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Schedule

Monday, October 26th

Module #1: Keynote

3:00-3:30 PM: Welcome & Conference Overview Dr. Paul Maurer (President, Montreat College) & Adam Bricker (Executive Director, Carolina Cyber Center)
3:45-4:45 PM: CMMC Katie Arrington (Chief of Information Security for Acquisition, United States Department of Defense)

Tuesday, October 27th

Module #2: Whole of State Approach to Cybersecurity

11:30 AM-1:00 PM: WNC Cybersecurity State of the Union Tom McGrath (Cyber Unit Manager, North Carolina Department of Safety), Jessica Nye (Supervisory Special Agent, FBI) & Maria Thompson (State Chief Risk Officer, North Carolina Department of IT). Facilitated by Ed Skoudis (Founder, CounterHack).

Module #3: Workshop – Developing Professionals of Character & Curiosity

3:00-4:50 PM: Workshop – Developing Cybersecurity Professionals of Character: Leading Your Team To The Same Goal George Youstra (Colonel/Chaplain, United States Air Force)
5:00-5:30 PM: Inspiration & Innovation Charles Denler (Emmy-Award Winning Composer & Pianist)

Wednesday, October 28th

Module #4: Lessons in Incident Response & Cloud Security

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Incident Response Hell Casey Marquette (Chief Delivery Security Officer, Cognizant)
3:00-4:00 PM: Shift Left: Understanding the Profound Shift Afforded by the Cloud Erik Gomez, (Cloud Solutions Architect, Google)
4:00-5:00 PM: An SMB Story About Securely Moving to the Cloud George Morris (Chief Information Security Officer, OceanX)

Thursday, October 29th

Module #5: The Offensive & Defensive Side of Cybersecurity Mental Models

11:00 AM-1:00 PM: Fraud Fusion Capability Keith Gordon (Chief Information Security Officer, Ally Financial) & Hayes Rutter (Senior Information Security Director, Ally Financial) 
3:00-4:00 PM: Cultivating Culture For Fun and Profit Ed Skoudis (Founder, CounterHack)
4:00-5:00 PM: Understanding Adversaries and Defense Strategies Dave Kennedy (Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trusted Sec)

Friday, October 30th

Module #6: Lessons from Paranoid CISOs

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: The Ultimate and Secure Collaboration Adam Such (President and Chief Operating Officer, CellCrypt – Communication Security Group)
12:00-1:00 PM: Personal Security and Privacy – A Paranoid CISO Perspective Chris Wallace (Chief Information Security Officer, Buncombe County) & Joe Gray (Founder, Blogger, & Podcaster, Advanced Persistent Security)