Thought leader Melissa Hathaway to speak at the Potomac Officers Club Digital Currency and National Security Forum

Melissa Hathaway, a thought leader in digital risk management and cybersecurity, has been added to the list of guest speakers at an upcoming virtual event, hosted by the Potomac Officers Club of Executive Mosaic, which will explore the national security aspect of cryptocurrency.

She will be part of a panel at POC’s ‘Digital Currency and National Security’ forum to contribute her ideas to a discussion on how blockchain data can support intelligence-gathering work.

As President of Hathaway Global Strategies, she helps clients of Fortune 500 companies understand digital risks to their organizational goals and advises them on cybersecurity, industry practices, government policies and legislative issues that may affect business operations.

Hathaway previously served in the Obama and Bush administrations, where she headed the Cyberspace Policy Review and the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative, respectively. His awards for his leadership work include the National Intelligence Reform Medal in 2009 and the National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation in 2011.

She co-authored the report “Integrating Cyber ​​Capacity into the Digital Development Agenda”, funded by the World Bank’s Digital Development Partnership and commissioned by the Global Forum on Cyber ​​Expertise Foundation, which recommends several avenues for bridge the gap between cyber capacity building and digital development communities.

Register for the Forum to hear Hathaway and other prominent government and industry leaders as they explore the future of cryptocurrency.

National Cyber ​​Security Director Chris Inglis will lead the event to provide an overview of the country’s regulatory plan as the electric form of currencies seeks wider relevance in the global financial system.

Marshall Billingslea, former Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing at the Treasury Department and currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute, will be the midday keynote speaker.

Several other leaders from the public and business sectors will participate in the panels “Integrating Zero Trust Architecture into Digital Currency & National Security” and “Cryptocurrency & National Security Implications: Leverage Blockchain Data to Enrich Intelligence Gathering”.

The event includes a fireside chat with Juan Zarate, Global Co-Director and Chief Strategy Officer at K2 Integrity; and Michael Saylor, CEO of software company MicroStrategy and advocate for the “Bitcoin Standard”.

Click here to register now for this timely forum and have the opportunity to learn more about trends related to cryptocurrency.

Sylvia B. Polson