2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit Agenda

Information on this page is subject to change prior to the start of the conference and does not serve as the official agenda. An official agenda will be posted on the website prior to the first day of the conference.

Tuesday August 21st - Thursday August 23rd, 2018

August 21st

Training Day

8:00am     Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am     Morning and All Day Training Sessions Begin

  • WISE Workshop
  • Industrial Control System Security - Existing Infrastructure and New Designs
  • Setting up a compliance program for CUI
  • Automated Assessment Tools – Theory & Practice
  • Developing Cybersecurity Programs for NSF Projects

10:30am   Coffee Break

11:00am   Training Sessions Resume

1:00pm     Lunch provided

    2:00pm     Afternoon Training Sessions Begin and All Day Training Sessions Resume

    • WISE Workshop
    • Software Engineering Guide for NSF Science
    • Compliance 101: HIPAA, FISMA, NIST 800-171 and GDPR
    • Security Log Analysis Training

    4:00pm    Coffee Break

    4:30pm    Training Sessions Resume

    6:00pm    Sessions End

    Evening:   Dinner on your own


    August 22nd

    Plenary Day 1

    8:00am      Sign-In and Continental Breakfast

    9:00am      Welcome and NSF Address (Jim Marsteller / Amy Friedlander)

    9:30am      Keynote: Von Welch - “Five Years Backwards and Forwards”

    10:30am    Coffee Break (Meet a Student)

    11:00pm    Involving Students in Cybersecurity for CI (Jeremy Straub)

    11:30am    Security Best Practices for Academic Cloud Service Providers (Rion Dooley, Richard Knepper, Mike Lowe)

    12:30pm    Group Photo, Lunch (Lunch provided) and Table Talks:

    • Cybersecurity Research Transition To Practice (TTP): Needs, Solutions and US-EU Collaboration
    • Cybercrime book discussion
    • Industrial Control Systems/SCADA Security

    2:00pm     Silent Librarian (Kim Millford, Brett Zupan)

    2:30pm     Responding to advanced threats as a global community (Romain Wartel)

    3:00pm     XSEDE Lessons Learned (Adam Slagell)

    4:00pm     Coffee Break

    4:30pm     Incident Response Communications (Susan Ramsey, Ashwin Jacob Mathew, Dr. Daniel Massey)

    5:30pm     Open Discussion / Summary of the Day’s Findings (Jim Marsteller, Von Welch)

    6:00pm     Adjourn

    6:30pm    Social @ San Antonio Bar and Grill (200 Swamp Fox Rd, Alexandria, VA)


    August 23rd

    Plenary Day 2

    8:00am     Sign-In and Continental Breakfast

    9:00am     Password Adventures for a VO (Warren Anderson)

    9:30am     A case study on implementing crowdsourced threat intel and active response (Charley Kneifel, Richard Biever)

    10:00am   Evidence Based Cybersecurity (Grayson Harbour)

    10:30am   Coffee Break

    11:00am   Security and Assurance for Research Identities (Jim Basney, Laura Paglione, Steve Tuecke, Romain Wartel)

    12:00pm   Open Discussion / Summary of Summit Findings (Jim Marsteller, Von Welch)

    12:30pm    Adjourn