Cybersecurity Workshop: Navigating the Evolving Threat Landscape

This event qualifies for 40 CPEs

This workshop will cover advanced cyber defense techniques and tools, emerging technologies in identifying zero-day vulnerabilities, mission and system resilience and survivability, and much more. 


Please join fellow Cyber Test & Evaluation (T&E), Acquisition, and Operation professionals from the government, industry, and academia to share information, lessons learned and knowledge.


Join us at the opening Session on Wen. August 30th for a Live Cyber Attack Experience. A simulation of a live cyber attacks against emulated DoD-representative systems (sponsored by DoD's Cyber Red Zone cyber training activity) 


Audience members will get a bird's eye view of actual DoD penetration testers conducting cyber attacks accompanied by explanation of attack goals and methods.


Final Program PDF


Live Cyber Attack Experience


Know B4 U Go

Speaker and Presenter Information

Arjuna (AJ) Pathmanathan – Director, National Cyber Range Complex, Test Resource Management Center


Sara Estill – Chief, Information Advantage Division (A), Threat Systems Management Office


Mark Dominguez – Director, Joint Information Operations Range (JIOR), 318th Cyberspace Operations Group

Rebecca Squalls – PM, National Cyber Range Complex Unclassified (NCRC-U)

James S. Wells (SES) – Director, T&E/ S&T Directorate, Department of Homeland Security


Nilo Thomas - DOT&E Software Advisor, OSD/Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, Strategic Initiatives, Policy, and Emerging Technologies


Jeannie Winchester, PMP, CISSP - Project Manager Cyber, Test, and Training (CT2), U.S. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)


Dr. Timothy Kelley – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane)

Chris Collins (SES)– Executive Director, Developmental Test, Evaluation, and Assessments, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)


Dr. Jonathan Harris – Lead Cybersecurity Engineer, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division


Tom Walrond – Cyber Advisor to Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Emerging Technologies, Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense


Patrick Lardieri – Technical Director, National Cyber Range (NCR) Program, Lockheed Martin


Spencer Andrus – Customer Engineer, Google Public Sector


Dr. Jayashree (Jai) Harikumar – Chief, Cyberspace Emerging Technologies and Integration Branch, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Analysis Center


Joseph F. Bradley Jr. (SES) – Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems (CROWS) and the Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base


Dr. Mike Shields – Chief Scientist for the TRMC T&E/S&T Cyberspace Test Technology (CTT)


Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Dept of Homeland Security, NASA, CIA, Coast Guard, FAA, Federal Government

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Tue-Thu, Aug 29-31, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Exhibit Dates
Wed-Thu, Aug 30-31, 2023

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center
4535 Commerce St.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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International Test & Evaluation Association

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