Anton Chuvakin

Anton Chuvakin

Research Vice President & distinguished analyst, Gartner
Dr. Anton Chuvakin is a Research VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Security and Risk Management Strategies (SRMS) team. He is a recognized security expert in the field of SIEM, log management and PCI DSS compliance. He is an author of books “Security Warrior”, “PCI Compliance”, “Logging and Log Management” and a contributor to “Know Your Enemy II”, “Information Security Management Handbook” and others. Anton has published dozens of papers on log management, SIEM, correlation, security data analysis, PCI DSS, honeypots, etc. His blog securitywarrior.org was one of the most popular in the industry.
Pierluigi Paganini

Pierluigi Paganini

CTO , Cybaze SpA

Pierluigi Paganini is CTO at Cybaze Enterprise SpA Pierluigi is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group, member of Cyber G7 Workgroup of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Professor and Director of the Master in Cyber Security at the Link Campus University. He is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer. Editor-in-Chief at “Cyber Defense Magazine”, Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog “Security Affairs” recently named a Top National Security Resource for US. Pierluigi is a member of the “The Hacker News” team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.

Jennifer J. Minella

Jennifer J. Minella

VP of Engineering and Security, Carolina Advanced Digital

Jennifer Minella is currently VP of Engineering and Consulting CISO with Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. In her engineering role, Minella leads strategic research and consulting for government agencies, educational institutions and Fortune 100 and 500 corporations. In addition to her normal business roles, Minella is a published Author, Editorial Contributor and trusted Adviser for information security topics to media. No stranger to public speaking, she’s presented at RSA Conference, NSA Trusted Computing Conference, Interop, Infosec World, Deep Sec, SecTor, CSI and many others.

Nicholas Sullivan

Nicholas Sullivan

Security Engineering Lead, CloudFlare Inc.

Nick Sullivan is a leading cryptography and security expert. He founded and built the security team at CloudFlare, one of the world’s leading web security companies. He is a digital rights management pioneer in his work building Apple’s multi-billion dollar iTunes store. He is the author of over a dozen computer security patents and holds an MSc in Cryptography and a BMath in Pure Mathematics.

Gal Shpantzer

Gal Shpantzer

CEO, Security Outliers Inc.

Gal Shpantzer has 16 years of experience as an Independent Security Professional and is a Trusted Advisor to CISOs of large corporations, technology and pharma startups, universities and nonprofits/NGOs. He now focuses on emerging threats to availability as well as confidentiality, specifically preparing for ransomware and nukeware. He has been involved in multiple SANS Institute projects since 2002. He founded the privacy subgroup of the NIST Smart Grid cybersecurity task group. With Dr. Christophe Veltsos he presented the ongoing Security Outliers project, focusing on the role of culture in risk management, at RSA, CSI, BSides and Baythreat conferences. He was a Subject Matter Expert for the US Department of Energy’s Electric Sector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model, and is launching the Incident Response Execution Standard project in 2017.

 

Alexander Gostev

Alexander Gostev

Former Chief Expert Officer, Kaspersky Lab

Aleks has headed the Global Research and Analysis Team at Kaspersky Lab since 2008 till 2018, and specializes in all aspects of information security, including mobile malware. His responsibilities include detecting and analyzing new malware. His research and analytical articles are published both on dedicated IT sites and in the mass media. He has been with the company since 2002, and is based in Moscow. Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Aleks worked as CTO at KomiSat, as Manager of the ISP department at Komite, and as System Administrator at SMZ. In 1996, he founded the Republic of Komi Antivirus Center, and in 1998, he acted as project coordinator of the Wildlist Russia Project, an initiative which was launched with the aim of collecting and analyzing information about malware outbreaks in the Russian Federation. 

Shawn Henry

Shawn Henry

President and Chief Security Officer, CrowdStrike

Shawn Henry is the President of CrowdStrike Services and CSO and a retired Executive Assistant Director of the FBI. Henry, who served in three FBI field offices and at the bureau’s headquarters, is credited with boosting the FBI’s computer crime and cybersecurity investigative capabilities. He oversaw computer crime investigations spanning the globe, including denial-of-service attacks, bank and corporate breaches, and state-sponsored intrusions. He posted FBI cyber experts in police agencies around the world, including the Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine and Estonia. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Dateline, and C-SPAN. He has been interviewed by Forbes, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press and USA Today.

Dale Drew

Dale Drew

Chief Security Strategist, CenturyLink

Dale is currently the Chief Security Strategist at Centurylink, a global telecommunications service provider specializing in Optical, Internet, VoIP and CDN services. Prior to CenturyLink, Dale worked for Level 3 Communications as their Global CSO. Dale has also worked for Qwest Communications and MCI, where he was responsible for Internet Security Operations and Engineering. Dale Drew is an accomplished and experienced corporate security executive with 31 years of experience in developing critical global security programs, working in Federal/State Law Enforcement and with Internet Service Providers (ISP). Dale brings a practical capability to integrating security into the culture of the business, enabling the company to be more flexible, with demonstrable results.

Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick

CEO and Chief 'White Hat' Hacker, Mitnick security

Once one of the FBI’s Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. As CEO and chief “white hat” hacker at one of the most advanced boutique security firms in the world, Kevin mentors leaders, executives, and staff on both the theory and practice of social engineering, topics on which he is the leading global authority. Kevin and his Global Ghost Team now maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.Kevin’s insights on current events are highly sought, leading to hundreds of media appearances. Kevin’s books include ‘Art of Intrusion: The Real Story Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders and Deceivers’ and ‘Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security’, which are mandatory readings for security professionals.

Troy Hunt

Troy Hunt

Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, Consultant

Troy Hunt is a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Regional Director and world-renowned Internet Security Specialist who travels the world speaking at events and training technology professionals. He’s also the creator of “Have I been pwned?” – (is a website that allows internet users to check if their personal data has been compromised by data breaches), the free online service for breach monitoring and notifications.