Advisory Board 2017


The Security of Things in the World of Internet of Things

Michael Brown served as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for President George W. Bush from 2003-2005, and as the Director, Deputy Director and General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, from 2001-2005. He was a member of the White House Consequence Management Committee, comprised of cabinet deputies, following the attacks of 9/11. He chaired the White House Transition Team for Emergency Preparedness & Response, Department of Homeland Security. He also served on the National Security Council's Deputies Committee.

Healthcare IoT is Coming to Kill My Patients

Dr. Christian Dameff is an Emergency Medicine physician and researcher. He is currently a Clinical Informatics fellow at the University of California San Diego. Published clinical works include post cardiac arrest care including hypothermia, novel drug targets for acute myocardial infarction patients, ventricular fibrillation waveform analysis , cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality and optimization, dispatch assisted CPR, tele-toxicology and medical education topics using Google Glass.

Dr. Dameff is also an ethical hacker and security researcher interested in the intersection of healthcare, patient safety, and cyber security. He has spoken at some of the world’s most prominent hacker forums including Defcon, BSides: Las Vegas, and is one of the co-founders of the CyberMed Summit, a novel multidisciplinary conference with emphasis on medical device and infrastructure cyber security. Published cyber security topics include hacking 911 systems, HL7 messaging vulnerabilities, and malware.

Security and Trustworthiness in the Internet of Things

Dr. David Wollman is Deputy Director of the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Wollman is expanding NIST’s coordination and research activities in cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT), including leadership of the NIST CPS Framework. He also leads efforts to coordinate and accelerate the development of smart grid interoperability standards. Dave received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and has received many awards, including two U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medals, the NIST Applied Research Award, and three U.S. patents.

Industrial IoT - The new game in town for everyone

Bob Martin is a Senior Principal Engineer in Cyber Security Partnerships at MITRE. He has dedicated his career to solving some of the world's most difficult problems in systems and software engineering-including cybersecurity, application security and assurance, and establishing appropriate standards in these areas. He is actively contributing to or authoring 30 different standards within the ITU-T, ETSI, OMG, Open Group, and ISO on various aspects of cybersecurity and assurance. Bob's sponsor work spans across the seven Federal Funded Research and Development Centers that MITRE operates. Over the past 25 years Bob has utilized his expertise and experience in software quality and cybersecurity to help sponsors as well as to create and promote public international community initiatives such as SACM, SQAE, CVE, CAPEC, and CWE, which include large active vendor and research communities.
Bob is a frequently requested speaker on security and quality issues pertaining to software-based technology systems and has published numerous articles and presentations in this area. Prior to joining MITRE, Bob started his career designing and installing manufacturing control systems in Area 2 of Kodak Park and performing software integration and porting projects for both RPI and General Electric. Bob holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in electrical engineering from RPI and an MBA from Babson College.

Building the Digital Resilience needed to underpin  IOT/IIOT solutions at BP- You have to see it to secure it!

Eric Devoy is an Enterprise Security Architect at BP responsible for the digital security strategy and architecture for BP’s industrial control assets. In this role Eric is transforming the security posture of BP’s industrial control assets by leading the delivery of the security strategy/roadmaps. He is also accountable for the solution architecture of key projects that define the future state of the digital security landscape of BP’s industrial control environments.  Eric also owns the IOT/IIOT security strategy and framework that underpins BP’s IOT solutions.

A Secure Model of IoT with Blockchain

Brandon Gilchrist is a co-founding member of the Oakland Blockchain Developers, a grassroots collection of software developers focused on training of blockchain engineers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Boiling the Internet Ocean of Things…security in a sea of devices

Jamison is a security enthusiast working in physical and cyber security his entire career. Focusing on the philosophical and cultural solutions to security problems rather than the technical, Jamison dives into the ‘why’ far more than the ‘how’. With deep world experience in prominent online retail websites, technology giants, and telecommunications carriers Jamison is able to contrast solutions and problems (and the disconnect between them). In his personal life Jamison lives in Denver and pursues full contact medieval combat, and teaches the application of chivalric values to the modern world.

The Yin-Yang of the IoT World: Security vs Privacy

Dr. Michaela Iorga is the Senior Security Technical Lead for Cloud Computing with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Co-chair of NIST Cloud Computing Security and Cloud Computing Forensic Science Working Groups.  Michaela is a recognized expert in cloud computing, information security risk assessment, information assurance and ad-hoc mobile networks.  She has an extensive knowledge base in the development of complex security architectures and a deep understanding of security, privacy and identity and credential management issues in the cyberspace – an expertise she gained while serving, in different roles, government, academia and private sectors.  In her role at NIST, Dr. Iorga promotes American innovation and industrial competitiveness by working with industry, academia, and other government stakeholders to develop and disseminate vendor-neutral cybersecurity standards and guidelines that meet national priorities.  Her current focus includes the development of security, privacy and forensic science specifications and guidelines that support the widespread adoption of cloud computing.

How do you secure and optimize critical infrastructures with blockchain technology? What does this mean IoT security and optimization and why should I care?

Michael Mylrea is a Deputy Director for Cyber Security at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) with over 15 years’ experience working on cyber security, energy, technology and national security issues. This experience includes leadership positions in industry and government, including, but not limited to: U.S. Department of Energy and Defense, Cyber Innovation Development (CSO 7 Co-Founder), Deloitte, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, Lakeside Oil, Harvard Berkman Center, and Good Harbor Consulting.  At PNNL, Michael leads several cyber security, Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain projects, including one of the first grid cyber security blockchain projects sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Michael is also a subject matter expert on various industrial control system cyber security projects, leading vulnerability assessment teams and providing cyber security expertise to several industry and government partners, including Rocky Mountain Institute and Energy Web Foundation’s Blockchain initiative and Washington State’s Internet of Things Council.

Michael is a NSF Executive CyberCorps Fellow and completed his doctoral course work at George Washington University and an M.S. in Cyber Security, focusing on cyber resilience for critical infrastructure. Michael received a Master’s degree from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, where he focused on international cyber security policy and law, while cross-enrolling in accredited coursework at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Michael received two BAs from University of Wisconsin-Madison; and is a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship recipient.

Speakers & Moderators 2017

Past Speakers & Moderators