Department of Transportation (DOT) Cybersecurity Symposium
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Cybersecurity Symposium is 2 days of training sessions and educational seminars focused on the mission of protecting government networks and privacy. Hosted by the Office of the DOT Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the symposium is open to all Federal agencies and will take place at the DOT Headquarters Building. The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Transportation on matters involving information and technology. The DOT CIO also has oversight responsibility over the entire Department of Transportation (DOT) IT portfolio of over $3 billion annually, the 6th largest in the federal government. Additionally, the CIO has operational responsibilities for the DOT Common Operating Environment consisting of local area networks, wide area networks, desktops and backend services for all DOT modes except FAA. One of the strategic objectives through FY2019 is to advance secure and innovative information systems and technology platforms that protect against cyber threats and support the efficient use of information and data for financial management. The performance goal under this objective is to strengthen the Cyber security posture of the Department through holistic situational awareness and risk management capabilities. The performance indicator is an enterprise, risk-based, cyber program that continuously adapts to changing threats, vulnerabilities, and assets in near-real time. In conjunction with the symposium there will be a cyber exposition featuring industry and government exhibits. Expected number of attendees: Based on the past two years is approximately 200. Majority of personnel come from Dept of Transportation as well as other agencies including: Attendee titles have included: Department of Agriculture (USDA) CIO Department of Commerce (DoC) Deputy CIO Department of Energy (DoE) CISO Department of State (DoS) IT Specialist Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program Manager Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Senior Systems Engineer National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) Cyber Engineer National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Security Architect Office of Personnel Management (OPM Why Exhibit? DOT and the CISO will be hosting this event for the headquarters audience. You can reach the DoT, FAA, HTSA, OPM, and other agency cyber personnel over at this event.