February 27, 2019
The National Technology Security Coalition’s Mid-Atlantic CISO Policy Roundtable brings together senior technology security executives in an exclusive setting to talk about trends in national cybersecurity policy.
We will begin our roundtable with a special visit from Congressman John Katko (R-NY), who will discuss cyber and legislative priorities in 2019. Rep. Katko was elected to represent the 24th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2014. In Congress, he serves as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee as Chair of the Transportation Security subcommittee. He also serves on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.
After graduating with honors from both Niagara University and Syracuse University College of Law, Rep. Katko began his legal career in private practice at a firm in Washington, D.C. It was not long before John embarked on a career in public service, serving first as a Senior Trial Attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and then commencing his twenty-year career as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice.
Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director of the Division of Privacy & Identity Protection. FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection
Peter Miller, Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring and former Chief Privacy Officer at the FTC
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been the primary federal agency protecting consumer privacy since the enactment of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in 1970. Particularly since the 1990s, the FTC has used its broad authority under the FTC Act and other statutes within its jurisdiction to identify and enforce privacy and data security practices to protect consumers and their personal information. The FTC also actively engages in policy, consumer, and business education along with other federal, state, and international privacy and data security initiatives.
Much has changed in the 48 years since the FCRA was enacted, including the:
A huge debate exists in Washington and elsewhere around the most effective means of protecting consumer data while supporting innovation and commercial activities. The FTC is at the heart of that debate.
Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director of the Division of Privacy & Identity Protection within the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and Peter Miller, Senior Counsel at Crowell & Moring and former Chief Privacy Officer at the FTC, will discuss the FTC’s role in privacy and data security along with talking about future trends.NTSC Mid-Atlantic CISO Policy Roundtable – Washington, D.C.
John Felker, Director/NCCIC
Our second session will focus on the DHS’s new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and its efforts to work with the private sector on securing critical infrastructure. John Felker, Director of the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), will provide an update about the Agency along with reviewing the DHS’s recent evolution and key priorities over the last year. This discussion will also continue our ongoing dialogue between the public and private sector about cyber threat intelligence exchange.
8:00 a.m. - Coffee and Pastry
8:15 a.m. - Opening Remarks: Roundtable Host David Katz, Partner, Nelson Mullins
8:30 a.m. - Congressman John Katko (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Innovation Subcommittee
9:00 a.m. - Privacy & Security: A Discussion with the FTC - Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director of the Division of Privacy & Identity Protection within the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and Peter Miller, Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring & former Chief Privacy Officer at the FTC
10:15 a.m. - Break
10:30 a.m. - CISA Update: John Felker, Director/NCCIC
11:50 a.m. - Closing Remarks: Patrick Gaul, Executive Director/NTSC
Noon - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Program closes
An invitation-only event for CISOs and senior cybersecurity policy stakeholders, the NTSC Mid-Atlantic CISO Policy Roundtable serves as part of our mission to provide a platform for CISOs to discuss and advocate for beneficial legislative and regulatory cybersecurity policies.
If you are a CISO or senior technology security executive interested in attending, please do not hesitate to reach out to Patrick Gaul (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
There is no cost to attend.