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Just Announced! RPE-016: The Gremlins in the Cloud

November, 2021

In this event, we are hunting gremlins in the cloud. We are looking for defensive participants who can configure security services and install software (if required) to detect previously executed attacks and monitor live to detect new attacks that are launched. We have $15,000 (USD) in prizes to give away to the best performers as determined by us! Registration is now open! Read more here


RPE-015: Sage and Sentry

September-October, 2021

In this event we are studying solutions (software and techniques) for performing analytics against cyber threat information. We have $15,000 (USD) in prizes to give away to the best performers as determined by us! Registration is now open! Read more here


DISA TEM: Immuta

September 22, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


DISA TEM: Imperva

September 23, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


DISA TEM: Vonahi Security, LLC

September 28, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


The Future of Data-Centric AI

September 28, 2021 | 12pm EDT

Join us at The Future of Data-Centric AI, a free, one-day virtual summit. This summit connects experts on data-centric AI from academia, research, and industry to explore the shift from a model-centric practice to a data-centric approach to building AI. We will discuss challenges, solutions, and ideas to make AI practical, both now and in the future. Read more here (External)


Cyber Resilience and Compliance Using the CyVaR Method – a MISI Webinar

September 28, 2021 | 1pm EST

The MISI team recently began the onboarding of 3 new DoD supply chain companies for our various cyber resilience, cyber compliance services and solutions.

What's interesting is the different challenges each business has in dealing with CMMC compliance. We see this all the time. CMMC nor cyber is a one size fits all ordeal. The expense and resources required pose many challenges to the average small business. Read more here (MISI)


DISA TEM: Team Xtremis

September 29, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


CMMC Boot Camp

September 29, 2021 | 10:30am CDT

Tired of CMMC webinars repeating the same things? It's time to get into the trenches to discuss the real challenges facing industry. Listen to CMMC Ecosystem Leaders discuss the hard topics. Learn CMMC training to meet DFARS 7012 and CMMC requirements from the world's leader in CMMC standards. Prepare to gain the competitive advantage with this live 6 hour CMMC Bootcamp event. Read more here (External)


DISA TEM: The Reddix Group (TRG)

September 30, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


ICS Security Training

October 4-8, 2021

MISI Academy in partnership with UMBC Training Centers and Fortiphy Logic is offering a 5-day ICS Security Training course. The course combines foundational lecture content with innovative lab modules featuring 3D simulated ICS facilities to prepare users for assessing and defending their ICS networks. Attendees can participate either physically at DreamPort or virtually in the course. Read more here (External)


DISA TEM: Advanced Ground Information Systems (AGIS)

October 5, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


DISA TEM: Gurucul

October 6, 2021 | 10-11am EST

The Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) is a weekly event established and hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Emerging Technology (EM) Directorate and DOD Office of the Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) as a means to collaborate with commercial entities, non-profit organizations, and academia. TEMs offer a platform for organizations to present technological advancements and innovations. Join Teams


SANS Threat Hunting Summit & Training 2021

October 7-8, 2021

Will you be the Hunter or the Prey? This two-day virtual Summit brings together prominent security practitioners for in-depth talks focused on techniques that can be used to successfully identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. As an attendee, you'll walk away from this Summit with new tools and methods to leverage as soon as you return to work. Read more here (External)


Cyber Command Academic Strategy Informational Webinar

October 13, 2021 | 1pm EST

Mr. David Frederick, Jr, Executive Director of the Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Maryland will explain Cyber Command’s mission in the Department of Defense and how its new Academic Engagement Strategy is designed to support our Nation’s defense in the cyber domain. The webinar will describe how Cyber Command will manage academic partnerships. Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions via the chat feature. Read more here (MISI)


SANS Cybersecurity Leadership Summit

October 14, 2021

Whether you aspire to the CISO role or never expected to be in a leadership position, you have the daunting responsibility of protecting your organization's assets from advanced adversaries. Security leaders need both technical knowledge and management skills to communicate effectively with key stakeholders, gain the respect of technical teams, and align security initiatives with business strategy. Attend this one-day Summit for in-depth talks from industry leaders on these must-have skills and capabilities. Read more here (External)


The Future of Cyber Operations: A Capture the Flag Event by SixGen

October 14-15, 2021

Test your hacking skills at SixGen’s annual Offensive CTF event. Join this 24 hour battle where teams will be given a set of challenges with increasing difficulty to ultimately find and declare the best of the best. In-person attendance and online participation is limited, sign up today to save your spot! Read more here (External)


MOSAICS Industry Day

October 18-20, 2021

Join us for MOSAICS Industry Day, co-located with Defense TechConnect, Resilience Week, and TechConnect World, 18-21 October, Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. The purpose of the event is to continue the discussion between the government and private sector on how to transition the technologies developed and lessons learned during the MOSAICS JCTD to interested and willing members of the civilian cyber/ICS community. Read more here (External)


AI & Quantum Computing Symposium

October 21-22, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Quantum Computing are transformational technologies that will fundamentally change how we observe, interpret, and interact with the world of data that surrounds us. This symposium will focus on the state of the art in AI and Quantum Computing, touch upon the convergence of these two transformational technologies, and provide insights on future R&D opportunities from thought leaders in the field. Read more here (External)


Cybersecurity Demo Day

October 26, 2021

Purdue@WestGate in partnership with Purdue MEP + Purdue CyberTAP invite you to WestGate Academy for a full day, in-person event focused on current challenges of the Cybersecurity industry. Join us for networking, panel discussions and more as we assess all aspects of cyber threats in education, small businesses and DoD contractors. Read more here (External)


2021 ICS Cyber Security Conference

October 26-28, 2021

SecurityWeek’s ICS Cyber Security Conference is the conference where ICS users, ICS vendors, system security providers and government representatives meet to discuss the latest cyber-incidents, analyze their causes and cooperate on solutions. Since its first edition in 2002, the conference has attracted a continually rising interest as both the stakes of critical infrastructure protection and the distinctiveness of securing ICSs become increasingly apparent. Read more here (External)


Container Security Lunch & Learn with Red Hat

October 27, 2021 | 1pm EST

Red Hat will provide a one hour Lunch and Learn presentation on Container Security, presented by Alex Jacocks. The discussion will focus on how Red Hat technologies enables you to secure the host kernel and secure containers from each other giving you better resource utilization and operational consistency in your environment. Alex will also discuss how SELinux provides an additional layer of security with your containers and how Red Hat’s Container Security process helps reduce attack surfaces. Read more here (MISI)


Triangle InfoSeCon 2021

October 28-29, 2021

Triangle InfoSeCon is the largest annual Information Security conference in the area and is the flagship event of the Raleigh Chapter of the Information System Security Association. Join us for another insightful conference while networking with the nations innovators. Featuring keynote speaker Armando Seay, Co-Founder & Director of MISI. Read more here (External)


RPE-014: Rossum's Universal Robots

September-October, 2021

This event is open to all colleges, universities, individuals and non-traditional participants who have experience in machine learning applications to network packet capture (PCAP) for automated anomalous behavior identification. We have $10,000 (USD) in prizes to give away to the best performers as determined by us! Registration is open! Read more here


Red Hat® Summit 2021

October-December, 2021

Red Hat® Summit 2021 is expanding to fit your open source journey by featuring an all-new flexible approach. Designed to be more accessible than ever before, these events will provide a mix of innovation, collaboration, and learning opportunities. Gain insights from breakout sessions and technical content geared toward the topics most relevant to your career. You can also interact live with Red Hat professionals. Read more here (External)


CMMC: Policy and Technical Requirements

November 3, 2021 | 2-4pm EST

This course will provide an overview of the Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements from a governments contracts and a data security perspective. The course begins with a foundation in the law and regulatory requirements required today and in the near future. Then the course will examine what it takes for defense contractors to address CMMC requirements and satisfy associated audits, by delving into the CMMC domains, levels of maturity, and practical approaches to building a CMMC governance program. Read more here (External)


AvengerCon VI: Ransomware – Flipping the Script

November 29-30, 2021

AvengerCon is a free security event hosted every fall by Maryland Innovation and Security Institute to benefit the hackers of the U.S. Cyber Command community and the U.S. Army 780th Military Intelligence Brigade. The event is open to all service members and employees of U.S. Cyber Command and Department of Defense personnel supporting cyberspace missions. AvengerCon features presentations, hacker villages, training workshops, and much more. Read more here (MISI)


Planning an Event?

Please complete the form below and email to dpevent@dreamport.tech to submit your request to hold an event at DreamPort. Please keep in mind, priority will be given to events that directly support US Cyber Command requirements and challenge problems.

DreamPort is a Mission Accelerator®, not a conference center.

For space consideration, DreamPort's can host many people with tables, chairs, laptop power, and wireless connectivity.

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