May 7 | The Hotel UMD, College Park, Maryland

CSfC Conference Agenda 2024

The CSfC Conference is part of FedCert Week

Presented in conjunction with Common Criteria Day, CMMC Day, Cyber Trust Mark Day, and DoDIN APL Day

All-Access Two-Day and Three-Day Discount Registration is available.

Tuesday, May 7

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00-10:20 Opening Plenary Session

Ballroom CDE

09:00 Welcome (P10a) Dominic Perez, CTO, Curtiss-Wright

09:10 CSfC PMO Introduction (P10b) John Dunker, Director, CSfC Program Management Office

09:20 Government Keynote (P10c) Dr. Adrian Stanger, Cybersecurity Directorate Senior Cryptographic Authority, National Security Agency (NSA)

09:50 Industry Keynote (P10d) Richard Schaeffer, Principal, Security Innovation Network

10:20-11:00 Networking Break in Exhibits

11:00-12:00 Plenary Panel Session

11:00 CSfC PMO Program Updates and Process Improvements; Ask the PMO Panel (P11a) John Dunker, Director, CSfC Program Management Office; Nathan Degruttola, Strategic Edge Communications Technical Director, CSfC Project Management Office; Mike Devine, CSfC PMO, Sam Green, Technical Director, CSfC PMO; Dave Ziska, CSfC PMO Registrations Team Lead, CSfC Program Management Office

12:00–13:00 Lunch in Exhibit Area

13:00-14:30 Track Sessions

Salon EFG
Agency Perspectives (N12)
Moderator: TBA

13:00 Commercial Encryption and Quantum Resistance (N12a) William Layton, Cryptographic Solutions Technical Director


13:30 Capability Packages/Annexes Updates (N12b) Nathan Degruttola, Strategic Edge Communications Technical Director, CSfC Project Management Office


14:00 Tactical CP (N12c) Mike Rovnan, CSfC Senior Engineer, CSfC Project Management Office

Salon C
Orientation & Integrators Experience (R12)
Moderator: TBA

13:00 CSfC 101—Where to Begin (R12a) David Gregory, Chief Architect (Technical Fellow), Curtiss-Wright


13:30 Panel Discussion: CSfC Trusted Integrators—Putting CSfC into Practice (R12b) Mark Luther, Manager, Product Development Network Engineering and CSfC Architect, Curtiss-Wright; Matt Hyson, Managing Partner, Limitless Defense; Eric Gursky, Group Lead for the CSfC Trusted Integrator Team Cryptographic Modernization Branch, US Army C5ISR Center; Edward Jennings, Cybersecurity Chief, SAIC; Keith Stacy, CSfC Domain Architect Global Security Practice, Iron Bow Technologies [60MIN]

14:30-15:00 Networking Break in Exhibits

(Exhibits close at 15:00)

15:00-17:00 Track Sessions

Salon EFG
Agency Perspectives (N13)
Moderator: TBA

15:00 Composed EUD (N13a) Mike Rovnan, CSfC Senior Engineer, CSfC Project Management Office


15:30 Registration Process Updates (N13b) Dossie Merrill, Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC); Mike Devine, Team Lead, CSfC PMO


16:00 The Agencies Panel: Perspectives from NIST, CMVP, NIAP, and more (N13c) Leader: Tricia Wolff, Security Research Engineer, Cisco [60MIN]

Salon C
Case Studies (S13)
Moderator: TBA

15:00 What’s the Buzz all about anyway? (S13a) William Harrod, Public Sector CTO, Ivanti


15:30 CSfC at the Tactical Edge (S13b) Christopher Port, USMC Network Engineering Officer, United States Marine Corps (USMC)


16:00 CSfC Tactical, WLAN, and MA CP Case Studies (S13c) Edward Jennings, Cybersecurity Chief, SAIC


16:30 The Challenges of Creating a Commercialized Enhanced Retransmission Device (ERD) (S13d) Jason Sebranek, Chief Technology Officer, Cog Systems

Salon D
PQ Cyber & Select Topics (Q13)
Moderator: TBA

15:00 Updates on PQC Migration Efforts by Industry (Q13a) Daniel Apon, Cryptography Lead, MITRE


15:30 Making Sense of the Quantum Mess ’24 (Q13b) Patrick Guerin, Cybersecurity SME, Key Management Solutions


16:00 Post-Quantum Security (Q13c) Philip Kwan, Director, Product Line, Palo Alto Networks


16:30 Implementing CSfC at Scale: Slings, Arrows, and ATOs (Q13d) Scott Bean, Vice President, INTEGRITY Global Security

17:00 Adjourn