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Media Alert: Splunk GovSummit 2023 - Delivering on the Nation’s Cyber Strategy Together

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the cybersecurity and observability leader, is hosting its annual public sector event, GovSummit 2023, in the Nation’s capital, bringing together government IT and security professionals to explore innovative strategies to deliver on the nation's cyber strategy.

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, December 14, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm ET
  • Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Agenda: View the complete agenda here


Taking the stage alongside Splunk CEO Gary Steele are a select group of dynamic speakers, including:

  • Gary Sinise, the Gary Sinise Foundation: Sinise, co-founded Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company and achieved acclaim for his role as Lt. Dan Taylor in "Forrest Gump." He has devoted over 40 years to supporting America's service members and veterans, establishing the Gary Sinise Foundation in 2011.
  • Lynette Sherrill, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer: Sherrill is responsible for establishing the vision, defining the strategy, and implementing the Department’s enterprise-wide cybersecurity program.
  • Ret. Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Former Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and Former Director, National Security Agency (NSA): Adm. Rogers retired from the U.S. Navy in 2018 after nearly 37 years of service and culminated his career with a four-year tour as commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency.
  • Eric Goldstein, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity (CSD): Goldstein leads CISA’s mission to protect and strengthen federal civilian agencies and the nation’s critical infrastructure against cyber threats.
  • Jennifer Tate, Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Digital Innovation, Office of Cyber Security : Tate is leading change management at an Agency-wide level, both through new tools and ways of looking at data, and new approaches to managing risk at a global scale.
  • Jaime Noble, Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (DOJ OJP), Chief Information Security Officer: Noble provides leadership and direction for maintaining the security of OJP’s information systems.
  • Diane Carnohan, Virginia Department of Education (VA DOE), Chief Information Security Officer: In addition to service as CISO at VA DOE, Carnohan is also an appointed member of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Cyber Security Planning Committee, and serves on the Virginia Student Data Privacy Consortium.
  • Gerry Caron, International Trade Administration, Chief Information Officer: In this role, Caron implements information technology services, solutions, and strategy for an agency of 2,200 employees across 100 U.S. cities and 80 international markets.
  • Darren Lacey, Johns Hopkins University, Chief Information Security Officer: Serving for the last 19 years, Lacey is responsible for protecting digital assets, data, and information systems, while navigating the regulatory landscape of the academic environment.
  • Chris Riordan, RavenTek, Chief Technology Officer: Riordan provides strategic guidance and oversight on the latest technologies for various large government IT initiatives and programs.
  • Michael Watson, Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), Chief Information Security Officer for the Commonwealth of Virginia: With over 17 years of experience working in the information security field, Watson leads the Commonwealth Security and Risk Management team which provides security governance, oversight, and risk management for the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of government in Virginia.

GovSummit 2023 will provide attendees with an immersive experience focused on driving innovation through artificial intelligence (AI) and cultivating a resilient cyber workforce. Participants will delve into crucial topics such as the National Cybersecurity Strategy (NCS) and OMB Memorandum M-21-31, gaining insights into current requirements and regulations. Through interactive workshops exploring cutting-edge Splunk solutions designed to address the specific needs of government agencies, attendees will foster connections with peers, industry professionals, and Splunk partners for collaborative problem-solving.

Secure your spot, and register now for GovSummit 2023 and follow along on social media with the hashtag #SplunkGovSummit.

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