Truly Special – ESW #215
Having provided penetration testing and security assessment services for the world’s largest organizations and government agencies, Jonathan’s extensive background includes experience as an executive, consultant, engineer, developer, investor, and researcher.
While working in foundational leadership roles at at Rapid7, Bugcrowd, and Kenna Security, Jonathan, also known as “Jcran” was the driving force behind the success of multiple industry-leading security technologies, standards and frameworks. Jonathan is also the inventor and owner of multiple security assessment patents, and is the originator of the Intrigue Core open source collection engine.
He is a member of a number of technology and security groups, including Exploit Prediction Scoring System (EPSS) Working Group , Cyber Policy Working Group (CFAA) and Austin Hackers (AHA). A frequent speaker at industry conferences, including Black Hat, RSA, Derbycon, Security BSides and DEFCON, Jonathan has also been quoted, and publicly recognized in numerous publications and is recognized as an information security trailblazer.
Sounil Yu is the CISO and Head of Research at JupiterOne. He created the Cyber Defense Matrix and the DIE Triad, which are reshaping approaches to cybersecurity. He’s a Board Member of the FAIR Institute; co-chairs Art into Science: A Conference on Defense; is a visiting fellow at GMU Scalia Law School’s National Security Institute; teaches at Yeshiva University; and advises many startups. Sounil previously served as the CISO-in-Residence at YL Ventures and Chief Security Scientist at Bank of America. Before Bank of America, he helped improve information security at several Fortune 100 companies and Federal Government agencies. Sounil has over 20 granted patents and was recognized as one of the most influential people in security in 2020 by Security Magazine, Influencer of the Year in 2021 by SC Awards, and a 2021 Top 10 CISO by Black Unicorn Awards. He has an MS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BA in Economics from Duke University.