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Featured Speaker: Alex Holden

Alex Holden is the founder and CISO of Hold Security, LLC. Under his leadership, Hold Security played a pivotal role in information security and threat intelligence, becoming one of the most recognizable names in its field. Holden is credited with the discovery of many high-profile breaches including Adobe Systems, JPMorgan Chase, Yahoo, and many other high-profile breaches. Mr. Holden researches minds and techniques of cyber criminals and helps our society

Featured Speaker: Bryson Payne

Dr. Bryson Payne is a TEDx speaker, best-selling author of *Teach Your Kids to Code* and *Hacking for Kids*, award-winning cyber coach and online instructor with over 50,000 students in more than 160 countries, and the founding Director of the Center for Cyber Operations Education at the University of North Georgia, an NSA-DHS Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. He is a tenured professor of computer science at UNG,

Featured Speaker: Richard Henderson

Richard Henderson is a writer, researcher, and ham radio/electronics nerd who has worked in infosec and technology for almost two decades. Richard has presented at HH in the past and speaks and teaches at other global security conferences such as DEF CON, Gartner, Forrester Privacy & Security, and others. Richard is currently co-authoring a book on cybersecurity for ICS/SCADA systems. Abstract: Old MacDonald Had a Barcode, E-I-E-I CAR For decades,

Featured Speaker: Mauro Cáseres Eldritch

Mauro Eldritch is an Argentine Hacker & Speaker, Founder of BCA and DC5411. He was a Speaker at DEF CON (six times!), ROADSEC (LATAM’s biggest security conference), DEVFEST Siberia, DragonJAR Colombia (biggest spanish-speaking conference in LATAM), P0SCON Iran, Texas Cyber Summit and EC-Council Hacker Halted among other conferences (25+). In the past, he worked for many government organisms such as Ministry of Security, Federal Revenue Administration, Ministry of Health, Ministry

Featured Speaker: Wayne Burke

His experience in the public / defense sectors is equally complemented by assignments undertaken for heavyweight world renowned corporations including Yahoo, Xerox, AT&T and Texas Instruments to name but a few. He is imminently qualified in his field in that he holds a string of professional qualifications in Networking to name a few (MCT, MCSE, Cisco, Network+) and IT Security (CIW-SA, Security+, CEH, ECSA, LPT, CHFI) besides a bachelor’s degree

Featured Speaker: Kevin Cardwell

Kevin Cardwell served as the leader of a 5 person DoD Red Team that achieved a 100% success rate at compromising systems and networks for six straight years. He has conducted over 500 security assessments across the globe. His expertise is in finding weaknesses and determining ways clients can mitigate or limit the impact of these weaknesses. He spent 22 years in the U.S. Navy. He has worked as both

Featured Speaker: Paul Mellen

Paul has worked in the IT Industry for almost 25 years, over 15 of those in IT Security. With a broad and diverse working background including avionics, IT hardware engineering, software development and IT Security consultancy. Qualified and certified in all of those areas, including EC Council CHFI and ECSA. Abstract: Hidden benefits of social distancing. or Don’t leave the door open! We are living in a world of constant

Featured Speaker: Elizabeth Wharton

Elizabeth (Liz) is VP Operations at SCYTHE, planning, directing, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of a growing adversary emulation platform start-up company. She brings to SCYTHE over a decade of legal, policy, and business experience within the information security field. Prior experience includes serving as the Senior Assistant City Attorney with the City of Atlanta responsible for advising Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on technology policy and projects and as a

Featured Speaker: Chase Cunningham

Creator of the Zero Trust eXtended framework and a cybersecurity expert with decades of operational experience in NSA, US Navy, FBI Cyber, and other government mission groups, Chase is responsible for ZTEdge’s overall strategy and technology alignment. Chase was previously VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research; Director of Threat Intelligence for Armor; Director of Cyber Analytics for Decisive Analytics; and Chief Cryptologic Technician, US Navy. He’s the author of

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