AFCEA DC Cybersecurity Symposium 2013

AFCEA DC’s Cybersecurity Symposium explores the state of U.S. cyber preparedness from a matrixed team perspective – CYBERCOM, DoD, DHS and other civilian agencies, and the private sector, all working together. The event focuses on efforts that can close the gaps to coordination, collaboration and information sharing.

The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp broadcast live from AFCEA DC’s 2013 Cybersecurity Symposium.

Listen to our interviews with conference attendees below.


Retired Lt. Gen. John Dubia
executive vice president
AFCEA International

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AFCEA DC’s 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium took place in Washington, D.C. today. Retired General John Dubia, executive vice president of AFCEA International, attended both keynote addresses at the event. The first was with Air Force Major General Brett Williams, the director of operations, J-3 of United States Cyber Command. The second was with Eric Rosenbach, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy. Federal News Radio asked him if there were any common themes between the two speeches.

Brian Roach

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Cybersecurity is one area across government where spending is likely to continue to rise despite tightening budgets. AFCEA DC’s 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium is examining the government’s cyber preparedness. Federal News Radio broadcast live from the event. We spoke with Brian Roach, president of AFCEA DC and vice president of federal at Juniper Networks, about the goals of the event.

Maj. Gen. Brett Williams
director of operations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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Leaders of U.S. Cyber Command are trying to figure how to normalize operations alongside air, land and sea capabilities. That’s according to Maj. Gen. Brett Williams, the director of operations for the four-year-old command. We spoke to him at the AFCEA D.C. Cyber Conference on Friday, where he gave the keynote address.