Western Regional CISO Policy Roundtable

Seattle, WA - November 10, 2022

November 10, 2022
The NTSC is delighted to host the Western Regional CISO Policy Roundtable in Seattle, WA on November 10th at the Microsoft Technology Center in Bellevue.

Session One: Privacy Legislation & The New Congress

Lucia Milică, Vice President & Global Resident Chief Information Security Officer, Proofpoint, Inc.

With the American Data Privacy & Protection Act (ADPPA) apparently dead upon arrival at the U.S. Senate, what is the next step in working towards a federal privacy mandate? Please join Lucia Milica, NTSC Board Member and VP & Global Resident CISO at Proofpoint, Inc. and her guests Robert Ball, NTSC Policy Council Chair and Chief Privacy Officer at Enlace Health, and Ryan Harkins, Senior Director, Public Policy at Microsoft as they explore potential options for establishing a federal privacy mandate in 2023.

Session Two: Legislative Update - The New Congress

Patrick Gaul, Executive Director, National Technology Security Officer (NTSC)

George McElwee, Managing Partner at Commonwealth Strategic Partners and the NTSC’s representative on Capitol Hill, Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery (Ret.), and Mariah Sixkiller sit down with Patrick Gaul, Executive Director at the NTSC to discuss the results of the election and potential implications for the future of cyber governance and legislation in the new congressional session.

Session Three: Cyber Workforce Update

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mark Montgomery, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies & Executive Director of the CSC 2.0 Project

The headlines continue to highlight the cyber talent shortage, suggesting millions of vacant cyber job openings by 2025. But what is the reality and where is the data to support the headlines? Please join Admiral Mark Montgomery (Ret), Lucia Milica, Kelly Bissell, and Greg Bianchi, Senior Program Manager for Microsoft Philanthropies as they break down the myths and facts surrounding the cyber workforce conversation. We will also be speaking with some young cyber professionals to learn what motivated them to pursue careers in cybersecurity and what advice they might have for senior management to encourage more young professionals to see themselves in cyber


1:00 p.m. - Welcome & Introductions

1:30 p.m. - Privacy Legislation & The New Congress

2:30 p.m. - The New Congress

3:15 p.m. - Intermission

3:45 p.m. - Cyber Workforce Update

5:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks

5:30 p.m. - V.I.P. Reception and Dinner

Interested in attending?

This is an invitation-only event for CISOs and senior cybersecurity policy stakeholders, the NTSC 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.