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Mission Statement

Our mission is to position NVTC and its members involved with the development of cyber security solutions and services as industry thought leaders and go-to resources for those looking to learn more on this critical topic (including the media). The primary focus of this committee is to educate and provide best practices on all aspects of cyber security. Through educational forums and insightful dialogue with NVTC members, the committee will become a valuable resource for those in the Northern Virginia technology community who want to stay updated on the current issues and developments that pertain to cyber security.

Committee Leaders

Brian Gay
Think Forward Consulting

David McGill
ICF International

Board Liaison
John Wood


Committee Meetings - Northern Virginia Technology Council May 17, 2017

The Potential of Blockchain


Dr. Misty Blowers, Vice President for Cybersecurity Research, ICF

Dr. Misty Blowers led the cyber offensive research team at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate in Rome, NY. While there, she managed over $95 million in government contracts focused on advancing the state of the art in advanced defensive and offensive cybersecurity technology. Dr. Blowers combines experience as a chemical process engineer with extensive research experience in the fields of machine learning, big data analytics, cybersecurity and blockchain technologies. With over 250 publications, she drove business creation in a variety of market environments; was the founder and chief operating officer of Datalytica, LLC; and has mentored multiple start-up companies in the automotive, manufacturing and law enforcement sector.

Her recent book, Evolutions of Cyber Technologies and Operations to 2035, continues to inspire senior level strategic planning exercises and coalition shaping initiatives across the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Upcoming Events

Committee Events - Northern Virginia Technology Council

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Northern Virginia Technology Council - Event Calendar

Cyberattacks on the upswing
FCW | Amber Corrin
October 9, 2012

White House Unveils Initiative to Fight Computer Viruses
Bloomberg | Eric Engleman
May 30, 2012

Thrift Savings Plan hackers could be targeting other government data
Nextgov | Aliya Sternstein
May 29, 2012

40% of U.S. government Web sites fail security test
Network World, Inc.
March 15, 2012

U.S. report says China has tested its cyberattack capabilities
The Seattle Times
March 7, 2012

NSA Chief Seeks Bigger Cybersecurity Role
The Wall Street Journal
February 27, 2012

Nearly 30 percent say breaches resulted in medical identity theft, new Ponemon report finds
Dark Reading
February 16, 2012

Chinese Hackers Suspected In Long-Term Nortel Breach
The Wall Street Journal
February 14, 2012

FBI Director Says Cyberthreat Will Surpass Threat From Terrorists
ABC News
January 31, 2012

Report Ranks U.S. 4th Among 23 Countries in Cyber Defense
Gannett Government Media Corporation
January 31, 2012

BREAKING: State's John Streufert will become new director of the DHS National Cybersecurity Division.
Exclusive: State's Streufert moving to DHS Friday
January 13, 2012

Department Of Energy Launches Initiative With Industry To Better Protect The Nation's Electric Grid From Cyber Threats
eNews Park Forest
January 6, 2012

Mobile, social engineering top data security management concerns
January 10, 2012

Why Iran Didn't Admit Stuxnet Was an Attack
NDU Press
October 2011