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NOVEMBER 9, 2023

6:30PM Reception | 7:30PM Awards Dinner

The Year's Most Bespoke
Gala for Cybersecurity & Technology Leaders

ICIT 2022
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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 Dess


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 Announced Soon

2023 Pinnacle Award

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Edna Conway

CEO EMC Advisors

fmr Chief Security & Risk Officer, DHS

2023 Impact Award


Undersecretary Robert Silvers

Office of Policy

Department of Homeland Security

Celebrate with the most
influential members of our community, as well as the efforts of today’s most impactful cybersecurity leaders.

Your Membership & Donations Keeps Our Research Free and Supports Our Mission is To Defend National Security & Empower Future Cybersecurity Leaders

Ways to Support ICIT & Our Mission

Our Mission

The Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C., is the nation’s leading cybersecurity think tank. 

Our mission is to cultivate a cybersecurity renaissance that will improve the resiliency of our Nation’s 16 critical infrastructure sectors, defend our democratic institutions, and empower generations of cybersecurity leaders.

Our Community

Your support ensures ICIT can continue to produce objective, non-partisan research and education which is freely available to anyone interested in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure resiliency.

Funds raised at the Gala & Benefit support programs including our Digital Library, Briefings, and other Educational Initiatives.

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ICIT Fellow Message

"My participation with ICIT has been one of the most impactful things I have done to educate and influence not only the public but the legislature regarding cyber risks and better ways to manage/mitigate those risks.  The mission and values of ICIT align with my personal perspectives and I am proud to be a fellow with the institute."

Malcolm Harkins
ICIT Fellow
Former CISO Intel / Chief Security & Trust Officer
Epiphany Systems
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