Bad Practices: Confronting and Mitigating Hard Truths

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Watch Boyden Rohner, Garin Pace, and Andrea Matwyshyn discuss CISA's list of Bad Practices as part of the Cybersecurity Summit 2021 Day One presentations. This video is a recording of the livestream held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. 

The National Cybersecurity Summit is an annual event that brings together cybersecurity and critical infrastructure stakeholders from around the world to hold meaningful conversations and collaborate on how we can protect our physical and cyber infrastructure.

About the Speakers

Moderator: Boyden Rohner, Associate Director for Vulnerability Management, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Boyden Rohner is the Associate Director for Vulnerability Management for the Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). In this role Boyden works to prevent cyber vulnerabilities from entering the supply chain and reducing them once they are there. After nearly two decades in national security, Boyden knows that arming defenders with the information they need is the best way to protect the nation.

Previously, Boyden served as the National Cyber and Communications Integrations Center's Deputy Director for Operations. Prior to joining CISA, Boyden oversaw the Department of Homeland Security’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Operations Center from 2015 to 2018. In 2014 Boyden served on the National Security Council staff in direct support of the President of the United States and the National and Homeland Security Advisors. From 2009 to 2014 she managed the production of daily brief for three Secretaries of Homeland Security.

Garin Pace, Cyber Product Leader, AIG

Garin Pace is a Cyber Product Leader at AIG, responsible for cyber exposure in the Financial Lines and Property products globally. In this role, Garin is responsible for shaping and driving the underwriting strategy for all cyber perils, and ensuring all cyber underwriting tools and processes are consistently leveraged across the portfolio.

Garin joined AIG in 2005 as a Professional Liability underwriter and has held various positions of increasing responsibility since. Most recently, Garin was Head of Underwriting Excellence – Cyber, responsible for the underwriting strategy and training for the cyber insurance product in North America. Garin holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University.

Dr. Andrea M. Matwyshyn, Associate Dean for Innovation and Technology, PSU

Dr. Andrea M. Matwyshyn is an academic and author whose work focuses on the intersection of technology design, innovation policy, and law, particularly information security/ "cybersecurity," artificial intelligence/machine learning, health tech and infodemiology, consumer privacy, intellectual property, technology competition, and workforce pipeline policy.

Professor Matwyshyn is a professor in the law school and engineering school at Penn State, the Associate Dean of Innovation at Penn State Law (University Park), and the founding faculty director of both the Penn State PILOT Lab (Policy Innovation Lab of Tomorrow), an interdisciplinary technology policy lab, and the Anuncia Donecia Songsong Manglona Lab for Gender and Economic Equity, a technology equity lab and clinic. She is also an affiliate scholar of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) Institute for Communication Sciences (ISCC) at the Sorbonne. In 2019-2021, she is a Fellow of the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress.