Cybersecurity and BEAD

August 8 – 11:00 am to 11:45 am


Michael Mercer

State of Colorado: Program Manager, Whole of State Cybersecurity

Billions of dollars will be handed out in BEAD dollars. But are you aware of the 300+ pages the NTIA has issues as guidelines for BEAD recipients? Your State will also have guideline. More internet for all means more adversaries, who will continue to develop tactics to gain access to your systems and to fool you and your customers to gain access to data and create havoc. Colorado OIT’s Whole of State Program Manager will explain the steps you need to take to be safe, secure… and grant compliant!


Jay Harmon

BorderHawk: Managing Director

Ian Sampson

Secure64: Chief Marketing Officer