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WHAT IS CYBER SECURITY CHICAGO?
 
The must attend cyber security event in the mid-
west providing cyber security experts, decision
makers, hackers and technical specialists with
the latest tech and knowledge in the field.
 
Venue
McCormick Place, Chicago

     Opening Dates & Times
  26 September 2018 07:30am - 4:00pm
27 September 2018 07:30am - 4:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED SO FAR

George Beebe
George Beebe

Director of Intelligence and National Security

Center for the National Interest

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George Beebe

George Beebe is one of America’s most well-informed and insightful experts on international affairs and foreign policy. He has an especially strong background in cyber security, US intelligence, US-Russia relations, and the challenges of the changing international order. George Beebe is Director for Intelligence and National Security at the Center for the National Interest.

Nicole Eagan
Nicole Eagan

CEO

Darktrace

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Nicole Eagan

As Chief Executive Officer of Darktrace, Nicole Eagan has established the company as the global leader of AI cyber defense. Her extensive career spans 25 years working for Oracle and early to late-stage growth companies. Named 'AI Leader of the Year' in 2017, Nicole has introduced disruptive machine learning to enterprises of all sizes. Today, Darktrace has a valuation of $1.25 billion and counts Insight, KKR, Summit Partners, and Samsung among its investors. Darktrace’s innovative approach to cyber security has won over 100 awards and the company has been named to WSJ’s Tech Companies to Watch, Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, and the CNBC Disruptor 50.

Marcin Kleczynski
Marcin Kleczynski

Founder and CEO

Malwarebytes

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Marcin Kleczynski

Marcin is the founder of Malwarebytes. He oversees the strategic expansion of the business, as well as the long-term vision for the research and development teams. Marcin has been recognized for his work in cybersecurity, receiving the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, being named to the Forbes 30 Under 30, the Silicon Valley 40 Under 40, and numerous executive leadership awards including two Stevie awards for Executive of the Year. Marcin has delivered talks at TEDx, Collision Conference, Black Hat and CeBIT.

Theresa Payton
Theresa Payton

CEO

Fortalice Solutions

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Theresa Payton

As the star of the CBS TV series, “Hunted,” Theresa Payton identifies emerging trends and techniques to help combat cyber threats, from the impact of the Internet of Things to securing Big Data.

The first female to serve as White House chief information officer, and named #4 on IFSEC Global’s list of the world’s Top 50 cybersecurity influencers in security & fire 2017, Theresa is one of America’s most respected authorities on Internet security, data breaches and fraud mitigation. With real-world strategies and solutions, she helps public and private sector organizations protect their most valuable resources.

Drawing from her experience as a veteran cybercrime fighter and entrepreneur of her successful and rapidly-growing cybersecurity firm, Fortalice, Theresa masterfully blends memorable anecdotes with cutting-edge insights to heighten awareness of the perils of our uber-connected world. As she delves into the cyber-underworld and the new kinds of threats that can lead to tomorrow’s breaches and insider risks, she offers a proven blueprint for audiences to stay a step ahead with practical steps for thinking like the adversary, while managing cybersecurity risk.

Theresa’s distinct approachability, combined with her visionary perspective and easy-to-implement strategies, effectively prepare audiences for success in the ongoing battle against cybercrime.

Nick Hayes
Nick Hayes

Senior Analyst, Security & Risk

Forrester Research

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Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes is a Senior Analyst on the Security & Risk team at Forrester Research. Nick’s research focuses on the intersection of security, risk, and reputation in today’s digital world. He helps security and risk pros improve the way they protect business assets and mitigate digital risks online, such as impersonations, account takeovers, data leakage, social engineering and other business compromise. Nick specializes in risk intelligence, social media security, and the human elements of cybersecurity.
 
He is regularly cited in major media outlets, including CFO Magazine, CNBC, DarkReading, Financial Times, NBC News, SC Magazine, and VentureBeat. He also speaks at range of leading industry and technology conferences throughout the year.

Elizabeth Zalman
Elizabeth Zalman

Co-founder & CEO

strongDM

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Elizabeth Zalman

Elizabeth Zalman is the Co-founder & CEO of strongDM, the definitive data security product. Previously she was Co-Founder and CEO of the cross-device profile company Media Armor. After its acquisition, she served as VP of Analytics at the acquirer, Nomi. Prior to Media Armor, she led the client analytics and media optimization team at Dotomi (now Conversant), generating an annual $500M in incremental revenue for 50 of the IR Top 100. With over 15 years' experience leading data-driven organizations, she is an expert in analytics, data privacy, and security.
 

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