During the annual Defensive Cyberspace Operations & Intelligence Conference on April 27th and 28th, the Israel Institute for National Security Studies and the Washington, DC-based Cyber Security Forum Initiative will bring together top cybersecurity leaders and authorities who will present new technologies, intelligence and cybersecurity information.
The proceedingswill take place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center and George Washington University in Washington D.C.
Speakers will include current senior and former Israeli and American government officials and cyber experts from the CIA, Department of Homeland Security, Israeli governmental and military security agencies, senior representatives from national infrastructure bodies, banks and major corporations as well as top executives from the cyber security industry.
“The combination of Israel’s perpetual concern with defense and its technological prowess have turned Israel into a world renowned center of excellence for cybersecurity and cyber space technology has become one of Israel’s most important exports,” the conference announcement stated, adding, “American government officials and business executives are well aware of Israel’s expertise in the cyber arena and will meet with their Israeli counterparts during this unique gathering which is taking place for the first time in the United States.”
According to the event announcement, “This year’s event will address many of today’s primary challenges of cybersecurity and look to the future. Topics to be discussed include critical infrastructure and financial protection, new defense technologies, national policy and strategy, cyber defense, and policy, legality, legislation and regulation. Possible ways of confronting these challenges and opportunities for shaping policy within the dynamic existence of cyberspace will be examined.”
In addition, more than 25 of Israel’s most promising and innovative start-ups and more established Israeli companies will present cutting-edge solutions to the most critical issues in this field.
One-on-one networking meetings can be arranged by the event organizers.
Conference site and registration: http://www.dcoi.org.il