Cyber Security Articles & News

Famous Hacker Kevin Mitnick Kicks-Off Infosecurity North America 2018

Cyber security pros and the world's most famous hacker Kevin Mitnick kicked-off the Infosecurity North America Expo and Conference Opening Day Wednesday at New York's Jacob Javits Convention Center. Spearheaded by the Infosecurity Group, the global knowledge hub for the information security community, Infosecurity North America is one of the foremost events on the cybersecurity industry calendar.

Day One highlights include: 

  • Former hacker turned cyber security author and consultant Kevin Mitnick took the stage for a live hacking demo and keynote speech.
  • Tech reporters from the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg, CBC and more covered Day One's full slate of activities.
  • Cybersecurity pros and enthusiasts took part in the on-site Hackathon.
  • Attendees gleaned insights on topics ranging from securing robots to securing nuclear secrets in the eleven presentations on the Tech Talks stage.
  • Over 25 speaking sessions happening throughout the day.

"Today was a stellar kickoff to InfoSecurity North America 2018, said Exhibition Director John Hyde. "From the keynotes to the exhibitors, we couldn't be more pleased with how Day One was received, so we're looking forward to what Day Two has in store."

For more information – including photos from Day One – please visit here: http://www.infosecuritynorthamerica.com.

About InfoSecurity Group 

With over 23 years of experience in providing year-round education and networking opportunities for visitors, solution-providers and thought-leaders alike, the Infosecurity Group looks to bring the global infosecurity community together in person, in print and online. Featuring the award-winning Infosecurity Magazine as well as 8 established events all around the globe, our purpose is to help you find "everyone and everything you need to know about information security".

To view this article and other great financial news items, refer to the source.

Source: benzinga

Topics: hackathon, Infosecurity North America Expo and Conference, Jacob Javits Convention Center, keynote speaker, nuclear secrets, live hacking demo, robots, Wall Street Journal, cybersecurity pros, New York, Kevin Mitnick

Latest Posts

Kevin offers three excellent presentations, two are based on his best-selling books. His presentations are akin to technology magic shows that educate and inform while keeping people on the edge of their seats. He offers expert commentary on issues related to information security and increases “security awareness.”

5 Holiday Cybersecurity Tips To Prepare Your Organization

Protecting your organization from outside threats should always be a top priority. However, you may need to shore up your security as we approach the ..

Read more ›

Spear Phishing vs Phishing: Recognizing the Difference

Since the dawn of the internet, there have been threat actors looking to exploit systems, steal data, and compromise the integrity and reputation of p..

Read more ›

Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training: Microsoft Teams

Kevin Mitnick — founder of Mitnick Security and Knowbe4’s Chief Hacking Officer — helps organizations find and remediate vulnerabilities through penet..

Read more ›
tech-texture-bg