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Events

Steve Grobman – McAfee

Why Nominated:  With over 20 years of experience, Grobman has held numerous technical and cybersecurity leadership positions over the years. In these various roles – from his time as an Intel Fellow to his current position setting the technical and strategic directions for McAfee’s next-generation cyberdefense and data science technologies, threat and vulnerability research, and…

Greg Lesnewich – Recorded Future

Why Nominated: With a focus on state-sponsored espionage campaigns and Middle Eastern- borne cyber threats, as a Threat Intelligence Analyst at Recorded Future, Greg Lesnewich provides detailed threat actor and malware profiles to some of the world’s most influential organizations. Profile:  An expert in threat actor infrastructure, Lesnewich has more recently trained his focus on…

Ophir Harpaz – Guardicore

Why nominated: After spending several years working on email security products, Ophir Harpaz became interested in understanding how malware worked. She then began working as a cybercrime researcher specializing in financial malware and hunted banking trojans and analyzed their malicious payloads. More specifically, she dealt with JavaScript code injected to banking web applications which was…

Amina Bashir – Flashpoint

Why Nominated: Flashpoint analyst Amina Bashir is her company’s go-to subject-matter expert on the threat landscape of the Indian subcontinent. In her role, she has authored key research on the malicious use of chatbots, as well as vulnerabilities in the emerging wireless communications paradigm known as Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA). Profile: As a member of Flashpoint’s…

Ning Wang – Offensive Security

Why Nominated: Ning Wang is a rising star who has worked to break the boundaries in the security industry so that people can see that anyone is capable of starting a career in cybersecurity and advancing it – important at a time when WannaCry and breaches like Equifax are daily reminders that cyberattacks have a global…

Dani Martínez – IOActive

Why nominated: Dani Martínez proved to be a self-starter. Beginning his career in IT, he soon developed an interest in cybersecurity and began taking online courses in his spare time. Martínez dove right in and began a cybersecurity blog where he not only showcased his work, but was able to display his hacking skills. This…

Maurice Stebila – Harman, a Samsung Company

Why nominated: Maurice Stebila has spent more than 30 years in the automotive, manufacturing and financial services industry supporting two of the world’s largest companies – EDS/General Motors and Harman by Samsung working in the cybersecurity space. Profile: This year Maurice was one of 16 global Cyber Resilience Think Tank leaders that formed an independent…

Ed Adams – Security Innovation

Why Nominated: A highly respected veteran of the cybersecurity industry, Security Innovation CEO Ed Adams has taken on several new leadership roles in the last year or so. Last April, he was named to board of directors of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), and in August 2018 he joined the United Way…

David Archer – Galois

Why Nominated: Archer, an advocate for preserving privacy of data even when it’s used in decision-making both within the U.S. at all levels of government as well as internationally, directs research in privacy-preserving information technologies. Profile:  David Archer is all about privacy. He leads projects in secure computation (SC) for the DARPA Brandeis program on privacy…

Eve Maler – ForgeRock

Why nominated: Eve Maler is a leading proponent on a variety of topics including from privacy and digital identity, security, privacy, and consent, with a focus on fostering successful ecosystems and individual empowerment. Maler drives privacy and consent innovation for the ForgeRock Identity Platform, enabling user-controlled and compliant data sharing across web, mobile, and IoT…

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