CISA, DISA, Army, Navy, Others Explore Identity Governance, Cybersecurity, ICAM, Zero Trust And More At #GovIDSecuritySummit


By Godson Umejiego, Correspondent USA

The 5th Annual Government Identity Security Summit is happening  online November 30 – December 2, 2021.

Drawing interest from diverse industry stakeholders, the summit is billed to accomplish the following:

  • Explore the world of identity security
  • Identify viable entry points for identity theft
  • Examine the role of identity protection and cybersecurity in government policies
  • Find out how public and private workforces are pursuing security, cloud operations, teleworking, and identity governance in 2021 and beyond
  • Provide actionable insights to help you start or strengthen your identity protection programme
  • Hear straight from the experts as they share their knowledge and experiences to help you shore up your security framework.

The organisers have announced some of the  speakers:

  • TIC Programme Manager & Senior Cybersecurity Architect, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Sean Connelly
  • Chief Engineer of Security Enablers, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Brandon Iske
  • Technical Director, PEO EIS, US Army, John Pretz,
  • Principal Cyber Advisor, US Navy, Chris Cleary
  •  Director for IT Security & CISO, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, Jaime Noble,
  • Director of Information Technology and Cybersecurity Team, Government Accountability Office, Jennifer Franks
  • CISO, Carnegie Mellon University, Mary Ann Blair
  • State CISO of Illinois, Adam Ford
  • CISO of the City of Boston, Greg McCarthy

Registration is required for participation.  As an added bonus, attendees may earn up to 9.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits for Information Technology. Please register for the event, then send me an email at to indicate your interest in receiving credit.

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