May 7 | The Hotel UMD, College Park, Maryland

DoDIN APL Day Agenda 2024

May 8 | The Hotel UMD, College Park, Maryland

New for 2024—presented May 8, the day after the CSfC Conference. DoDIN APL Day brings together key stakeholders from government and industry to focus on the requirements to test and certify products that affect communication and collaboration across the DoD Information Network. Topics include: the role of NIAP evaluations; helping DoD to leverage industry innovation; the DoDIN APL as an extension to the Common Criteria evaluation; navigating certification pitfalls; deploying IPB tactics in digital warfare; zero trust, using data as a basis for decision making; supply chain dynamics; securing remote access; and more. DoDIN APL Day provides important perspectives for anyone involved with efforts to ensure the offensive and defensive strength of the network including product vendors, component suppliers, testing laboratories, DIB subcontractors, trusted integrators, standards organizations, and government agencies.

Part of a 3-Day Focus on Federal ICT Product Certification

Events include Monday, May 6: Common Criteria Day, CMMC Day Tuesday, May 7: CSfC Conference Wednesday, May 8: Cyber Trust Mark Day, DoDIN APL Day. One-Day, Two-Day and Three-Day Discount Registration is available.

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Wednesday, May 8

Presented the day after the CSfC Conference

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:30 Conference Session

Overview and Outlook (Y20)

Overview and Outlook (Y20)
Moderator: Mark Luther, Manager, Product Development Network Engineering and CSfC Architect, Curtiss-Wright

09:30 TBA (Y20b) Speaker TBA


09:30 Should I Care About NIAP Evaluations? (Y20b) Matthew Downey, Technical Lead, Account National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP)


10:00 Open Innovation: Key to Helping DoD More Effectively Leverage Industry Innovation (Y20c) Dave Lockhart, Senior Manager, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Army and Special Operations Forces, Business Development, Operations, Boeing

10:30-11:00 Networking Break

11:00-12:30 Conference Session

Requirements and Certification Process (Y21)

Requirements and Certification Process (Y21)
Moderator: Mark Luther, Manager, Product Development Network Engineering and CSfC Architect, Curtiss-Wright

11:00 DoDIN APL: A Logical Extension to the Common Criteria Evaluation (Y21a) Herbert Markle, CC Technical Director and Lead DoDIN APL Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton


11:30 Navigating the Pitfalls on the Path to DoDIN APL Certification (Y21b) Jeremy Duncan, Managing Partner, Tachyon Dynamics


12:00 Beyond the CIA Triad (Y21c) Jim West, Founder & CEO, TopCyberPro.com

12:30–13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Conference Session

DoDIN APL In Practice/Case Studies (Y22)

DoDIN APL In Practice/Case Studies (Y22)
Moderator: Tricia Wolff, Security Research Engineer, Cisco

13:30 Reinforcing Defense Strongholds: Deploying IPB Tactics in Digital Warfare (Y22a) Westley McDuffie, Client Technical Advocate, IBM


14:00 Zero Trust and DoDIN APL (Y22b) David Pulido, Manager, Systems Engineering – Navy/USMC/PAC, Palo Alto Networks


14:30 Back to Basics: Using Data as a Basis for Safe and Ethical Decision Making (Y22c) Tommy Gardner, CTO, HP Federal

15:00-15:30 Networking Break

15:30-17:00 Conference Session

Technology and Innovation (Y23)

Technology and Innovation (Y23)
Moderator: Tricia Wolff, Security Research Engineer, Cisco

15:30 Supply Chain Dynamics: Sourcing and Compliance in an Uncertain Environment (Y23a) Stephanie Kostro, EVP Policy, Professional Services Council


16:00 Securing Remote Access (Y23b) Michael Riemer, GVP—oCTO, Field CISO, Ivanti


16:30 TBA (Y20b) Speaker TBA

17:00 Adjourn