CyberAg Symposium Schedule

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Day 1: Wednesday, December 9, 2020

10:00 – 10:30 am

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

Mike Thielke
Executive Director, F3 Tech Accelerator

Tom Truitt
CEO, MidAtlantic Farm Credit

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Katie Fry Hester
Maryland State Senator

10:30 – 11:15 am

DATA SECURITY FROM AN AGRICULTURE PERSPECTIVE

INTRODUCTION

Troy LeMaile-Stovall
CEO/Executive Director, TEDCO

SPEAKER

Aaron Ault
Senior Research Engineer, Purdue University’s Open Agriculture Technology Group

11:15 – 11:30 am
BREAK

11:30 – 12:15 pm

DATA SECURITY FROM AN CYBERSECURITY PERSPECTIVE

INTRODUCTION

Gregg Smith

CEO, Attila Security; Chairman, CAMI

SPEAKER

Timothy Schilbach
Owner, Penacity, LLC

12:30 – 1:15 pm
BREAK

12:30 – 1:15 pm

EMERGING TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO SECURE OT/IOT

INTRODUCTION

Heather Gramm

Senior Director, Strategic Industries & Entrepreneurship, Maryland Department of Commerce

SPEAKER

Joseph Morosco
Assistant Director for National Counterintelligence, National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC)

1:15 – 2:00 pm
OPEN DISCUSSION/NETWORKING
Day 2: Thursday, December 10, 2020

10:00 – 10:15 am

WELCOME

Mike Thielke
Executive Director, F3 Tech Accelerator

Andrew Rose
Director of Innovation, Strategy and Development, MidAtlantic Farm Credit

10:15 – 10:45 am

INTERVIEW WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

INTERVIEWER

Rohit Shukla
Founder & CEO, Larta Institute

INTERVIEWEE

Mrs. Venice M. Goodwine
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), US Department of Agriculture

10:45 – 11:00 am
BREAK

11:00 – 11:45 am

BREAKOUT SESSION 1

UNDERSTANDING SECURITY VULNERABILITIES AND PROTECTING CURRENT SYSTEMS IN AGRICULTURE

Mobile Security & IOT in Agriculture, Sensors Securing OT/IoT/ IIoT

MODERATOR

Christina MajernikSenior VP, Domain5

DESCRIPTION

Learn from our expert panelists the fundamentals and best practices to secure deployed assets and sensors in the agricultural industry

PANELISTS

  • Mark Stacey, Director of Professional Services, Dragos
  • Todd Cronin, Asst VP Managed Services, Plex Cyber
Ransomware

MODERATOR

Chris Sache, CEO, Think|Stack

DESCRIPTION

Hear from our expert panel how you can protect your enterprise from the greatest cybersecurity threat in 2020; Ransomware. Take back immediate, applicable steps to reduce your company’s risk from a ransomware attack.

PANELISTS

  • MS-ISAC Representative (to be determined)
  • Mark Jarek, Chief Information Security Officer, ThinkStack
  • Marcelle Lee, Senior Security Researcher and Emerging Threats Lead, Secureworks
Insider Threat

MODERATOR

John Torres, Executive Director, Maryland Farm Bureau

Description

Not concerned about insider threats? You should be.
Learn why the FBI is warning agriculture and food producers about the prevalence of insider threat and how to recognize, monitor, and address this serious cybersecurity issue.

  • Johnny Collins, Senior Managing Consultant, Mandiant
  • Fred Hoffman, Interim Chairman and Assistant Professor of Intelligence Studies, Mercyhurst University
  • Zachary Hill, Chief Technology Officer, Think|Stack
11:45 – 12:00 pm
BREAK

12:00 – 12:45 pm

BREAKOUT SESSION 2

PREPARING FOR A CYBER SECURE FUTURE IN AG

Cybersecurity Threats for Rural Broadband Systems

MODERATOR

Charlotte Davis, Executive Director, Rural MD Council, Maryland

DESCRIPTION

Hear from representatives from the NTCA how they are working with the public and private sectors to ensure that rural telecom providers have every tool at their disposal in order to efficiently and effectively secure their networks from cyber attack, and what resources are available to assist your company as it seeks to protect network assets, and employee and customer data.

  • Representatives from NTCA (to be determined)
  • Jim McCormick, Director of IT for Mitsubishi Chemical and Former Director of Caroline County Department of Information Technology
Agriculture Data Centers and Retaining Proprietary Data

MODERATOR

Chris Sache, CEO, Think|Stack

DESCRIPTION

Hear from our expert panelists about how a data-centric approach to security can enhance your cybersecurity program, and maximize the security of your company’s data.

  • Cyxtera (to be determined)
  • AWS (to be determined)
  • Agriculture sector (to be determined)
Talent and Expertise Needed to Protect the Integration of OT/IoT and AG

MODERATOR

Christina MajernikSenior VP, Domain5

DESCRIPTION

Learn from our panel of workforce and technical professionals about the types of positions, skills and infrastructure needed to protect AG’s enterprise and deployed OT/IoT assets

  • Evan Dornbush, CEO & Co-Founder, Point3 Security
  • Andrew Balmos, Data/Software Engineer at Purdue University’s College of Agriculture
1:00 – 2:00 pm
OPEN DISCUSSION/NETWORKING