Please join the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Digital Forensic Research Lab, for a panel discussion on the launch of the National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy on Monday, July 31, from 1:00 pm to 2:30pm ET at the Atlantic Council headquarters and virtually.

The event will feature a keynote address from Kemba Walden, Acting National Cyber Director, and opening remarks from Rob Shriver, Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Diana Burley, Vice Provost for Research and Innovation and Professor at American University; Rob Duhart, Vice President, Deputy CISO at Walmart; Dr. Kathi Hiyane-Brown, President of Whatcom Community College; and Camille Stewart Gloster, Deputy National Cyber Director for Technology and Ecosystem Security. The panel will be moderated by Safa Shahwan Edwards, Deputy Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council.

We hope you can join us as we discuss the scope and strategy for unleashing America’s cyber talent.  


Keynote address

Kemba Walden
Acting National Cyber Director
Executive Office of the President of the United States

Opening Remarks

Rob Shriver
Deputy Director
U.S. Office of Personnel Management 


Dr. Diana Burley
Vice Provost for Research and Innovation and Professor
American University

Rob Duhart
Vice President, Deputy CISO

Dr. Kathi Hiyane-Brown
Whatcom Community College 

Camille Stewart Gloster
Deputy National Cyber Director, Technology and Ecosystem Security
Office of the National Cyber Director


Safa Shahwan Edwards
Deputy Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative
Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, under the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), works at the nexus of geopolitics and cybersecurity to craft strategies to help shape the conduct of statecraft and to better inform and secure users of technology.