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Cybersecurity Workshop

Securing the Future: Navigating the Evolving Threat Landscape

Now accepting submissions for technical presentations, poster papers and tutorials.

Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Cybersecurity Workshop!  Get Involved! Presenters receive discounted registration. See Call For Papers tab below for more information.

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The GAO’s report* on Cybersecurity stated “DoD and DIB information technology systems continue to be susceptible to cyber incidents as cybersecurity threats have evolved and become more sophisticated.”

This workshop will cover advanced cyber defense techniques and tools, emerging technologies in identifying zero-day vulnerabilities, mission and system resilience and survivability, and much more. 

Please join fellow Cyber Test & Evaluation (T&E), Acquisition, and Operation professionals from the government, industry, and academia to share information, lessons learned and knowledge.

*“DoD Cybersecurity: Enhanced Attention Needed to Ensure Cyber Incidents are Appropriately Reported and Shared”, Nov 14, 2022.


Sessions will be unclassified and open to the general T&E, DoD, Commercial, Academic, and Intelligence Communities, however, restricted sessions (up to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)) may be made available. Abstracts will be reviewed for a presentation during a technical session. Abstracts accepted for presentation, along with the slides, will be available on the online proceedings for attendees after the Workshop concludes.

Abstracts should be non-commercial in scope, pertinent to conference topic, and no longer than 500 words. Complete the abstract submission form and email to Abstracts Due April 1st

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Abstract Submission Form


• Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
• Big Data, Data Analytics and Visualization
• Cyber Physical System Security and Testing in LVC
• Cyber and Spectrum Warfare considerations in 5G/6G
• Digital Twins in T&E
• How can AI improve Cybersecurity related to DT&E, DHS, OT&E and other agencies
• Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and OT
• Mission Resilience
• Systems Engineering and Robust Architecture
• System Survivability
• Use of Automation tools to improve the quality and speed of design, test & evaluation, and remediation of cybersecurity and operational resilience to modern cyber threats
• Zero Trust

Tutorials that address the theme of the workshop are being requested. Pending final program decisions, the tutorials will be scheduled in 4-hour blocks on Tuesday, August 29th. Tutorials must be strictly non-marketing in scope, unclassified, and publicly releasable. Please provide a synopsis of tutorial no later than April 1st to


The following pre-workshop tutorials are being offered on Tuesday, August 29th.  The fee to attend a 4-hour tutorial is $300 for 1 or $500 for two.  Registration for a tutorial does not require registration for the Conference.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be awarded for completion of the tutorials. A certificate of completion will be provided upon request. 

Tutorial Descriptions (PDF) – TBD

Tuesday Morning Tutorials


Tuesday Afternoon Tutorials



We are delighted to announce our esteemed speakers! Please check back often as we continue to build our program and add new speakers. 

  • George Rumford (SES) Director, Test Resource Management Center
  • Rebecca Squalls PM, National Cyber Range Complex Unclassified (NCRC-U)
  • Bradley Thomason – Director, Threat Systems Management Office (TSMO)
  • James S. Wells – Director, T&E/ S&T Directorate, Department of Homeland Security
  • Geoff Wilson TRMC T&E/S&T PM


 Online Registration Link – TBD
Registration Form PDF – TBD

** Registration includes two lunches, breaks and Networking Reception. If you join as a member today, you will receive a discount of $150 on your registration. (Membership fees are $45 for govt/military and $95 for industry.) NOTE: Pre-Workshop Tutorials require a separate fee from the Workshop. 

Regular Registration
$745 – Non-Member
$595 – ITEA Member / Government Employee / Active Duty Military

Late Registration  
$845 – Non-Member
$695 – ITEA Member / Government Employee / Active Duty Military

Special Registrations

  • $180 – Plenary Speaker, Panel Chair, Session/Track Chair
  • $395 – Panelist, Technical Session Presenter  
  • $395 – Early T&E Career Professional (less than 5 years of T&E experience) Download verification form here
  • $200 – Exhibitor booth staff (no access to technical program)
  • $400 – One day only
  • $50 – Full-Time Student (must present college ID at checkin)

Pre-Workshop Tutorials  (requires a separate fee from the Workshop)
Single Tutorial – $300, Two Tutorials – $500  

SUBSTITUTION AND CANCELLATION POLICY: Substitutions are permitted. Refunds are not available within ten (10) days prior to the start of the event. Requests for cancellation submitted between ten (10) to 45 days prior to start date of the event will be subject to a $250 cancellation fee. Requests for cancellation greater than 45 days prior to the start date of the event will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee.


 Westin Virginia Beach Town Center  
   4535 Commerce St.
   Virginia Beach, VA 23462
   Phone: 757-557-0550

ITEA is pleased to offer the government per diem rate of $222 per night and includes free wifi and parking. This property is the host hotel and when making your reservation you must indicate you are with the ITEA Cybersecurity Workshop. To receive the special rate call 757-557-0550 or click the hotel link below to book your reservation by July 27th.  Online Reservations

Check-In/Check-Out: Check-In time is 4:00pm and Check-Out time is 12:00pm.  Please contact the hotel directly for more details.

Billing: A credit card is required at the time of booking to guarantee the reservation. The card will be authorized 3 days prior to checkin. 

Cancellations: The  hotel  requires  a  48-hour cancellation notice prior to the reservation date. Late cancellations will result in  the  first  night’s  stay  being  billed to your credit card.

Parking: Parking is free for guests and visitors.


Don’t miss your opportunity to exhibit! Commercial, academic, and government exhibits will play an integral part in the Cybersecurity Workshop. We’ll put you in the right place at the right time. Increase your visibility, network with key players, and show your support and commitment to the  industry and community!

Please submit your Exhibit Application as soon as possible to ensure your get a prime location and that your organization is promoted in The ITEA Journal of Test and Evaluation.

  • Exhibit Application  
  • Exhibit Hall Floor Plan – coming soon
  • Exhibitor Services & Information – coming soon

Please contact Lena Moran at for additional details.


ITEA is a 501(c)(3) professional education association dedicated to the education and advancement of the test and evaluation profession. Registration fees, membership dues, and sponsorship is tax deductible.

Your sponsorship dollars help defer the cost of the conference and support the ITEA scholarship fund, which assists deserving students in their pursuit of academic disciplines related to the test and evaluation profession. Sponsorship and related benefits will become effective on receipt of payment.



Each of the 4-hour Pre-Workshop Tutorials provide 4 contact hours of instruction (4 CPEs) that are directly applicable to your professional development program, including the Certified Test and Evaluation Professional Credential (CTEP).

In addition to the Pre-Workshop Tutorials, the Workshop provides 4 contact hours of instruction (4 CPEs) for each half-day, 8 contact hours of instruction (8 CPEs) for each full-day, or 20 contact hours of instruction (20 CPEs) for attending the full Workshop, that are directly applicable to your professional development program, including the Certified Test and Evaluation Professional Credential (CTEP).


Erwin Sabile, Booz Allen Hamilton

Scott Bisciotti, Command Post Technologies

Jean Petty, DHS

Lena Moran at

Jenna Reza at 



Event Details


29 - 31 Aug 2023


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Westin Virginia Beach Town Center  


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