Shane Sims, Philippe Humeau – ESW #336
Shane’s experience spans the fields of cybersecurity, national security, trade secret protection, technology innovation, and building defenses against cyber and insider threats. He has assisted organizations in reducing the risk of cybercrime and espionage, detecting and disrupting active threats, and combatting national security threats faced by the public and private sectors.
Shane approach to reducing cyber and national security risks are shaped by his tenure in the FBI, where he served as a Supervisory Special Agent and Special Agent. During his time in the field, he investigated cybercrime, acts of terrorism, economic espionage, and trade secret theft. He also established and led a group responsible for developing innovative cyber and counterintelligence technologies.
Shane has contributed to the book “Cyber Forensics: Understanding Information Security Investigations,” where he authored the Insider Threat chapter. Additionally, he has authored well-regarded white papers and news articles, and is recognized as a media spokesperson on cybercrime-related topics, espionage and insider threats.
2. Leveraging Open Source and Network Effects to Fight Cybercrime at Scale – Philippe Humeau – ESW #336
Philippe Humeau graduated in 1999 as IT security engineer from EPITA (Paris, France).
He founded his first company at the same time and quickly oriented it towards penetration testing and high-security hosting. He was also deeply involved in Magento’s community creation & animation in France and versed in eCommerce.
In 2020, he founded CrowdSec, a company editing an eponymous open-source and collaborative IPS, leveraging both IP behavior & reputation to create a community and tackle the mass scale hacking problem. His crushes will forever be IT security, DevSecOps, and entrepreneurship.