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ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

Envisioned by Governor John Hickenlooper and featuring retired United States Army General David Petraeus and cybersecurity strategist Menny Barzilay, the 2017 National Cyber Symposium is a trusted voice for cybersecurity challenges and solutions. 

Hosted by the National Cybersecurity Center* and the new cyber accelerator Exponential Impact*, the symposium addresses key questions, including:

  • What is cybersecurity and why does it matter?

  • What are the threats & risks?

  • Where do we go from here?

The symposium will cover clear and present cyber dangers, cyber innovations, how governments can protect themselves, international cybersecurity, cybersecurity risks, state vs. federal defense strategies and more.

Hosted at the legendary Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs, the symposium will feature training & interactive sessions where public and private sector experts and analysts will present on topics such as 

  • Clear and present cyber dangers

  • Cyber innovations

  • How governments can protect themselves

  • International cybersecurity

  • State vs. federal defense strategies

  • Cryptocurrency & blockchain technology

  • Cyber compliance

  • Managing risk

  • And much more...

FEATURED CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

GOV JOHN HICKENLOOPER
Governor of the State of Colorado
(RET) GEN DAVID PETRAEUS
Retired US Army General and Former Director of the CIA
MENNY BARZILAY

Cybersecurity expert

VANCE BROWN
CEO, National Cybersecurity Center & Exponential Impact
RON ROSS
Computer Scientist, NIST Fellow
PAM SHOCKLEY-ZALABAK

Chancellor Emerita, UCCS

 
JIM O' CONNOR

Founder , 1871 and Global Head of Venture Capital, William Blair

SUMA NALLAPATI

Colorado’s Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer

VINCENT LETTERI

Director, TMT Growth Strategy, KKR

DALE DREW

Chief Security Officer, Level3

Jonathan Steenlend 

Principle of CISCO Services, Zyston

Kate Beatty 

VP Enterprise Strategy & Planning, Center for Creative Leadership