Videos of each panel are also embedded below.
Don’t miss our annual Women Leaders in Cybersecurity Conference, October 16, 2018, from 9am to 4pm, brought to you by the NYU Center for Cybersecurity.
This year’s conference, At the Intersection of Technology, Privacy, and Security, will bring together leading women in cybersecurity to address some of the most pressing issues in cybersecurity today. Featured topics include data privacy and security, cyber defense, government relations, and the impact of synthetic media on human rights and democracy. Joining us will be speakers from firms including Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas), Microsoft, Uber, Wickr, American Express, ADP, 21st Century Fox, Cisco, Endgame, Palantir and elsewhere, along with high-level former and current government officials and academics.
Our previous two conferences were oversubscribed, so please reserve your seat now for this day-long gathering of leading women from across disciplines of cybersecurity—including law, academia, tech, and business—to join an interdisciplinary dialogue on critical cybersecurity issues, and elevate voices of women who are leading the field.
- Sylvia Acevedo, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA
- Yasmin Green, Director of Research and Development, Jigsaw, Alphabet (formerly Google Ideas)
- Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, US Department of Homeland Security
- Angela McKay, Senior Director, Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy, Microsoft
- And speakers from Palantir, Uber, American Express, Wickr, 21st Century Fox, and more.
We would like to thank the Family Comfort Innovation Fund for their generous donation.
We hope you can join us for our wine and cheese reception from 3:30 – 4:00 pm.
Registration and Breakfast
Opening Remarks: Women Leaders in Cybersecurity, @ the Intersection of Privacy, Technology & Security
Judi Germano, Professor and Distinguished Fellow, NYU Center for Cybersecurity; Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law; founder, Germano Law LLC; Chair, NYU’s Women Leaders in Cybersecurity, and Cybersecurity Leaders Roundtable, Series
9:10 a.m.-10:25 a.m.
Cybersecurity: Strategic Defenses and Proactive Measures
Partner, Covington; former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer (Bronze Star)
Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, Cisco
Principal Security Engineer, Trail of Bits, and NYU Tandon “Hacker in Residence”
Chief Information Security Officer, 21st Century Fox
Chief Social Scientist, Endgame
10:35 a.m.-11:50 a.m
The Clash and Complement of Privacy & Cybersecurity
Partner, Hogan Lovells; former Vice President, Security Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer, IBM
Security and Privacy Communications Lead, Uber
Global Chief Privacy Officer, ADP
Civil Liberties Engineer, Palantir
Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies
11:50 a.m.-11:55 a.m.
Remarks: NYU on Cybersecurity, Addressing Today’s Issues While Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders
Nasir Memon, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Co-Founder, NYU Center for Cybersecurity
Keynote Address: Jeanette Manfra, National Protection and Programs Directorate Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Networking Luncheon and Keynote Address
Introduction by NYU Law students: Claire Groden, Cyber Scholar Laura Sorice, Cybersecurity Service Scholar Olivia Zhu
2018 Cybersecurity Women Leader’s Award Presentation and Remarks:
Sylvia Acevedo, CEO, Girl Scouts
Sylvia Acevedo is an author, entrepreneur, engineer, rocket scientist, former Fortune 100 executive, and was one of the first Hispanics (female or male) to have earned a graduate engineering degree at Stanford University. Beginning in September 2018, the Girl Scouts of America began offering education opportunities for millions of U.S. girls in grades K-12 to earn cybersecurity badges.
Cybersecurity and Government Relations
Distinguished Senior Fellow, NYU Center for Cybersecurity; former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor to President Barack Obama
General Counsel & Associate-Founder, Wickr
Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini; Former Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Dept. of Defense
Senior Director, Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy, Microsoft
Managing Director, Promontory Group; former Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
Fireside Chat: Human Rights, Emerging Norms and Social Responsibility @ the Intersection of Privacy, Technology and Security
Director of Research and Development, Jigsaw, Alphabet (formerly Google Ideas)
Professor and Distinguished Fellow, NYU Center for Cybersecurity
Wine and Cheese Reception