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-018: Binary Signature Diversity
RPE-018: Binary Signature Diversity

In-Person or Virtual

This event focuses on tools and techniques for signature diversity and measurement across Microsoft Windows (x86 and amd64), Linux (x86 and amd64), OS X (amd64), and Android (x86 and ARM) platforms. Samples can include both binaries and scripts (e.g., JavaScript). Participants will play either offense or defense.
MISI's Summer 2022 Virtual Internship
MISI's Summer 2022 Virtual Internship

Virtual

Intern with MISI this Summer 2022! Continuing our mission in building the future of cyber, we are excited to announce that MISI will offer its summer virtual internship experience again for rising high school juniors and seniors. The 6-week program will run daily from July 11 through August 19th. Applications are due by June 10th 2022.
AWS Summit Washington, DC
AWS Summit Washington, DC

In-Person

May 23-25, 2022. Deepen your cloud knowledge and gain new skills to design and deploy solutions in the cloud to accelerate your mission at the AWS Summit Washington, DC. Over the three day in-person event, attendees will be able to hear from Amazon Web Services (AWS) experts, customers, and partners on how to leverage the cloud computing technology and learn the technology with interactive content.
DISA TEM: Black Kite
DISA TEM: Black Kite

Virtual

May 24, 2022 | 1-2pm ET. At Black Kite, we're redefining vendor risk management with the world's first global third-party cyber risk monitoring platform, built from a hacker's perspective. We're committed to improving the health and safety of the entire planet's cyber ecosystem with the industry's most accurate and comprehensive cyber intelligence, boasting the largest data lake of intelligence in the marketplace. Conference ID: 835 643 042#
DISA TEM: Pluralsight
DISA TEM: Pluralsight

Virtual

May 25, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. Pluralsight is uniquely qualified to address the DISA's strategic plan and ongoing missions to support current and next-generation warfighters. Pluralsight is a workforce development platform that empowers leaders and learners to create a highly skilled workforce. Conference ID: 252 230 127#
DISA TEM: SAIC
DISA TEM: SAIC

Virtual

May 26, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. SAIC will describe its Tenjin Data Science Suite (DSS) that provides the mission partner with the ability to ingest all types and sources of data to draw inferences at the speed of relevance. In addition, SAIC will discuss an operational "end-to-end" solution that provides the mission partner with secure data management and artificial intelligent solutions that will empower the analyst to achieve desired mission outcomes – both kinetic and/or non-kinetic. Conference ID: 573 424 004#
CyCon
CyCon

In-Person

May 31 - June 3, 2022. All times: EEST (Eastern European Summer Time), UTC/GMT+3 | Throughout the years, the annual International Conference on Cyber Conflict, CyCon, organised by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), has established itself as a major multidisciplinary conference on the technical, legal, policy, strategy and military perspectives of cyber defence and security. In just over a decade, CyCon has also become a community-building event for cyber security professionals.
DISA TEM: Folio Photonics
DISA TEM: Folio Photonics

Virtual

June 1, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. Folio Photonics is developing a next-generation optical data storage solution that has the ability to reshape the archival storage ecosystem. Through our novel utilization of the co-extrusion manufacturing process, new nanophotonic materials, and optical engineering, we are able to create high capacity, low cost optical discs. Conference ID: 446 536 072#
2022 SINET 16 Innovator Application
2022 SINET 16 Innovator Application

 

Deadline to apply is June 6, 2022. To apply to the annual SINET16 Innovator Award program, companies must be a Cybersecurity product and/or services company, be completely autonomous (not part of a larger entity), have annual revenues of $15 Million dollars or less, and not have previously won the SINET16 Innovator Award.
2022 Tech Center Science & Technology Accelerator Network Program
2022 Tech Center Science & Technology Accelerator Network Program

In-Person

June 6-11, 2022. Accelerator Network Program, Newport News, Virginia. (Final day to Register an application, Friday May 6). Ideation to bring patented NASA Technology to Market.
NICE Conference and Expo 2022
NICE Conference and Expo 2022

In-Person

June 6-8, 2022. Hear MISI presenting at the upcoming NICE conference! The next National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Conference and Expo will take place June 6-8, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. A pre-conference virtual event is planned for November 2021 in lieu of no full conference for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NICE program is supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce.
DISA TEM: Lookout
DISA TEM: Lookout

Virtual

June 7, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. Lookout provides a cloud-based security platform that helps secure any device to any cloud, public or private. The Lookout solution enables the worker/teleworker a secure method of communicating from any device and any application including Microsoft's O365 cloud or any DISA asset/datacenter. Conference ID: 145 905 030#
DISA TEM: Obsidian Security
DISA TEM: Obsidian Security

Virtual

June 7, 2022 | 1-2pm ET. Obsidian offers the first truly comprehensive threat and posture management solution built for SaaS, enabling security teams to confidently protect Microsoft 365, Workday, ServiceNow, Salesforce and other business-critical applications. The company's platform consolidates data across the interconnected SaaS environment to harden configurations, reduce sensitive publicly exposed data, right-size over-privilege, and mitigate account compromises and insider threats. Conference ID: 187 303 204#
DISA TEM: Proofpoint
DISA TEM: Proofpoint

Virtual

June 8, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. Email is a fundamental feature of modern government. It is also the No. 1 threat vector. In fact, more than 90% of threats arrive via email according to the FBI. Email attacks are constantly evolving–from phishing attacks to new forms of email threats, including those from your trusted technology partners and the defense industrial base. Some attacks include business email compromise (BEC), supply chain attacks, ransomware and cloud account compromise. Conference ID: 791 417 71#
DISA TEM: Spry Squared/Eclypsium
DISA TEM: Spry Squared/Eclypsium

Virtual

June 9, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. Most modern security tools focus on security at the network, application, and OS levels, leaving firmware exposed and vulnerable to attack. Firmware houses the most permissions of any code on any system, attacks here can be especially dangerous. Without firmware visibility, organizations are left vulnerable and ripe for intrusion. The ability to monitor, alert, and manage firmware addresses a known vulnerability in overall cybersecurity management. Conference ID: 144 368 336#
Purdue University Cybersecurity Camp
Purdue University Cybersecurity Camp

In-Person

June 12-17, 2022. The Purdue University Cybersecurity Camp is the only residential GenCyber student program in the state of Indiana and the surrounding Midwestern states created for girls entering 9th - 12th grades. The camp is FREE to all accepted female students! Apply by Thursday, March 31, 2022 at midnight.
DISA TEM: Corsha
DISA TEM: Corsha

Virtual

June 14, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. Corsha is on a mission to simplify API security and allow enterprises, developers, and DevSecOps teams to embrace modernization, complex deployments, and hybrid environments with confidence. Using a dynamic, blockchain-based machine identity, Corsha has developed a patented way to provide multi-factor authentication (MFA) for APIs, where API access may be pinned to only trusted machines. Conference ID: 919 535 865#
USCYBERCOM Industry Day 2022
USCYBERCOM Industry Day 2022

In-Person

June 14, 2021 | 0800 - 1700. Industry Day 2022 is an opportunity for USCYBERCOM to communicate its capability requirements and challenges to Industry. Strategic requirements will be presented via its Technical Challenge Problems as well as how USCYBERCOM will leverage its emerging cyber solutions to accelerate mission objectives.
DISA TEM: CyberArk
DISA TEM: CyberArk

Virtual

June 15, 2022 | 11am-12pm ET. The CyberArk Identity Security Platform enforces least privilege and enables access across any device, anywhere, at just the right time. Architected for the modern enterprise, CyberArk is built on a foundation of Privileged Access Management and powered by artificial intelligence-based behavior and risk analytics. Conference ID: 882 585 97#
MindScape Tech Tuesdays: DevOps for NetOps
MindScape Tech Tuesdays: DevOps for NetOps

In-Person

June 28, 2022 | 1100 – 1200 ET. Andy Stewart, Cisco, will discuss model driven DevOps for Netops to deliver enhanced orchestration, optimization, agility, flexibility and resiliency to result in a mission intent-based infrastructure. Learn about DevOps, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Automation, Source of Truth (SoT) and Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).
MISI DreamPort Speaker Series with author Sounil Yu
MISI DreamPort Speaker Series with author Sounil Yu

In-Person

July 13, 2022 | 1300-1500. The MISI DreamPort Speaker Series is hosting Sounil Yu, security innovation and author of the Cyber Defense Matrix. Sounil will present his new book that focuses on understanding the complex cybersecurity landscape. The Cyber Defense Matrix discusses the range of capabilities necessary for building, managing ad operating an effective security program. Sounil will be available to sign copies of the book after his speaking session.
MindScape Tech Tuesdays: Log Analysis Training
MindScape Tech Tuesdays: Log Analysis Training

In-Person

July 26, 2022 | 1100 – 1200 ET. Looking to learn more about Log Analysis? Join this advanced level log analysis training hosted by one of industry's leaders. This training is designed specifically for individuals who have a foundation in log analysis.
Intro to Attacking ICS
Intro to Attacking ICS

In-Person

July 26, 2022 | 0900 – 1600 ET. This 1-day course will impart foundational knowledge of common ICS attack methodologies. Topics covered will include basic ICS architecture, ICS protocols (including Modbus), vulnerable architectures and devices, and using python to automatically attack vulnerable situations.
AWS re:Inforce 2022
AWS re:Inforce 2022

Hybrid

July 26-27, 2022. Join us in summer 2022 for two days to reinforce your AWS security posture. Discover how AWS is innovating in the world of cloud security, and then hone your technical skills in expert-led interactive sessions. You’ll hear the latest from industry-leading speakers in security, compliance, identity, and privacy and meet fellow security professionals at our fun events.
Industrial Control Systems Cyber Saturday
Industrial Control Systems Cyber Saturday

Hybrid

August 6, 2022. We invite any and all students in 6th – 12th grade interested in learning about industrial control systems cybersecurity for a fun filled day of hands on exercises and activities on August 6th 2022 at DreamPort in Columbia Maryland! We will introduce students to the critical infrastructure concepts and cybersecurity basics. These combined skills will be used for executing offensive physical scenarios that will result in visible damage or disruption. Students and their parents are invited to participate in the fun! All participants will need to bring a laptop. Breakfast & lunch will be provided! Physical participation only.
Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Internship Summer & Fall 2022
Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Internship Summer & Fall 2022

In-Person

The National Security Agency (NSA) in partnership with the Maryland Innovation & Security Institute (MISI) and the GBC MISI Academy seek applicants for an 8-week paid internship program designed for college seniors about to enter the technical workforce currently enrolled in an institution designated as a CAE-CD or CAE-CO by the National Security Agency Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. Dates for the Summer Internship are June 13 2022 – August 5, 2022 (Applications Close May 13). Dates for the Fall Internship are Sept 19, 2022 – Nov 11, 2022 (Applications Close Aug 12).
OT-ISAC Summit 2022
OT-ISAC Summit 2022

Hybrid

September 7 - 8, 2022 | Singapore | Hybrid Event. Join DreamPort at This global conference on Operational Technology. MISI DreamPort Co-Founder and member of the Board Armando Seay will be part of this year's conference in Singapore. OT-ISAC Annual Summit will be in Hybrid event offering participants to attend in Virtual (online) and Live In person in Singapore. Bringing together OT/IT Experts and Practitioners in a Two-Day focused environment to share best practices and lessons learned that foster stakeholders to adapt and achieve mutual defence in protecting critical assets.
Artificial Intelligence & Financial Services Symposium
Artificial Intelligence & Financial Services Symposium

In-Person

October 27, 2022 | 8am – 5:30pm | New York, NY. Our third Artificial Intelligence & Financial Services Symposium will resume on October 27, 2022. As in 2019, we will focus on the legal, contractual and regulatory aspects of using AI to deliver financial services. If you plan to attend, please register early below. We plan to promote information sharing by having no recording and no broadcast. Space may be limited. We hope to see you in New York this October!
2022 GRF Summit on Security & Third-Party Risk
2022 GRF Summit on Security & Third-Party Risk

In-Person

October 27-28, 2022. Networking and Education on Critical Third-Party and Supply Chain Security Issues, for Mutual Resilience Against Cyber and Geopolitical Threats. Sessions will cover risk and vendor management, cybersecurity, intelligence sharing, geopolitical threat mitigation, and emerging compliance/regulation.