Participating Organizations

Scheduled Speakers

And more speakers coming soon ….

Karlton D. Johnson
Chairman, Board of Directors CMMC-AB

Charles Carmakal
SVP and CTO @Mandiant Consulting

Robert Metzger
-Leading attorney in cybersecurity and supply chain.
-Co-author of MITRE “Deliver Uncompromised” Report.

Brian Kelly
Director, Cybersecurity Program
@ EDUCAUSE

Stacy High Brinkley

Stacy High Brinkley
VP Compliance Solutions & Services
@ Cask, Authorized C3PAO

Ed Cardon

Lt. General (ret’d) Ed Cardon
Former Commander, US Army Cyber Command

Ted Steffan

Ted Steffan
Sr. Security Partner Strategist
@Amazon Web Services (AWS)

JC Dodson

JC Dodson
VP & Chief Security Officer, BAE Systems

Jose Neto

Jose Neto
Founder/ Lead Cybersecurity Consultant @ PC Warriors

Karen Stanford

Karen Stanford
Director @ Coalfire Federal
C3PAO Candidate

Robert Teague

Robert Teague
Manager CMMC Services @ Redspin (Authorized C3PAO)

Stuart Itkin
VP CMMC & FedRAMP Assurance @ Coalfire Federal

Nathan Sable
Practice Manager – Cybersecurity & IT
@GENEDGE (Virginia MEP)

Richard Sullivan

Richard Sullivan
Advanced Manufacturing Tech. Mngr. @MassMEP (Massachusetts MEP)

D. Tippey

Darold Tippey
Technology Advisor @ TMAC (Texas MEP)

Professor Raluca Ada Popa
-Computer Security @ UC Berkeley
-CTO @ PreVeil

Professor Matt Green
Computer Security @ Johns Hopkins

Sanjeev Verma
Chairman and co-founder @ PreVeil

Vince Petrecca

Vince Petrecca
VP @ PreVeil

Gregg Laroche
VP Product Management @ PreVeil

Conference Agenda

Keynote: State of the Union for CMMC
Start:@ 12 pm EDT. Session length: 50 minutes
 
Speakers:
Karlton Johnson – Board Chair, CMMC-AB
Charles Carmakal – SVP and CTO @Mandiant Consulting
Lieutenant General Ed Cardon – Frmr. Head US Army Cyber command
 
Overview:
-Karlton will provide participants with an update on the CMMC program as well as advice on the steps defense contractors should be taking to prepare for CMMC compliance.
-Charles will provide an overview of how sophisticated attackers are able to access sensitive data such as CUI and potential remediation opportunities.
-Lt. General Cardon will discuss the threat to national defense by nation state actors and the importance of frameworks like CMMC to ensuring protection for sensitive defense data.

Compliance from a C3PAO Perspective
Start @ 1 pm EDT. Session length: 45 minutes
 
Speakers:
Karen Stanford – Director @ Coalfire Federal (C3PAO Candidate)
Robert Teague – Manager CMMC Services @ Redspin (Authorized C3PAO)
Stacy High-Brinkley– VP Compliance Solutions & Services @ Cask (Authorized C3PAO)
Gregg Laroche– VP Product Management @PreVeil
 
Overview: In this session, PreVeil’s Gregg Laroche will lead a discussion with two of the country’s four authorized C3PAOs and from Coalfire Federal, a C3PAO candidate as well as one of the country’s largest cybersecurity advisors. This group of CMMC experts will help SMBs understand how they can best prepare their environment for a Level 3 audit.

CMMC Masterclass
Start @ 2 pm EDT. Session length: 45 minutes
 
Speakers:
Stuart Itkin – VP CMMC & FedRAMP Assurance @ Coalfire Federal
John Verry – Founder @ PivotPoint
 
Overview: In this session, CMMC experts Stuart Itkin and John Verry will discuss the most important aspects of CMMC Level 3 compliance and what can be done by SMBs to simplify their compliance journey.

Starting at 3:00 pm, the CMMC Summit will break into 2 tracks. Track A can remain on the Zoom platform used at the beginning of the conference. Track B, please note the new Zoom url for all Track B sessions.
(Track A) SMB Case Study: Protecting small business and delivering compliance
Start @ 3:00 pm EDT. Session length: 45 minutes
 
Speakers:
Jose Neto – Founder/ Lead Cybersecurity Consultant @ PC Warriors
Ted Steffan – Sr. Security Partner Strategist at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
 
Overview: In this session, Ted Steffan and Jose Neto will provide a case study that highlights the specific techniques and cloud solutions a small defense contractor relied on to achieve a near perfect score on a DIBCAC audit of NIST 800-171 compliance.

(Track B) DFARS, CMMC and the Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative
Start @ 3:00 pm EDT. Session length: 30 minutes
 
Speakers:
Robert Metzger – Leading attorney in cybersecurity and supply chain. Co-author of MITRE “Deliver Uncompromised” Report.
Randy Battat – CEO and Founder @ PreVeil
 
Overview: In this session Randy and Robert will discuss the Department of Justice’s recent Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative which is designed to decrease the cover up of breaches by defense contractors. Robert will look at the language in DFARS 242.204-7012 which specifically requires defense contractors to report breaches and potential barriers limiting the effectiveness of the DoJ’s new program.

(Track B) Securing the Defense Supply Chain from a Prime’s Perspective
Start @ 3:30 pm EDT. Session length: 30 minutes
 
Speakers:
JC Dodson – VP & Chief Security Officer, BAE Systems
Randy Battat – CEO and Founder @ PreVeil
 
Overview: In this session, Randy will have a dialogue with JC Dodson on how Primes are managing CMMC compliance for their own organizations and for their thousands of defense contractors in the defense supply chain.

(Track A) How MEPs can Help SMBs on Their Compliance Journey
Start @ 4:00 pm EDT. Session length: 45 minutes
 
Speakers:
Darold Tippey – TMEC (Texas MEP)
Nathan Sable – Genedge (Virginia MEP)
Richard Sullivan – MassMep (Massachusetts MEP)
Vince Petrecca – VP @PreVeil

 
Overview: In this session, Vince Petrecca will discuss CMMC compliance with 3 of the county’s most active MEPs. The discussion will focus on the challenges facing manufacturers who supply the DoD as well as the tools that MEPs have to help manufacturers with their compliance journey.

(Track B) Getting to CMMC Compliance in Higher Education
Start @ 4:00 pm EDT. Session length: 45 minutes
 
Speakers:
Brian Kelly – Director, Cybersecurity Programs @Educause
Katrina Biscay – CISO @University of Cincinnati
Laura Elkin (CISSP, CAPM, CISM ) – Cybersecurity Specialist @University of Cincinnati
Sanjeev Verma – Chairman and Co-founder, PreVeil

 
Overview: This session will highlight the CMMC challenges and decisions facing higher education institutions.

Nation State Attackers and Zero Trust Cybersecurity
Start @ 5:00 pm EDT. Session length: 30 minutes
 
Speakers:
Prof. Raluca Ada Popa – Computer Security @ UC Berkeley;
CTO @ PreVeil
Prof. Matt Green – Computer Security @ Johns Hopkins

Overview:
In this session, you’ll get an understanding of tools and techniques used by nation state attackers and how zero-trust systems can protect user data. Join this discussion to get a tutorial from two of the nation’s leading cybersecurity experts.

Networking with Partners Happy Hour
Start @ 5:35 pm EDT. Session length: 40 minutes
 
Participants:
Robert Teague – Redspin
Thomas Graham – Redspin
Regan Edens – DTC Global
Stuart Itkin – Coalfire Federal

Overview:
Open a beer and ask your CMMC questions during our Partner Happy Hour. Get actionable answers you can take back to the office.

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