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Cybersecurity Workshop

Securing the Future: Navigating the Evolving Threat Landscape

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Final Program PDF

Live Cyber Attack Experience

Know B4 U Go


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.

Sessions and presentations are timed for the convenience of the attendee. Each Session is 2 hours long and contains four 30-minute presentations. Sessions this year include:

  • Cyber Automated Tools & Test
  • Cyberspace Test Technology
  • Cyber Resilience Requirements
  • Cyber & Spectrum Warfare Considerations in 5G/6G
  • Cyber T&E of Generative AI Systems
  • New Cyber DoD Manual and DoD 5000.89 Cyber Policy Brief and Cyber in DEVSECOPS
  • Test Automation and AI
  • Universities Cyber Initiative

Final Program PDF

Abstract Descriptions


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

Tuesday Morning Tutorials

  1. Cyber Operations Lethality and Effectiveness (COLE) —How to Estimate Cyber Effects for Adversarial Offensive Cyber Operations
  2. Lessons Learned from Safety Science applicable to Cyberspace Test and Evaluation
  3. Mission Based Cyber Risk Assessment (MBCRA) Tutorial and Exercise using the Unified Risk Assessment and Measurement System (URAMS)
  4. T&E Fundamentals and Certified Test & Evaluation Professional (CTEP) Foundations
Tuesday Afternoon Tutorials

  1.  5G NR Specification and System Engineering Aspects
  2. Mission Impact Assessment (MIA) process
  3. Test and Evaluation in a Digital Engineering Environment


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

  • Spencer Andrus, Google
  • Joseph F. Bradley Jr. (SES) –  Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems (CROWS) and the Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base
  • Chris Collins (SES)– Executive Director, Developmental Test, Evaluation, and Assessments, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)
  • Mark Dominguez – Director, Joint Information Operations Range (JIOR), 318th Cyberspace Operations Group
  • Scott Frohman – Defense Programs Lead, Google
  • Dr. Jonathan Harris – Lead Cybersecurity Engineer, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division
  • Timothy Kelley – Scientist, Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division
  • Dan Landin – U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Analysis Center (DAC), Experimentation & Analysis
  • Patrick Lardieri – Technical Director, National Cyber Range (NCR) Program, Lockheed Martin
  • George Rumford (SES)– Director, Test Resource Management Center
  • Rebecca Squalls – PM, National Cyber Range Complex Unclassified (NCRC-U)
  • Nilo Thomas – Software & Cyber Advisor to Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Emerging Technologies, Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Bradley Thomason – Director, Threat Systems Management Office (TSMO)
  • Tom Walrond – Cyber Advisor to Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Emerging Technologies, Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • James S. Wells (SES) – Director, T&E/ S&T Directorate, Department of Homeland Security
  • Geoff Wilson –Program Manager, Test & Evaluation/Science & Technology Program, Test Resource Management Center (TRMC)


The Workshop will contain some Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) presentations, which will limit participation to U.S. citizens who are employees of the U.S. Federal Government or its contractors (C), or employees of the Department of Defense or its contractors (D). DoD common access cards (CAC) or personal identity verification (PIV) will be required for entry. If you DON’T have a CAC/PIV you will need to submit via DISS by August 25. Please ONLY submit via DISS if you DO NOT have a CAC/PIV.

DoD Government/ Contractor
Eligibility and access for all DoD government and contractor attendees will be verified via the Defense Information System for Security (DISS), in accordance to AFI 31-101 and the NISPOM. Please send a visit notification to DISS with the following information:

  • Purpose of Visit: 2023 ITEA Cybersecurity Workshop
  • Security POC: Chris Wagner
  • POC Phone: (757) 394-1311 x2050
  • Visited SMO: 5KLG9
  • First day of visit: 28 Aug 2023
  • Last day of visit: 31 Aug 2023

Visit Request Required Information
Visit requests for attendees not having access to DISS must be typed and on your company letterhead and must contain all applicable information below. The visit request must be signed by your security office/manager to verify your employment and clearance status. Without this signature, the visit request is invalid and will not be processed. All visit requests must be faxed to (757) 394-1316. Visitors can not hand carry their own visit request.

  • Full name of attendee
  • Letterhead must contain company name, address, and phone number
  • Social security number
  • Date of birth, place of birth, and citizenship
  • Clearance level and Issuing Agency
  • POC: Chris Wagner, security@commandposttech.com
  • Purpose of visit: To attend the 2023 ITEA Cybersecurity Workshop
  • Date of visit: 28-31 Aug 2023
  • Name, phone number and signature of your security manager


 Online Registration Link
Manual Registration Form

** 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 before July 31
$745 – Non-Member
$595 – ITEA Member / Government Employee / Active Duty Military

Late Registration after July 31
$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.

Please contact Lena Moran at Lena@itea.org 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 Lena@itea.org

Jenna Reza at Jenna@itea.org 



Event Details


29 - 31 Aug 2023


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Westin Virginia Beach Town Center  


Printable Registration Form


Technical Exchange





Location Map


August 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am EDT
August 31, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EDT


Westin Virginia Beach Town Center  
4535 Commerce St.
   Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States


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