Understanding DoD’s New Cybersecurity Mandates

SME Media


Date:Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

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This Smart Manufacturing magazine roundtable pulls together experts in A&D supply chain management, defense contracting and cybersecurity. You will learn how to comply with DoD’s about-to-go-live Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. The speakers will also address current cybersecurity demands in aerospace and defense—and then answer your questions live.

Brett Brune
Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing Magazine

David Rampton
VP of Supply Chain Strategy

David is the Vice President & Principal Consultant for Aerofied. A degreed Manufacturing Engineer, David spent 11 years as a Supply Chain Manager at Raytheon. While there, David was privileged to lead the material program management activities for several space assets, which he was able to see launch. Since then he has joined Aerofied to provide technical and operational consulting services to clients in Manufacturing, Software Development & Design. This has led to successful projects with Additive Manufacturing trade studies, powerful marketing strategies, strategic sourcing for cutting edge technology and support for cybersecurity compliance. David's primary objective is to support Manufacturers as they optimize their performance in the Aerospace & Defense Industry.

Adam Austin
Cybersecurity Engineer Lead

Adam Austin is the Cybersecurity Lead at Totem.Tech, a minority, veteran-owned Prime DoD contractor. Mr. Austin has a decade of experience securing classified, unclassified, and HIPAA-environment US Government IT systems, having worked with NASA, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and all branches of the Department of Defense. Adam holds a Master's in Information Assurance from Capitol Technology University and is an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Adam's goal is to leverage his experience and education to help small businesses in regulatory environments implement affordable, compliant, risk-based cybersecurity programs.

Nathan Wright
Director, Air Vehicle Cybersecurity
Bell Flight

Nathan Wright is the recently appointed Director of Product Cyber Security. After joining Bell in 2004, Nathan has fulfilled various roles within Textron, including leadership positions in IT, Supply Chain, Security, and Engineering. Nathan has been responsible for the strategic capabilities and skills across all functions of the enterprise. Through innovative solutions and people-focused initiatives, Nathan has brought broad engagement to tactical threats and evolving cyber regulations. In his current role, Nathan is responsible for leading Bell’s Product Cyber Security team to design and develop cyber-safe products for Military and Commercial markets. Nathan sat on the Textron IT Risk Management board and oversaw Bell’s IT compliance to DFARS -7012, SOX and other regulatory requirements.

Sean Nobles

Sean Nobles is a tenacious engineering leader who got his start in technology by installing Slackware Linux in 1995. Since that time, Sean has distinguished his 20+ year career in the Service Provider, Military and Government, Financial Services, Value Added Reseller and Call Center industries as an engineer, business unit leader, business owner and founder. Sean's education and certifications include Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Fortinet Network Security Expert 4 (NSE4), and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Sean is also a combat veteran of the US Marine Corps.