New York, NY

May 16, 2024

May 16, 2024

The National Technology Security Coalition is thrilled to present the 2024 Northeast Regional Roundtable event in New York, NY on May 16th. Hosted by InterContinental Exchange.

Decoding the Dragon: Navigating the Cyber and AI Challenges Posed by China to the U.S. and Allied Security

Andrew Scott, Associate Director of China Operations, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Ray Rothrock,Executive Chairman, Redseal, Inc.

Andrew Scott leads a focused discussion on the escalating cyber and AI challenges presented by China, examining their implications for U.S. and allied security. The session will explore the strategic landscape of China's technological advancements and cyber operations, which include sophisticated espionage, data manipulation, and the deployment of AI in military and civilian sectors. These activities represent a pivotal aspect of China's approach to exerting influence and achieving technological superiority on the global stage.

Ray Rothrock, Executive Chairman of RedSeal, Inc., and founder of FiftySix Investments LLC, brings extensive expertise in cybersecurity and venture capital to the discussion, with a remarkable track record of investing in early-stage technology companies. His insights into market-leading cybersecurity investments, including Check Point Software, PGP, and CloudFlare, will enrich our exploration of the escalating cyber and AI challenges presented by China.

Join us as Director Scott and Ray Rothrock examine a variety of topics including recent cyber incidents attributed to Chinese actors, the exploration of China's AI strategy and its global impacts, and the development of countermeasures and policies to strengthen cybersecurity defenses and AI readiness among allies.

The session aims to provide the audience with a deeper understanding of the threats at hand, alongside collaborative strategies to enhance resilience and response capabilities.

Panel Discussion: Navigating the Convergence - AI, Privacy, and Security in the Wake of Regulatory Evolution

Brandon Pugh, Director of Cybersecurity & Emerging Threats, R Street Institute, Kelly Moan, NYC Chief Information Security Officer and Head of NYC Cyber Command, City of New York and Roy Hadley, Senior Counsel, Morris, Manning, & Martin, LLP., Patrick Gaul, Executive Director, National Technology Security Coalition - (Moderator)

The rapidly advancing domain of Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands at the crossroads of innovation and regulation, posing significant implications for privacy and security worldwide. This panel discussion aims to delve into the intricate interplay between AI technologies and the evolving policy landscape, marked by pivotal actions such as the President's recent executive orders on data and AI in the United States, and the European Union's AI Act, among others.

Our distinguished panel will explore how recent frameworks and proposals are shaping the development and deployment of AI technologies, focusing on the balance between fostering innovation and safeguarding privacy and security. The discussion will address the key components and objectives of recent executive orders and federal actions, legislative proposals, and international efforts, highlighting their impact on AI governance in the United States and globally. Our panelists will explore the tension between rapid AI innovation and the necessity for robust privacy and security measures, evaluating strategies for achieving a sustainable equilibrium and harnessing the potential of AI while ensuring the protection of fundamental rights in the digital age.

Code Red: Threat Landscape through the Lens of a First Responder

Hadar Waldman, Head of Americas Incident Response Unit, Check Point Software Technology, Ltd.

In this session, we'll conduct a comprehensive review of cyber attacks witnessed in the past year, highlighting major trends, key findings, and real-life examples of cyber incidents. We'll delve into the first steps cyber security professionals should take when under attack, emphasizing the critical importance of swift and decisive action. Exploring major infection vectors, we'll dissect common entry points exploited by cyber adversaries and discuss effective strategies for mitigating these risks. Additionally, we'll examine early indicators of attack, equipping attendees with the knowledge to recognize potential threats before they escalate. Join us for an insightful discussion aimed at enhancing your cyber defense capabilities in an ever-evolving threat landscape.

Interested in attending?

An invitation-only event for CISOs and senior cybersecurity policy stakeholders, the NTSC Northeast Regional 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.