2022 Security Conference Program
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022
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With over 19 years of experience working in the information security field, Michael leads the commonwealth security and risk management team which provides security governance, oversight, and risk management for the executive, judicial and legislative branches of government in Virginia.
Michael holds a graduate degree in telecommunications with a focus on security and management from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), incident handler, intrusion analyst, penetration tester and information systems auditor.
As CIO, Osmond leads the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). He brings vast experience in public and private sector technology to the role, having most recently led information technology, process improvement, and strategic innovation as the Chief of Technology and Business Strategy at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Prior to his role as Chief, he served as the division administrator of VDOT’s information technology division.
Enabling Security Transformation
Jeanette is focused on helping customers, particularly those in regulated industries, build and maintain the highest levels of security and trust into their technical infrastructure and services.
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|Cyber Resilience: Turning your enterprise into a phoenix rising from the virtual ashes
Beth Burgin Waller, Esq., Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black PLC
|How work-from-home conditions changed security architectures and what you can do to adapt to this new security environment
Randy Marchany – University Information Technology Security Officer, Virginia Tech
|A new world: post-pandemic information security architecture
Dan Han – Chief Information Security Officer, Virginia Commonwealth University
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|Begin with the end in mind: information systems from a RIM perspective
Katie Ray – Records Management Analyst, Library of Virginia
|SSH key creation: walking through the steps and necessary configurations needed to begin using SSH keys
Beth Lancaster – IT Security Analyst, Virginia Tech
Introduction of Secretary of Administration by Robert Osmond, Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth.
Secretary of Administration, Lyn McDermid brings vast knowledge and experience to the Commonwealth. At a young age, Lyn was the first woman accepted to the Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. She received a B.A. from Mary Baldwin College and an MBA from the University of Richmond.
Introduction of afternoon keynote by Michael Watson, Chief Information Security Officer of the Commonwealth.
Lisa's professional experience spans Fortune 500, state government and nonprofit leadership roles. She received her undergraduate degree in Engineering/Mathematics and an MBA from Ohio State University. She received her law degree from Capital University Law School.
State of States: A conversation with technology leaders from Georgia, Kansas and Texas
|Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace
Kansas Secretary of Administration/
Chief Technology Information Officer
Executive Director Texas Department of Information Resources/
Texas Chief Information Officer
From the whole-of-state approach to cybersecurity, to federal cybersecurity grants that are in the pipeline for many states, to the "zero trust" concept, many states are facing the same challenges and struggles as they transition to a hybrid work environment.
We are excited to focus on these topics and more in a discussion entitled "State of the states: A conversation with technology leaders from Georgia, Kansas and Texas." Our guests include Chief Information Security Officer for Georgia David Allen, Secretary of Administration and Chief Information Technology Officer for Kansas Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace and Executive Director for the Texas Department of Information Resources/Texas Chief Information Officer Amanda Crawford.
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|Cybersecurity Innovation: Building a Strong and Resilient Cyber Ecosystem in Virginia
Aliscia Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Cybersecurity, Commonwealth of Virginia
|Managing Crisis Communications – DHS Case Study: Operation Vaccinate Our Workforce
Caitlin Justesen – Executive Communications Adviser for FEMA
|Cybersecurity Strategy: How National Security is Aligning to EO14028
Shawn Kingsberry – Vice President, Cyber - SAIC Digital Innovation Factory
Closing remarks by Michael Watson, Chief Information Security Officer of the Commonwealth.
Thank you for attending the 2022 Commonwealth of Virginia Information Security Conference!