Georgia Tech Cyber Security Symposium

The two-day Georgia Tech Cyber Security Symposium, hosted with the National Academy of Engineering and Federal Bureau of Investigation, will be highlighting the current technologies, challenges and policies surrounding cyber security—one of the most pressing security issues facing both the United States and the world.

The symposium's first day, on Thursday, March 28, will explore the impact of cyber security on industry, showcasing both Georgia Tech's cutting edge research and Institute-related start-up companies with a cyber security emphasis. (See Mar. 29 agenda)

Note that space at the venue is limited; an alternate location will be provided for live simulcast viewing. Registration will close on Friday, March 22.

Mar. 28 Agenda

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. — Registration

1:00 - 1:15 p.m. — Welcome

  • Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Rafael L. Bras, Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. — Keynote Address "U.S. Cyber Security: Key Issues for Our Future"

  • General Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Director of the National Security Agency and Chief of the Central Security Service (NSA/CSS)

2:15 - 3:05 p.m. — Session I, Cyber Security: Research and Entrepreneurship

  • Mustaque Ahamad, Pindrop - Securing the Converged Telephony Infrastructure
  • Nick Feamster, BISmark - Bringing Reliability to the Last Mile with Programmable Network Infrastructure
  • Wenke Lee, Damballa - Internet-Scale Security Monitoring of Cyber Attack Command-and-Control Infrastructures
  • Steve McLaughlin, Whisper Communications - Security of Mobile Payments
  • Andrew Howard, GTRI - Automated and Correlated Malware Analysis for the Community

3:05 - 3:35 p.m. — Coffee Break

3:35 - 4:05 p.m. — Session II, Cyber Security: Entrepreneurs Meeting Market Needs

  • David Dewey, Bluebox - Saving the World from Information Thievery
  • David Moeller, CodeGuard - Securing the Internet, One Website at a Time
  • Adam Ghetti, Social Fortress - Perimeterless Data Security: Securing Outside the Box

4:05 - 5:00 p.m. — Session III, The Washington Debate on Cyber Security; A Bi-partisan Insider's View

  • Annie Antón, Professor & Chair, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Stewart Baker, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP
  • Seymour Goodman, Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Peter Swire, C. William O'Neill Professor in Law and Judicial Administration, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

Event Details


  • Thursday, March 28, 2013
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 236, Global Learning Center
Fee(s): None

For More Information Contact

Margaret Bankoff
External Affairs
Georgia Tech College of Computing
Phone: 404-894-9787