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8th Cybersecurity Workshop

New Domains in Cybersecurity T&E

DATE: October 18-20, 2022
LOCATION: Embassy Suites by Hilton Destin Miramar Beach, Destin, FL
HOSTED BY: The ITEA Emerald Coast Chapter

Agenda and Planning Guide 

OVERVIEW

Cybersecurity is paramount in every phase of a system lifecycle. Professionals involved in Test and Evaluation are increasingly tasked with more rigorous controls, more complicated interconnections, and more contested operating environments. Cybersecurity is applied across all Government domains from common tactical networks to weapon systems. Instead of focusing on the depth of cybersecurity T&E in a single space, this workshop will focus on the breadth of solutions and approaches available for the intelligent application of cybersecurity best practices into the Test and Evaluation community. Our goal is to share practical knowledge and information from various individuals in the Government, Industry, and Academia that will provide insight and ideas to address common challenges across domains.

At this workshop, you will go beyond the typical exhibitor’s booths and surface level discussions. The workshop will offer dedicated technical tracks for hands-on tool demonstrations and will expand your knowledge of industry practices. You will have access to interactive sessions and demonstrations. You will see the government, industry, and academia showcase capabilities, tools, and services across a wide range of cybersecurity applications. The breadth of cybersecurity applications will help foster a new understanding of topics like cross-domain solutions, digital engineering, AI/ML in the test and cyber arenas, and intelligent T&E approaches.

Make plans now join us in Destin, a stunning location on Florida’s Emerald Coast near Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field, to discuss the evolving discipline of cybersecurity. Come share your thoughts, connect with others, and learn from leading experts at this in-person workshop. We welcome new ideas, new challenges, and new partners.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND TUTORIALS - Closed

Sessions will be unclassified and open to the general T&E, DoD, Commercial, Academic, and Intelligence Communities; however restricted sessions (up to CUI) may be made available. Abstracts will be reviewed for presentation during a Technical Session. Demonstrations or interactive exhibits are highly encouraged and will be held as stand-alone sessions.

Abstracts or demo portfolios should be pertinent to the conference topics, non-commercial in scope, no longer than 500 words, and releasable to the public.  Abstracts accepted for presentation, along with the slides, will be available online for attendees after the workshop concludes.

Please complete the Abstract submission form and submit to cyber@itea.org

TOPICS FOR CONSIDERATION

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Automation of Cyber Controls
  • Avionics
  • Big Data, Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Computer Network Operations
  • Cyber and Spectrum Warfare considerations in 5G/6G
  • Cyber Testing in LVC
  • Denial of Service
  • DevSecOps
  • Digital Engineering
  • Digital Twins in T&E
  • DT/OT Cybersecurity
  • Electronic Warfare and EW Convergence
  • GIS Analytics
  • Growing a Cyber/EW workforce through STEM
  • Hardening, Maintenance, and Modernization
  • Hypersonics
  • Integrated Cybersecurity (Holistic Support)
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Testing
  • ISC / SCADA
  • Microelectronics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Radio Frequency Engineering
  • Recruiting and Maintaining a Cyber Workforce
  • Red Hat/White Hat Intrusion Testing
  • Systems Engineering and Robust Architectures
  • Tactical Edge Network Cyber T&E
  • Telecommunications Cybersecurity
  • Unified Communications
  • Zero Trust
  • This is not an exclusive list.  If you have a relevant topic that relates to cybersecurity and/or EW in T&E we would like to see the abstract.

 

CALL FOR TUTORIALS
Tutorials that address the theme of the workshop are being requested. Pending final program decisions, the tutorials will be scheduled in two 4-hour blocks.  Tutorials must be strictly non-marketing in scope, unclassified, and public releasable. Please provide a synopsis of tutorial to cyber@itea.org

PRE-WORKSHOP TUTORIALS (Separate registration is required)

The fee to attend a 4-hour tutorial is $205 for one class or $385 for two classes.  Registration for a tutorial does not require registration for the workshop.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be awarded for completion of the tutorials. A certificate of completion will be provided upon request. 

Tutorial Descriptions PDF 

The following tutorials are being offered on Tuesday, 18 October:  

Morning Courses

  1. An Introduction to the Human Systems Integration (HSI) Aspects of Cyberspace Test and Evaluation 
  2. Cybersecurity Assessment of MIL-STD-1553 
  3. A Process for Distributed LVC in T&E 
  4. Introduction to Cyber Resilience T&E 
Afternoon Courses

  1. Cybersecurity Solutions with JMETC, TENA, and TRMC BDA
  2. Basic Overview of Telemetry
  3. ARCUS Cloud – Cyber Tools and Ranges
  4. T&E in a Digital Engineering Environment

PLENARY SPEAKERS

We are delighted to announce our esteemed speakers! Please check back often as we continue to build our program and add new speakers.

  • George Rumford, (SES) Director (acting) and Principal Deputy, Test Resource Management
  • Brig Gen Rawls, Commander, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center
  • Sarah Standard, OUSD R&E, Developmental Test, Evaluation, and Assessments
  • James Wells, (SES), Director Office of Test and Evaluation, Department of Homeland Security
  • Major General Evan C. Dertien,
    Commander, Air Force Test Center,
    Edwards Air Force Base
  • Col. David Hoffman, Commander, 96th Cyberspace Test Group
  • AJ Pathmanathan, Director, National Cyber Range Complex
  • Col William E. Young, Jr., PhD (USAF, Retired) Former Commander, 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing

 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPEs)

Each of the 4-hour Pre-workshop Tutorials provide 4 contact hours of instruction (4 CPEs) that are directly applicable to your professional development program, including the Certified Test and Evaluation Professional Credential (CTEP).

In addition to the Pre-workshop Tutorials, the Workshop provides 4 contact hours of instruction (4 CPEs) for each half-day, 8 contact hours of instruction (8 CPEs) for each full-day, or 20 contact hours of instruction (20 CPEs) for attending the full workshop, that are directly applicable to your professional development program, including the Certified Test and Evaluation Professional Credential (CTEP).

REGISTRATION

Online Registration 
Download Registration Form


Registration Includes: Two lunches, breaks, & a networking reception. If you join as a member today, you will receive a discount of $150 on your registration. (Membership fees are $45 for govt/military and $95 for industry.) NOTE: Pre-Workshop Tutorials require a separate fee from the workshop. 

Early Registration prior to September 10
$645 – Non-Member
$495 – ITEA Member / Government Employee / Active Duty Military
$95 – Early Career Professional

Regular Registration September 11 – 30
$745 – Non-Member 
$595 – ITEA Member / Government Employee / Active Duty Military
$195 – Early Career Professional

Late Registration after October 1
$845 – Non-Member 
$695 – ITEA Member / Government Employee / Active Duty Military
$295 – Early Career Professional*

Special Registration Pricing
$150 – Plenary Speaker, Panel/Session Chair, Tutorial Secondary Instructor
$395 – Panelist and Technical Presenter
$50 – Full-Time Student (ID Required)
$400 One day only


SUBSTITUTION AND CANCELLATION POLICY: Substitutions are permitted. Refunds are not available within two (2) days prior to the start of the event. Requests for cancellation submitted after 2 days prior to the event will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.  

HOST HOTEL and VENUE

   Embassy Suites by Hilton Destin Miramar Beach
   570 Scenic Gulf Drive
   Destin, FL 32550
   Phone: 850-337-7000

Deadline: 30 September

Since we negotiated rates with the hotel last year, the new per-diem rates were announced and actually came in higher then last fiscal year. The hotel has graciously extended the lower rate $169 to our Government attendees as well. Everyone, regardless of employment status should register ASAP.  Thanks!

An ITEA negotiated rate of $169 is being offered – lower then per-diem!  To receive this rate call 850-337-7000 and mention ITEA or register online. 

Cancellations: The  hotel  requires  a  72-hour cancellation notice prior to the reservation date. Late cancellations will result in  the  first  night’s  stay  being  billed to your credit card.

Parking: Parking is free for guests and visitors.

This hotel offers private beach access and is within three miles of Silver Sands Premium Outlet and world-class golf courses such as The Links. Baytowne Wharf, Big Kahuna’s Water Park, and The Track are less than a 20-minute drive away. 

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

ITEA is a 501(c)(3) professional education association dedicated to the education and advancement of the test and evaluation profession. Registration fees, membership dues, and sponsorships are tax deductible.

Sponsorship opportunities are available to highlight your company before and during the workshop. Let us know your budget and we’ll help you get noticed. NOTE: You sponsorship is tax deductible.

2022 Cybersecurity Sponsorship Pledge Form

No exhibits at this event

WORKSHOP COMMITTEE

Workshop Chair: Andy Overbay
Technical Program Chair: Shelby Pearce, Jacobs
Tutorial Chair: TBD
Sponsorship inquiries, please contact ELK Management Group at info@itea.org
Registration questions, please contact Ms. Jenna Reza at registration@itea.org

Event Details

Date

18 - 20 Oct 2022

EVENT QUICK LINKS

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