The Washington Post Cybersecurity Summit 2017




The Washington Post

1301 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20071

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From hacks and cybercrime to cyberspying and protecting consumer data and critical infrastructure, cybersecurity is an urgent domestic and global challenge. On October 3, 2017, The Washington Post will convene government leaders, business executives and security experts to discuss and debate top issues in cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity and Civil Liberties
An influential congressman and experts in their field discuss the delicate balance between security and individual liberty and the debate between public safety and privacy concerns.

– Christopher Furlow, President, Ridge Global and former Director for State Affairs, White House Office of Homeland Security
– Rep. Will Hurd (R-Tex.), Member, House Committee on Homeland Security and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Michelle Richardson, Deputy Director, Center for Democracy and Technology’s Freedom, Security, and Technology Project
– Marcy Wheeler, National Security Journalist

Moderated by Brian Fung, Technology Reporter, The Washington Post


Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Doors open: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 – 10:45 a.m.

The Washington Post
1301 K Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20071

Advance registration required.
The Washington Post is located near the McPherson Square Metro stop (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines.)

The program will be streamed live for those who cannot attend in person at You can register to receive a live stream notification.