Cyber Security Symposium 2012

The 2012 URI Cybersecurity Symposium was held on May 2, 2012
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Center For Biotechnology and Life Sciences Building


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10:00 a.m. MC: Peter Alfonso, Ph.D., Vice President, URI Research and Economic Development
Welcome: David M. Dooley, Ph.D., President, University of Rhode Island
Opening Remarks: James Langevin, U.S. Congressman
10:30 a.m. Keynote: Mark Weatherford , Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Q&A Discussion
11:15 a.m. Federal Initiatives: Workforce
Introductions: Victor Fay-Wolfe, Ph.D., Professor, URI Department of Computer Science and Statistics
Bret Hartman, RSA Chief Technology Officer and EMC Fellow, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
William D. Newhouse, Cybersecurity Advisor, Computer Security Division, Information Technology Lab, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
R. Corby Hovis, Ph.D., Program Director, Research Experiences for Undergraduates, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Jinendra Ranka, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Panel Q&A Discussion
12:30 p.m. Luncheon Buffet & Viewing of Student Cybersecurity Research Posters on Display
1:15 p.m. Keynote: Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn, Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Partner Engagement
Q&A Discussion
2:00 p.m. Partnerships in Cybersecurity: Government, Industry and Public Institutions Working Together
Introductions: Lisa DiPippo, Ph.D., Professor, URI Department of Computer Science and Statistics
Theresa Murray, Executive Director, State of Rhode Island: Emergency Management Agency
Major George Mannix, Project Manager, Cyber Critical Infrastructure Protection, R.I. Army National Guard
Robert Pate, Vice President for Cybersecurity, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Panel Q&A Discussion
3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks: James Langevin, U.S. Congressman