Open Cybersecurity Summit 2012
Please join us for the First Annual Open Cybersecurity Summit on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Schafer Conference Center, Washington, D.C.
Your conference hosts: Underwritten by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Division (DHS S&T), Cybersecurity Division and delivered by Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), the Homeland Open Security Technology program (HOST) was created to explore, invest in and share potential solutions developed and distributed as open source software tools and applications.
Increase understanding of the role open source is playing in cyber security today in public and private enterprise
Uncover new, emerging, and overlooked open source solutions for research and investment
Establish new public/private partnership opportunities
Identify missing components in the “Open Cybersecurity Stack”
About the Speaker: Stewart Baker is a partner in the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson. From 2005 to 2009, he was the first Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Baker was General Counsel of the National Security Agency. In both agencies, he had substantial responsibility for U.S. cybersecurity policy making. Mr. Bakers practice covers national security, electronic surveillance, law enforcement, export control, encryption and related technology issues. He is also the author of Skating on Stilts - We We Aren't Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism, a book on the security challenges posed by technology and the use of data in preventing terrorism.
Additional Opportunities to Participate: Call for Papers & Poster Sessions. For additional information, please refer to the Call for Papers page.