Stepping Into the Fray: The Role of Independent Agencies in Cybersecurity

  • Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
  • The Center for Strategic & International Studies invites you to join us for a discussion on the role of independent regulatory agencies in improving cybersecurity.

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    12:00pm – 2:30pm
    2nd Floor Conference Room
    CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW

    Julie Brill
    Federal Trade Commission

    Valerie Abend
    Senior Critical Infrastructure Officer
    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
    Department of the Treasury
    Jacob Olcott
    Good Harbor
    Joseph H. McClelland
    Director, Office of Energy Infrastructure Security
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
     David Simpson Rear Admiral (Ret.) USN
    Chief, Bureau of Public Safety and Homeland Security
    Federal Communications Commission

    In May 2014, the White House determined that “existing regulations, when complemented with strong voluntary partnerships, are capable of mitigating cyber risks to our critical systems and information.” This discussion will explore the new and important role of independent regulatory agencies in improving America’s cybersecurity and reducing cyber risks to the financial system. This event is sponsored by FireEye.

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