Tuesday, February 6, 2018

International Cybersecurity Leaders Forum: The U.S.-Ukraine Cybersecurity Partnership

Ukraine and the United States face many of the same cyber threats and share certain interests. To discuss these challenges, as well as the opportunities they present for cooperation on joint goals, the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security in cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States will convene an International Cybersecurity Leaders Forum on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Keynote speakers include Dmytro Shymkiv, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine; U.S. Congressman Brendan Boyle (confirmed, subject to votes), Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Sponsor of H.R. 1997 - Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017; and Robert Strayer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, Department of State.

Opening remarks will be provided by Frank J. Cilluffo, Director, Center for Cyber & Homeland Security; Ambassador Valeriy Chaly, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States; and Dr. Leo M. Chalupa,Vice President for Research, The George Washington University.

The panel discussion will include Oleh Derevianko, Co-Founder and Chairman, Information Systems Security Partners (Kyiv, Ukraine); Co-Founder and President, Kyiv Cyber Academy (Former Deputy Minister and Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Education and Science, Ukraine); Bob Flores, Former Chief Technology Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, Junaid Islam, Chief Technology Officer and President, Vidder, Inc.; Scott McCormick,Chief Technology Officer, Alchemy Data; and Matthew Murray, International Lawyer Specializing in National Security Affairs (Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe, the Middle East and Africa).

Aleks Mehrle, President of UGTI Inc., will serve as moderator. 

Click here to register. 

Source: UGTI, Inc. 

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