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CyberNextDC 2021 has ended
CyberNextDC is one of the leading cybersecurity policy conferences in DC. This year’s event will be hybrid, with limited in-person attendance and remote participation via Zoom. The event will focus on the evolution of ransomware, successful information sharing models, and global policy trends and developments in the cybersecurity ecosystem. Our participants will provide insights into long-standing cybersecurity issues along with practical recommendations for cybersecurity policy on topics such as ransomware, information sharing, public-private collaboration, and equity and inclusion in the cybersecurity workforce. Speakers include high-level government policymakers, Coalition and Alliance member representatives, and foreign government officials. We hope you can join us!

If you forgot to register, you can stream the event here!
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Marian Merritt

NIST
Deputy Director for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)
Marian Merritt is the Deputy Director for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at
the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/ U.S. Department of Commerce. Her areas of
focus include workforce management, apprenticeship, and small business cybersecurity. Marian has
over 24 years of experience working in the cybersecurity industry, with experience in product
management, corporate website management, family online safety programs and corporate
philanthropy. She previously was with Symantec Corporation as their Director of Cyber Education and
Online Safety Programs.

Marian attended Boston University’s Questrom School of Business for her undergraduate degree and
holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Los Angeles, CA.