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John Moran

 
 

Senior Product Manager, DFLabs

John Moran is a security operations and incident response expert, and senior product manager for DFLabs. He has served as a senior incident response analyst for NTT Security, computer forensic analyst for the Maine State Police Computer Crimes Unit and computer forensics task force officer for the US Department of Homeland Security. John currently holds GCFA, CFCE, EnCE, CEH, CHFI, CCLO, CCPA, A+, Net+, and Security+ certifications.

 
 

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Greg Moran

 
 

Chief Operating Officer, Wiretap

As the Chief Operating Officer at Wiretap, Greg Moran has a unique talent for asking the people around him to go beyond the limits they see for themselves – a standard he also adheres to, as he turned down multiple enterprise CIO jobs to join Jeff Schumann at this venture-backed software start-up.

Greg leverages his extensive background in technology, strategy and digital transformation to scale the company, with a focus on sales and operations.

 
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Druce MacFarlane

 
 

Vice President of Products & Marketing, Bricata

Druce MacFarlane is the Vice President of Products and Marketing for Bricata. He previously assisted McAfee with its business transition, as the company was spun off from Intel Corporation and has also held product management and marketing leadership roles with Cyphort, FireEye, Aruba and Netscout.

 
 

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Tor Moström

 
 

Founder, Obviuse

Tor Moström is originally from Malmö but lives in Stockholm with his wife and two children. He is a trained programmer, software engineer and founder of Obviuse, which builds web solutions and, among other things, is behind the matteboken.se webpage  –  which won the Swedish publishing prize and has been listed on the top 100 websites in 2013 and 2014.

As a seven-year-old, Tor started playing chess with a friend in a free-education class organized by volunteers and because chess has much in common with programming, it helped him get where he is today. Tor works as a volunteer at the non-profit organization Kodcentrum where he teaches free programming classes for children. Being able to challenge children and young people through the Learning Center and help them understand programming and computational thinking is one of the best things he knows and in 2015 he became chairman of the organization.

Tor studied software engineering and intellectual property rights at Malmö University. Together with Johan Wendt and the illustrator Peter Bergting, Tor Moström created Curly Bracket, an exciting graphic novel series that teaches computer logic and the basics of programming, but also invites questions about digitization and the role of technology in society.

Tor is a software engineer, currently working in the health care and education sector. He is an author and a father of two.

 
 

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Tim Mullahy

 
 

General Manager, Liberty Center One

Tim Mullahy is the General Manager at Liberty Center One. Liberty Center One is a new breed of data center located in Royal Oak, MI. Liberty can host any customer solution regardless of space, power, or networking/bandwidth requirements.

 
 

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Tim McElwee

 
 

President, Proficio

Tim is the President of Proficio and a senior executive with over 20 years of experience building, operating and growing information technology companies. Tim has held multiple executive positions. He was CEO of Imperito Networks, the first cloud-based VPN software company, and held leadership positions at Phoenix Technologies (Nasdaq PTEC) and Ramp Networks (acquired by Nokia). Tim has co-authored multiple patents and has a proven track record of launching new companies, leading highly successful global organizations, and creating shareholder value.

 
 

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Shehzad Merchant

 
 

CTO, Gigamon

Shehzad Merchant serves as Chief Technology Officer of Gigamon bringing over 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry. Prior to joining Gigamon, Shehzad served as the CTO at Extreme Networks, and is the author of several networking and communications patents. He is a frequent speaker at various industry events including Interop and Open Networking Summit, and has been engaged with many standards bodies including the IEEE, IETF and ONF. Prior to Extreme Networks, he was the co-founder and VP of Products at Polytime Systems, following on from various senior architectural and research roles at Allied Telesyn, Nevis Networks and SRI. Shehzad holds a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering from USC and an Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Mumbai. 

 
 

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Shehzad Merchant from Gigamon says it's time for the defenders to take back their advantage

Bad actors are leveraging scalable frameworks and automation to attack their targets. On the other side, companies are still using human-based, manual processes to combat these attacks. The silos within the organization make this even more challenging for them, leaving them to fall behind and face the inevitable. Because of this, it seems the attackers hold the advantage against their targets. However, according to Shehzad Merchant, CTO for Gigamon, we have a chance to reverse the advantage back to the defender. The trick is to leverage the right technologies - such as machine learning + artificial intelligence + automation and orchestration. In order for this to work, however, we need to move from a prevention mindset to one of protection. Think his advice is to have your battles from the inside out using primarily human-driven means? If so, you might want to listen to Shehzad's interview during Black Hat USA 2017 with ITSPmagazine's editor-in-chief, Sean Martin. What he has to say here is short and sweet, but powerful. Enjoy!

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Shea McHugh

 
 

Intermax Networks

Shea McHugh is an information technology professional specializing in cybersecurity.  She graduated from North Idaho College with an Associates in Computer Information Technology in 2015 and has worked in IT roles since then. In 2016, Shea joined the inaugural class of the SANS Institute’s Women’s Immersion Academy. She successfully completed three SANS advanced, technical training courses and industry-leading GIAC certifications over an 8-month period: GSEC, GCIH, and GWAPT. Shea joined Intermax Networks in November of 2016 as part of the Managed Services team.

 
 

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Russell Mosley

 
 

Director, Infrastructure & Security, Dynaxys

Russell is the Director, Infrastructure & Security of a software and financial services company in the DC area and an organizer with BSides Charm (Baltimore is Charm City!) Russell has seventeen years' experience in IT operations and enterprise defense and is responsible for the organization's compliance with SSAE and FISMA/NIST requirements. He holds degrees from UMBC, UMUC, and Towson University as well as CISSP and several vendor certifications.

 
 

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Rick McElroy

 
 

Security Strategist for Carbon Black

Rick McElroy, security strategist for Carbon Black, has more than 17 years of information security experience educating and advising organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. He has performed services for the U.S. Department of Defense, and has held positions in several industries, including: retail, insurance, entertainment, cloud-computing, and higher education.

McElroy’s experience ranges from performing penetration testing to building and leading security programs. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CSIM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). As a United States Marine, McElroy’s work included physical security and counter-terrorism services.

A fierce advocate for privacy and security who believes education and innovation are the keys to improving the security landscape, McElroy is program chair for the Securing Our eCity Foundation’s annual CyberFest, a San Diego event dedicated to educating public and private sector security and IT professionals and business executives on the realities of security.

 
 

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Olga V. Mack

 
 

General Counsel, ClearSlide

Olga V. Mack is a startup lawyer who enjoys advising her clients to success and growth. Currently Head of Legal at ClearSlide, a San Francisco-based startup, she previously worked at Zoosk, Visa, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Yahoo. She has over ten years of cross-functional experience in intellectual property, privacy, litigation, corporate governance, and employment law and has a proven track record of successfully closing high-valued technology deals. She is a certified information privacy professional and M&A and open source software specialist.

 
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Michael Magrath

 
 

Director of Business Development - Healthcare, VASCO Data Security

Michael is a nationally recognized leader in field of healthcare identity management, a frequent speaker and thought leader. He leads business development and strategic alliances for VASCO Data Security's U.S. Healthcare business with a focus of strengthening security and access to electronic health records. He is Chair of the HIMSS Identity Management Task Force. The Task Force represents HIMSS’ 61,000 members with regard to national and industry initiatives on identity management, such as the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (NSTIC IDESG) and other national policy and technical efforts. In addition, the Task Force develops tools and resources that will assist HIMSS members on identity management issues.

 
 

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Megan McCann

 
 

CEO & Founder, McCann Partners and Co-Founder, ARA Mentors

Megan is an established IT recruitment and technology services leader known for building and leading highly successful IT services firms and for the work she does to advance diversity and cultivate talent across the technology industry.

In the course of a nearly two-decade career, Megan co-founded and helped build Geneva Technical Services (GTS) and was a strategic force in growing SelecTech—both premier IT recruitment firms. Megan’s responsibilities at each organization spanned every aspect of business development, management, client service, P&L oversight and solution design and execution. It was extensive and invaluable business management and recruiting experience, which prepared Megan well for launching and leading Chicago-based McCann Partners.

Passionate about attracting, retaining and advancing women in technology, Megan is a proud co-founder of ARA—a national organization which seeks to promote women in technology through mentorship, networking and open discussion. Megan is a founding partner of the Chicago Executive Women’s Networking Group and was named to the 2015 Techweek100, a list that identifies leaders who have made a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in which they operate. She was also recognized as part of BlueSky Innovation's Vault, Blue Network, featuring 100 of Chicago's most compelling innovators and entrepreneurs. Her work promoting diversity and efforts to bring and keep more women in IT has made her a sought-after industry speaker and thought leader.

 
 

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Marian Merritt

 
 

Lead for Industry Engagement, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), National Institute for Standards and Technology

Marian Merritt is the Lead for Industry Engagement for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Marian has over 18 years of experience working in the cybersecurity industry. She previously was with Symantec Corporation as their Director of Cyber Education and Online Safety Programs. In that role, she created a cybersecurity career program for underserved young adults which launched in 2014. The Symantec Cyber Career Connection continues in partnership with non-profit workforce development organizations in several US locations. Marian attended Boston University’s Questrom School of Business for her undergraduate degree and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

 
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Neil Barnett, Microsoft and Marian Merritt, NICE Shatter the Myths around Cybersecurity and Autism

Neil Barnett, Director of Inclusive Hiring at Microsoft, and Marian Merritt, Lead for Industry Engagement at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), chat with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about cybersecurity and autism. Tune in to hear about Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program and their inclusive, non-traditional interview process for autistic job candidates, which skills make autistic people ideal for certain jobs in IT or cybersecurity, and what to expect in the October 18th NICE webinar on cybersecurity and autism.

Please visit this chronicle for more resources on neurodiversity in tech and cyber.


Michael Fieldhouse & Marian Merritt Discuss Cybersecurity and Autism: A Huge Untapped Resource

Michael Fieldhouse, Director for Emerging Businesses and Cybersecurity at DXC Technology, and Marian Merritt, Lead for Industry Engagement at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, chat with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about hiring people with autism in the IT/cybersecurity workforce. Tune in to hear about Michael's work at DXC Technology and the Australian government on hiring a huge untapped resource – neurodiverse individuals – the three main areas that autistic people are particularly suited for and the skills that they bring to the job, why the U.S. federal government cares about this subject, and the upcoming NICE webinar on cybersecurity and autism.


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Leo Maduzia

 
 

Senior VP, Chief IT Compliance & Risk Officer, SDCCU

Leo Maduzia is an experienced thought-leader with over 25 years of experience in security and risk management which includes security governance, risk, and compliance in the financial, energy, and heathcare industries.  He currently is the Senior Vice President, Chief IT Compliance and Risk Officer at the San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU).

Leo has a successful track record of developing programs and providing executive-level guidance to cross-functional organizations including board-level, business and technology leaders responsible for the strategic planning and tactical implementation to realize the vision of the organization. 

 
 

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Jim Manico

 
 

Secure Coding Instructor, Manicode Security

Jim is the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the Java-One Rock Star speaker community. Jim is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization and is the author of "Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications" from McGraw-Hill.

 
 

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Jim Manico from Manicode Security talks with ITSPmagazine's Sean Martin about the OWASP foundation and the collection of projects it maintains.

Some of the discussion points include:

  • Introduction, history, and release candidate details of the OWASP Top 10
  • Does the latest set of data lead to controversy over the items that made the top 10 list in the most recent release candidate?
  • Jim provides some tips for making the most out of all that OWASP provides for developers, standards bodies, and OWASP leaders
  • Jim lists some additional resources for different groups to use to help them drive secure app dev throughout their organization - from engineers to CISOs
  • Jim's excited to share that he sees the InfoSec industry is being heard; now’s the time to continue the good fight for security he says
  • There are challenges associated with devops and Jim believes there is an over-reliance on tools for application security automation
  • Jim provides some final, closing tips for getting started with an application security program - his "Monday list"

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Jeremy Moskowitz

 
 

Founder, PolicyPak Software

Jeremy Moskowitz founded PolicyPak Software after working with hundreds of customers with the same problem: they couldn’t manage their applications, browsers and operating systems using the technology they already utilized.

So, he designed a solution to work with administrators, and nor replace what they already knew. He’s still busy providing ever-better and more tailored solutions to that basic problem through PolicyPak Software.

Jeremy also founded GPanswers.com, a community portal for all things Group Policy. Jeremy’s best-selling Group Policy books are on the desks of happy administrators everywhere.

Jeremy holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Delaware, was one of the first MCSEs in the world, and has been designated an MVP in Group Policy by Microsoft for over a decade.

 
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Javvad Malik

 
 

Security Advocate, AlienVault

Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market.

 
 

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Angela Messer

 
 

EVP, Booz Allen Hamilton

Angie Messer leads our Cyber capability, guiding teams of cyber forensics engineers, data scientists, and threat intelligence experts who focus on cyber malware and incident response.

Ultimately, these teams drive the next generation of cyber innovations and solutions.

Angie’s key areas of business include next-generation enterprise cybersecurity, cyber operations solutions, user behavior analytics, threat intelligence, TECHCraft, encryption, open-source social media analysis, emerging secure Internet of Things, industrial cyber solutions for telematics, space, weapons system platforms, and hardware/chip security.

Based in the Washington-Baltimore area, Angie drives talent management against key cyber opportunities and delivers cyber opportunities and capabilities to meet global market demand. She also champions the talent development, strategic mobility, and associated innovative people model solutions for the firmwide cyber business.

 
 

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Dwayne Melancon

 
 

VP Product, iovation

Dwayne is a recognized leader in the cybersecurity industry where he has brought dozens of innovative security products and solutions to market. Prior to iovation, he spent 17 years at Tripwire serving in a variety of product and technology leadership roles, including CTO, VP of product management and VP of research development, and held numerous management roles at Symantec. In his current role at iovation he focuses on strategic product development, market research and managing product teams focused on delivering exceptional customer value and a frictionless user experience.

 
 

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