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Fireside Chat | Does your organization know the security posture of your Federal contractors?

April 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Federal contractors and subcontractors are being breached at alarming rates, resulting in the loss of sensitive data. To address this challenge, agencies like the Department of Defense are turning to new cybersecurity requirements for contractors, including the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

How can agencies assess and monitor security performance within their contractor and subcontractor ecosystem?  How should they work with federal contractors to improve their security posture? Join this webinar to learn about innovative approaches to these challenges.

Join Jake Olcott, VP of Government Affairs Communications, BitSight, one of the leadingNBitSighgt security ratings service providers and Don Maclean, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist from DLT, a Tech Data company, a government technology provider with a best in class portfolio of software and cloud solutions to learn what to look for when selecting the third party risk management solution to protect against the loss of sensitive data and achieve your security goals.

Register today to learn how choosing the right security rating service is an important decision that can enable your team to meet the NEW CMMC/NIST compliance requirements.



Jake Olcott
VP of Government Affairs and Corporate Communications, BitSight

For years, Jake has helped organizations create sustainable third party risk management programs.

Jake has held a number of leadership roles at BitSight since joining the company in 2015. Prior to BitSight, Jake served as cybersecurity attorney to the Senate Commerce Committee and House Homeland Security Committee. He previously consulted with Fortune 1000 executives on cyber risk management and served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.
He holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Don Maclean
Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, DLT, a Tech Data company

As Chief Cybersecurity Technologist for DLT, Don Maclean formulates and executes cybersecurity portfolio strategy, speaks and writes on security topics, and socializes his company’s cybersecurity portfolio.  Don has nearly 30 years’ experience working with U.S. Federal agencies.  Before joining DLT in 2015, Don managed security programs for numerous U.S. Federal clients, including DOJ, DOL, FAA, FBI, and the Treasury Department.  This experience allowed him to work closely with the NIST Risk Management Framework featured in this article, and to understand its strengths and weaknesses.  In addition to his CISSP, PMP, CEH, and CCSK certificates, Don’s holds a B.A. in Music from Oberlin, an M.S. in Information Security from Brandeis Rabb School, and is nearing completion of his second Bachelor’s in Mathematics.  An avid musician, Don organizes a concert for charity every year, and has been known to compete in chess and Shogi (Japanese chess) tournaments, both in person and online.


April 1, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am


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