Defense Sector

Cybersecurity: Defense Sector Summit

In Partnership with the State of Michigan’s MEDC!

March 7-8, 2017

Troy Marriott
200 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan

Registration Fees:

Industry and Academia



Based on the subject matter and feedback we received from attendees at our inaugural ‘16 Cybersecurity: Defense Sector Summit, NDIA Michigan realizes it is critical to continue the dialog between government, industry, and academia to foster solutions to our platform cybersecurity challenges.

Summit 2016 was focused on “Be the Conversation”! Summit 2017 will focus on…

Shape the defense sector’s strategy for platform cybersecurity. Be the Solutions!!


Speakers to include…
  • Cybersecurity and Cyberwar P.W. Singer, Author of "Ghost Fleet" and "Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know"
  • Betsy L. Freeman, (retired) Deputy Chief Information Officer for Business Process and Systems Review, Department of Defense; Vice President, Regional Operations, Ascolta, LLC
  • Daniel B. Prieto, (retired) Director, Cybersecurity National Security Council
  • Jeffrey Massimilla, Chief Product Cybersecurity Officer, General Motors
  • SSA Thomas Winterhalter, Deputy Principal Liaison Noncommissioned Officer to NSA and U.S. Cyber Command (USCC), FBI - Cyber Division
Don’t miss out on hearing Conversation Panels such as…
  • “Platform Cyber from ARDEC’s Perspective” – hear from ARDEC Cyber Leads
  • “Threat Trends/ Adversarial Mitigation” Conversation Panel – from a commercial automotive and defense perspective
  • “What are the Seams that Create Vulnerabilities/Supply Chain Impact” Conversation Panel – Ensuring platform integrity

2017 Highlights

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Receiving focused Summit Updates


ACCOMMODATIONS: Discounted room block avail. until Feb. 22

Troy Marriott (Detroit Marriott Troy)


Thank you to our Sponsors!