DATES: October 10-11, 2017
VENUE: Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA

DSI’s 2017 Insider Threat Symposium will focus on the efforts to develop insider threat programs across government agencies and private sector industry in order to provide them with the information and tools they need to identify, contain, and combat insider threats.

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October 2017 Speakers to Include:

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  • * William Evanina, National Counterintelligence Executive, Director, NCSC
      __________________________________________________________________ Brad Millick Headshot
  • Dr. Brad Millick, Director for Insider Threat, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence
      __________________________________________________________________ Wayne Belk Headshot
  • * R. Wayne Belk, Director, National Insider Threat Task Force
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  • * Roger Stanton, Assistant Director, Insider Threat Office, FBI
    ________________________________________________________________________ Doug Thomas Headshot
  • * Doug Thomas, Director, Counterintelligence Operations & Investigations, Lockheed Martin
    _____________________________________________________________________ * Michael Sorrento, Director, Defense Manpower Data Center      

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Why You Should Attend This Symposium

  • DSI’s Insider Threat Symposium will bring together leaders from the IC, DoD, Federal Agencies, Private Industry, and Academia to discuss the efforts to develop and integrate successful insider threat programs in order to protect organizational security.
  • An insider threat comes from people within the organization, such as employees, former employees, contractors or business associates, who have inside information concerning the organization's security practices, data and computer systems. These threats are, as the name suggests, internal in nature and focus on trusted employees or contactors. This Symposium will focus on how to counter these threats. The solutions are both technical, including monitoring software and increased data security; as well as human, such as enhanced screening processes and behavioral analytics. Many agencies are working to stand up their insider threat programs and are learning how to identify, contain, and combat insider threat.
  • The Symposium will examine successful programs, challenges in setting up programs, legal issues that insider threat programs face, and the latest analytics methods being utilized to identify insider threats.
  • Join us for this year’s Insider Threat Symposium as we discuss the various opportunities and challenges that the IC, DoD, and private industry face as they develop and integrate insider threat programs into their organizations.

Topics to be Covered at the Symposium
  • - Protecting the Nation from Intelligence and Security Threats
  • - Defending the Nation’s Interests and Industrial Base from Insider Threats
  • - Managing Legal Challenges and Protecting Civil Liberties while Combatting Insider Threat
  • - Creating a DoD Enterprise Hub to Combat Insider Threat
  • - Establishing Effective Insider Threat Programs Across the IC
  • - Leveraging Identity & Access Management to Support Insider Threat Efforts Across the IC
  • - Leveraging Advanced Analytics to Detect Behavioral Anomalies
  • - The FBI’s Perspective on Best in Class Programs and Common Challenges
  • - Improving Background Checks to Mitigate Risk of an Insider Threat
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At our Symposium you will have the ability to

- Gain Education & Insight:  Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing security professionals.

- Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.

- Influence:  Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas. _____________________________________________________________

Operating Guidance for Government Attendees

  • DSI’s Symposium directly supports DoD, IC, and Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department's mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.
  • DSI’s Symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.
  • The Symposium is open and complimentary to all DoD, IC and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum.
(Industry and academia members are charged a fee for admission)
  • * Summit is CLOSED TO PRESS / NO RECORDINGS
______________________________________________________________ Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
  • The Insider Threat Symposium provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions. Download the Sponsorship and Exhibiting Prospectus Here: Sponsors and Supporters Page
_________________________________________________________ IMG_1088 IMG_0149           _____________________________________________________________________________ Participating Organizations at May's Symposium:
  • DoD Insider Threat Management Analysis Center, National Counterintelligence and Security Center, National Insider Threat Task Force, DHS Insider Threat Program Manager, Office of the Army General Counsel, FBI Insider Threat Center, FBI Counterintelligence Directorate, NGA Insider Threat Office, USD(I), & more!