Digital Solutions Conference – CyberSecurity

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November 13-15, 2022
Alexandria, VA


  • Start Date:  Sunday evening, November 13, 2022
  • End Date:  Tuesday afternoon, November 15, 2022
  • View the detailed agenda

Hotel Info

Outside picture of the Westin Alexandria Hotel

The Westin Alexandria Old Town
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314-5700

Hotel reservations are to be made separately from your registration for the event. 

Our special rate of $179 per night is available only until October 24, 2022. 

Book your group rate here.

Detailed Agenda

Sunday, November 13

4:00-6:00 pmWelcome Reception
Sponsored by IOActive, Inc.

Monday, November 14

7:00-7:45 amINVITE ONLY: Breakfast Buffet – Research Invite Only
Sponsored by NMFTA
8:00 am-12:30 pmINVITE ONLY: Research & Working Sessions (Chatham House Rules)
12:30-1:15 pmLunch Buffet & “Truck Hacking” Demonstration
Ben Gardiner, NMFTA
Sponsored by IOActive, Inc.
1:15-2:15 pmEducational Session – Cellular LTE/5G Cybersecurity
Dr. Yongdae Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
2:30-3:30 pmEducational Session – Email Security
Dr. Chase Cunningham, Ericom Software
3:30-4:30 pmEducational Session – Mobile Device Security
Gema Howell, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
5:00-6:00 pmReception
6:00 pmDinner on Your Own

Tuesday, November 15

7:00-7:45 amBreakfast Buffet
Sponsored by SkyBitz
8:00-9:00 amEducational Session – Vehicle Security
Dr. Jeremy Daily, Colorado State University
9:00-10:00 amEducational Session – Threat Modeling
John Sheehy, IOActive, Inc.
10:15-11:15 amEducational Session – HV and Me
Kate Vajda, Dragos
11:15-12:15 pmEducational Session – Enterprise Security – A Red Team & Pen-test Perspective
Ahmed Shah, Red Canari
12:15-2:45 pmLunch w/Headline Speaker & Book Signing
Eric O’Neill
Former FBI Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence Operative
3:00-5:00 pmInteractive Workshop: 
The Future of Cybersecurity – Where Do We Go from Here? Moderated by Michael Wickham, Senior Staff Engineer of Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Keynote Speaker:

Eric O’Neill

Eric O’Neill is a former FBI counterterrorism and counterintelligence operative. He worked as an Investigative Specialist with the Special Surveillance Group (SSG) and played a major role in the arrest, conviction, and imprisonment of FBI agent Robert Hanssen for spying on behalf of the Soviet Union and Russia.

Eric is the author of Gray Day: My Undercover Mission to Expose America’s First Cyber Spy

For questions about the event or the hotel room block, please contact NMFTA’s Director of Programs and Events Erin Carter at