U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns and Gen. James Dickinson, Commander at the U.S. Space Command, will headline the 13th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit, an in-person event being held September 7-9 at the Washington Convention Center. The event will explore “Transforming Cybersecurity Through a Unified Approach.” 

The Billington Summit convenes leading senior cyber government decision-makers to examine key trends and topics while fostering deeper dialogue between government leaders and private industry. More than 100 speakers spanning government, military, nonprofits, industry and academia, including Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director, EOP and John Sherman, CIO, DOD, will discuss cybersecurity trends and issues during more than 40 sessions. 

“The war in Ukraine underscores the importance of developing a cyber strategy with a unified purpose to protect our cyber weaknesses,” explained Thomas K. Billington, CEO and Founder of Billington CyberSecurity. “For the 13th year, we are honored to convene top leadership in cybersecurity to examine and enhance the cybersecurity of our country and our allied partners.”

The three-day event will return in person after going virtual the last two years. It includes panel discussions, breakout sessions, fireside chats, and awards and cover topics like election security and the 2022 national elections, securing Infrastructure in an increasingly connected world, federal, state and private sector engagement: developing a national cyber incident response plan, and game changing cyber, disruptive technologies.

A sampling of speakers includes:

  • The Hon. Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director, EOP (Former Deputy Director, NSA; Former Commissioner, Cyberspace Solarium Commission) 
  • Brian Conrad, Acting FedRAMP Director and Program Manager for Cybersecurity, FedRAMP
  • John Sherman, CIO, DOD
  • Brian Gattoni, Chief Technology Officer, DHS
  • Katie Savage, Director at Defense Digital Services and Deputy CDAO of Digital Services

Learn more or register at https://billingtoncybersummit.com/.