Mitnick In The News
Infosecurity Mexico 2018 will be held in May and invites the most famous hacker in the world
The organizers of Infosecurity Mexico 2018 announced their next edition , to be held on May 23 and 24 at Centro Banamex.
In the event, which will present the latest knowledge, trends and solutions to protect corporate and institutional information, the best practices to face current threats will be announced.
All this will occur in the voice of recognized speakers at national and international levels.
In Infosecurity Mexico 2018 invite the most famous hacker in the world
One of the experts with international recognition is Kevin Mitnick , qualified as the most famous hacker in the world, as well as being the best-selling author on cybersecurity issues and main speaker in his specialty.
Mitnick was once one of the FBI's most wanted hackers , entering 40 of the world's top corporations just to overcome the challenge of entering their systems.
He is currently working as a trusted security consultant for Fortune 500 companies, as well as governments around the world.
In addition, Mitnick is part of The Global Ghost Team, an organization that brings together ethical hackers in the world, who maintain a 100% successful history of prenetration, under contract, in the security of any system, to hack through the combination of technical and social engineering elements.
Mitnick will be the star lecturer of the event , then, according to Philippe Surman, Country Manager of Reed Exhibitions Mexico, who organizes the event, its presentations are similar to technological magic shows and include live demonstrations of the latest hacks and cyber threats.
"We believe that with your participation we will offer a very complete program , which includes conferences, workshops, success stories and technological solutions developed by leading companies in the cybersecurity sector, so that our visitors can be sure of knowing the latest developments for the protection of their assets and technological resources, "said Surman.
What the event offers
" For professionals responsible for cybersecurity in Mexico, our event is very important if we take into account that, for example, in the world three trillion dollars were allocated to maintain the security of computer goods, and this figure will increase to six trillion dollars for the 2021. "
"And in particular, our country is the second with the highest incidence of cyber attacks and with the largest generation and sending of SPAM in Latin America, and the number eight global in identity theft. Our event represents the opportunity for specialists to update themselves, share their experiences and success stories, and of course, find the opportunity to do business ", added Surman.
For the next edition, the organizing committee is scheduled to present conferences and workshops in four different spaces:
Infosecurity Summit , in which national and international specialists will participate who will show the most advanced strategies in cybersecurity .
Smart Defense Arena , where there will be practical sessions that will encourage knowledge to face the current challenges of business.
Infosecurity Coffee , which will present success stories by experts from different organizations, and where there will also be networking for attendees to develop new businesses.
Technology Lab , designed to disseminate trends in information security, and special events by international organizations.
Strategic allies have joined the project:
- The EC Council ( I nternational Council of eCommerce Consultants), an agency cybersecurity technical certification, considered the most important in the world.
- ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association), a global, independent, non-profit association that participates in the development, adoption and use of leading knowledge and practices accepted worldwide in the field of IT.
Both agencies will share updated information on security . Likewise, Surman added that for this edition of the event the presence of recognized IT security companies has been assured, such as CSI (Information Security Consultants), S21SEC and DarkTrace that will participate as sponsors.
Among the specialists who will participate as lecturers are:
- Juan Luis Bolaños, director of Global Security for Gas Natural Fenosa
- Xabier Mitxelena, founder of S21SEC
- Prasanna Ramakrishnan, global director of Infosec Risk at PHILIPS
- Arturo García Hernández, CISO of Banco de México
- Arturo Gómez García, Director of Laboratories and Forensic Investigation of the National Commission of Cybersecurity
- Heath Renfrow, winner of the recognition as Global CISO of the Year by EC Council, CISO of LEO Cybersecurit and former CISO of US Army Medicine
- Jay Bavisi, president and founder of EC-Council
Surman said that they are prepared to welcome professionals in cybersecurity and IT , both from the private sector and from the public, who want to register now to receive training through a high-level academic program.
"(In this way they can) take advantage of networking opportunities , and know first-hand the latest products, services and technology developed to protect the computing assets of their organization," Surman concluded.
For more information about the event, it is possible to visit the official site, where costs, visitors, practical sessions, workshops, lectures, special events, among other information, are reported.