NOVEMBER 9, 2023
6:30PM Reception | 7:30PM Awards Dinner
The Year's Most Bespoke
Gala for Cybersecurity & Technology Leaders
The 2023 ICIT Gala & Benefit
T h e P r o g r a m
6:30 PM | Aperitif & Amuse Bouche Reception
7:30 PM | Dinner & Honorees Awards
9:00 PM | Reception and Dessert
The Annual ICIT Gala and Benefit is an intimate, invitation-only gathering of legislative, federal agency, and private sector leaders committed to national security, digital transformation, and critical infrastructure resiliency.
This black-tie event will celebrate the accomplishments of the most influential members of our community as well as the efforts ICIT, a 501(c)3 cybersecurity think tank whose mission is to defend our nation's most important sectors and democratic institutions through objective research and education.
The funds raised from this Benefit will be used to help sustain and grow the Institute’s initiatives including its free publications and educational events.
Honoring the most influential cybersecurity leaders of our community
2023 Pioneer Award
Chief Information Officer
Department of the Air Force
ICIT Pioneer Award
ICIT's Top Honor is awarded to a globally recognized individual whose leadership and lifetime commitment to public service has fortified critical infrastructures and transformed national security.
2023 Pinnacle Award
CEO EMC Advisors
fmr Chief Security & Risk Officer,
ICIT Pinnacle Award
Awarded to an individual whose career has led them to the highest levels of the cybersecurity sector and whose contributions to the nation include a legacy of frameworks, guidance, publications, or other artifacts that will strengthen public and private critical infrastructures for generations to come.
2023 Impact Award
Undersecretary Robert Silvers
Office of Policy
Department of Homeland Security
ICIT Impact Award
Awarded to an individual whose work has significantly impacted a specific sector, cluster of sectors, or agency through technical excellence, innovation, and exceptional leadership.
2023 Excellence in Action Award
Assistant National Cyber Director for Strategy & Research
Executive Office of the President
ICIT Excellence in Action Award
Awarded to an individual who has contributed to consequential national security programs and whose personal qualities make them an exceptional candidate for future, high-profile leadership positions.