Author: Jennifer Hernandez

Featured Speaker: Vivienne Suen

Vivienne Suen is a cybersecurity architect with a flair for storytelling and over 15 years’ experience advising IBM customers on IT solutions and strategy. A featured speaker at numerous conferences and user groups, she thrives on demystifying the complexities of cybersecurity and designing practical solutions to meet clients’ security needs. An unabashed technology optimist with a passion for music, Vivienne is a strong believer in nurturing diverse viewpoints, creating new

Featured Speaker: Jean Buff

Jean works on developing and maintaining new tools revolving around security insights, specifically for Alphabet entities. He also works on Threat Assessment projects and various community outreach efforts such as the Google CTF. Previously Jean worked as a Team Leader Technology Consultant at Accenture, specialized in the banking sector, as well as UBS AG. Jean has a Masters in Food Science Engineering from ETH Zurich and was a visiting graduate

Featured Speaker: Tal Melamed

With over 15 years experience in security research and engineering – Tal possesses an unprecedented understanding of the Application and Serverless Security landscape. Most recently Tal co-founded CloudEssence, a cloud-native security technology company that enables organisations to extend security observability to applications developed in cloud-native architectures. CloudEssence was acquired by Contrast Security in 2021. Previous to CloudEssence, Tal was head of security research at Protego Labs, a Serverless security start-up

Featured Speaker: Sharee English

Sharee English is Chief Security Officer & Managing Partner with WECybr, a woman-owned cybersecurity firm based in Boise, Idaho. WECybr’s mission is to help small and mid-sized businesses navigate sophisticated technology and embrace simpler, more effective responses to their cybersecurity challenges. Sharee brings almost 30 years of deep technology experience, having spent most of her career in major cities as an IT security executive. She has built technology and training

Featured Speaker: Scott Scheferman

Mr. Scheferman is a mission-driven 20+ year cyber security industry professional with a strong reputation for effective leadership, exceptional public speaking, candid thought leadership, and the proven ability to shape and shift industry outlook. He is an advisor and confidant to many. Mr. Scheferman keeps a hyper-current beat on the threat landscape and how it continues to fundamentally change business/mission cyber risk dynamics. Battle-hardened from years of red-teaming, incident response

Featured Speaker: Todd Renner

FBI Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Todd Renner leads a team of investigators focused on imposing risk and consequences on nation state cyber actors (APT) and a team pursuing international financially-motivated cyber criminals. Prior to his promotion to the Atlanta Field Office, SSA Renner was the FBI Assistant Legal Attaché (ALAT) in London, England, integrated with United Kingdom and Irish authorities, investigating complex international counterintelligence and computer intrusion activities. Abstract: Through

Featured Speaker: Brad Rhodes

Brad Rhodes, Head of Cybersecurity for zvelo in Greenwood Village, CO, holds numerous professional certifications including CISSP-ISSEP, CISM, PMP, C|EH, RHCSA, and GIAC (GCED, GMON, and GCIH) to name a few. He has over 24 years of experience in the military, government, and private sectors. Brad continues to serve in the US Army Reserves as a Cyber Warfare Officer leading the next generation of Soldiers in today’s Cyber fight. His

Featured Speaker: Kristina Krasnolobova

Kristina Krasnolobova is a Cyber Security Analyst for Sentara Healthcare. Sentara Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system that has twelve hospitals and 30,000 employees serving Virginia and North Carolina. Kristina is a repeat industry speaker who is passionate about sharing her expertise and skills with others. She is co-organizer of BSidesNOVA and a strong believer in giving back to the community so in her spare time she volunteers at conferences

Featured Speaker: Jake Williams

Jake Williams, the CTO and Co-Founder of BreachQuest and Rendition Infosec, has two decades of experience in secure network design, penetration testing, incident response, forensics and malware reverse engineering. Prior to founding BreachQuest and Rendition Infosec, Williams worked with various government agencies in information security. Williams is an IANS Faculty Member and works as a SANS Analyst. He is a prolific speaker on topics in information security and has trained