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New for 2018: InfoSec Career Panel!

Posted on 01 May 2018 by operator (0)

New for 2018! The InfoSec Career Panel is a live Q&A session where audience members can ask questions to a panel of information security professionals with 90 years of experience between them. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask security professionals from the entry-level to decades of experienced on topics like: career advice, the path they took to get to their current profession, what certifications are valuable, advice on how to pass them, and what technical skills are needed in today’s security industry. Audience members are encouraged to ask about other topics and areas!

The InfoSec Career Panel takes place on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Hardware Hacking Village.

Panelist Bios

Geoffrey Janjua is the founder of Exumbra Operations Group is a former US DoD civilian with 12+ years of operational field experience conducting offensive computer operations. Specializing in computer exploitation, technical operations, and covert-entry. He is currently conducting full-scope penetration testing, vulnerability research and exploit development of high-value products for a Fortune 500 company, has identified multiple zero-days, and holds many security related industry certifications to include OSCP, GPEN, CEPT, CPT, ECSA, CEH, and CRT..

Jack Baker is a full time penetration tester, reverse engineer, and bug bounty hacker. Jack has 3+ years of penetration testing and vulnerability research experience, reported multiple zero-days, a Google bug bounty, and has the OSCP, OSCE, and GXPN certifications.

Mark Liphardt has been involved in computers since the dark ages (before WWW). During his career in the technology industry he has worked for small companies, mid-sized companies, Fortune 500 companies and started a few of my own. For many years now Mark has been making a living doing InfoSec and computer forensics investigations. Mark has been a Defcon goon for 25 years and a longtime privacy advocate. Mark holds the CISSP and CFE certifications.

Matthew Stits, currently a Security Architect and Researcher for Adobe, has been in the security industry for nearly 20 years. He’s consulted and worked for a number of fortune 500 companies in the Communications, Finance, Casino Gaming and Payment Card industries. Matt’s current roles focuses on emerging technologies and business cases.

Patrick Albert, currently the Director of Security Engineering @ Appdynamics, is a military Veteran and tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in DevOps and Security. Focused on building resilient and automated Secure SDLC pipelines, and increasing security awareness wherever possible. Keen on reducing risk and the ability to solve problems at their source through creative solution – In general, passionate about building, and securing all the things.

Sam Bowne, currently a teacher at City College San Francisco, has been teaching computer networking and security classes since 2000. He has given talks and hands-on trainings at DEFCON, HOPE, B-Sides SF, B-Sides LV, BayThreat, LayerOne, Toorcon, and many other schools and conferences. He has a B.S., a PhD, a CISSP, and is like, really smart.

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