Eric Michaud

**Eric Michaud** is an expert in physical and cybersecurity with over 15 years experience. He has spoken at numerous conferences around the world, and his skill at opening impossible-to-pick locks earned him a place in locksport history with the "Michaud Attack." He co-founded and served on the board of directors for The Open Organisation of Lockpickers and is referenced widely in academic papers, talks, and books including _Open in Thirty Seconds: Cracking One of the Most Secure Locks in America_ and _No Tech Hacking: A Guide to Social Engineering, Dumpster Diving, and Shoulder Surfing_. He was a computer and physical security analyst at Argonne National Laboratory, where he worked on nuclear security, counter proliferation tools development, and voting machine security. Eric has an abiding love for projects at the intersection of art and technology, and is a longtime collaborator with the Cacophony Society and Austrian avant-garde art group Monochrom.<br>