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Christopher D. Young

Christopher D. Young

Chief Executive Officer

McAfee

Christopher “Chris” D. Young leads one of the world’s largest cybersecurity organizations to protect hundreds of millions of users and billions of devices, even as the volume and velocity of online threats and machine-to-machine communications reshape the digital landscape. Young stands committed to defend the platforms and data powering today’s world, whether in the cloud or across the smart, increasingly connected cybersecurity ecosystem. Media and the industry rely frequently on Young’s deep comprehension and deft translation of the cyber-economy. In 2016 President Barack Obama appointed Young to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council (NSTAC).

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The Cryptographers' Panel

The Cryptographers' Panel

February 14, 2017 | 9:20 AM | Moscone West | Room: Level 3

Join the founders and leaders of the field for an engaging discussion about the latest advances and revelations in cryptography, including research areas to watch in 2017 and new threats facing the field of cryptography.

Moderator: Paul Kocher, President and Chief Scientist, Cryptography Research division of Rambus
Panelist: Whitfield Diffie, Cryptographer & Security Expert, Cryptomathic
Panelist: Susan Landau, Professor of Cybersecurity Policy and Professor of Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Panelist: Ronald Rivest, MIT Institute Professor, MIT
Panelist: Adi Shamir, Borman Professor of Computer Science, The Weizmann Institute, Israel

 

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The Seven Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques, and What's Coming Next

The Seven Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques, and What's Coming Next

February 15, 2017 | 10:30 AM | Moscone West | Room: Level 3

Which are the most dangerous new attack techniques? How do they work? How can you stop them? What’s coming next and how can you prepare? This fast-paced briefing provides answers from the three people best positioned to know the answers: the head of the Internet Storm Center, the top hacker exploits expert/teacher in the US and the top expert on cyberattacks on industrial control systems.

Moderator: Alan Paller, Research Director and Founder, SANS Institute
Panelist: Ed Skoudis, Instructor, SANS Institute
Panelist: Michael Assante, Director of Industrials and Infrastructure, Lead for the ICS Curriculum, SANS Institute
Panelist: Johannes Ullrich, Dean of Research, SANS Technology Institute

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The Honorable Michael McCaul

The Honorable Michael McCaul

Chairman

House Homeland Security Committee

Michael T. McCaul is in his seventh term in the US House of Representatives. As Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and an original Co-Chair of the Cybersecurity Caucus, McCaul is a congressional cybersecurity leader. He co-authored the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 and sponsored key legislation to secure federal networks and improve the federal cyber-workforce. McCaul’s guiding priority is defending our homeland from all threats—foreign, domestic and digital. Prior to Congress, McCaul served as Chief of Counter-Terrorism and National Security in the US Attorney’s office, Western District of Texas, and led the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

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Mark McLaughlin

Mark McLaughlin

CEO and Chairman

Palo Alto Networks

Mark D. McLaughlin joined as President and Chief Executive Officer of Palo Alto Networks in August of 2011 and became Chairman of the Board in 2012.
Before Palo Alto Networks, McLaughlin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Verisign, Vice President of Business Development for Signio, and Vice President of Business Development for Gemplus. He also served as General Counsel of Caere Corporation and practiced law with Cooley Godward Kronish LLP.
In 2014, President Obama appointed McLaughlin as Chairman of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). He received his JD, magna cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law and his BS from the US Military Academy, West Point.

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Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers

Emmy Award-winning writer

Current Late Night host

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning Writer and current Host of Late Night with Seth Meyers, named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Meyers began his TV career with Saturday Night Live in 2001, where he was a cast member for thirteen seasons. He acted as Head Writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” Anchor for eight seasons. In 2011, he won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue and an additional 14 Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.

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Matt Moynahan

Matt Moynahan

Chief Executive Officer

Forcepoint™

Matt Moynahan is the Chief Executive Officer for Forcepoint™.

Moynahan is an experienced executive with strong knowledge of cloud services and security intelligence, as well as deep expertise in product management and general management.
For over 20 years, Moynahan has served in a series of increasingly senior roles at companies including Reciprocal, Symantec Corporation and Veracode, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Forcepoint, Moynahan served as President of Arbor Networks, a fully owned operating company of the $20 billion Danaher Corporation.
Moynahan holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Williams College and a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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Zulfikar Ramzan

Zulfikar Ramzan

Chief Technology Officer

RSA

As Chief Technology Officer of RSA, a Dell Technologies business, Zulfikar Ramzan leads the development of RSA’s technology strategy and is responsible for bringing to market innovations that protect customers from advanced cyberthreats. He joined RSA in 2015 from Elastica, where he was Chief Technology Officer. Ramzan holds more than 50 patents and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

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Dame Stella Rimington

Dame Stella Rimington

British Author

Former Director General of MI5

Dame Stella Rimington was formerly Director General of the Security Service (MI5). She worked in all three main fields of the service—countersubversion, counterespionage and counterterrorism—and became successively Director of all three branches. Appointed Director General of MI5 in 1992, she was the first woman to take the post and the first Director General to be publicly named. She retired in April 1996.Made a Dame Commander of the Bath in the 1996 New Year Honours list, she has received honorary degrees from Nottingham and Exeter Universities. Her autobiography, Open Secret, has been followed by a series of acclaimed thriller novels featuring MI5 agent Liz Carlyle.Dame Stella is known worldwide as she was the role model for the character of “M,” played by Dame Judi Dench in the James Bond 007 films.

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Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt

Executive Chairman

Alphabet Inc.

Eric Schmidt is the Executive Chairman the Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc, the company that owns Google Inc and other technology businesses. Schmidt joined Google in 2001 as its CEO, and helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology. He is a regular speaker and writer on topics related to the future of technology, with a focus on machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President

Microsoft

Brad Smith leads a team of more than 1,400 business, legal and corporate affairs professionals working in 55 countries. Smith plays a key role in representing the company externally and in leading the company’s work on a number of critical issues including privacy, security, accessibility, environmental sustainability and digital inclusion. He is a consistent voice on the need to address escalating cyberattacks and the need to update laws to reflect the digital era.

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Terence Spies

Terence Spies

HPE Distinguished Chief Technologist

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Terence Spies is HPE Distinguished Chief Technologist at HPE Security – Data Security, and is a leading expert in encryption, tokenization and other data security approaches. He oversees the expansion of data security technology into new application areas such as Hadoop, cloud, mobility, payments, Blockchain and other areas where application data security is required. Spies is active within the standards community and currently serves as Chair of X9F1, the Cryptographic Tools group of X9 whose charter is to draft cryptographic algorithm standards for use in the financial industry.

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Hugh Thompson

Hugh Thompson

RSA Conference Program Chair

RSA Conference

As Program Committee Chair, Hugh Thompson is responsible for identifying domestic and global trends to help set the agenda for RSA Conference. He also plays a direct role in selecting session topics and speakers. A world-renowned security expert and former Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Thompson holds a BS, MS and Ph.D. in applied mathematics. He has co-authored four books and more than 100 publications on security and has testified before Congress on cybersecurity. In 2006 he was named a “Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security” by SC Magazine. Thompson is also the Chief Technology Officer at Symantec Inc.

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Dr. Hugh Thompson

Dr. Hugh Thompson

RSA Conference Program Chair

RSA Conference

As Program Committee Chair, Hugh Thompson is responsible for identifying domestic and global trends to help set the agenda for RSA Conference. He also plays a direct role in selecting session topics and speakers. A world-renowned security expert and former Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Thompson holds a BS, MS and Ph.D. in applied mathematics. He has co-authored four books and more than 100 publications on security and has testified before Congress on cybersecurity. In 2006 he was named a “Top 5 Most Influential Thinkers in IT Security” by SC Magazine. Thompson is also the Chief Technology Officer at Symantec Inc.

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Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist

Author and Television Personality

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s professional research interests are broad, but include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies and the structure of our Milky Way. Tyson is the recipient of 19 honorary doctorates and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to a nongovernment citizen. In addition to dozens of professional publications, Tyson has written, and continues to write for the public. He appeared monthly in Natural History magazine. Tyson’s recent books are Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, based on a popular astrophysics course co-taught at Princeton University, and Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier, containing every thought he has ever had on the past, present and future of space exploration. Tyson appeared as the on-camera Host of PBS-NOVA’s spinoff NOVA ScienceNOW and recently served as Executive Editor and on-camera Host and Narrator for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the 21st-century continuation of Carl Sagan’s landmark television series.

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David Ulevitch

David Ulevitch

Vice President

Cisco Security Business Group

David Ulevitch is Vice President for Cisco’s Security Business Group. Ulevitch is responsible for the company’s cloud security strategy and product development. He joined Cisco through the acquisition of OpenDNS, a cloud security company he founded in 2005 with the goal of delivering a safer and faster Internet experience. Under his leadership, the cloud-delivered service today protects a global audience of more than 65 million people across more than 10,000 enterprise customers, including many of the largest companies in the world.
A noted Internet and security expert, Ulevitch has a bachelor of science degree in anthropology from Washington University.

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