18 - 19 OCTOBER 2017 / McCormick Place, Chicago

Securing the Digital Enterprise

Cyber Security Chicago -- 18 - 19 October 2017, McCormick Place, Chicago

Cyber Security Chicago offers invaluable security insight for both IT managers & security decision makers. Hear from industry experts on how you can build stronger defenses against cyber-attacks & how to recover if your systems are breached.

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  • Intelligence
  • Hacking
  • DevSecOps
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2017 Speakers

Andy Ellis
Andy Ellis

Chief Security Officer

Akamai Technologies

-Earn 0.5 CPE Points

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Andy Ellis

Andy Ellis is Akamai's Chief Security Officer, responsible for overseeing the security architecture and compliance of the company's massive, globally distributed network. He is the designer and patentholder of Akamai's SSL acceleration network, as well as several of the critical technologies underpinning the company’s Kona Security Solutions.

Mr. Ellis is at the forefront of Internet policy; as a speaker, blogger, member of the FCC CSRIC, supporting Akamai's CEOs on the NIAC and NSTAC, and an advisory board member of HacKid.

He is a graduate of MIT and a former US Air Force officer, the recipient of the CSO Magazine Compass Award, the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, The Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, and the Spirit of Disneyland Award.

Christopher Hadnagy
Christopher Hadnagy

Chief Human Hacker

Social Engineer Inc

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Christopher Hadnagy

Christopher Hadnagy, is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. Chris possesses over 16 years experience as a practitioner and researcher in the security field. His efforts in training, education, and awareness have helped to expose social engineering as the top threat to the security of organizations today.

Chris established the world’s first social engineering penetration testing framework at www.social- engineer.org, providing an invaluable repository of information for security professionals and enthusiasts. That site grew into a dynamic web resource including a podcast and newsletter, which have become staples in the security industry and are referenced by large organizations around the world. Chris also created the first hands-on social engineering training course and certification, Advanced Practical Social Engineering, attended by law enforcement, military, and private sector professionals.

A sought-after writer and speaker, Chris has spoken and trained at events such as RSA, Black Hat, and various presentations for corporate and government clients. Chris is also the best-selling author of three books; Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security and Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails.

Chris has been invited to the Pentagon to debrief 30+ general officers and government officials on social engineering and its effect on the United States.

Chris specializes in understanding how malicious attackers exploit human communication and trust to obtain access to information and resources through manipulation and deceit. His goal is to secure companies by educating them on the methods used by attackers, identifying vulnerabilities, and mitigating issues through appropriate levels of awareness and security.

Chris is a certified Expert Level graduate of Dr. Paul Ekman’s Micro Expressions courses, having made the study of non-verbal behaviors one of his specialties. In addition, he holds certifications as an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and an Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP).

Nicole Eagan
Nicole Eagan

CEO

Darktrace

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Nicole Eagan

As Chief Executive Officer of Darktrace, Nicole Eagan has positioned the company as an international leader in cyber defense. Nicole was named ‘Woman of the Year’ at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards for successfully introducing disruptive machine learning technology to the global market. Her extensive career as a technology executive includes over 25 years of commercial and marketing experience. An expert in developing and executing strategies for high-growth businesses, Nicole helped Darktrace secure $65 million in Series C funding from KKR and led the company to 600% year-on-year growth. Under her leadership, Darktrace’s innovative approach to cyber security has won over 50 awards, including World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and Cambridge, England and now has more than 400 employees working across 24 countries.
 

Daniel Wierzbicki
Daniel Wierzbicki

Supervisory Special Agent – Criminal & National Security Cyber Investigations

FBI - Chicago Division

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Daniel Wierzbicki

Daniel Wierzbicki joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in March 2004 where he investigated criminal cyber intrusions at the Washington Field Office. In 2011, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters investigating National Security intrusions across the United States. Shortly after, SSA Wierzbicki was promoted to Unit Chief of National Security at FBI Headquarters.

SSA Wierzbicki’s current assignment is a Supervisory Special Agent for Criminal and National Security Cyber Investigations at the FBI Chicago Field Office. SSA Wierzbicki is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, where he obtained a B.S. degree in chemical engineering.

Michael Morris
Michael Morris

CTO

Root9B

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Michael Morris

Michael Morris has over 13 years of experience in intelligence operations, specializing in advanced Offensive and Defensive Cyber operations, tactics and tool development, and associated training curriculum development. He has developed the program of record for Advanced Cyber Tactics, enhancing defensive and offensive maneuvers, and recommends which operators are authorized to perform both Defensive Hunting and Offensive operations for the Department of Defense. Mr. Morris is the Chief Architect behind the design and integration of root9B’s Active Adversarial Pursuit platform, and has been an integral member for shifting the nations prospective on cybersecurity. Presidents Bush and Obama personally recognized Mike for separate Cyber efforts and for his contributions to the “most comprehensive and effective cyber operation in the history of the Department of Defense"

Sachin Gupta
Sachin Gupta

Principal Cybersecurity Evangelist & Field CTO, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group

Microsoft

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Sachin Gupta

Sachin is a cybersecurity evangelist and technologist with more than 16 years of experience working with a broad range of technologies such as identity access and management, multi factor authentication, web/inside fraud/threat protection and detection, risk and governance, predictive data analytics, malware analysis, cyber security solutions, and more.  For the past 8 years, Sachin has primarily focused in the area of cybersecurity. In his past roles at technology leaders such as RSA and F5 networks, Sachin has been working on raising cybersecurity awareness and advising c-suite on cybersecurity risks and solutions to help better protect, defend and respond to modern security threats. Sachin holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is currently working as a Principal Cyber Security Evangelist within the Enterprise Cybersecurity Group at Microsoft.

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