iSEC Partners, a security consulting firm and a part of NCC Group, along
with Electronic Frontier Foundation, and DEF CON, announces further
details of TrustyCon, the first-ever Trustworthy Technology Conference.
In fewer than six days since announcing the event, tickets for
attendance reached capacity, as did the agenda for speakers and
panelists. TrustyCon will explore the notion that technology should not
only be secure, but should also be trustworthy. TrustyCon will be held
on February 27, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT at the AMC Metreon
16, Auditorium 15 in San Francisco.
This event will feature thought-provoking presentations on the value of
honesty in technology and its impact on the industry and the economy.
Selected by iSEC Partners, this year’s speakers and session topics
prioritize and refocus trust in technology.
The main program agenda includes:
Alex Stamos, TrustyCon creator and iSEC Partners co-founder – Opening
and Closing Remarks
Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure, Chief Research Officer – The Talk I Was
Going to Give at RSA
Jeff Moss, DEF CON and Black Hat Founder
Marcia Hofmann, Privacy Attorney, and Christopher Soghoian, American
Civil Liberties Union, Principal Technologist – The Laws and Ethics of
Chris Palmer, Google, Software Security Engineer, and Dan Boneh,
Stanford University, Professor of Computer Science and Electrical
Engineering – New Frontiers in Cryptography
Steve Weis, CTO and Co-Founder of PrivateCore – Trusted Computing Tech
and Government Implants
Ed Felten, Princeton University, Professor of Computer Science and
Public Affairs – Redesigning NSA Programs to Protect Privacy
Joseph Menn, Cybersecurity and Technology Reporter, Reuters, and Bruce
Schneier, Chief Technology Officer, Co3 Systems – Q&A Session
“While our initial priority for speakers at TrustyCon was to give a
voice to ex-RSAC speakers, we also want the show to be dynamic and
engaging,” says Alex Stamos, TrustyCon creator and iSEC Partners
co-founder. ”We connected with many qualified speakers across a variety
of subjects, regardless of their involvement with RSAC, as we want to
ensure this event benefits as many attendees as possible and is
TrustyCon has reached attendee capacity and has now opened a waitlist
for general admission. All proceeds from ticket sales go to the EFF. In
addition to high demand for tickets, TrustyCon also received inquiries
and proposals from an overwhelming number of speakers.
“Confirmed attendees and sponsors have voiced their desire to be a part
of the event and collaborate on ways that we – as individuals, small
businesses, companies, and as a national industry – can solve security
issues in tech,” Stamos continued. “TrustyCon provides them a platform
for their voice.”
TrustyCon is grateful to have the following companies as supporters and
sponsors of the conference: CloudFare, Mithril Capital, DigiCert,
eSentire, SpiderOak, iSEC Partners, and GlobalSign.
To join the waitlist and/or view the full program, please visit http://www.trustycon.org.
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About iSEC Partners
iSEC Partners, a part of information assurance company, NCC Group plc,
since October 2010, is a full-service security consulting firm that
provides penetration testing, secure systems development, security
education and software design verification. iSEC Partners' security
assessments leverage extensive knowledge of current security
vulnerabilities, penetration techniques and software development best
practices to enable customers to secure their applications against
ever-present threats on the Internet.
Primary emphasis is placed upon helping software developers build safe,
reliable code. Areas of research interest include application attack and
defense, web services, operating system security, privacy, storage
network security and malicious application analysis.
About NCC Group
NCC Group is a global information assurance specialist providing 15,000
organizations worldwide with freedom from doubt that their most
important assets are protected, available and operating as they should
be at all times. With their knowledge, experience, capability and global
footprint, NCC Group is passionate about making the internet a safer
place and is committed to ensuring that organizations have access to a
total information assurance solution that works for them. NCC Group’s
complementary range of services include escrow and verification,
security testing, website performance and software testing services.