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CSDE International Anti-Botnet Report: A Path to Securing our Digital Economy

On November 29, 2018, the Council to Secure the Digital Economy released the International Anti-Botnet Guide. Industry experts discussed the development of the report and strategies for government and industry collaboration on combating cyber threats domestically and internationally.

Welcome Remarks: 

  • Robert Mayer, Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity, USTelecom


  • Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)           

Panel 1: The Development of the International Anti-Botnet Guide

  • Jonathan Spalter, President and CEO, USTelecom
  • Dean Garfield, President and CEO, ITI
  • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CTA
  • Moderator: Michaela Ross, Homeland Security reporter, Bloomberg Government

 Panel 2: Implementation of Anti-Botnet Capabilities

  • Nat Bongiovanni, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Officer, NTT DATA Federal Services, Inc.
  • Kathryn Condello, Senior Director, National Security/Emergency Preparedness, CenturyLink
  • Jason Boswell, CISSP, Head of Security & Digital Transformation Consulting, Ericsson
  • John Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Samsung
  • Chris Baker, Principal of Threat Intelligence, Oracle
  • Lorie Wigle, Vice President of Software and Services & General Manager of IoT Security, Intel
  • Moderator: Michael Bergman, Senior Director, Technology & Standards, CTA

Closing Remarks: 

  • John Miller, Vice President, Global Policy & Law, ITI