PSW #757 – Ev Kontsevoy, Casey Ellis

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1. The Role of Human Behavior in Security & the Future – Ev Kontsevoy – PSW #757

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Teleport

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Ev Kontsevoy
Co-Founder and CEO at Teleport

An engineer by trade, Ev Kontsevoy founded Teleport in 2015 in order to help engineers quickly, effectively and securely access all computing infrastructure. Teleport eliminates passwords, static credentials and VPNs to improve security and meet compliance requirements without sacrificing developer experience and productivity.

Ev graduated from Siberian Federal University before holding a series of engineering roles at companies including National Instruments and GE. Prior to launching Teleport, Ev was co-founder and CEO of Mailgun, an API-based email delivery service which was later acquired by Rackspace. Under Ev’s leadership, Teleport has grown from 25 employees in 2020 to over 200 employees just two years later. His work is driven by a mission to maintain simplicity, clarity and security in increasingly complex computing environments.

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Principal Security Evangelist at Eclypsium
Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative
Executive Director at Guardedrisk
Product Security Research and Analysis Director at Finite State

2. Voltron, Karakurt Extortion, 1 Click Workaround, Snowden Citizenship, & Casey Ellis – PSW #757

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Casey Ellis
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at Bugcrowd

Casey is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Bugcrowd, as well as the co-founder of The disclose.io Project. He is a 20+ year veteran of information security who entered the space from a youth spent inventing things and generally getting technology to misbehave. Prior to Bugcrowd, Casey entered information security as a penetration tester and security researcher, before wearing a variety of hats ranging from solutions architecture and sales to CSO, and finally landing as a career cybersecurity entrepreneur.

Casey pioneered Crowdsourced Security as-a-Service, launching Bugcrowd and its first bug bounty programs in 2012, and co-founded the disclose.io vulnerability disclosure standardization and adoption project in 2014.

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Principal Security Evangelist at Eclypsium
Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative
Executive Director at Guardedrisk