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The Washington Post hosts annual cybersecurity summit

August 22, 2018 at 10:31 AM

On Tuesday, October 2, The Washington Post will host its annual cybersecurity summit featuring government leaders, security experts, and technology industry executives to discuss urgent domestic and global cyber threats facing government, businesses, and individuals.

Gen. David Petraeus, former CIA Director; Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors; and other leading voices will assess how government and the private sector are shoring up their defenses against the next wave of cyberattacks and what consumers can do to protect themselves.

The program will also feature conversations about the application of AI and deep learning technology in the cyber arena as well as a look at the most pressing threats including, foreign interference in American elections, critical infrastructure vulnerability, bot armies and misinformation campaigns.

Speakers include:

More speakers to be announced.

This event is open to press and will be streamed on The Post’s site at Media who wish to cover must RSVP.


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Doors open at 8:30 AM)

The Washington Post Live Center

1301 K Street NW Washington, DC, 20071

This event is presented by Accenture and Samsung Electronics America with support from Northrop Grumman Corporation and The University of Virginia.

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