The GCSC met in Las Vegas on July 27, 2017 at Black Hat USA 2017, one of the world’s leading information security events that presents the very latest in research, development and trends. This meeting outlined the next operational steps in achieving the Commission’s mandate and focused on the prioritized topics for 2017 including the “public core of the Internet”, “critical infrastructures”, and the protection thereof.
Commissioners also participated in a policy briefing “Challenges of Cooperating Across Cyberspace”. Marina Kaljurand, then GCSC Chair, was joined by fellow GCSC Commissioners Bill Woodcock, Jeff Moss, Joseph Nye, Khoo Boon Hui and Wolfgang Kleinwächter.
Also, GCSC co-chair and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff delivered the keynote address on July 25, at the Black Hat CISO Summit, entitled, “From Reactive to Proactive: New Directions in IT Security” after the introduction by Black Hat and DEF CON founder and GCSC Commissioner Jeff Moss.