Megan Stifel, Chief Strategy Officer at the Institute for Security and Technology, to Lead Discussions on Potential Solutions for Sustaining Cybersecurity Initiatives for the Common Good

We are thrilled to unveil another significant addition to our Common Good Cyber Workshop in Washington D.C. on February 26-27: Megan Stifel will be steering the ship as the esteemed moderator for our second panel on ‘Possible Solutions’, where we aim to collectively outline the pros and cons of possible solutions for resourcing cybersecurity for the common good.

About Megan Stifel

Megan Stifel has a distinguished career marked by her commitment to cybersecurity and public policy. Megan is Chief Strategy Officer at the Institute for Security and Technology and the founder of Silicon Harbor Consultants, which provides strategic cybersecurity operations and policy counsel. She was previously an attorney in the National Security Division at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and began her public service work as a staff member for the House Select Committee on Intelligence.

As a thought leader in the field, Megan has been at the forefront of discussions surrounding cyber threats and strategic solutions, including authoring a 2018 paper on the use of a sustainability framework to secure the modern economy. While at DOJ, Megan served as a Director for International Cyber Policy in the National Security Council at the White House. In this role she developed and implemented policies in connection with Internet governance, cybersecurity, and cybercrime, making her an ideal candidate for leading Common Good Cyber discussions on potential solutions for sustaining cybersecurity initiatives. 

“Possible Solutions” Panel

Scheduled on the afternoon of the first day, the ‘Possible Solutions’ panel is strategically designed to be a pivotal moment in our workshop. Megan will guide a panel of experts as they delve into key potential ideas forging a pathway toward the implementation of a solution.The session promises to be a dynamic and interactive discussion, with participants encouraged to contribute their perspectives, experiences, and innovative ideas, including successful business models from other fields. 

Event Details

Date: February 26-27

Location: National Press Club, Washington D.C.

The ‘Possible Solutions’ panel will take place on February 26th from 2:30pm to 3:15pm ET and will be livestreamed. Sign-up for more agenda updates and submit interest to attend the workshop here

About Common Good Cyber 

Common Good Cyber is a global initiative with the goal of identifying sustainable models for supporting groups, organizations, and individuals involved in critical cybersecurity functions for the broader Internet community.

The Internet powers our global life, but its security is at stake. To ensure a safe and lasting digital future, we need to support those tirelessly safeguarding it. From fortifying infrastructure to empowering users, join us in understanding, appreciating, and sustaining the cybersecurity efforts that keep our online world secure for all.

The Global Cyber Alliance is coordinating Common Good Cyber as part of its commitment to Cyber Civil Defense, a coalition dedicated to moving the whole of society forward in ensuring cybersecurity.

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