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The Cybersecurity Ecosystem – An Interagency, Public-private, and Coalition Challenge

Oct 23 - Oct 24

Due to evolving conference coordination issues, the "Cybersecurity Ecosystem - An Interagency, Public-private, and Coalition Challenge" has been postponed until Spring 2013. Watch your email and for details as to the new dates and updated agenda.  Your involvement is crucial so thank you in advance for your continued support of the community.



Mr. Robert J. Giesler
Special Advisor, Asymmetric Operations
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab


Dealing with the sophisticated threats facing our networks requires a seamless interaction between domains, public-private sectors, and among Coalition Partners.  This conference will examine in a classified environment the current state of those seams and the challenges ahead.  Read below to find out more about this jointly supported conference between the Association of Old Crows Information Operations Institute (AOC IOI), Northrop Grumman, and other US Defense Industry Partners. 

This conference seeks to discuss ideas, requirements, plans, and challenges of interest to EMS, IO, and the Cyber community of interest while educating attendees on the following topics:

  • Policy and Guidance
  • OSD emerging requirements and challenges
  • Budget implications and limitations
  • Space and CyberSpace enabling EMS capabilities
  • Air Sea Battle Strategy development
  • Coalition Engagement
  • Operations and Exercises
  • Regional Intell briefs
  • Northern Edge findings
  • Terminal Fury Findings
  • Industry & Technology
  • Industry IT/Data infrastructure production
  • Advanced EW concepts
  • GTRI study


Tuesday, 23 October 2012
0800-0810  Welcome and administrative remarks
0800-0830  Keynote address
0830-0930  Current state of practice and challenges moving forward for protecting the .mil domain
0930-0945  Break
0945-1030  Current state of practice and challenges moving forward for protecting the .gov domain
1030-1145  Current state of practice and challenges moving forward for the LE community
1145-1300  Lunch
1300-1400 The interagency cross-domain problem
1400-1500  Interagency information sharing
1500-1600 Coalition cybersecurity challenges
1600-1700  Public-private challenge

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
0800-0815  1st day recap and administrative remarks
0815-1000  Theater cybersecurity initiatives, challenges, and lessons learned
1000-1100  Cyber in recent exercises
1200-1300  Lunch and conference recap
1300-1600  Scenario modules and exercises
1600-1700  Closing remarks 


Active Duty Military – Free*
Government - $150*
AOC Member – Industry/Contractor - $450
Non-Member – Industry/Contractor - $650

*The Government and military fee applies only to active duty military and to government employees (not contractors). Current Military/Government ID must be presented at check‐in.

Conference cancellations must be submitted in writing with a copy of your registration form 15 business days before the event; telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations may be faxed to (703) 549-2589 or emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Refunds will be issued minus a $75 administrative fee for all cancellations.

SOCO Advisory 09-03: 7.(a) Admission fees of $654 per day or less for all attendees are considered reasonable costs worldwide for the purposes of JER 3-211 (a)(7).S




Northrop Grumman Linthicum Campus
1550 West Nursery Road
Building West Quest C
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090


Salute to the Warfighter Reception
Tuesday, 23 October

1700 - 1900 

Ruby Tuesdays
950 International Drive

Linthicum, MD 21090


Listed below are three hotels which are located relatively close to the Northrop Grumman Linthicum Campus. Please be aware that AOC has made no special arrangements with any hotel for a discounted rate.

Hyatt Place
940 International Drive 
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
(410) 859-3366

Wingate by Wyndham Linthicum
1510 Aero Drive
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 859-0003

Hilton Garden Inn
1516 Aero Drive
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 691-0500

DIRECTIONS - Coming Soon


SCI visits can be sent to:

Physical Address: 1212 Winterson Rd., Linthicum, MD 21090
1. Unclassified fax: (410) 993-5275
2. Classified fax: (410) 765-8560
3. SSO Address: NRO//SI-SECCTR// PASS TO: Northrop Grumman Corporation, Baltimore, MD

 Visit Certifications Require:
• Visit certification must be sent by a Security representative
• Full name
• Citizenship status (If non-US, please specify country)
• SCI Accesses or clearance level for visitor (SI/TK is needed to access SCIF)
• Purpose (Cyber Security Ecosystem)
• Duration of visit (visit certs can be sent for a year)
• Northrop Grumman Technical PoC (Roger Chang)

Per our customer authorization, SCAS can be used to verify a one day visit, but may not be used for long-term visits or to obtain a NG badge. SCI visits sent through SCAS will not reach us. Access to SCAS is limited to a few individuals in the Security Department. Our Officers do not have access to SCAS and therefore will have to call someone in Security to verify your access. If you are going to visit here on a continuing basis, it will facilitate the process to have your Security send in a long term visit cert through any of the channels mentioned above.

For sending email correspondence ONLY

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Voice: (410) 765-5297

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DOD visits should be sent via:
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phone: (410) 765-4399; or
unclassified fax is (410) 765-9295

ONLY DOD visits (collateral) may be sent via by JPAS - SMO Code 150555, POC Roger Chang, (410) 765 - 0505

If you have any clearance questions please call, Roger Chang (410) 765 - 0505. Timely passage of your clearance/accesses is important and should be completed as soon as possible.  All conference attendees will be required to show valid state or federal issued photo identification (i.e. a driver’s license, state identification card, and/or passport).  Note taking will not be permitted during the conference.  Notebooks, briefcases, cellular phones, and two-way pagers will not be permitted in the facility.  The use of cameras or audio/video recorders is strictly prohibited.

AOC supports the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs should contact the AOC Conference Department at (703)-549-1600 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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