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The world is changing, attacks come at the speed of light, and are changing so fast detection is almost impossible. So, how do we tell when we are being attacked? What new technologies are coming down the pipe? This session will cover these and many more topics.
Gabe Chomic – President, ISSA-UK
Gabe is a technologist at heart who has been tinkering from an early age. In addition to running ISSA-UK, he has worked in 14 countries and across numerous sectors, bootstrapped a cloud cryptocurrency crowdfunding platform into profitability, built security programs from the ground up, led multi-million pound security service transitions and performed in-depth security engineering in SCADA environments. His current passions involve security economics, shifting security left, and the changing perception of information security in both business and the public eye.
Mohan Rao – CTO, RANK Software
Mohan is the Chief Technical Officer at RANK Software Inc. RANK is a Security Analytics company based out of Toronto, Canada. RANK makes Cybersecurity Simple, Accurate and Actionable. We analyze billions of events in near real-time to identify both internal and external threats. Our predictive modeling systems identify high risk user, machine and application behavior before they become a threat.He managed a Billion dollar Fulfillment Business at Amazon. Responsible for optimization algorithms, scaling (10s of billions of events per day) and availability of Amazon’s Global Fulfillment Platform – including Robotic systems. Site Leader for Amazon’s Toronto development center. Mohan has also built and managed Contextual Systems and Mobile Advertising at BlackBerry (Research in Motion). Introduced Big Data technologies at BlackBerry, forged vendor partnerships and managed Software Development teams across 3 countries.
Thomas Fischer – Security Advocate and Threat ResearcherThomas has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry ranging from software development to infrastructure & network operations and architecture to settle in information security. He has an extensive security background covering roles from incident responder to security architect at fortune 500 companies, vendors and consulting organizations. He is currently security advocate and threat researcher focused on advising companies on understanding their data protection activities against malicious parties not just for external threats but also compliance instigated. Thomas is also an active participant in the InfoSec community not only as a member but also as director of Security BSides London, ISSA UK chapter board member and speaker at events like SANS DFIR EMEA, DeepSec, Shmoocon, and various BSides events.
Brian Laign – SVP, Corporate Development & Strategic Alliances, Lastline
For more than 20 years, Brian Laing has shared his strategic business vision and technical leadership with a range of start-ups and established companies in various executive level roles.
Brian is driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a proven ability to turn product visions into business results. He possesses a distinct mixture of technology, business and creative expertise drawing on his deep experience. Companies have benefited not only from his “big picture” vision, but also from his understanding of the interconnected pathways that accompany it.
Brian currently serves on the management team of IT security innovator Lastline. The author of “APT for Dummies,” he was previously vice president of AhnLab, where he directed the US operations of this internationally known security and software leader. Before joining AhnLab, Brian founded Hive Media where he served as CEO. He co-founded RedSeal Systems ($31M in funding), and conceived the overall design and features of the product. He was also founder and CEO of self-funded Blade Software, who released the industry’s first commercial IPS/FW testing tool.