Aspen Panel: Cybersecurity – Public and Private Roles

Aspen Panel: Cybersecurity – Public and Private Roles

TPI’s 2011 Aspen Forum Scheduled for August 21 – 23/font<>

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

August 11, 2011 – The vast majority of the Internet’s critical infrastructure is operated by the private sector, but government still has a critical leadership role to play in supporting comprehensive cybersecurity readiness. The panel, “Cybersecurity – Public and Private Roles,” at the TPI Aspen Forum will examine the respective roles of government and the private sector in safeguarding the Internet against the mounting threats of cyber crime and cyber terrorism.

The TPI Aspen Forum is scheduled for August 21 – 23 in Aspen, Colorado.

Confirmed panelists for the cybersecurity discussion include:

Dmitri Alperovitch, Vice President, Threat Research, McAfee, Inc.

Mark Berejka, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

Kevin Gronberg, Senior Counsel, Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives

Tony Hadley, Vice President of Government Affairs, Experian

Ralph Hellmann, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Information Technology Industry Council

Phil Weiser, Dean, University of Colorado Law School

Shane Tews (moderator), Vice President, Global Public Policy, VeriSign

Keynote speakers at the 2011 Aspen Forum include tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel; Senator Mark Udall; Harvard University Professor Dale Jorgenson; Victor Nichols, Chief Executive Officer of Experian North America; and Krish Prabhu, President and CEO of AT&T Labs. Other panel discussions will cover such topics as, The Internet in a Post-WikiLeaks, Post-Egypt World; Broadband and the Future of Video Delivery; Antitrust and Competition in High-Tech Industries; and Information and Privacy: In Search of a Data-Driven Policy.

Registration for the Aspen Forum can be performed on the TPI website. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].

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