Cyber Survival for Startups and Entrepreneurs
Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
500 E 4th St
Developing great technology ideas, building your MVP and raising capital comes easy for many tech entrepreneurs launching their "next big thing". Unfortunately, as many organizations find out, attackers always seem to have the upper hand against startups with limited resources and no dedicated security staff to protect them. This session will dive into the world of cyber crime with early stage companies as the focus. We'll discuss the various types of adversaries you're likely to face, how they will attack, and what they will steal along with innovative techniques you can immediately use to defend yourself and your startup from an event that can quickly result in an exit of the wrong type.
Nick has nearly two decades of experience building and running security programs and services. At Rapid7 he leads a team that advises customers on how to mitigate and respond to threats using data-...Show the rest
Nick has nearly two decades of experience building and running security programs and services. At Rapid7 he leads a team that advises customers on how to mitigate and respond to threats using data-driven analysis that empowers more relevant, timely, and impactful decisions. He has presented to audiences all over the world, TEDx Naperville, DEF CON, Black Hat and a keynote at RSA. Prior to Rapid7, he spent 10 years as the Senior Vice President of Trustwave's SpiderLabs. Additional career highlights include leading the Trustwave Incident Response team to deliver more than 500 investigations globally each year, as well as authoring what later became known as the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), which is now the industry gold standard. Outside of the business world, he is the co-creator of the I Am The Cavalry movement and creator of THOTCON, a Chicago-based hacking conference.Hide the rest