June 25 - 27, 2018
Washington D.C

Focus Day

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson's Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 10:00 am Quantum Computing and the Future of Cryptography

Dr. Lily Chen, Project Manager,National Institute of Standards and Technology
-Quantum key distribution (QKD) promises to provide perfect encryption
-Hacking attempts of QKD transmission cannot go unnoticed by the administrator
-The technology is using mostly commercially available technology to protect data

Dr. Lily Chen

Project Manager
National Institute of Standards and Technology

10:00 am - 11:00 am Morning Networking Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Protect Military and Government Infrastructures from Cyber Attacks

Dr. Stephen Winchell, Presidential Innovation Fellow,Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity Mr. Kerry Long, Program Manager,Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
-Advances in AI and Machine learning can help protect from malware and help in anomaly detection
-It can free up scare cybersecurity manpower to deal with more sophisticated problems
-It can process big data more efficiently than humans

Dr. Stephen Winchell

Presidential Innovation Fellow
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity


Mr. Kerry Long

Program Manager
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Developing Complex Software Systems That Meet Required Assurances For Security, Safety, Reliability And Performance

Dr. Sukarno Mertoguno, Program Officer (Cyber Security and Complex Software Systems Program) ,Office of Naval Research
-Principles for Correctness and Security Properties
-Tools in development to aide rapid recovery from attacks
-Information Assurance of Cyber-Physical Systems

Dr. Sukarno Mertoguno

Program Officer (Cyber Security and Complex Software Systems Program)
Office of Naval Research


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm A Review of CAUSE Program: Developing Early-Warning System For Cyberattacks

Robert Rahmer, Program Manager,IARPA


Robert Rahmer

Program Manager

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm End of Focus Day