Heather Adkins is a 21-year Google veteran and founding member of the Google Security Team. As VP, Security Engineering, she has built a global team responsible for maintaining the safety and security of Google’s networks, systems and applications. She has an extensive background in practical security, and has worked to build and secure some of the world’s largest infrastructure.
Adkins now focuses her time primarily on the defense of Google’s computing infrastructure and working with industry to tackle some of the greatest security challenges. She is co-author of Building Secure and Reliable Systems (O’Reilly, 2020), co-chairs CISA’s Cyber Safety Review Board, and has advised numerous organizations on how to adopt modern defendable architectures. She is passionate about the security of election systems, and has consulted as part of the Defending Digital Democracy project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School.
(U) Ms. Morgan Adamski is the Director of NSA’s Cybersecurity Collaboration Center, responsible for working with interagency, industry, and international partners to deliver intel-driven cybersecurity at scale. In this role, she has revitalized the way NSA collaborates with the private sector to harden billions of endpoints against nation-state cyber threats.
(U) Morgan has worked across NSA’s offensive and defensive missions, as well as DOD cyber policy, for more than a decade. She is a sports fan, mom to two, and former lax rat. You can find her on Twitter @adamski_morgan.
Justine focuses her practice on both proactive and reactive cybersecurity and data privacy services, representing clients in matters related to information governance, diligence in acquisitions and investments, incident preparedness and response, the California Consumer Privacy Act and cyber litigation.
She provides actionable and practical guidance to help businesses manage data, technology, cyber threats, privacy, security and digital assets. As businesses navigate complex and far-reaching laws and regulations, Justine proactively creates compliance programs customized to client needs and budgets, including data mapping, vendor management, privacy and security by design, cyber risk management and mitigation, eWorkforce policies, data retention and destruction policies and implementation, consumer request workflows, cyber-awareness policies and trainings, and CCPA/CPRA readiness audits. She also provides reactive cyber services, including incident response, crisis management, privileged forensic investigations into business email compromises, data breaches and ransomware attacks, compliance with notice obligations to individuals and regulators, regulatory inquiries and investigations, and cyber litigation. Justine also handles employment litigation and counseling, as well as commercial litigation.
Dr. David Caswell is a managing director at Deloitte Consulting LLP working with clients across the Government & Public Services supporting a portfolio on the intersection of Cyber and AI. With over twenty years as a technologist and leader in national security, he works at the intersection of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI). Prior to coming to Deloitte, David led the engineering teams in developing Critical Infrastructure support at Microsoft creating solutions to address the security and resiliency of cloud services. Previous to Microsoft, David spent 20 years in the United States Air Force where he retired as the Permanent Professor and Head for the United States Air Force Academy’s Department of Computer and Cyber Sciences. In this role, he developed and provided course work supporting over 2,000 students annually across a range of topics from AI to cyber operations and garnering NSA certification as a Center for Academic Excellence for both Cyber Defense Education and Cyber Operations. Prior to his time in academia, David led the stand up and operations for a 24/7 global cybersecurity network operations center where he directed worldwide network operations and cybersecurity activities across the Air Force. His work in this position resulted in his team being recognized as the DoD CIO Team of the Year two years in a row.
David is a Distinguished Graduate from the United States Air Force Academy and the Air Force Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s on both Computer Science and Operations Research, and a master’s degree in Computer Science with a focus on high performance computing. His PhD research developed AI techniques for application to national policy decisions from Stanford University’s Management Science and Engineering program.