Drinking Brake Fluid – PSW #628
Peter Liebert is the CEO of the security consulting company Liebert Security and is acting Commander for the California State Guard Cyber Operations forces. Previously Peter served as the California State CISO where he was the primary state government authority charged with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of state systems and applications, and ensuring the protection of state information assets serving the nearly 30 million California residents. It was in this role that he won SC Media’s CSO of the year and Statescoop’s Up and Comer Award. Prior to his role in the State, he served in the U.S. Military as both an officer and a civilian working in organizations including United States Cyber Command and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Cyber Policy division. He holds multiple degrees and numerous industry certifications.
David Kennedy is founder of Binary Defense and TrustedSec. Both organizations focus on the betterment of the security industry. David also served as a board of director for the ISC2 organization. David was the former CSO for a Diebold Incorporated where he ran the entire INFOSEC program. David is a co-author of the book “Metasploit: The Penetration Testers Guide”, the creator of the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET), Artillery, Unicorn, PenTesters Framework, and several popular open source tools. David has been interviewed by several news organizations including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, Katie Couric, and BBC World News. David is the co-host of the social-engineer podcast and on several additional podcasts. David has testified in front of Congress on two occasions on the security around government websites. David is one of the founding authors of the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES); a framework designed to fix the penetration testing industry. David was the co-founder of DerbyCon, a large-scale conference started in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to the private sector, David worked for the United States Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq twice for intelligence related missions.