016 Ntrepid Cyber Fellow

7:30 PM – Panel Discussion: National Security Implications of the OPM Data Breach
Daniel Charles (Moderator)
Manager, Strategic Initiatives at Ntrepid

Katherine Gronberg
VP for Government Relations, ForeScout
Professor in the Practice of International Affairs
Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, Georgetown University

Andrew Borene
IBM Senior Executive for Strategic Initiatives
Nonresident Fellow, Georgetown Center for Security Studies

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