MG (Retired) George Franz sits down with General Tim Haugh to discuss cybersecurity at Fed Supernova.

A Fireside Chat between MG (Retired) George Franz and Lt. General Tim Haugh

George Franz, Managing Director for Accenture Federal Services, sits down with Lieutenant General Tim Haugh, Commander of the 16th Air Force and Air Force’s Cyber in San Antonio Texas to discuss the challenges and opportunities with standing up and operating the Air Force’s operational cyber command.

What you’ll find out:

  • How the Air Force’s telework requirements exploded from 10,000 workers to 300,000 overnight as a result of COVID-19, and the security challenges that it produced. (14:50)
  • The next step for software factories is to deploy agile capabilities and DevSecOps down to the Air Force’s Operational Squadrons. (20:20)

Key quotes:

  • “Being responsible for running the [Air Force] networks is really about finding a balance between user experience and security.” — LtGen Tim Haugh, Commander, 16th Air Force (14:09)
  • What really drives a lot of this is COVID-19 .. we were asked to expand our Telework Infrastructure” — LtGen Tim Haugh, Commander, 16th Air Force (14:45)
  • “We went from a period of time where the DoD had no role in defending our election… as that moved into cyberspace the secretary has now said it is a permanent mission of the DoD to defend the election.” — LtGen Tim Haugh, Commander, 16th Air Force (24:18)

Who you’ll hear from:

About Fed Supernova

Fed Supernova, presented by Deloitte, is a virtual conference highlighting defense innovation in Texas. This first-of-its-kind interactive experience will draw national attention and connect leading entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders, corporations, and decision makers from around the world.

About Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gather day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and coworking. With boots on the ground in Austin, Dallas and Houston, we meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2013.

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