Presentation: Art of Stepping on the Same Rake, Volume 2


1:40pm - 2:30pm



Hackers are learning from our mistakes and developing more resilient and devastating attacks. Our defenses, while improving, are making the same mistakes as they have for decades. We will discuss a number of recent breaches as well as lessons learned.

What drives hackers toward their ill gains in 2016? What are their latest techniques? What should our defenses be today and transform into tomorrow?

Speaker: Alex Holden

Founder and Chief Information Security Officer at Hold Security, LLC

Alex Holden is the founder and CISO of Hold Security, LLC. His experience unites work from leadership positions within corporate data security and security consulting. Under his leadership, Hold Security played a pivotal role in Information Security and Threat Intelligence, becoming one of the most recognizable names in its field. Mr. Holden is credited with the discovery of many high profile breaches including Adobe Systems and JPMorgan. In 2014, he discovered the largest breach of data to-date - Cybervor breach. He leads Hold Security in helping all size businesses, including global Fortune 500 companies, with their data security needs. Considered one of the leading security experts, he regularly voices his expert opinion in the mainstream media including CNN, NY Times, and Reuters.

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