In the past few years, Maryland has become a growing cyber security hub in the U.S. through its CyberMaryland initiative. Lockheed Martin is at the forefront of the push for innovation to protect the country's critical infrastructure from cyber threats. Sondra L. Barbour, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) Executive Vice President, will discuss the company's path to becoming a leading cyber security provider for governments and industries around the globe, and the future of cyber security innovation. Moving beyond the government, the need for intelligence-driven defense is becoming more critical across commercial industries such as oil and gas, finance and healthcare. The escalating landscape of cyber-attacks is forcing companies to take a closer look at their security posture to protect their assets, intellectual property and their customers' personal information. Jo! in us as Ms. Barbour talks about the importance of understanding the adversary and staying ahead of the threat.