The Cyber 202 Live
On July 20, The Washington Post held its first Cyber 202 Live event featuring top cybersecurity policymakers from the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to talk about the latest developments in America’s cyber battle with Russia and other adversaries.
Threat Detection, Intelligence Sharing and Cutting-Edge Research
Two officials from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence -- Tonya Ugoretz, Director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, and Dr. Jason Matheny, Director of Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity -- respond to criticism about 2016 election hacking at a live event at the Washington Post.
Leaders from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence share the most significant cyber threats, how government works with private industry to thwart attacks and the use of new technologies like artificial intelligence.
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Tonya Ugoretz, Director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, dissects Russian cyber threats against the U.S., saying "they are the most aggressive foreign actor that we see."
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Two officials from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence -- Tonya Ugoretz, Director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, and Dr. Jason Matheny, Director of Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity -- respond to criticism about 2016 election hacking at a live event at the Washington Post.
  • Jul 20
Tonya Ugoretz
Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Tonya Ugoretz is a career FBI Intelligence Analyst currently assigned to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) as Director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center. She joined the government in 2001 as a Presidential Management Fellow and as an all-source analyst with the FBI’s Counterterrorism program. In 2003, she became the first analyst to serve as the FBI Director’s daily intelligence briefer. From 2008 to 2012, as a Unit Chief and then Section Chief in the Senior Executive Service, Ugoretz oversaw intelligence products and briefings for the FBI Director and the Attorney General, as well as FBI analysts’ contributions to the President’s Daily Brief.
Dr. Jason Matheny
Director, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Dr. Jason Matheny became Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) director in 2015, after serving as a program manager, associate office director, and office director. Before IARPA, he worked at Oxford University, the World Bank, the Applied Physics Laboratory, the Center for Biosecurity and Princeton University, and is the co-founder of two biotechnology companies. He received the Intelligence Community’s Award for Individual Achievement in Science and Technology.
Moderated by Ellen Nakashima
Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post.
Is the U.S. on the Right Track on Cybersecurity?
Former government officials assess the cybersecurity agenda of the Trump administration and Congress and the immediate challenge to defeat cyber attacks.
Mike Rogers, the former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and Christopher Painter, former Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department, assess the cybersecurity agenda of the Trump administration and Congress and the immediate challenge to defeat cyber attacks.
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Former House Intel Chair Mike Rogers dissects President Trump's Helsinki summit with Russian President Putin.
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America’s former top cyber diplomat, Christopher Painter, called into question President Trump's preparedness for his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Mike Rogers, the former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and Christopher Painter, former Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department, assess the national security impact of President Trump's comments in Helsinki.
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America's former top cyber diplomat, Christopher Painter, examines the message President Trump's recent comments in Helsinki sent to member of the U.S. intelligence community.
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Mike Rogers, the former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and Christopher Painter, former Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department, assess to what extent they believe Russian hacking had an impact on the 2016 election.
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Former House Intel Chairman Mike Rogers explained his biggest fear right now in the cybersecurity space during an event at the Washington Post, saying "America is in a cyber war, most Americans don’t know it, and I’m not convinced we’re winning."
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Mike Rogers
Former Chairman, House Intelligence Committee; Host, “Declassified” and National Security Commentator, CNN
Mike Rogers is a former member of Congress, officer in the Army, and FBI special agent. In the U.S. House he chaired the Intelligence Committee, becoming a leader on cybersecurity and national security policy. Today Rogers is a CNN national security commentator, and hosts and produces CNN’s “Declassified.” He sits on the board of IronNet Cybersecurity and MITRE Corporation, and advises Next Century Corporation and Trident Capital. He is Distinguished Fellow and Trustee at Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, and a Senior Fellow at Harvard University.
Christopher Painter
Former Coordinator for Cyber Issues, U.S. Department of State
Chris Painter is a globally recognized leader and expert on cybersecurity and cyber policy, Cyber Diplomacy and combatting cybercrime.  He has been on the vanguard of U.S. and international cyber issues for over twenty five years—first as a prosecutor of some of the most high-profile cybercrime cases in the country and then as a senior official at the Department of Justice, FBI, the National Security Council and finally the State Department.
Moderated by Carol D. Leonnig
Carol D. Leonigg is a national investigative reporter for The Washington Post.
Protecting the Homeland: The Known and Unknown
The top cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security reveals the government’s priorities, including protecting the nation’s cyber infrastructure and ensuring the security of elections.
A top cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security, Undersecretary Christopher Krebs, reveals the government’s priorities, including protecting the nation’s cyber infrastructure and ensuring the security of elections.
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Christopher C. Krebs, Undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, details the government’s efforts to safeguard the security of the 2018 midterm elections.
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Christopher C. Krebs, Undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, says there have been no concerted efforts to hack an American campaign or election since 2016.
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Christopher C. Krebs, Undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses whether the U.S. is overly focused on Russia at the expense of other foreign cyber threats
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Christopher C. Krebs
Undersecretary, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Under Secretary Christopher Krebs was sworn in on June 15, 2018 as the Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). Before serving as NPPD Under Secretary, Krebs was appointed in August 2017 as the Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection. In the absence of a permanent NPPD Under Secretary at the time, Krebs took on the role of serving as the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for NPPD until he was subsequently nominated as the Under Secretary and confirmed by the Senate the following year.
Interviewed by Derek Hawkins
Derek Hawkins is a cybersecurity policy reporter and author of “The Cybersecurity 202” newsletter for The Washington Post.
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Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Elizabeth Joyce, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, discuss how they protect HPE from threats and share insights to help individuals and businesses navigate their own cyber challenges.
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