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Thursday, February 5 • 11:50am - 12:30pm
PANEL: Securing the Supply Chain: Do You Know Where Your Code Came From?

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As we have witnessed with hardware, the supply chain easily becomes a means to enter and attack an organization. The software supply chain is just as if not becoming more vulnerable to attack: more opportunities to exploit due to faster update cycles, less ability to test, more people involved in technologies, BYOD, etc. 

This panel will focus about the looming problem with software supply chains and various solutions and fixes that have been proposed to mitigate them. 

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Michael Hewitt - Rear Admiral (Ret)

Rear Admiral (Ret) Michael W. Hewitt previously served as deputy director for Global Operations, Operations Directorate, Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington D.C for the United States Navy. He was responsible to the director for Operations and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for oversight and coordination of worldwide operational matters. This included Global Reconnaissance Operations, Cyberspace Operations, Military... Read More →
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John Scott

Selection Pressure, LLC.
John Scott is a leader in software supply chain domain and the commingled issues of cyber, software & technology development and deployment, software, intellectual property and acquisitions. He is focused now on automating and managing the enterprise cyber tools and the software supply chain. John drafted the U.S. Department of Defense policy for the use of open source software and is often called as an expert in this area. He founded... Read More →
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Bill Shleton

Software Development Lead, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Bill Shelton is the Software Development Lead at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Dr. Michael Sulmeyer

DoD Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Defense
Dr. Michael Sulmeyer is Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, where he focuses on strategy, planning, international, and legislative issues. Previously, he worked on arms control and the maintenance of strategic stability between the United States, Russia, and China. While on a Marshall Scholarship, Michael received his doctorate in Politics from Oxford University, and his... Read More →

Thursday February 5, 2015 11:50am - 12:30pm
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