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2nd Annual Cocktails and Codebreakers

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
5:00 pm7:00 pm
The Hotel at Arundel Preserve: 7795 Arundel Mills Blvd, Hanover, MD 21076

You are invited to the 2nd Annual Cocktails & Codebreakers - co-hosted by the National Cryptologic Foundation (NCF) and the Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF). The program will celebrate Men and Women in Cryptology and will feature a Fireside Chat with guest speakers - The Honorable Ronald S. Moultrie, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence & Security (USDI&S) and GEN Paul M. Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency; Chief, Central Security Service. NPR National Security Correspondent Greg Myre will be our Fireside Chat moderator.

*UPDATE* - we have an exciting addition to our program: Mr. Jason Fagone, author of The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted American Enemies, will conduct a book signing during the program. Bring your copy to have it signed. Or if you'd like to purchase a copy - books will be available for $20 each. Learn more about Jason's book via the link below on this page.

Click on the "PURCHASE NOW" button at the top of this page to purchase tickets or sponsorships. Stay tuned to our website and e-newsletters for updates about the agenda. We look forward to seeing you there!

Ticket Registration:

Individual Tickets = $189 per person

Host Committee Tickets = $500 (includes two tickets and name on marketing materials as a Host Committee member)

Please click on the "PURCHASE NOW" button to see available sponsorships and their associated benefits. Click on the link at the end of this page to view our confirmed 2023 sponsors.

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Registration Sponsor Exclusive Opportunity ($5,000) *** Reserved by Leidos ***
Swag Bag Sponsors Exclusive Opportunity ($6,500) **** Claimed by Mantech ***
After Event Goodbye Gift Sponsor Exclusive Opportunity ($5,000) **** Reserved by Black Cape ****
Crypto Sponsor ($2,500)
Cyber Sponsor ($1,000)

About Our Guest Speakers

The Honorable Ronald S. Moultrie was sworn in as Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence & Security (USDI&S) on June 1, 2021. In this role, he is the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense on intelligence, counterintelligence, and security matters.

Mr. Moultrie exercises authority, direction, and control on behalf of the Secretary of Defense over all intelligence and security organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD), including the National Security Agency (NSA), the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) and the intelligence components of the combatant commands and military services. He is also dual-hatted as the Director of Defense Intelligence in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and reports to the DNI in this capacity.

*Read more of his bio via the link below.*

GEN Paul M. Nakasone assumed his present duties as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service in May 2018. He previously commanded U.S. Army Cyber Command from October 2016 - April 2018.

GEN Nakasone has held command and staff positions across all levels of the Army with assignments in the United States, the Republic of Korea, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

*Read more of his bio via the link below.*


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