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SEE LIVE (North Carolina): Legendary Hacker, Kevin Mitnick to Keynote at IE’s OktoberTekfest 2018A

Our 6th Annual OktoberTekfest returns September 27, 2018, featuring The World's Most Famous Hacker, Kevin Mitnick!

Where: The Westin Charlotte

601 South College Street

Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Since 2013, IE’s OktoberTekfest has been brewing up the best in IT solutions with Mobility, Intelligent Infrastructure, Collaboration and Security. We bring together over 300 IT professionals from across the Southeast to tap into technology, inspire innovation, explore the biggest trends in the industry and connect over bratwursts & brews!

At this year’s event, plan on a day full of information-packed breakout sessions, live technology demonstrations, and rock star security keynote, Kevin Mitnick, The World's Most Famous Hacker!

Kevin Mitnick
The World's Most Famous Hacker
How Hackers Attack and How to Fight Back

Get ready to go inside the mind of a hacker with this year's Tekfest keynote, How Hackers Attack and How to Fight Back, with legendary hacker, bestselling author, and now a top security consultant, Kevin Mitnick.

Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into the NSA and 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide.

There is no one like Kevin.

Kevin Mitnick is the world's most famous hacker, bestselling author, and the top cybersecurity speaker. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for
the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide.

Kevin mentors leaders, executives, and staff on both the theory and practice of social engineering, topics on which he is the leading global authority. Kevin also helps consumers—from students to
retirees— learn how to protect their information and themselves from harm.

As the CEO of Mitnick Security Consulting, Kevin, and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering. Also in his role of Chief Hacking Officer of KnowBe4 he helps produce critically acclaimed security awareness training programs to counteract social engineering and to improve security effectiveness.

Kevin is a global bestselling author and his books are availability in over 50 countries and 20 languages. His works include The Art of Intrusion: The Real Story Behind the Exploits of Hackers,
Intruders and Deceivers and The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, which are mandatory readings for security professionals. His autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My
Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker is a New York Times bestseller and his latest work released in 2017 is The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data, a ground-breaking book on privacy.

As a one-of-a-kind public speaker, Kevin's presentations are akin to technology magic shows which include the latest hacking techniques 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". Kevin has been a commentator, security analyst, or interview subject for almost every major news outlet around the globe

For more information regarding this event, refer to the source.

Source: Internetwork Engineering

Topics: Charlotte, Collaboration, Intelligent Infrastructure, keynote speaker, North Carolina, OktoberTekfest, security, IT solutions, Mitnick Security Consulting, Mobility, The Global Ghost Team, The Westin Charlotte, Kevin Mitnick

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