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Highlights of the
Protecting the Critical Infrastructure
Issues and Solutions Symposium

November 9, 1999
Marriott Fairview Park
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA  22402

Hosted by the General Services Administration
Federal Technology Service, Office of Information Security

The "Protecting the Critical Infrastructure Symposium" was held November the 9th and played host to approximately 500 attendees from Federal Government, the U.S. Military, private industry and academia. The event focused on protection of the critical infrastructure and encouraged a collaborative effort to deal quickly and effectively with the evolving threat to technology resources, information and the U.S. way of life.

The growing threat of information warfare and the targeting of U.S. resources by hostile elements was repeatedly emphasized by the impressive array of speakers that included:

  • Mr. Thomas Burke - Chief Infrastructure Assurance Officer, General Services Administration
  • Lieutenant General (RET) Kenneth Minihan - Former Director, National Security Agency
  • Mr. Raymond Kammer - Director, National INstitute of Standards and Technology
  • Mr. John Tritak - Director, Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office
  • Mr. Glen Schlarman - Information and Technology Branch, Office or Management and Budget
  • Mr. Edward Roback - Acting Chief, Computer Security Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Cdr. Mark Montgomery - Director for Transnational Threats, National Security Council
  • Mr. Richard Clarke - National Coordinator for Security, Critical Infrastructure and Counter Terrorism, National Security Council
  • Mr. Mike McConnel - Vice President, Booz-Allen and Hamilton
  • Mr. Douglass Perritt - Deputy Director, National Infrastructure Protection Center
  • Ms. Sallie McDOnald - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Security
  • Ms. Mary Mitchell - Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Electronic Commerce
  • Ms. Judith Spencer, Director Center for Governmentwide Security, Office of Information Security
  • Maj. Darwyn Banks - Program Manager, Federal Intrusion Detection Network Program Office

Downloadable Briefs from the Symposium

NIST Role in Computer Security
Conducted by:
Mr. Edward Roback
Acting Chief, Computer Security Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Download Mr. Roback's Presentation

517K

Federal Cyber Service Training & Personnel Initiative
Conducted by:
Mr. Mark Montgomery
Director for Transnational Threats
National Security Council

Download Mr. Montgomery's Presentation

46K

Threats to the Cyber Community
Conducted by:
Mr. Douglass Perritt
Deputy Director
National Infrastructure Protection Center

Download Mr. Perritt's Presentation

1290K

The FTS Safeguard Program
Conducted by:
Ms. Sallie McDonald
Deputy Assistant Commissioner,
Office of Information Security

Download the Safeguard Presentation

361K

Securing Electronic Government
Conducted by:
Ms. Mary Mitchell
Deputy Associate Administrator,
Office of Electronic Commerce

Download Ms. Mitchell's Presentation

401K

Access Certificates for Electronic Services (ACES)
PKI Infrastructure Solutions

Conducted by:
Ms. Judith Spencer
Director, Center for Governmentwide Security,
Office of Information Security

Download Ms. Spencer's Presentation

333K

Incident Response and Intrusion Detection
(The FIDNet Initiative)

Conducted by:
Mr. Darwyn Banks
Program Manager,
Federal Intrusion Detection Network Program Office

Download Mr. Banks' Presentation

1607K

NOTE:   all presentations require Microsoft Powerpoint for viewing.

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