Featured Speakers

Keynote speaker

Dr. Erik Huffman

Dr. Erik Huffman is the CEO of Handshake Leadership, an organizational
development and cyber education consulting company.  Handshake Leadership has been voted Best Social Impact Company in the Colorado
Springs Business Journal in 2018 and 2019. Dr. Huffman is also the 2018 Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year, the 2018 Colorado Springs Mayor’s Young Leader in Education, and a 2018 Colorado Springs Business Journal Rising Star. His post-doctoral research is focused on innovation and cyberpsychology.

Scott Thompson, CACI International

Scott is an expert in cyber operations with extensive experience conducting time-sensitive planning against the world’s most sophisticated cyber actors. He has played a pivotal role in the development of training capabilities and the planning of cyber exercises at United States Cyber Command, where he served as a planning officer in Cyber National MIssion Force.

His graduate studies in Cyber Forensics at Stevenson included lab work in cyber incident response, malware analysis, network penetration testing, mobile device forensics, and Windows forensic examinations. He has become known for modeling using Lego bricks.

Daniel O. Deter, Green House Data

Dan leads information security at Green House Data; managing both internal governance objectives and Green House Data’s suite of managed security services. Formerly of IBM, where, as the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), he led InfoSec managed security services, incident response, and compliance with FedRAMP and DISA cloud security objectives for US Federal and DoD clients.