Pamela Passman, CEO of Create, and Bud Roth, Fellow for Cybersecurity, Sasakawa USA, will present on the current landscape of cyber threats as they manifest themselves in the supply chain as well as best practices and effective strategies to safeguard against them.
The presenters will address:
- Understanding key cyber threats today: top threat actors, supply chain attack vectors and emerging threats
- Navigating increasingly complex regulatory and contractual requirements – for companies, contractors and their third parties–with a focus on the U.S. regulatory requirements for defense contractors and financial services companies
- The importance of conducting a threat assessment of risks associated with your supply chain and other third party partners
- How the NIST Cybersecurity Framework can be used to identify vulnerabilities, facilitate assessment of compliance with ISO and other standards, develop an effective security posture and improve the ‘people, processes and technology’ essential to cybersecurity
While the presentation focuses on the realm of supply chain risk, the assessment tools and approaches discussed have wider applicability to firms trying to understand their cyber risk and what to do about it.
About the Presenters:
Pamela Passman is President and CEO of the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org). Under her leadership, CREATe and its affiliates promote leading practices in intellectual property & trade secret protection, cybersecurity, and anti-corruption. Passman is also co-founder of The Cyber Readiness Institute, launched in July 2017 by CREATe.org and The Center for Global Enterprise to enable the private sector to better address cybersecurity risk management across value chains. Prior to founding CREATe in 2011, Passman was Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Global Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corporation.
Bud Roth is Non-Resident Fellow for Cybersecurity at Sasakawa USA and Director of Training at HackEd. As Sasakawa USA, Roth is focused on ways to strengthen the US-Japan relationship in the cyber domain as well as ways that both countries can benefit from collaboration. At HackEd, Roth teaches a series of hacking courses designed to enable professionals with IT backgrounds to move into the growing field of Cybersecurity. Before serving in DoD where he supported counter-terrorism operations in the Middle East and other parts of the world, Roth was an attorney at the SEC Division of Enforcement. At the SEC, he helped bring some of the first cases involving mis-use of the Internet by securities fraudsters, shaping investigative methodologies and processes that are still in use today. To learn more about Sasakawa USA, click here.
Mike Benner, Darren McKellin, Co-Chairs
William Dallyn, John Kirch, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Information, Communications and Technology Committee
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