SOURCE: National Defense Industrial Association

National Defense Industrial Association

October 12, 2016 11:00 ET

Startups, Researchers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Global Forces Shaping Future of Cybersecurity at CyberForwardDC

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - October 12, 2016) - As global connectedness grows, the world becomes more vulnerable to incidents of data breaches and penetrations requiring forward-thinking and evolving solutions. The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI), an affiliate of NDIA, will host CyberForwardDC at Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, VA on November 10, 2016 to address the global forces shaping cyberspace and cybersecurity policy, evolving trends and the latest research.

CyberForwardDC, a one-day event, will feature leading researchers, venture capitalists and new startups from Silicon Valley who will share the real story on the next generation of cybersecurity threats. The event is aimed at business and government executives responsible for cybersecurity strategy planning and execution, and policymakers.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 10

WHERE: Newman Auditorium, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA

Admiral Thad Allen, USCG (ret) and Executive Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton
Kia Behnia - CEO, PowWow
Gene Stevens - Co-Founder and CTO, ProtectWise
Andrew Howard - Director, GTRI/CTISL
Christopher Key - Co-Founder and CEO, Verodin
Jane LeClair - Thomas Edison State University; Founder, National Cybersecurity Institute
Greg Martin - Founder and CEO, Jask
Hugh Njemanze - CEO, Anomali
Liam Randall - CEO, Criticalstack/Capital One
Chris Risley - CEO, Bastille
Scott Suhy - Founder and CEO, NetWatcher

Follow the conversation on Twitter via #CyberForwardDC and @NDIAToday. More information can be found on the CyberForwardDC website.

About AFEI
The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) is member-driven, creates communities of interest around current topics, and fosters collaboration between industry members and government stakeholders. AFEI has been serving the businesses and government agencies in the IT community since 1984. AFEI is a part of the National Defense Industrial Association, America's leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. To learn more about the event visit

About NDIA
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is the trusted leader in defense and national security associations. As a 501(c)3 corporate and individual membership association, NDIA engages thoughtful and innovative leaders to exchange ideas, information and capabilities that lead to the development of the best policies, practices, products and technology to ensure the safety and security of our nation. NDIA's membership embodies the full spectrum of corporate, government, academic and individual stakeholders who form a vigorous, responsive and collaborative community in support of defense and national security. For more information, visit

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