The National Cyber Moonshot organization, in conjunction with Center for Internet Security, the I3P, American University, and Unisys has convened a workshop of leading experts and practitioners to look at breakthrough concepts and realities in use across the nation and around the world.
The workshop was an overwhelming successful start to something important. Please sign up here to request a copy of our proceedings [NOW AVAILABLE] and look for ways to get involved.
Goal: The Nation must dramatically increase the availability, quality, and diversity of cybersecurity talent for Cybersecurity Moonshot Initiative strategic focus areas, while also educating all citizens of their shared responsibilities in creating a safe and secure Internet environment.
Chris Krebs, the founding Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will welcome our attendees, and charge them with the workshop's goal of helping to make the Internet secure through innovative cyber education in America.
Closing Keynote: Bradford Wilkie serves as the assistant director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Opening Keynote: Deborah Lee James was the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force, and is author of leadership book Aim High: Chart your course and find success.
EXECUTIVE DISCUSSION: NSTAC Moonshot Co-Leader Peter Altabef is Chairman and CEO of Unisys.
Dr. Beverly Scott is an NIAC member and infrastructure-focused executive management consultant specializing in workforce development at all levels; advancing practical approaches and solutions to challenging situations that advance equity and inclusion – and help to achieve positive outcomes for “all” people and communities.
Mark Montgomery serves as the Executive Director of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, and as a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracy. He most recently served as Policy Director for the Senate Armed Services Committee under the leadership of Senator John S. McCain.
Eric Lankford is a founding partner of K12 SIX, offering cybersecurity resilience to keep school districts running and students learning.
Kindergarten to Twelfth Grade Security Information Exchange – K12 SIX – is a threat intelligence sharing community for school districts to prevent and respond to cyberthreats, together.
Toni Benson is the Deputy Associate Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, focused on cyber education issues, and was a valuable facilitator at a preparatory workshop held this summer.
What's the best example of innovation in cyber education you've come across, that others should know about?
5G, AI, ID, and quantum are markedly different,. What specific cyber education efforts would help address their current and future workforce needs?
Diversity can significantly help the cyber workforce shortages. What examples do you know of that are working to identify, cultivate, and hire diverse sources of workforce talent?
Whole of nation efforts require real partnerships. What private/public partnerships do you propose that can accelerate cyber education?
White papers won't work. How could Hollywood help educate people to become better cyber citizens?
This too shall pass, but life will be different. How must cyber education adjust to the changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic?