Cybersecurity In The Trump Administration: What Should We Expect?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Cybersecurity in the Trump Administration: What Should We Expect?" on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 11:00am - 3:00pm EST. 

President Donald Trump has pledged to end the defense sequester and make the development of defensive and offensive cyber capabilities a White House priority, but the contours of U.S. cyber policy under the new administration have yet to be set.

This half-day event explored what we should expect-and hope for-from the Trump administration and Congress on the most pressing cybersecurity issues of the day and examined the implications for the public, industry, and U.S. strategic interests. The event was hosted by the Hoover Institution in Washington and sponsored by Hoover's National Security, Technology and Law Working Group, Lawfare and Intel Security. Steve Grobman, Chief Technology Officer of Intel Security, will kick off the event with introductory remarks. Two expert panel discussions will follow.

11:00 am - 11:30 am   
Keynote Address: 
Paying Down the Cybersecurity Debt: Recommendations for the New Administration
Steve Grobman, Chief Technology Officer of Intel Security 

11:35 am - 1:05 pm  
Panel I: 
What Can We Expect from the Administration?
Jeffrey Eisenach, American Enterprise Institute
Adam Klein, Center for a New American Security
Denise Zheng, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Moderated by: Josh Gerstein, Politico

1:10 pm - 1:20 pm 
Buffet lunch served

1:20 pm - 2:50 pm  
Panel II: 
What Can We Expect from Congress?
Brett DeWitt, Staff Director for Cyber Subcommittee (Majority), House Homeland Security Committee
Hope Goins, Chief Counsel for Oversight (Minority), House Homeland Security Committee
Allen Souza, Counsel (Majority), House Intelligence Committee
 Michael Bahar, Staff Director (Minority), House Intelligence Committee
Brett Freedman, Counsel (Minority), Senate Intelligence Committee
Moderated by: Carrie Johnson, National Public Radio

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