Science and Technology Cybersecurity Events

Cybersecurity Events

The Cyber Security Division sponsors several events throughout the year. For more information follow @dhsscitech on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn or email SandT-Cyber-Liaison@hq.dhs.gov.

S&T will Exhibit Cyber Security R&D at Black Hat 2018- August 8-9, 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada—If you will be attending Blackhat 2018 in Las Vegas be sure to visit the CSD booth—#1336— where we will showcase mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

Past Events

 Facebook Tech Talk - From Idea to Commercial Product: Accelerating Technology Transition Join DHS S&T May 29 at 11 a.m. ET to learn about the Transition to Practice Program and how it is successfully bridging the Valley of Death by helping transform mature, cutting-edge technologies developed within government labs and universities into commercially available products. S&T Program Manager Nadia Carlsten will also discuss several of the cybersecurity technologies currently in the program that are ready for adoption and answer your questions. We hope to see you there!

S&T's Cybersecurity R&D program is going to the 2018 RSA Conference – April 16 - 20, 2018 – Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA: S&T is exhibiting at the RSA Conference, where we will showcase 13 mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day for Silcon Valley  – February 27, 2018– Menlo Park, CA: This event will feature eight innovative cybersecurity technologies from the TTP Programs’ fourth cohort. These technologies have been developed at the Department of Energy and Department of Defense affiliated Laboratories and have the potential to strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture.

Global City Team Challenge (GCTC) Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge Kickoff 2018 - February 6-8, 2018 - FHI 360 Conference Center| 1825 Connecticut Ave., NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20009,: The GCTC Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge is co-hosted by DHS S&T and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This event will bring together hundreds of municipal governments and technology innovators around the world with the goal to establish teams to address shared issues faced by cities and communities. To register visit https://pages.nist.gov/GCTC/event/gctc-kickoff-2018/.

Become #CyberAware during National Cyber Security Awareness Month! October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and throughout the month, S&T’s Cyber Security Division will be sharing helpful information designed to make you more cyber savvy and safe.

Facebook Tech Talk - Cybersecurity for Automobiles Join DHS S&T October 24 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EDT on our Facebook page for a Facebook Tech Talk focused on the growing issue of cybersecurity for automobiles. This tech talk is an excellent opportunity to gain insight on a key S&T Cyber Security Division program addressing critical cybersecurity and safety concerns that could impacts our lives. We hope to see you there!

Archive

Blockchain 360 - October 23- New York City — Anil John, DHS S&T HSARPA Cyber Security Division Program Manager will speak at 1:30 p.m. on a government’s perspective of blockchain security and privacy

DHS Strategic Industry Day - October 19, 2017 - Washington, D.C: Doug Maughan, Director of DHS S&T HSARPA Cyber Security Division, will participate in a panel discussion at 2:30 p.m. on cybersecurity.

GCN dig IT Awards Tech Arcade- October 19, 2017 - Mclean, VA: The GCN dig IT Tech Arcade is an exhibit area open to event attendees during the Finalist & General Receptions that will feature hands-on demonstrations of government agencies' most innovative and leading-edge technologies. From 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. S&T's Cyber Security Division are exhibiting a mobile app vetting technology and Self-Shielding Dynamic Network Architecture technology. If you are at the awards events stop by to learn more. 

Cyber Maryland Conference 2017 - October 12, 2017Baltimore Convention Center: Doug Maughan, Director of DHS S&T HSARPA Cyber Security Division, will participate in a panel discussion at noon on cybersecurity challenges. As challenges in cyber continue to outpace solutions, household names are joining the innovation game by infusing capital and advisory support into new ideas and technical leaders in the form of spinout companies. This panel will explore why this new approach is so appealing to technologists turned entrepreneur and investors and consumers of their products.

Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting - October 10 - 11, 2017- Washington D.C Convention Center—CSD will provide two tech talks on October 10 at 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and two tech demos in the S&T booth, 425 in Hall A.

2017 DHS Secretary's Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative Recognition Event –October 6, 2017– Washington, D.C. This event will recognize participants in the DHS Secretary’s Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative (CSVI) cohort and provide program awareness to DHS Components and stakeholders.

2017 Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day for the Finance Sector – October 5, 2017– New York, New York: This event will feature the TTP Program’s fifth cohort of eight innovative cybersecurity technologies. These technologies were selected from Department of Energy and Department of Defense affiliated Laboratories, FFRDCs and academia and have the potential to strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture.

Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) 2017 Expo - August 28 - 29, 2017 - Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, D.C.: DHS S&T and the National Institute of Standards and Technology will jointly sponsor the 2018 Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC), which will focus on designed-in cybersecurity for “smart city” systems that are more secure, reliable, resilient and protective of privacy.  The Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge will be announced at the expo at 9:10 a.m. on August 29. An afternoon workshop discussion will take place at 1:00 in room 147B.

CSD is exhibiting at BlackHat USA 2017  – July 26-27, 2017 – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino | Las Vegas, Nevada: CSD is exhibiting at the BlackHat USA 2017 conference, where we will showcase mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop – Week of July 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C.—The Cyber Security Research and Development (R&D) Showcase and Technical Workshop, sponsored by the Cyber Security Division of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency, is a showcase of leading government-funded cybersecurity R&D. The three-day event will feature presentations spotlighting more than 110 R&D research and technology projects. Join DHS S&T and your cybersecurity colleagues to learn about these innovative technologies, view solution demonstrations and collaborate with the researchers and other cybersecurity professionals during this premier R&D conference.

Cyber Security Division BAA Industry Day: Predict, Assess Risk, Identify (and Migrate) Disruptive Internet-scale Network Events (PARIDINE) Research and Development (R&D), May 25, 2017, Washington, D.C.: The DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s Cyber Security Division (CSD) will be briefing interested parties on a new research area called the Predict, Assess Risk, Identify (and Migrate) Disruptive Internet-scale Network Events (PARIDINE) project that builds on the work of its Internet Measurement and Attack Modeling (IMAM) research and development (R&D) project.

S&T's Transition to Practice Program Showcases at the 12th Annual CISR Conference - April 5 - 6, 2017 - Oak Ridge, Tennessee: Meet CSD's Transition to Practice (TTP) program at the 12th Annual Cyber and Information Security Research (CISR) Conference on April 5 - 6, 2017! During the Conference, the TTP program will be presenting and demoing seven technologies developed by Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL), Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL), Sandia National Labs (SNL) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), an NSF funded University. 

2017 Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day for the Energy Sector – March 21, 2017– Houston, Texas: This technology demonstration will feature eight innovative cybersecurity technologies from the TTP Programs’ fourth cohort. These technologies were selected from Department of Energy and Department of Defense affiliated Laboratories and have the potential to strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this technology demonstration event, hear directly from the research teams that have developed these technologies and join in discussions with technology investors from private industry on piloting or licensing the technologies and driving further development of cybersecurity solutions.

Cyber Security Division BAA Industry Day: Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-risk & Trust (IMPACT) Research and Development (R&D), February 23, 2017, Washington, D.C.: Empirical data and productive analytics are fundamental to high-quality cybersecurity research and development (R&D). Cybersecurity R&D requires these foundational elements to develop advanced knowledge and accelerate design, production and evaluation of next-generation cybersecurity solutions. The S&T Cyber Security Division will host an IMPACT Industry Day for interested parties in the IMPACT call under S&T CSD HSHQDC-17-R00030.

CSD is going to 2017 RSA Conference – February 13-17, 2017 – Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA: CSD is exhibiting at the 2017 RSA Conference, where we will showcase mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program Industry Day - January 23, 2017 - Austin, Texas—At this Industry Day, DHS will present opportunities—initially discussed at the Homeland Security Day event held November 14, 2016—for technology startups and investors with an opportunity to learn more about the Cyber Security Division's endeavors, the technologies being used to combat cyber threats, and technical areas of interest to CSD and the Financial Services Sector.

2017 Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day – January 24, 2017– Washington, DC: This technology demonstration will feature eight innovative cybersecurity technologies from the TTP Programs’ fourth cohort. These technologies were selected from Department of Energy and Department of Defense affiliated Laboratories and have the potential to strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this technology demonstration event, hear directly from the research teams that have developed these technologies and join in discussions with technology investors from private industry on piloting or licensing the technologies and driving further development of cybersecurity solutions.

DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program Industry Day - December 5, 2016 - Menlo Park, California—At this Industry Day, DHS will present opportunities—initially discussed at the Homeland Security Day event held November 14, 2016—for technology startups and investors with an opportunity to learn more about the Cyber Security Division's endeavors, the technologies being used to combat cyber threats, and technical areas of interest to CSD and the Financial Services Sector.

DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program Innovation Homeland Security Day for the Financial Services Sector, November 14, Boston, Massachusetts—The DHS S&T Silicon Valley Innovation Program will host a Homeland Security Day in Boston on November 14. This event will provide technology startups and investors with an opportunity to learn more about Financial Services Sector (FSS) challenges and the technologies being used to combat cyber threats. By participating, you’ll have the chance to help shape the program direction and impact the Country’s financial stability.

Let’s Become #CyberAware during National Cyber Security Awareness Month!: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and throughout the month, S&T’s Cyber Security Division will be sharing helpful information designed to make you more cyber savvy and safe.

Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day – October 25, 2016– Santa Clara, California: This event will feature seven innovative cybersecurity technologies from the TTP Programs’ Year 3 class. These technologies have been developed at the Department of Energy Laboratories and National Science Foundation grantees, and have the potential to strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this technology demonstration event, hear directly from the research teams that have produced these technologies and join in discussions with technology investors from private industry on piloting the technologies and other areas of interest for driving further cybersecurity research.

October Facebook Town Hall: Vehicle Cyber Security: Is Your Car Safe from Cyber-Attacks? – October 27, 2016 at 1pm - 2pm EDT: Join DHS S&T October 27 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT for a Facebook virtual town hall focused on the growing issue of vehicle cyber security. This virtual town hall is an excellent opportunity to learn why late model vehicles—much like your computer and mobile phone—are vulnerable to cyber-attacks and get insight on a key S&T Cyber Security Division project addressing this critical safety issue that impacts an indispensable part of our lives. You also can follow us at @dhsscitech on Twitter for more ways to connect. Stay tuned for more details!

2016 Government Cyber Security SBIR Workshop - August 30 - September 1, 2016 - Washington, DC: The 2016 Government Cyber Security Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Workshop will focus on maximizing technology transition opportunities for SBIR funded research. The workshop will feature short presentations by funded small businesses describing their products and technologies, prime contractors identifying their programs and needs and government stakeholders describing their mission and requirements. Private one-on-one sessions will be held for integrators, government, and/or investors to discuss partnering, tech transition and business opportunities with small businesses. For more information follow #CyberSBIR on Twitter or email CSDSBIR@hq.dhs.gov. Registration is complimentary.

S&T Cyber Security Division Exhibiting at Blackhat 2016 - August 3 - 4, 2016 - Las Vegas, Nevada—If you will be attending Blackhat 2016 in Las Vegas be sure to visit the CSD booth—#1671—in the exhibit hall. At its booth, CSD-funded performers will be demonstrating their cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies, including PcapDB, REnigma, iVe and REDUCE. You also can network with the performers and CSD staffers while you’re visiting the booth!

Mobile Threats and Defenses RFI Industry Day - August 2, 2016 - Menlo Park, California—The S&T Cyber Security Division has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from the mobile and cellular industry and researchers for a congressionally mandated study about mobile device defense capability gaps and safeguards. The RFI, which was published July 7 in FedBizOpps, will enable industry and the research community to contribute information about mobile threats and vulnerabilities as well as existing and potential technology solutions to enhance security for mobile devices used by the federal government. CSD will hold an Industry Day on August 2, 2016 in Menlo Park, California to provide mobile and wireless industry researchers the opportunity to gain more insight into the RFI and ask question of the government presenters.

DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program Innovation Day, July 29, Menlo Park, California— DHS will present opportunities—initially discussed at the Homeland Security Day event in April—for technology startups and investors to develop or implement existing cutting-edge technologies to support CBP's mission in the areas of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Capabilities and Enhancing CBP Airport Passenger Processing. This event is targeted to representatives of tech startups, investors and accelerators.

Mobile Threats and Defenses RFI Industry Day - July 20, 2016 - Washington, D.C.—The S&T Cyber Security Division has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from the mobile and cellular industry and researchers for a congressionally mandated study about mobile device defense capability gaps and safeguards. The RFI, which was published July 7 in FedBizOpps, will enable industry and the research community to contribute information about mobile threats and vulnerabilities as well as existing and potential technology solutions to enhance security for mobile devices used by the federal government. CSD will hold an Industry Day on July 20, 2016 in Washington, D.C. to provide mobile and wireless industry researchers the opportunity to gain more insight into the RFI and ask question of the government presenters.

Cyber Security Division Mobile App Security BAA Industry Day, June 9, 2016, Arlington, VA: Mobile apps offer government and business opportunities to improve mission effectiveness and productivity by providing always-on connectivity, real-time information sharing and unrestricted mobility. However, in part because of the increasing use of mobile apps to access information and services, these apps are replacing operating systems as the most prominent avenue of a cyberattack. The Cyber Security Division hosted a Mobile App Security Industry for interested parties in the Mobile App Security call under S&T CSD BAA HSHQDC-15-R-B0005.

FY16 Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day for the Financial Services Sector – June 14, 2016 – New York City, NY: The technology demonstration featured eight innovative cybersecurity technologies from Transition to Practice’s (TTP) 2016 class that were developed at the Department of Energy and Department of Defense laboratories. During this technology demonstration, financial sector cybersecurity professionals learned about these new technologies through presentations, demonstrations, and interactions with the research teams.

FY15 Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day – June 21, 2016– Washington, DC: The technology demonstration featured seven innovative cybersecurity technologies from Transition to Practice’s (TTP) 2015 class that were developed by Department of Energy National Laboratories and National Science Foundation funded university projects that have the potential to significantly strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this technology demonstration, government and private sector cybersecurity professionals learned about these new technologies through presentations, demonstrations, and interactions with the research teams.

FY15 Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Technology Demonstration Day for the Energy Sector – May 18, 2016 – Houston, TX: The technology demonstration featured seven innovative cybersecurity technologies from Transition to Practice’s (TTP) 2015 class that were developed by Department of Energy National Laboratories and National Science Foundation funded university projects that have the potential to significantly strengthen an organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this technology demonstration, energy sector cybersecurity professionals learned about these new technologies through presentations, demonstrations, and interactions with the research teams.

2016 Cyber Security Division R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop – February 17-19, 2016, Washington, DC – The Research and Development (R&D) Showcase featured 10 innovative technology solutions from the Cyber Security Division (CSD) portfolio that address current complex cybersecurity challenges. The two-day R&D Technical Workshop provided collaboration and knowledge sharing to improve existing deployed technologies and the transition of innovative research to safeguard cyberspace.

CSD exhibited at 2016 RSA Conference – February 29 - March 3, 2016 – Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA - CSD exhibited at the 2016 RSA Conference, where we showcased mature technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

Cyber Security Division Transition to Practice Investors, Integrators, and Information Technology Companies (I3) – East - January 14, 2016, Washington, DC: This event featured eight innovative cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies developed at the Department of Energy National Laboratories and the potential to strengthen and organization’s cybersecurity posture. During this event, cybersecurity professionals and technology investors from private industry learned about new technologies through presentations, demonstrations, and discussions with the research teams that produced these technologies. In addition, attendees were given an opportunity to schedule a private one-on-one discussion with the researcher to discuss opportunities for commercializing the technologies and areas of interest to drive further cybersecurity research.

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