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This 1-day program is the 2nd annual Cyber Security Summit for Government Contractors offered byFederal Publications Seminars. We are proud to be partnering with NeoSystems Corporation to bring this valuable program to the business and contracting community.

This program will focus on cyber security challenges, issues and solutions with timely updates on new rules and regulations as well as proposed current legislation. We will discuss C-Level and corporate leadership awareness, responsibilities and strategies to help organizations reduce risks and protect customer and personal information networks.   

If you are in a leadership position and the threat of a cyber event keeps you up at night, you should not miss this event.


All C-Suite Executives, Directors of IT, Directors of Contracts, Information Technology Experts, Finance and Accounting Professionals, Human Resource VPs and Directors, Risk and Compliance Directors and Managers, Technology and Security Experts, Corporate and Outside Counsel, Contracts Administrators.


Governance, Risk & Compliance
Session covers the creation and implementation of risk management frameworks, compliance-related standards and instituting governance across the extended enterprise. This program will set the tone for the rest of the day as Robert Metzger will discuss the legal aspects for the industry and government.

Insurance Risk and Compliance: Leadership Challenges
This C-Suite Roundtable focuses on insurance risks and compliance challenges facing today’s leaders, and will provide in-depth discussion with insurance underwriters/carriers and enterprise executives. Learn how risk is mitigated and what can/cannot be covered under insurance policies.

Elevating Cyber to the Corporate Board Level: What Your BOD Needs to Know
This C-Suite View Roundtable focuses on the intersection of business and security at the board and c-suite levels.   Learn about what proposed legislation is in the works as well as how executives and boards should approach cyber challenges and events.  This is an informative bottom-up approach to ensuring overall responsibility and understanding of cyber risk, from preparedness to reporting, and features expert opinions of CXOs, covering the latest legislation and trends in information security. 

Cloud Security and Virtualization
This afternoon session will discuss the security aspects of using and leveraging cloud services and virtualization technologies/services, segmentation, deployment models, and extended architectures. Internal and external threats.

Business Risk Mitigation and Strategic Planning for a Cyber Event
Our Final Session concludes with understanding the business risks, planning and a review of emerging technologies designed to assist in implementing a strategic plan.  This session includes business risk and analysis technologies and will provide practical approach to strategically planning, for cyber incidents. Norwich University Applied Research Institute (NUARI) will show how to implement a practical exercise to implement a cyber security plan.

Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be provided, giving attendees an opportunity to converse with their peers and also with subject matter experts.

This event is fully accredited, and attendees will be eligible to receive CPE, CLE, and/or CLP credits.


Cost is only $395.

Cybersecurity Summit for Government Contractors Co-Chair and Partner: NeoSystems

NeoSystems delivers strategic back office services to over 500 government contractors, from small companies through federal divisions of large corporations. We provide industry experts for implementations and upgrades, day-to-day accounting, hosting, financial planning, and reporting. At NeoSystems, our clients leverage best-in-class software including Deltek Costpoint and GCS Premier. With Neo, our clients benefit from our secure, private, redundant cloud that is SSAE-16 SOC 1 & SOC 2, PCI-DSS, MA 201, HIPAA, and ITAR compliant. - See more at
Dates and Locations
September 27, 2017
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Introductory Remarks
Federal Publications Seminars, NeoSystems

Governance, Risk and Compliance
Robert Metzger, Shareholder, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell

Insurance Risk and Compliance: Leadership Challenges
Terry O’Connor and Steve Britt, Partners at Brezenweig Leonard 

Cloud Security & Virtualization 

Lunch and Keynote Address 

“Not If but When?”
Leveraging AI to jettison this and other security mantras of the past.  How AI will liberate security of the future.
John McClurg


Technology Infrastructure and Operations

Closing Keynote

Jeffery M. Chiow
Shareholder, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell, PC.

Chiow represents clients in litigation and government investigations that usually have some nexus to a government contract. He also provides counsel on business and compliance issues faced by government contractors. He was named one of four “Associates to Watch” among all government contracts attorneys in the country by Chambers USA®. In 2014 and 2015, he was listed as a “Rising Star” among government contracts attorneys in Washington, DC by SuperLawyer®. Particular interests include aerospace and defense (he was a U.S. Marine Corps weapons and sensors officer in the F/A-18D Hornet before becoming a lawyer), bid protests, cybersecurity, technology services contracting, schedule contracting and contingency contracting.
John McClurg
Vice President – Ambassador-At Large, Cylance

McClurg serves as a Special Government Employee (SGE) Consultant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is also Vice President and Ambassador-At-Large of Cylance, where he is responsible for building Security and Trust programs & operational excellence efforts. Engages the industry around the globe on the risk challenges today and how Cylance uniquely mitigates them with the application of machine learning with CylancePROTECT®. Champions a move from a historically reactive security posture to one focused on proactively predicting and mitigating future risks.

He comes to Cylance from Dell where he served as its CSO, advancing responsibilities that included the strategic focus and tactical operations of Dell’s internal global security services, both physical and cyber. He was also charged with the advocacy of business resilience and security prowess generally, the seamless integration of Dell’s various security offerings, and with improving the effectiveness and efficiency of security initiatives, including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

McClurg was recently voted one of America’s 25 most influential security professionals; holds a J.D. Degree from Brigham Young University; is a member of the Utah Bar Association; Co-chaired the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State; sits on the FBI’s Domestic Security (DSAC) & National Security Business Alliance Councils (NSBAC); and served as the founding Chairman of the International Security Foundation. He also holds an MA in Organizational Behavior, BS and BA degrees in University Studies and Philosophy from Brigham Young, and advanced doctoral studies in Philosophical Hermeneutics at UNC-Chapel Hill and UCLA.
Rob Wilson
Rob Wilson is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at NeoSystems Corp.

Rob Wilson co-founded NeoSystems with the vision of establishing the company as a firm built on superior technological capabilities. Since then, NeoSystems has become SSAE-16 SOC 1 & SOC 2, PCI-DSS, and MA 201 compliant, with three data hosting centers across the country. In addition, Rob is spearheading NeoSystems efforts in FEDRAMP and the company is FISMA ready.

These certifications have allowed NeoSystems to open its world-class infrastructure to hosting client software, such as Deltek, IBM, and Microsoft. In addition, Rob created strategic alliances with these software firms allowing NeoSystems to invest in the software on behalf of its clients.

Before joining NeoSystems, Rob worked to develop and implement technologies helping companies offer superior service to clients. He spent five years at America Online in Systems and Network Operations where he built and managed scalable systems’ hosting applications serving more than 26 million simultaneous users. In addition, he was an operational consultant on Netscape's Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) government contract, a critical program for providing network security. See more >>
Robert Metzger
Mr. Metzger is a Shareholder at the law firm of Rogers Joseph O'Donnell. He is a member of the firm's Government Contracts and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Groups, and is the head of RJO’s Washington, D.C. office. He advises leading U.S. and international companies on key public contract compliance challenges and in strategic business pursuits. His litigation practice includes representation of companies in civil matters in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. His transactional practice includes international projects, joint ventures, direct and FMS sales to foreign governments. Bob has been recognized as among the nation’s leading experts in cybersecurity and supply chain risk management. He also has extensive experience in federal and state bid protests and in controversies arising from information technology (IT) implementation projects.
Steve Britt
Steve Britt is a Partner and Director of Corporate and Technology Law, at Berenzweig Leonard LLP, Washington, D.C. Metro Area. 

Steve Britt is a corporate and technology attorney with deep experience in business and technology issues and complex transactions. He represents U.S. and international clients in the hardware, software, internet, data hosting, Cloud, government contracting and professional services industries.

His extensive transactional experience includes formation and founder documents, LLC operating agreements, software and technology licensing, value-added reseller agreements, click-wrap and open source licenses, online terms of use, privacy policies, early stage capital raises and all manner of corporate agreements, including for mergers and acquisitions (asset or capital stock sales, exchanges or combinations). Steve also counsels executives on employment and separation agreements and related equity incentive agreements, including provisions concerning severance, non-competition, non-solicitation and acceleration of equity grants. His government contractor clients are often involved in services related to national security and intelligence, or in licensing technology to the U.S. Government.
Terry O'Connor
Partner, Director of Government Contracts
Berenzweig Leonard LLP

Terry O’Connor has been involved in Government contract law for more than 40 years, litigating, teaching, writing, and advising government procurement professionals in both the public and private sectors. Working for years with those on both sides of a government contract has provided him with a unique perspective that helps him successfully solve government contract problems.

He began as a federal government attorney and, for more than a decade, wrote government contracts and advised government employees on a wide range of procurement issues.

George Washington University Law Center, LL.M. Government Procurement Law
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.R.P.
University of Notre Dame, J.D.
Canisius College, A.B.
Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
All Federal Publications Seminars courses meet the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs. We are a proud Education Partner of the NCMA.
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This Program is eligible for: TBA (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: TBA
Program Prerequisite: TBA
Advance Preparation: TBA
Method: TBA
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** Please note that because some states are changing their policy on CLE reporting, you will need to fill out the request for credit from Federal Publications Seminars within 10 business days, or we may not be able to issue credits for the program.
This Program is eligible for: TBA (60 minutes),
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Rogers Joseph O'Donnell is a litigation boutique founded in 1981 by a group of attorneys who believed -- and continue to believe -- that smaller is smarter. Free from the bureaucratic and economic burdens of a supersize law firm, we can listen to our clients more attentively, think more creatively, and act more nimbly.

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Ranked among the best in the nation for cyber security education, Norwich University offers undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs for residential and online students. Norwich is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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