Events

Events

MISI's DreamPort facility hosts nearly all of MISI's events. You can check out the calendar of events, or browse the events below. All times are Eastern Standard Time, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Events

RPE-015: Sage and Sentry
RPE-015: Sage and Sentry

Virtual

September-October, 2021. In this event we are studying solutions (software and techniques) for performing analytics against cyber threat information. We have $15,000 (USD) in prizes to give away to the best performers as determined by us! Registration is now open!
RPE-014: Rossum's Universal Robots
RPE-014: Rossum's Universal Robots

Virtual

September-October, 2021. This event is open to all colleges, universities, individuals and non-traditional participants who have experience in machine learning applications to network packet capture (PCAP) for automated anomalous behavior identification. We have $10,000 USD in prizes to give away to the best performers as determined by us! Registration is open!
DISA TEM: GuROO
DISA TEM: GuROO

Virtual

September 21, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
DISA TEM: Immuta
DISA TEM: Immuta

Virtual

September 22, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
DISA TEM: Imperva
DISA TEM: Imperva

Virtual

September 23, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
DISA TEM: Vonahi Security, LLC
DISA TEM: Vonahi Security, LLC

Virtual

September 28, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
The Future of Data-Centric AI
The Future of Data-Centric AI

Virtual

September 28, 2021 | 12pm EDT. Join us at The Future of Data-Centric AI, a free, one-day virtual summit. This summit connects experts on data-centric AI from academia, research, and industry to explore the shift from a model-centric practice to a data-centric approach to building AI. We will discuss challenges, solutions, and ideas to make AI practical, both now and in the future.
Cyber Resilience and Compliance Using the CyVaR Method – a MISI Webinar
Cyber Resilience and Compliance Using the CyVaR Method – a MISI Webinar

Virtual

September 28, 2021 | 1pm. The MISI team recently began the onboarding of 3 new DoD supply chain companies for our various cyber resilience, cyber compliance services and solutions.

What's interesting is the different challenges each business has in dealing with CMMC compliance. We see this all the time. CMMC nor cyber is a one size fits all ordeal. The expense and resources required pose many challenges to the average small business.
DISA TEM: Team Xtremis
DISA TEM: Team Xtremis

Virtual

September 29, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
CMMC Boot Camp
CMMC Boot Camp

In-Person

September 29, 2021 | 10:30am CDT. Tired of CMMC webinars repeating the same things? It's time to get into the trenches to discuss the real challenges facing industry. Listen to CMMC Ecosystem Leaders discuss the hard topics. Learn CMMC training to meet DFARS 7012 and CMMC requirements from the world's leader in CMMC standards. Prepare to gain the competitive advantage with this live 6 hour CMMC Bootcamp event.
DISA TEM: The Reddix Group (TRG)
DISA TEM: The Reddix Group (TRG)

Virtual

September 30, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
ICS Security Training
ICS Security Training

Hybrid

October 4-8, 2021. MISI Academy in partnership with UMBC Training Centers and Fortiphy Logic is offering a 5-day ICS Security Training course. The course combines foundational lecture content with innovative lab modules featuring 3D simulated ICS facilities to prepare users for assessing and defending their ICS networks. Attendees can participate either physically at DreamPort or virtually in the course.
DISA TEM: Advanced Ground Information Systems (AGIS)
DISA TEM: Advanced Ground Information Systems (AGIS)

Virtual

October 05, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
DISA TEM: Gurucul
DISA TEM: Gurucul

Virtual

October 06, 2021 | 10-11am EST. The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations.
SANS Threat Hunting Summit and Training 2021
SANS Threat Hunting Summit & Training 2021

Virtual

October 7-8, 2021. Will you be the Hunter or the Prey? This two-day virtual Summit brings together prominent security practitioners for in-depth talks focused on techniques that can be used to successfully identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. As an attendee, you'll walk away from this Summit with new tools and methods to leverage as soon as you return to work.
Cyber Command Academic Strategy Informational Webinar
Cyber Command Academic Strategy Informational Webinar

Virtual

October 13, 2021 | 1pm EST. Mr. David Frederick, Jr, Executive Director of the Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Maryland will explain Cyber Command’s mission in the Department of Defense and how its new Academic Engagement Strategy is designed to support our Nation’s defense in the cyber domain. The webinar will describe how Cyber Command will manage academic partnerships. Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions via the chat feature.
SANS Cybersecurity Leadership Summit
SANS Cybersecurity Leadership Summit

Virtual

October 14, 2021. Whether you aspire to the CISO role or never expected to be in a leadership position, you have the daunting responsibility of protecting your organization's assets from advanced adversaries. Security leaders need both technical knowledge and management skills to communicate effectively with key stakeholders, gain the respect of technical teams, and align security initiatives with business strategy. Attend this one-day Summit for in-depth talks from industry leaders on these must-have skills and capabilities.
The Future of Cyber Operations: A Capture the Flag Event by SixGen
The Future of Cyber Operations: A Capture the Flag Event by SixGen

Hybrid

October 14-15, 2021. Test your hacking skills at SixGen’s annual Offensive CTF event. Join this 24 hour battle where teams will be given a set of challenges with increasing difficulty to ultimately find and declare the best of the best. In-person attendance and online participation is limited, sign up today to save your spot!
MOSAICS Industry Day
MOSAICS Industry Day

In-Person

October 18-20, 2021. Join us for MOSAICS Industry Day, co-located with Defense TechConnect, Resilience Week, and TechConnect World, 18-21 October, Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. The purpose of the event is to continue the discussion between the government and private sector on how to transition the technologies developed and lessons learned during the MOSAICS JCTD to interested and willing members of the civilian cyber/ICS community.
AI & Quantum Computing Symposium
AI & Quantum Computing Symposium

Virtual

October 21-22, 2021. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Quantum Computing are transformational technologies that will fundamentally change how we observe, interpret, and interact with the world of data that surrounds us. This symposium will focus on the state of the art in AI and Quantum Computing, touch upon the convergence of these two transformational technologies, and provide insights on future R&D opportunities from thought leaders in the field.
2021 ICS Cyber Security Conference
2021 ICS Cyber Security Conference

Hybrid

October 26-28, 2021. SecurityWeek’s ICS Cyber Security Conference is the conference where ICS users, ICS vendors, system security providers and government representatives meet to discuss the latest cyber-incidents, analyze their causes and cooperate on solutions. Since its first edition in 2002, the conference has attracted a continually rising interest as both the stakes of critical infrastructure protection and the distinctiveness of securing ICSs become increasingly apparent.
Container Security Lunch & Learn with Red Hat
Container Security Lunch & Learn with Red Hat

Virtual

October 27, 2021 | 1pm EST. Red Hat will provide a one hour Lunch and Learn presentation on Container Security, presented by Alex Jacocks. The discussion will focus on how Red Hat technologies enables you to secure the host kernel and secure containers from each other giving you better resource utilization and operational consistency in your environment. Alex will also discuss how SELinux provides an additional layer of security with your containers and how Red Hat’s Container Security process helps reduce attack surfaces.
Triangle InfoSeCon 2021
Triangle InfoSeCon 2021

In-Person

October 28-29, 2021. Triangle InfoSeCon is the largest annual Information Security conference in the area and is the flagship event of the Raleigh Chapter of the Information System Security Association. Join us for another insightful conference while networking with the nations innovators. Featuring keynote speaker Armando Seay, Co-Founder & Director of MISI.
Red Hat Summit 2021
Red Hat® Summit 2021

Virtual

October-November, 2021. Red Hat Summit 2021 is expanding to fit your open source journey by featuring an all-new flexible approach. Designed to be more accessible than ever before, these events will provide a mix of innovation, collaboration, and learning opportunities. Cap your experience by exploring labs, demos, training offerings, and networking opportunities at in-person events that will be held in several cities.
CMMC: Policy and Technical Requirements
CMMC: Policy and Technical Requirements

Virtual

November 3, 2021 | 2-4pm EST. This course will provide an overview of the Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements from a governments contracts and a data security perspective. The course begins with a foundation in the law and regulatory requirements required today and in the near future. Then the course will examine what it takes for defense contractors to address CMMC requirements and satisfy associated audits, by delving into the CMMC domains, levels of maturity, and practical approaches to building a CMMC governance program.
Avengercon VI: Ransomware – Flipping the Script
Avengercon VI: Ransomware – Flipping the Script

Virtual

November 29-30, 2021. AvengerCon is a free security event hosted every fall by Maryland Innovation and Security Institute to benefit the hackers of the U.S. Cyber Command community and the U.S. Army 780th Military Intelligence Brigade. The event is open to all service members and employees of U.S. Cyber Command and Department of Defense personnel supporting cyberspace missions. AvengerCon features presentations, hacker villages, training workshops, and much more.