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Managing Your Worst Digital Day: Building Resilience into Our Cyber-Physical Systems

In cybersecurity, nothing is scarier than our everyday IT systems being used to cause real physical harm. From the systems that power our electrical grid to those involved in our drinking water, Americans face a real threat these fundamental systems can be turned against us. The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report on just this issue, highlighting ways for the country to strengthen its cyber-physical systems. In this session, we delve deeper into these recommendations and talk to leading experts about how the entire nation can be involved in protecting the fundamentals of civilization and life itself.


  • Caitlin Durkovich, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Homeland Security Advisor for Resilience and Response, National Security Council
  • Vishaal Hariprasad, Co-Founder and CEO, Resilience
  • Puesh Kumar, Director, U.S. Department of Energy, CESER
  • Phil Venables, Chief Information Security Officer, Google Cloud
  • Nicole Tisdale, Senior Advisor for Cyber Workforce and Education, Aspen Digital
  • Yameen Huq, Director, US Cybersecurity Group, Aspen Digital
  • Katie Brooks, Director, Global Cybersecurity Policy, Aspen Digital
Event information
Mon Jun 10, 2024
11:00am - 12:00pm EDT