Wednesday, March 4, 2020


8:00–8:45 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by Rapid7

8:45–9:15 a.m. 

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Karen Muncaster, Ph.D., Dean, Woods College of Advancing Studies, Boston College
Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge, FBI, Boston Division
Michael J. Lochhead, Executive Vice President, Boston College
9:15–9:45 a.m. 

Keynote Address

The Honorable Christopher A. Wray, Director,  Federal Bureau of Investigation

9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break and Refreshments
Sponsored by Guidehouse & Splunk

10:00–10:45 a.m.


Michael R. Cote, President & CEO, Secureworks

10:50–11:35 a.m.


Helen Dixon, Commissioner for Data Protection, Ireland

11:35–1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Panel Discussion
Sponsored by FireEye

PANEL DISCUSSION: “Cyber Attack Simulation: A Proactive & Unified
Approach to Incident Response"

Moderator: Lisa Ropple, Partner & Global Co-Leader, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Group, Jones Day


David D'Addio, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief Cyber Crime Unit, U.S Attorney’s Office - Boston
Alexa King
, General Counsel, FireEye
Diana Kelley
, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft
Katie Jenkins, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Edna Conway, Vice President & General Manager, Global Security, Risk & Compliance, Cloud Supply Chain, Microsoft
David London, Senior Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission/Cyber Unit Liaison
Sara Cable, Assistant Attorney General & Director of Data Security & Privacy, Consumer Protection Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General

1:10–2:00 p.m.

Breakout 1 (Room 305)

PANEL DISCUSSION: Data Protection: Compliance, Risk & Information Sharing”

Moderator: Professor Kevin R. Powers, J.D., Founding Director, M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy & Governance, Boston College; Assistant Professor of the Practice, Boston College Law School & Boston College’s Carroll School of Management


Sasha Cohen O’Connell, Ph.D., Professorial Lecturer & Executive in Residence, Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, School of Public Affairs, American University; Senior Advisor, National Security Sector, Guidehouse
Scott Lashway, Partner & Co-Chair, Privacy & Data Security Group, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Jen Ellis, Vice President of Community and Public Affairs, Rapid7
Christopher Leigh, Chief Information Security Officer, Eversource
Rob Fitzgerald, Security Practice Lead, GreenPages Technology Solutions

1:10–2:00 p.m.

Breakout 1A (Room 100)

PANEL DISCUSSION: “Law Enforcement– Ransomware Response”

Moderator: Doug Domin, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Division - Cyber Crime Program


Tom Harper, Jr., Special Agent in Charge, Technology Crimes Division, U.S. Department of Education - Office of Inspector General
Bernard Wilson, Program Manager, Network Intrusion Section, U.S. Secret Service, Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Holmes, Supervisor Special Agent, Major Cyber Crimes Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Jason Holcomb, Director of ICS Security Services, Revolutionary Security
Adam J. Bookbinder, Partner, Data Strategy, Security & Privacy Group, Holland & Knight, LLP - Boston

2:10–3:00 p.m.

Breakout 2 (Room 305)

PANEL DISCUSSION: “Data Privacy: A Roadmap to Navigate the Varying Regulatory Requirements”

Moderator: Heather Egan Sussman, Partner & Global Co-Chair, Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation Practice, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP


Michael Crones, Chief Information Officer, Draper
Katherine J. Fick, Senior Counsel, IBM Security/ IBM Corporation
Alexis Goltra, Associate General Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection, Citrix
Gant Redmon, Chief Executive Officer, Tervela
Michael Rodehorst, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

2:10–3:00 p.m.

Breakout 2A (Room 100):

PANEL DISCUSSION: “Cybersecurity: National Security Threats, Concerns & Response"

ModeratorM. John Saad, Partner, National Security Segment Leader, Guidehouse


Kelli A. Andrews, Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Division
Cheryl Davis, Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, Oracle; former Director, Cybersecurity Policy, National Security Council - White House
Dimitri McKay, Security Architect, Splunk
Teresa Shea, Vice President, Cyber Offense & Defense Experts CODEX, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services
Ken Kaminski, Network Security Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco Systems

3:00–3:15 p.m.

Break and Refreshments

Sponsored by Mintz & GreenPages Technology Solutions

3:15–4:00 p.m.

PANEL DISCUSSION: “A Top-Down Approach to Cybersecurity”

ModeratorCynthia J. Larose, Partner and Chair, Privacy & Security Practice Group, Mintz


Kristen Edwards Marquardt, Senior Vice President, Cyber Strategy and Communications, Global Information Security, Bank of America
Harold H. Shaw, Chief Security Officer, MassPort
Maj. Gen. Kevin B. Kennedy, USAF, Assistant Deputy Chief Information Officer, Digital Transformation; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Cyber Effects Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
James McGlennon, Executive Vice President & CIO, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Warren Bamford, Global Head of Corporate Security, National Grid

4:00–5:30 p.m.

Fireside Chat

The Honorable John C. Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, U.S. Department of Justice

Moderator: Professor Joanna Baltes, J.D., Curriculum Coordinator, M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy & Governance, Boston College; Adjunct Professor, Boston College’s Woods College of Advancing Studies

4:00–5:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

Sponsored by Arbella, IBM & Revolutionary Security

Refreshments and hors dʼoeuvres 

2018 Boston Cyber Security Conference