Dear Summit Attendee,
I want to thank you for attending the 9th Annual National Cyber Summit. The National Cyber Summit is planned and executed by the Southeastern Cyber Security Foundation, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, and is also planned using an all-volunteer group. Our mission is to provide a high quality and affordable cyber summit that brings government, industry, and academia together to focus on cybersecurity-related issues.
This year the summit continued to grow as we had more than 1,500 attendees, increased sponsorships, and increased exhibitors. I hope that you enjoyed the outstanding agenda of the very distinguished cyber security professionals we had speaking at the National Cyber Summit. Whether you were looking for high-level cybersecurity concepts, deep technical content, or unique opportunities to network with fellow cyber professionals, I trust that you found something of value at this year’s National Cyber Summit.
The National Cyber Summit is supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). We also have strong support from NSA, DHS, FBI, numerous Department of Defense organizations, NASA, and TVA. We plan on continuing those relationships again next year.
We start planning next year’s 10th Annual National Cyber Summit in July 2017. It will be held in the Von Braun Center South Hall on June 5, 6, and 7, 2018. If you have ideas on how to improve next year’s summit or if there are things that you enjoyed about this year’s summit, please let us know. Also, if there are certain speakers or speaker topics that you would like to see covered next year then please let us know.
We could not hold an affordable summit without our sponsors and exhibitors. We would like to thank all of our 2016 exhibitors and sponsors and give a special thanks to our 2017 Diamond sponsor, Booz Allen Hamilton, as well as our Platinum sponsors, Dynetics and AllPoints that are in the rotation to serve as future Diamond sponsors. Dynetics will serve as our 2018 Diamond sponsor.
If your organization would like to be an exhibitor or sponsor at next year’s summit, please let us know. Most of all we want to invite you to come back to the 9th Annual National Cyber Summit. Please mark your calendar for June 5, 6, and 7, 2018.
Again, I want to express my sincere thanks for you taking time to attend and participate in the 9th Annual National Cyber Summit.
Rodney L. Robertson, Ph.D
Chair, 2017 National Cyber Summit
President Southeastern Cyber Security Foundation
For the PDF version, please use link: Summit Thank You Letter 2017.