October 27-28, 2020 | Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA 

DSI’s 4th Annual Insider Threat Symposium will focus on the efforts to deter, detect, and mitigate insider threats. Speakers from across the US Government and industry will share their perspectives on establishing effective insider threat programs and leveraging sophisticated technologies to combat the risk insider threat poses to national security.

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2019 Confirmed Speakers Include:

William Evanina
National Counterintelligence and Security Center

Charlie Phalen Jr.
Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

Dr. Brad Millick
Director, Insider Threat Program
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Richard McComb
Chief Security Officer
Department of Homeland Security

Dr. Mark Livingston, SES
Senior Director Intelligence, Security and Insider Threat
Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Policy

Robert Lerner
Technical Director
National Insider Threat Task Force

COL Michael Birmingham, USA
Division Chief, Insider Threat Division
Department of the Army

Mark Kelton
Senior Vice President
DynCorp Int.

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Why You Should Attend This Symposium:

DSI’s 4th Annual Insider Threat Symposium will bring together leaders from the Federal government, private industry, and academia to discuss the challenge of mitigating insider threat and developing effective insider threat programs.

In today’s threat environment, the unauthorized disclosure of classified information can pose a significant threat to US national security. This Symposium seeks to address this threat by focusing on the advancement of technologies, policies, and programs designed to detect, deter and mitigate insider threat. Participants will have the rare opportunity to discuss the security challenges their organizations are facing with senior-level executives from throughout the insider threat community.

Speaker at DSI’s 4th Annual Insider Threat Symposium will examine the obstacles in developing operational insider threat programs. Furthermore, discussions will focus on the technological advancements and tools which support the detection of threats and advance the accuracy of behavioral analytics. This event will also look at the role of AI and Machine Learning in Insider Threat, review the NITTF Maturity Framework and seek to define the metrics of successful insider threat programs.

DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our event’s content and focus areas. We assemble the most respected minds in the community from operational leaders, the R&D Community, key policymakers, as well as solution providers from industry and academia. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all involved organizations bring together a truly holistic group of decision-makers and solution providers.

The Only Whole of Govt. Insider Threat Event
2 Days, 20+ Speakers & Opportunities for Industry

- Evolving Insider Threat Programs to Meet the Demands of the Current Threat Environment

- Minimizing Unauthorized Access to Information Through Robust User Activity Monitoring Policies

- Modernizing Federal Work Force Vetting and Background Investigation Operations

- Defining Metrics for Insider Threat Programs and Ensuring Leadership Buy-In of Programs

- Investing in Artificial Intelligence Technologies to Enhance Threat Detection Capabilities

- Protecting Personal Privacy While Mitigating Risks Through Continuous Evaluation

- Closing Current Technology Gaps by Leveraging Industry Partners

- Leveraging the NITTF Maturity Framework to Establish Effective Insider Threat Programs

- Emphasizing the Holistic Nature of Insider Threat Programs Through the Integration of Economic and Behavioral Analysis


At our Symposium You Have the Ability To:

  • Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the counter-insider threat community.

  • 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.


Exhibit and Sponsorship Information:

The Insider Threat Symposium provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

At DSI, we consider our sponsors as our partners. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that is custom-designed to meet your organization’s goals. To this end, we value your input and expertise and will work closely with you to create a sponsorship campaign that is tailor-made for your business needs.

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