GTRA Off The Record

Isn’t it time that you got to know your technology leaders on a very real level?

Off the Record with GTRA is a casual, yet intimate and thought provoking expose, where host and GTRA’s Co-Founder and Executive Director; Kelly Yocum candidly chats with GTRA Top Council Members, Ambassadors, Technology Innovators and Thought Leaders, about Cyber-security and the latest in Innovation of Government and Healthcare IT.

March 2016

Michael A. Crouse – Director Federal Technical Sales at Forcepoint  

Joyce Hunter – Deputy CIO, Policy and Planning at US Department of Agriculture  

Vidhya Ranganathan – Senior Vice President of Products at Accellion  

Dr. Michael Valivullah – Chief Technology Officer at NASS, US Department of Agriculture  

Lisa Engelhardth – Technology Manager, Office of Hearings and Appeals at US Department of the Interior  

Tracy Bigesby – Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at Federal Government  

February 2016

Dan Jacobs – Senior Security Architect at U.S. Department of State  

Dave Packer – Vice President Product Marketing at Druva  

Darren Death – Chief Information Security Officer at ASRC Federal  

Wade Woolwine – Director, Breach Detection and Response Services at Rapid7  

Felix Uribe   – IT Security Analyst (Privacy & Security) at National Park Service

Steve Schmalz – Principal Systems Engineer Field CTO, Federal at RSA, The Security Division of EMC

August 2015

Mitch Parker  – Chief Information Security Officer, Temple University Health System  

Andrew Hicks – Director, Healthcare Practice Lead at Coalfire Systems  

Daniele Loffreda – State/Local Government, Education and Healthcare Marketing 

Ashok Sankar -Sr. Director of Product Strategy Marketing, Raytheon Cyber ProductsModerator: A Holistic Approach To Threat Intelligence: Optimizing Cyber Security In The Government

Michaela Iorga -Senior Security Technical Lead for Cloud Computing, NISTStrategic Knowledge Exchange: Security vs Privacy – Enemies or Partners

April 2015

Ken Jones – Vice President of Engineering & Product Management, Ironkey, speaks about the challenges and trends in data security such as BYOD, regulations, global threat, and the sophistication of hackers.

Howard Whyte – Chief Information Security Officer, NASA, talks about Implementing technologies and processes to support an integrated continuous monitoring program that supports the assurance needed across our missions and programs.

Chuck McGann – Former CISO USPS, now Chief Cyber Strategist with CRGT, chats about Data breaches, the biggest threats facing government, the importance of accountability, and changing legislation.

Mark Steffler – VP Government Practice QUANTUM SECURE, and Don Campbell, Director of Product Management QUANTUM SECURE, exchange about FICAM and controlling access to both cyber and physical government resources.

Darryl Peek II – Cyber Security Strategist, DHS, talks about Cyber security, continuous monitoring, cloud and information sharing.

March 2015

Jaci Baum Vilardo – VP Corporate Strategy & Sales – Looking Glass, discusses the importance of threat intelligence and the concerns of government and healthcare organizations regarding the new cyber security information sharing legislation. In addition, she shares lessons learned working for highly successful start-up companies such as Digex, RipTech, NetWitness, and how they were acquired through innovation and execution. Ms. Vilardo also touches on public/private sector collaboration through her new role as Chair of GTRA/HTRAC Technology Advisory Board, President Obama’s cyber security initiative, and Lookingglass’ work with DHS’ Shared Services platform.

Ralph EchemendiaThe Ethical Hacker joins the podcast from Munich Germany, dialing in from the set of Oliver Stone’s new Edward Snowden movie, Ralph discusses how he got his start into hacking as a young child, the Sony attack, a recent confidential client case study test hacking into a global motorcycle company, his work investigating the pre-release Twilight movie leaks, and Government and Healthcare critical infrastructure security hacking cases.

Aaron Cohen – Co-Founder/COO Blackfin Security, talks about the serious importance of cyber security end user awareness training for government and healthcare as well as his favorite milestone stories of his career and start-up ventures, staying focused on being really good at one thing vs trying to be ‘ok’ at 10 different things trying to make all customers happy, and the GTRA/HTRAC Security Awareness Training partnership offered to the GTRA/HTRAC delegates.

Kevin Lancaster – CEO Winvale, discusses his coaching ice hockey at the US Naval Academy, how his experience at University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship – a world-class think tank for enterprise creation – helped him start Winvale, his work on the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council, tech trends and topics on cyber security, big data, analytics and how new companies are setting up a hub in the Baltimore-Washington area, his Podcast series “Selling Government” and tips for working with government.