CISA Director Christopher Krebs Joins FireEye Cyber Defense Summit Keynote Line-up

Director Krebs will take the stage next month, along with General Paul M. Nakasone, Microsoft CTO David Totten, ESG analyst Doug Cahill, and former astronaut and retired Navy Captain Scott Kelly

MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced additional details for FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2019, taking place October 7-10 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Christopher Krebs, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will deliver a keynote on October 10. Director Krebs oversees CISA’s efforts to defend civilian networks and manage systematic risk to national critical functions, and works with stakeholders to raise the security baseline of the nation’s cyber and physical infrastructure.

We welcome Director Krebs to our mainstage at CDS,” said Kevin Mandia, FireEye CEO. “The mandate of CISA is to protect America’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats aligns well with FireEye’s mission. Director Krebs’ leadership on a range of cyber security, critical infrastructure, and national resilience issues, as well as his insights on risk management and defending civilian networks, will be of tremendous value to our audience.”

Also new to the mainstage line-up, FireEye EVP of Products & Customer Success Grady Summers will host a panel on Securing the Cloud. Joining him will be David Totten, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft, One Commercial Partner, and Doug Cahill, Senior Analyst and Group Practice Director, ESG. The panel will examine how organizations ensure that they are maintaining a strong security posture in the cloud, the implications of a shared responsibility model, and where cloud security is headed from here.

FireEye EVP and CMO Vasu Jakkal will moderate a panel on Women in Cyber Security that will feature women in leadership positions who are helping to shape the future of the field. FireEye is a proud supporter of Women in Information Technology & Security (WiTS) and is committed to work on an ongoing basis to bring networks of professionals together to learn, inspire, educate and encourage one another with the mission of elevating women into senior leadership and Board positions.

Additional keynote details, including General Paul M. Nakasone, United States Army, Commander, United States Cyber Command, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, and former astronaut retired Navy Captain Scott Kelly can be found at

In addition to keynotes and general sessions on October 9 and 10, the Summit will feature more than 50 speakers in more than 30 sessions across three breakout tracks – Executive, Technical and Solutions. More details on these sessions and topics can be found at

Cyber Security Training

Eight security training courses will be held on October 7 and 8 focused on alert analysis, cyber intelligence foundations, cyber threat hunting, essentials of malware analysis, Helix™ threat analytics, investigations with endpoint security, network traffic analysis, and Windows enterprise incident response. Details on these optional courses can be found here:

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