2010 – Speakers

David Keith

Film Actor
Schedule: 10/19/2010 – 8:30
Presentation Title: protect.org

David Keith is most known for his role in over 100 Hollywood films and numerous television shows. As a volunteer and now a part-time staff member for PROTECT, Keith’s passion for protecting children has driven new growth and recruited the support of powerful allies, including elected officials, concerned citizens, professional athletes and music industry professionals. Keith splits his time between fundraising, lobbying and speaking on behalf of PROTECT.

Sean McGurk

Sean McGurk

Director, Control Systems Security
National Cyber Security Division
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Schedule: 10/20/2010 – 2:15
Presentation Title: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Since leaving the Navy, Mr. McGurk has managed a number of significant system development and IT security programs in the private sector supporting the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Mr. McGurk was selected for his current position in January, 2008. He is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy.

Bill Dean

Director of Computer Forensics
Sword and Shield Enterprise Security

Schedule: 10/19/2010 – 11:00
Presentation Title: We are the Enemy

Mr. Bill Dean is the Director of Computer Forensics for Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. Bill has more than 13 years of experience in the technical field in roles such as programmer, systems support, enterprise systems design and engineering, virtualization, digital forensics, and information security. Bill has focused his career on the specialties of systems security, electronic discovery, digital forensics, and incident response. He is a Certified Penetration Testing Specialist, Certified Computer Examiner, and active member of the International Society for Forensic Computer Examiners.

Ron Ross

Computer Scientist
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Schedule: 10/19/2010 – 2:45
Presentation: Enterprise Risk Management (NIST 800-39)

Dr. Ron Ross is a senior computer scientist and information security researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). His current areas of specialization include security requirements definition, testing and evaluation, risk management, and information assurance. Dr. Ross leads the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Implementation Project for NIST, which includes the development of key security standards and guidelines for the federal government, support contractors, and the United States critical information infrastructure. Dr. Ross is also the principal architect of the NIST Risk Management Framework.

Craig Ball


Schedule: 10/20/2010 – 8:00
Presentation: Moot Court Exercise in Forensic Testimony

Craig Ball is a globetrotting Texas lawyer who limits his practice to service as a court-appointed special master and consultant in computer forensics and electronic discovery. Notwithstanding formal training and multiple certifications in computer forensics, Craig credits a lifelong passion to understand how things work and be able to explain it to others as his most cherished credential. Craig writes the award-winning Ball in Your Court column on electronic discovery for Law Technology News and is the author of numerous articles on e-discovery and computer forensics, many available at www.craigball.com.

John McCumber

Chief Strategist
Symantec Corporation

Schedule: 10/19/2010 – 1:30
Presentation: Understanding and Countering Emerging Threats

John McCumber is Chief Strategist, Public Sector Group of Symantec Corporation. He is currently involved in research and development activities in support of leading edge government cyber security initiatives, and provides consultative guidance for state and local CIOs/CISOs in the areas of cyber security, data management, privacy and data availability. John is a retired US Air Force officer and former Cryptologic Fellow of the National Security Agency. During his military career, John also served in the Defense Information Systems Agency and on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon as Information Warfare Officer during the Persian Gulf War.

Richard Lambert

Special Agent in Charge, Knoxville Field Office
Federal Bureau of Investigations

Schedule: 10/19/2010 – 08:00-08:30
Presentation: Welcome and Opening Remarks.

Mr. Lambert began his career practicing law for a private firm. From that time on, he has devoted his entire career to work in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. His early assignments included instigative work in Violent Crimes and White Collar Crimes. A natural leader, Mr. Lambert began supervisory work in the Legal Counsel Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and has since held Supervisory Special Agent positions in the Office of Professional Responsibility in D.C., and Organized Crime/Drug Squad in the Norfolk Field Office. In 1999, Mr. Lambert was named an Assistant Inspector/Team Leader in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters. He was assigned as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the San Diego Field Office where he managed the Foreign Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism Programs, including oversight of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and coordination of the field office’s investigation of the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Mr. Lambert was appointed Special Agent in Charge of the Knoxville Field Office in June 2006.

Jill Knesek

Head of Security
BT Global Services

Schedule: 10/20/2010 – 10:30-11:30
Presentation: Security and Risk Management.

As Chief Security Officer, Jill Knesek is responsible for all security matters for BT Global Services including risk management, regulatory compliance, policy compliance, incident management, physical security and network and systems security, Jill manages a global team of Country Security Managers providing local support to the BT Global Services country management teams. Jill has been with BT since January 2005 and is located in El Segundo, CA.

Jill also has an extensive background in cyber security. She served as a Special Agent for the FBI, assigned to the Computer Crime Squad in the Los Angeles field office and was involved in several high-profile cases, including the infamous Kevin Mitnick and Mafiaboy trials.

Dawn Cappelli

Senior Member

Schedule: 10/19/2010 – 09:45-10:45
Presentation: Insider Threats

Dawn Cappelli is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff in CERT at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI). She has over 25 years experience in software engineering, including programming, technical project management, information security, and research. She is technical lead of CERTs insider threat research, including the Insider Threat Study conducted jointly by the U.S. Secret Service and CERT.