Speaker details

Tony Sager Senior VP & Chief Evangelist

Center for Internet Security

Sager is a Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist for CIS® (The Center for Internet Security, Inc.). He leads the development of the CIS Controls™, a worldwide consensus project to find and support technical best practices in cybersecurity. Sager champions of use of CIS Controls and other solutions gleaned from previous cyber-attacks to improve global cyber defense. He also nurtures CIS’ independent worldwide community of volunteers, encouraging them to make their enterprise, and the connected world, a safer place. In November 2018, he added strategy development and outreach for CIS to his responsibilities.

In addition to his duties for CIS, he is an active volunteer in numerous community service activities: the Board of Directors for the Cybercrime Support Network; and a member of the National Academy of Sciences Cyber Resilience Forum; Advisory Boards for several local schools and colleges; and service on numerous national-level study groups and advisory panels.

Sager retired from the National Security Agency (NSA) after 34 years as an Information Assurance professional. He started his career there in the Communications Security (COMSEC) Intern Program, and worked as a mathematical cryptographer and a software vulnerability analyst. In 2001, Sager led the release of NSA security guidance to the public. He also expanded the NSA’s role in the development of open standards for security. Sager’s awards and commendations at NSA include the Presidential Rank Award at the Meritorious Level, twice, and the NSA Exceptional Civilian Service Award. The groups he led at NSA were also widely recognized for technical and mission excellence with awards from numerous industry sources, including the SANS Institute, SC Magazine, and Government Executive Magazine.

Mr. Sager holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Western Maryland College and an M.S. in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University.

 Sessions

Date Title

CyberNext Summit 2019

Oct 10, 2019
09:00‑09:30
Keynote
Managing the Space-Time Continuum of Cyberdefense
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Washington, D.C. - USA

Conference

CyberNext Summit 2019

Language:
English
Registration fee:
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  • Oct 08 - 10, 2019 Washington, D.C. - USA

Key Topics

  • AI, Machine Learning & Deep Learning for Cybersecurity

  • Strong Authentication Methodologies

  • Zero Trust Security

  • Privileged Access Management

  • Cyber Threat Intelligence

  • Human Factor & Social Engineering

  • Endpoint Security & Management

  • IoT & Industrial IoT Security 

  • Insider Threat Intelligence & User Behavior Analytics

  • Blockchain & Cybersecurity

  • Cybersecurity Talent Gap 

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