On Wednesday, October 2, The Washington Post Live will hold a Cybersecurity Summit focused on threat assessment.

Conversations will feature experts and decision-makers including former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and more discussing election security, the surge in ransomware attacks across the nation, and the race with China for technological preeminence – and how the U.S. can address such urgent cybersecurity matters.

Additional speakers include:

  • William Evanina, Head of U.S. Counterintelligence; Director, National Counterintelligence and Security Center
  • Eva Galperin, Director of Cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Shane Huntley, Director, Threat Analysis Group, Google
  • David Ignatius, Columnist, The Washington Post
  • Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Director of Cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security
  • Joseph Marks, Anchor, The Cyber 202 newsletter, The Washington Post
  • Ellen Nakashima, National Security Reporter, The Washington Post
  • Sujit Raman, Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • John Scott-Railton, Senior Researcher, Citizen Lab

This event will be livestreamed at wapo.st/cybersecuritysummit. Media who wish to cover must RSVP to nancy.murphy@washpost.com

Event Details

Wednesday, October 2

Doors open: 8:30 a.m.

Program: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

The Washington Post Live Center

1301 K St NW, Washington DC, 20071