• 4th Annual Global
    Cyber Future Summit 2019
    Ideas > Action > Impact >> A Trusted Future in Cyberspace
  • Global Cyber Leaders Convene in Dallas, TX
    to Establish a Trusted Future in Cyberspace

About Cyber Future Summit

Cyber Future Summit is a unique event focusing on action towards building a collaborative and trusted global platform for cyber. The Summit is presented by CFF in an interactive and leadership exercise format, where the leaders and futurists from different walks of life will gather not only to share ideas of building a trusted cyber but actually creating definite actionable guidance and frameworks towards Trusted Cyber and take it back to their respective constituencies.

Summit Venue

Summit Details


THU October 3, 2019
10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

FRI October 4, 2019
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM


Center for American and International Law (CAIL)
5201 Democracy Dr
Plano, TX 75024

Summit Registration


  • Cyber Workforce Developmnet
  • Cyber Taskforce Intelligent Transportation
  • Cyber Insurance Forum
  • Cyber Crime Response

Presented by

Cyber Future Foundation

Summit Collaboration

CFS Past Speakers

Jeremy Wiltz
Assistant Director
IT Enterprise Services Division, FBI
Amy Brachio
Partner & Americas Risk Advisory Leader
Larry Clinton
President & CEO
Internet Security Alliance
Shamoil Shipchandler
Regional Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth Office
Honbl. Lyndon Olson Jr.
Former Ambassador to Sweden, Former CEO, Travelers Insurance and President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Adm. (Ret.) Patrick Walsh
VP, Boeing Corporation
Former 59th Commander of Pacific Fleet
John South
Former CSO, Heartland Payment System Consultant FS-ISAC
Dr. Sukumaran Nair
Chair and Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SMU
Michael Daugherty
Shaun Khalfan
Head of IT Risk, FreddieMac
Director, Regional Leader, CFF
Paola Saibene
Technology Executive, Flowserve
Former Director, CFF
Bryan Chambers
Blackstone Launchpad at UT Dallas
Julius Smith
CISO, Interim CIO
Induprakas Keri
VP, Blockchain & Emerging Technologies
Norm Willox
Partner, Bluewater International
Former CEO, Lexis-Nexis Federal
Ross Ashley
VP, Govt. Affairs & Federal Markets
Lin Lu
SVP & Enterprise Operational Risk Officer
Freddie Mac
Jason Cook
Managing Director
Chertoff Group
Richard Faulkner
Former Trial Judge, TX, LA Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator BFS Law Group
Cindy Donaldson
President, Global Resilience Federation
Former VP of FS-ISAC
Clyde Siebman
Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Commercial Litigation Lawyer
Minna LeVine
CEO SMART Community Exchange
Finnish Chamber of Commerce
Toba Hellerstein
CEO, Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce
Mike Spanbauer
VP, Research Strategy
NSS Labs
Richard Murray
Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Taskforce
FBI, Dallas
Viv Gergian
Managing Director
K2 University
Dave Marwell
Vice Chairman
Founding Trustee
Cyber Future Foundation

Steven Johnson

AVP, Connected Vehicles
Nasir Memon
Norma Krayem
Senior Policy Advisor
Holland & Knight
James Carpenter
Chief Information Security Officer
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Camelia Lopez
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Eastern District of Texas
Matt King
Director, SAFE Biopharma Association
Dave Copps
Former CEO, Brainspace
Serial Entrepreuner
Les Clonch
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Matt Konda
MJ Vaidya
Partner, EY
Advisory Council, CFI, CFF
Rick Tiene
Mission Secure Inc.
Dr. Gary Lacefield
Assistant Professor
Director, IMALSF
Tarleton State University
Jeff Shaffer
VP, Engagement Management
Stroz Friedberg
Richard Roper
Thompson & Knight
Allyn Lynd
Special Agent
FBI, Dallas

Bryan Hurd

VP, Stroz Friedurg
An Aon Company
Tony Cole
Chief Technology Officer
Attivo Networks Inc
Dr. Ram Dantu
Professor, Computer Science
University of North Texas

Dave Willox

Managing Partner
Bluewater International
Andrew Hoog
Founder & Board Member
Brian Zsady
Val Mukherjee
Chairman & Founder
Cyber Future Foundation
Executive Director, EY
Harold Collum
Founding Trustee
Executive Director
Cyber Future Foundation
Shawn Tuma
Founding Trustee
General Counsel
Cyber Future Foundation

CFS Alumni and Advisors

Congressman Pete Sessions
Texas 32nd Congressional Ditrict
Chairman of the House Committee on Rules
John Scimone
Senior Vice President
Chief Security Officer
Dell Technologies

Dr. Larry Ponemon

Founder & Chairman
The Ponemon Institute
Robert Rodriguez
Chairman & Founder, Security Innovation Network; Venture Partner, SineWave Ventures
Peter Gouldmann
Enterprise Officer for Cyber
US Department of State

Paul Raines

Chief Information Security Officer
United Nations

Ryan Spelman

Senior Director
Center for Internet Security
Honbl. Lyndon Olson Jr.
Former Ambassador to Sweden, Former CEO, Travelers Insurance and President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Danil Kerimi

Member of the Leadership Team
Head, Technology Industries
World Economic Forum
Dr. Craig Schultz
Founder, CEO
Neo Prime Solutions
Usman Chaudhury
Chief Product Officer
Vipre Security
Mollie Shields-Uehling
CEO (Retired), SAFE Bio-Pharma
Rick Howard
CSO, Palo Alto Networks
Chairman, Security & Privacy Working Group, DHS ISAO-SO; Author and Blogger
Brian Engle
Executive Director,Retail-ISAC Former CISO, State of Texas
Jerry Archer
SVP, Chief Security Officer
Sallie Mae

2018 Program Agenda

2019 Agenda to be Confirmed

* The Summit themes are confirmed, the final schedule and order of sessions are subject to change based on speaker assignments, availability and logistics

Day 1: Ideas Forum - Wed
Venue: Capital Factory, Dallas
3102 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
Schedule Topic Details
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Onsite checkin for invited guests and limited walk-in registration is open through the day.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Capital Factory, Dallas
Ideas Forum: Workshops, Labs and Group Discussion Full day dedicated towards Innovation in cyber through panels, workshops and discussions on AI/ML/Deep Learning, Blockchain/DLT, Quantum Computing, 4D Production, 5G Networks, Autonomous Systems and other transforming technologies that need cyber consideration.
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Introduction Introduction and welcome remarks
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Opening Remarks Opening remarks outlining the summit and its various forums. Outline the Ideas Forum model for participants
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Capital Factory
Panel on Innovation Innovations in Cybersecurity and Partnerships Models to prevent, protect and respond to cyberthreats

  • Toba Hellerstein
  • Cindy Donaldson
  • Tony Cole
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Capital Factory
Showcase 1 Cybershowcase on Mobile Security

  • Introduction: Dave Willox
  • Presenting: Andrew Hoog
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Capital Factory
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Capital Factory
Spotlight Session:

Ideas that Shape the Future
Cyber’s impact on Global Freedoms and Democracy
Today’s global society and economy are exponentially ever changing. The rapid development of cyber technologies have created great equalizers on the global stage. Unfortunately, these incredible benefits and opportunities are often enablers for others that benefit from challenging the rule of law.

The great social responsibility startups and innovators need to bear in mind while they build new tools and technologies.

Presented by
  • Norm Willox
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Capital Factory
    Plenary Session 2

    How would AI led automation influence the cybersecurity landscape of the future

    The changing and ever expanding cyber landscape has given rise to the ability to rapidly shape opinions and actions of targeted groups of individuals. From elections to ad warfare, peddling in influence is on the rise. As mobility continues to grow we are no longer only subjected to this when at our computers but increasingly through mobile apps and mobile browsing. This discussion will focus on protecting the integrity of the information we see in this increasingly mobile world and how to ensure that influence is not served up to the unsuspecting by millions of autonomus bots.

    Fireside Chat:
    • Interviewee: Ross Ashley
    • Interviewed by: Val Mukherjee
    1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Capital Factory
    Showcase 2 Cybershowcase on Social Media and Information Reliability

    • Introduction: Dave Willox
    • Presenting: Brian Szady
    1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
    Capital Factory
    Break Afternoon Transition Break 1
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Capital Factory
    Emerging Technologies Workshop I

    The case for AI
    The case for a confident and trusted Artificial Intelligence

    • Bryan Hurd
    • Jeff Davis
    • Ram Dantu
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Capital Factory
    Emerging Technologies Workshop II

    Blockchain, Quantum Computing and Cyber

    How cybersecurity perspectives will change with the advent and scaled adoption of blockchain and quantum computing.

    • MJ Vaidya
    • Shaun Khalfan
    • Dave Willox
    4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Capital Factory
    Break Afternoon Transition Break 2
    4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
    Capital Factory
    Plenary Session 4
    CFF Annoucement on Cyber Future Consortium

    Discussion on the need for developing a global Economic Ecosystem for supporting Innovation in cyber - CFF Cyber Future Consortium

    • Val Mukherjee
    • Harold Collum
    • Dave Marwell
    4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
    Capital Factory
    Annoucements CFF Forum Closing Remarks
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Capital Factory
    Networking Reception
    Day 2: Action Forum - THU
    Venue: T. Boone Pickens Conference & Training Center
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
    2222 Welborn St, Dallas, TX 75219
    Schedule Topic Details
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Check-in Pre-registration for Summit day is Required at least 24 hours ahead of the program due to security reasons. Checkin for Registered guests is available onsite.
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    TBP Center
    Action Forum Executive Remarks, Panels, Spotlight Sessions and CFF Annoucements
    8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Welcome Harold Collum
    8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Opening Remarks Val Mukherjee
    8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
    TBP Center
    Healthcare Cybersecurity in Spotlight Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Executive Leadership

    Presentations from:
    • Bob Walker, CEO
    • Mark Bateman, SVP, Public Relations
    • Les Clonch, CIO
    9:15AM - 9:30 AM
    TBP Auditorium
    Cyber Law Initiative Development of the International Center for Cyber Arbitration and Mediation. Announced by:
    • Harold Collum
    • MJ Vaidya
    • Richard Faulkner
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    TBP Center
    Data breaches and working with law enforcement Practically every jurisdiction, national, state or local now requires organizations who experience a data breach to notify affected individuals if personal identifying information is compromised.

    These laws are continually changing, as are the demands and expectations for compliance with these obligations. This panel will discuss various aspects of the law enforcement engagement as it relates to data breaches.

    Some questions include:
    • What are best practices?
    • What are the standards for determining that you have suffered a breach and need to notify individuals?
    • How long can you wait legally to notify, and what are the practical considerations that drive that timeline?
    • Are the instances where you do not have to notify individuals, or can delay notification?
    • What is the role of law enforcement in making that decision, and how can you work with law enforcement regarding breach notification obligations?
    • Can you avoid notification, and what are the legal consequences both in terms of litigation and regulatory enforcement for not notifying individuals?
    • Do any of the laws require organizations to offer services to the victims, and if so what services?

    • Harold Collum
    • Richard Roper
    • Jay Johnson
    10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
    Break Morning Break
    10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    TBP Center Auditorium
    Cyber and Enterprise Risk - their relationship and practical implications Cyber risk is a critical element of enterprise risk in today’s businesses. Cyber risk needs a holistic treatment especially when the cyber policies of governments and associated regulations are evolving at a frantic rate. A proper balance of cyber liability, operational risk calculations and associated risk management measures need to be taken so as to allow businesses to address cyber risk more comprehensively.

    Cyber risk needs to be integrated in risk management of a business, not as a bolt on activities somehow operate in its own orbit. To enable that, we not only need to mature the framework, but also have next generation of cyber product that is designed to achieve this goal.

    This panel will discuss various aspects of cyber law and liability in the lens of developing this holistic cyber risk management framework for businesses and organizations of national importance.

    • Matt King
    • Richard Faulkner
    • Mike Spanbauer
    • Lin Lu
    • Norma Krayem
    11:30 PM - 12:15 AM
    TBP Center

    Technologies shaping transportation of the future and Future Cities

    Connected vehicles and smart cities are two massively transformational technologies. We are already seeing an impact with the investments in economy and society in the connected vehicles and cities. While the private-sector leads the connected car technology investments, the technological development and smart cities innovation is led by state and local governments.

    This panel will discuss the needs of for collaboration between two elements and also the cyber security, safety and privacy aspects of this transformation.

    • Jeff Davis
    • Steve Johnson
    • Minna LeVine
    • Ram Dantu
    • Elizabeth Rojas-Levi
    12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
    TBP Center
    Lunch Plated Lunch
    12:40 PM - 1:10 PM
    TBP Center
    Spotlight on Diversity in Technology and Cybersecurity According to surveys conducted by several independent organizations, there are at least 2.2 million cybersecurity jobs to be filled, with projected shortages of qualified personnel looking out into the future.
    In terms of diversity, a stark example of the issues related to talent in cybersecurity is the number of women in cybersecurity is, which is at 11 percent. Unfortunately at the current pace, this is expected to remain flat into the foreseeable future.

    A potential solution to this is sharpening our focus on the diversity of the technology workforce in general and cyber workforce in particular.

    The solutions in cybersecurity may be more readily accessible than is generally realized through diversity and inclusion.

    This spotlight session is going to focus on the general needs, approaches and learnings from ongoing efforts in multiple fronts.

    Spotlight on:
    • Amy Brachio
    1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
    TBP Center
    Post Breach Incident Response, Forensics & Recovery Post Breach Incident Response, Forensics & Recovery

    • Bryan Hurd
    • Brandon Kulwicki
    • James Carpenter
    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    TBP Center
    Consumer victim response and Consumer Confidence Breach response is driven both by the need to respond to notification requirements, but also in preparation of potential litigation and regulatory inquiries.
    • What are the common consumer mistakes that you need to be mindful of in deciding how to respond to a breach and notify customers/individuals?
    • What do the contents of the notice need to say, and should they (or do they have to) make reference to law enforcement efforts or other regulatory agencies?
    • What percentage of customers actually report criminal effects of the breach to law enforcement?
    • Can you change that, or encourage reporting in an effective way?
    • How can law enforcement better facilitate reporting?

    • Shawn Tuma
    • Jeff Shafer
    • Allyn Lynd
    2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    TBP Center
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    TBP Center
    Spotlight on Cyber Operations Lessons from building global cybersecurity operations center

    Spotlight on:
    • Jeremy Wiltz
    3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
    TBP Center
    CFF Plenary Session A CFF open forum with moderated Q&A with CFF Advisory Council of Cyber Specialists and Leaders
    Open Forum Moderator: Val Mukherjee
    • Jeremy Wiltz
    • Various CFF Advisory Council Members
    3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
    TBP Center
    CFF Plenary Session An international report from Global Auto Forum

    • Guri Ahluwalia
    • Various CFF Advisory Council Members
    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    TBP Center
    CFF Plenary Session CFF Annual Plan Announcements
    • Cyber Future Institute (CFI) Board of Education Meeting and Induction
    • Launch of CFI International Center for Cyber Arbitration and Mediation
    • Review of CFF’s global Cyber Certification and Accreditation Program work products towards 2019 Program

    • Val Mukherjee
    • Harold Collum
    • Gary Lacefield
    • Nasir Memon
    4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
    TBP Center
    Action Forum Closing Remarks Closing remarks for the Action Forum.
    Plan for Day 3: Impact Day
    • Harold Collum
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    TBP Center
    Networking Reception
    Day 3: Summit - Friday
    Venue: George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas
    2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205
    Schedule Topic Details
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Check-in Pre-registration for Summit day is Required at least 24 hours ahead of the program due to security reasons. Checkin for Registered guests is available onsite.
    8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    Hall of State
    Seated Premium breakfast  
    8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
    Hall of State
    Welcome and Intro to Summit
    • Harold Collum
    8:15 AM - 8:45 AM
    Hall of State
    CFF Spotlight Session 1 Spotlight on:
    • Adm. (Ret.) Pat Walsh
    9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks Val Mukherjee
    9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    Hall of State
    CFF Opening Keynote Spotlight: 2018 Cybersecurity landscape review. Actions taken this year in cybersecurity policy and those that need to be considered for the year ahead. Spotlight On:
    • Larry Clinton
    9:45 AM - 10:35 AM
    Plenary Session 1 Panel on Law Enforcement for Private-Public Partnership in cyber incident response

    Hackers cannot be stopped, but organizations should prepare themselves by increasing security and formulating a breach incident response plan. Some questions that we will discuss include:
    • How do you begin to prepare an incident response plan? What are the components?
    • How do you formulate your investigative team, and what are the legal and conflict of interest questions to be considered?
    • Are there things that you can do to prevent a breach or make it less likely?
    • How do you decide what vulnerabilities to close, and which ones to leave open? How do you assess legal risk around a technical vulnerability?
    • Can you proactively communication with regulators before there is an incident? Why is that advisable, and how do you do it?
    • Dave Marwell
    • Shamoil Shipchandler
    • Camelia Lopez
    • Richard Murray
    10:35 AM - 11:25 AM
    Plenary Session 2 Panel on Cyber Education and Future of Cyber Academic Models

    Building the workforce of the future for cyber - academic models and disciplines that make up the domain and how they address the needs of the industry Panelists:
    • Nasir Memon
    • Suku Nair
    • Industry Leader
    • Business Leader
    11:25 AM - 11:30 AM
    Morning Break Transition to Lunch
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Hall of State
    Lunch Seated Premium Lunch
    12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
    Fireside Chat 1 Fireside Chat with a Healthcare CEO on his decade long experience with regulatory regime.

    • Interviewer: Val Mukherjee
    • Interviewee: Michael Daugherty
    1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    Fireside Chat 2 Fireside chat on innovation and cyber application, ethics and issues regarding adoption beyond technology implications.

    • Interviewer: Bryan Hurd
    • Interviewee: Indu Keri
    • Interviewee: Paola Saibene
    1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
    Plenary Session 4 The future is connected, how can it be cybersecure?
    Securing a connected world - how connected vehicles, connected homes and smart cities are changing the way we live and exposes us to new threats. How can we secure our connected life with respect to safety, security and privacy

    • Jeff Davis
    • Shaun Khalfan
    • Rick Tiene
    • Ram Dantu
    2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
    Plenary Session 5 Presented by CFF Working group
    Cyberliability and Insurance gaps - what are the issues in the marketplace. How can we get to an objective gap analysis of Cyber security capabilities and competency of an organization.

    How do we assess and provide valuation of the gaps. What are the sources and methods for Identifying and Quantifying the Risk, for the Client and for the Insurance provider. A discussion on the various stakeholder issues that need to be considered for decision makers.

    • Harold Collum
    • Clyde Siebman
    • Matt King
    • Gerry Reihsen
    3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Plenary Session 7 CFF Annoucement on Cyber Future Society

    Discussion on the need for developing a global cyber ecosystem, beyond the experts and leaders. Involving the grassroots.

    • Val Mukherjee
    • Harold Collum
    • Dave Marwell
    4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
    Closing Remarks CFF Annoucements and Vote of Thanks
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Networking Reception

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