Conference Keynote: Sean McGurk, Former Director, DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

We are excited to announce our second keynote for this year’s conference. Former Director, DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and Director for Physical Security for Amazon Web Services Global Data Center Operations, Sean McGurk.

Prior to joining Amazon Mr. McGurk was the Global Managing Principal for Verizon with extensive experience in Industrial Control System (ICS) Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure and Key Resource Sector Protection (CIKR) and National Security Operations Center management. He has over 36 years of experience in advanced systems operation and information systems security. Mr. McGurk served over 28 years in the United States Navy. For several years he worked as an arms control inspector for the Department of Defense where he conducted numerous inspections throughout the Soviet Union and subsequent Commonwealth of Independent States in accordance with the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF), the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaties. Since leaving the Navy, Mr. McGurk has managed many significant system development and IT security programs in the private sector supporting the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community.