Western Canada
Information Security
Conference

May 16, 2017


Kevin Mitnick

2017 WCISC Lunch Keynote Speaker

Kevin Mitnick

The World’s Most Famous Hacker

There is no one like Kevin

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 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.

As CEO and chief “white hat” hacker at one of the most advanced boutique security firms in the world, Kevin mentors leaders, executives and staff on both the theory and practice of social engineering, topics in which he is the leading global authority.

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 is a major viral channel for Cybersecurity, and his thinking goes globally viral instantly. Kevin’s own social media continues to be a powerhouse: For example, his growing 180,000 “real” twitter followers (@kevinmitnick) consists of just about the entire world’s press, security professionals, governments, the key security thought leaders, and a legion of fans from around the globe.

For more information about Kevin Mitnick, follow this link Mitnick Security Consulting.

Keynote Presentation:

HOW HACKERS ATTACK AND HOW TO FIGHT BACK: With Live Hacking Demonstrations of the Current Threats to You and Your Organization

It takes one to know one.

People are the weakest link. They can be manipulated or influenced into unknowingly helping hackers break into their organization’s computers. You’ll learn how easily you can be an unsuspecting victim who can be manipulated into handing over the keys the kingdom, if you haven’t done so already. In this engaging and demonstration-rich experience, Kevin Mitnick illustrates how a hacker’s thought process works and how they ply their tradecraft. You just might realize that you—like almost everyone else on the planet—have a misplaced reliance on security technology, which has now become ineffective against a motivated hacker using a technique called “social engineering.”

Kevin is uniquely qualified to take you inside the mind of a hacker, as it takes one to know one. He was once the FBI’s Most Wanted, although he never stole for profit or damaged systems. He is the most elusive computer break-in artist in history because he hacked into the NSA and more than 40 major corporations just for the fun and adventure.  Kevin is `now a trusted security consultant to Fortune 500 companies and governments worldwide, and he leads the world’s top security penetration testing team and they maintains 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.

Kevin is the worldwide authority on social engineering and constantly improves and updates this highly effective and acclaimed “security awareness” presentation that illustrates the latest threats and risks most people don’t even know exist.

You’ll learn how to detect manipulation and take steps to protect yourself and your organization. Gain the power to think defensively.

 

Presentation Length: 75-minute keynote followed by 15 minutes of Q&A