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2019 RECAP

Reception & Awards Dinner Photos


2019 Red Carpet Photos

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2019 Pioneer Recipient Video

Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow, NIST

2019 Pinnacle Recipient Video

Suzette Kent, Federal CIO, OMB

Interview with ICIT Executive Director

Parham Eftekhari




ICIT Pioneer

Dr. Ron Ross

Fellow, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)



ICIT Pinnacle Award

Ms. Suzette Kent

Federal CIO, US Office of Management & Budget

The Year's Most Bespoke Black Tie Gala for Cybersecurity and Technology Leaders

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.  

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.

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

Community Support Matters

The St. Regis Washington D.C

923 16th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., 20006

The award-winning St. Regis, Washington D.C., plays host to
dignitaries, royalty, and refined travelers to our Nation’s capital.
It boasts flawless service, an impeccable location and world renowned
culinary artists which guarantee a first class experience for every guest.

"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 Chief Security & Privacy Officer, Intel;
Former Chief Security Officer, Cylance