Booze, Devil's Advocate, and Hugs: the Best Debates Panel You'll See at BSidesLV 2014

Presented at BSidesLV 2014, Aug. 6, 2014, 4 p.m. (60 minutes)

Our four intrepid debaters will tackle the most pressing issues facing the security community today, as suggested by you, our insightful audience. See them use their amazing powers of speech, logic, and insinuation to best each other. You vote for the most convincing argument, and the loser drinks.  This is a funny and thought-provoking session, driven by audience participation, alcohol, and hugs.

Presenters:

  • David Kennedy / ReL1K - TrustedSec & Binary Defense Systems   as David Kennedy
    David Kennedy is founder of TrustedSec and Binary Defense Systems. Both organizations focus on the betterment of the security industry from an offense and a defense perspective. David also serves as a board of director for the ISC2 organization. David was the former CSO for a Diebold Incorporated where he ran the entire INFOSEC program. David is a co-author of the book "Metasploit: The Penetration Testers Guide", the creator of the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET), Artillery, and several popular open source tools. David has been interviewed by several news organizations including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, Katie Couric, and BBC World News. David is the co-host of the social-engineer podcast and on several additional podcasts. David has testified in front of Congress on two occasions on the security around government websites. David is one of the founding authors of the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES); a framework designed to fix the penetration testing industry. David is the co-founder of DerbyCon, a large-scale conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to the private sector, David worked for the United States Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq twice for intelligence related missions.
  • Jay Radcliffe - Security Researcher - Rapid7
    Jay Radcliffe has been working in the computer security field for over twelve years, and is currently a Senior Security Researcher and consultant at Rapid7. Coming from the managed security services industry, Jay has used just about every security device made over the last decade. Recently, Jay has presented ground breaking research on security vulnerabilities in medical devices at Black Hat and Defcon. As he is a type I diabetic, Jay has unique expertise with medical device and medical related technology. Jay holds a Masters degree in Information Security Engineering from SANS Technology Institute as well as a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law from Wayne State University.
  • Zach Lanier
    Zach Lanier is a Senior Security Researcher with Duo Security, specializing in various bits of network, mobile, and application security. Prior to joining Duo, Zach most recently served as a Senior Research Scientist with Accuvant LABS. He has spoken at a variety of security conferences, such as Black Hat, CanSecWest, INFILTRATE, ShmooCon, and SecTor, and is a co-author of the recently published "Android Hackers' Handbook."
  • Joshua Corman - Founder - I am The Cavalry
    Joshua Corman is a Founder of I am The Cavalry (dot org) and Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council. Corman previously served as CTO for Sonatype, Director of Security Intelligence for Akamai, and in senior research & strategy roles for The 451 Group and IBM Internet Security Systems. He co-founded @RuggedSoftware and @IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world's increasing dependence on digital infrastructure. Josh's unique approach to security in the context of human factors, adversary motivations and social impact has helped position him as one of the most trusted names in security. He also serves as adjunct faculty for Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College and on the 2016 HHS Cybersecurity Task Force.

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