26 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2018 / McCormick Place, Chicago

SAVE THE DATE

Cyber Security Chicago -- 26 - 27 September 2018, 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.

Register Interest

2017 Speakers

Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick

Chief Executive Officer

Mitnick Security Consulting

View Speaker

Kevin Mitnick

Kevin is the world's most famous hacker, bestselling author, and the top cyber security speaker. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. Kevin and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.

Kevin's presentations are akin to "technology magic shows" and include live demonstrations the latest hacks and cyber threats.

Christopher Hadnagy
Christopher Hadnagy

Chief Human Hacker

Social Engineer Inc

View Speaker

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

View Speaker

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.
 

Nick Percoco
Nick Percoco

Chief Information Security Officer

Uptake

View Speaker

Nick Percoco

Nick Percoco is Uptake’s Chief Information Security Officer. With more than 20 years of information security expertise, Percoco is adept at developing and leading security programs in this ever-evolving connected threat landscape. He co-founded the “I am The Cavalry” movement, a highly regarded grassroots hacker organization that is focused on issues where computer security intersect public safety and human life, and founded SpiderLabs, the ethical hacking test lab that contributed to Trustwave’s growth. Nick was the creator of THOTCON, a growing annual Chicago hacking conference. Nick has served as a media spokesperson on CNN, Fox News, CNET and Forbes. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Illinois State University.

John Kindervag
John Kindervag

Field CTO

Palo Alto Networks

View Speaker

John Kindervag

John Kindervag joined Palo Alto Networks as Field CTO after eight and one-half years at Forrester Research where he was a Vice President and Principal Analyst on the Security and Risk Team. John is considered one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity experts. He is best known for creating the revolutionary Zero Trust Model of Cybersecurity.

Adrienne McEwan
Adrienne McEwan

Cloud Security CSE

Cisco

View Speaker

Adrienne McEwan

Adrienne McEwan is a Consulting Systems Engineer at Cisco with several years worth of product knowledge pertaining to Internet based threats.  She worked on the Content Security team solidifying her knowledge with Web and Email based threats before transitioning to the Cloud Security team where she now focuses on DNS, Web, and Cloud application based threats. Adrienne is passionate about teaching endusers how to protect themselves from malware, ransomware, phishing, and Oauth attacks. Adrienne lives in the United States where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and worldwide travel with her daughter.

View all speakers

Register Interest

Register
Top