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!

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Mieke Eoyang

Department of Defense
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy
Ms. Mieke Eoyang is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy. The Cyber Policy
office is responsible for establishing DoD cyberspace policy and strategy, providing guidance and
oversight on DoD cyberspace activities, and managing DoD’s primary external relationships across the
U.S. government, key domestic stakeholders, and our allies and partners.

Prior to that she was the Senior Vice President for the National Security Program at the think tank,
Third Way, where she led their work on a wide range of national security issues including on foreign
policy, Congress’ role in the national security policymaking process, non-proliferation, intelligence
oversight, electronic surveillance, cybersecurity. She was the founder of the organization’s Cyber
Enforcement Initiative which focused on improving the government’s efforts to impose consequences
on the human behind malicious cyber activity.

Before joining Third Way, she was the Chief of Staff to Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) having
previously served as the Subcommittee Staff Director for Intelligence Community Management on the
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. While there, she was the committee’s lead for
cybersecurity, personnel management and worked on electronic surveillance reform, among other

Prior to that, she served as the Defense Policy Advisor to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, advising him
on all matters related to the Senate Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations during the
Iraq War. Earlier in her career, she served as the lead Democratic Professional Staff Member on the
House Armed Services Committee for the Military Personnel Subcommittee.
Ms. Eoyang received her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law,
and her Bachelor’s Degree from Wellesley College.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, November 18

1:30pm EST