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Anne Neuberger, Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.), Jeanette Manfra and Sean Joyce join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Oct. 13. (Video: The Washington Post)

With nearly every aspect of our modern lives increasingly digitized, cybersecurity has surged in importance as a business, policy and national security priority. Join Washington Post Live for conversations with Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology, Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.), the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Jeanette Manfra, the global director of risk and compliance at Google Cloud, and Sean Joyce, the global and U.S. cybersecurity and privacy leader at PwC, about one of the defining issues of our time.

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“Technology today is not built for the threat it faces… As a result, people that work cybersecurity can sometimes feel like it’s a losing battle. I think Ukraine proves the value of preparation and partnership.” – Anne Neuberger (Video: Washington Post Live)
“Every military in the world now, any credible military, has a pretty significant cyber command. And that’s not just for the heck of it, that’s because that is the modern face of warfare. So we don’t know what should be considered an act of war yet.” – Rep. John Katko (Video: Washington Post Live)
“We’ll be talking about an investigators toolkit that our Australian counterparts have built to help an investigator… Today in the as is world, if in the U.S. we see a ransomware attack and it’s a new variant, there’s no quick way to reach out to peer law enforcement entities or intelligence services around the world and say ‘Is anybody seeing this? Do you know who it is and do you know how you defend against it?’ That’s something we intend to change and we’ll be putting in place the operational practices and the law enforcement partnerships to be able to do that as well.” – Anne Neuberger (Video: Washington Post Live)
“There’s too many entities and the private sector is confused, and there needs to be a focused objective… The government does not understand that the private sector is out there and they just want to know what’s that one number to call… I think Chris Inglis, I think Jen Easterly and [Anne] Neuberger, I think collectively they have done a good job incrementally. We’re still looking at a 21st century problem in a 20th century way.” – Sean Joyce (Video: Washington Post Live)
“You do have some entrenched interests, sometimes in Congress, sometimes in different administrations, of which organization they want to empower… One of the biggest impacts it has is for federal cybersecurity and agencies’ inability to have consistent, long-term funding plans to fix some of their biggest challenges around legacy infrastructure.” – Jeanette Manfra (Video: Washington Post Live)

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Anne Neuberger

Deputy Assistant to the President & Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology

Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)

Ranking Member, House Homeland Security Committee

Jeanette Manfra

Global Director, Risk & Compliance, Google Cloud

Sean Joyce

Global & U.S Cybersecurity & Privacy Leader, PwC

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