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Thank you for joining us for our 5th Anniversary celebration! We certainly hope you enjoy the conference. Here’s to Education, Collaboration, and Community!

Remember, we don’t take ourselves too seriously and you shouldn’t, either! To quote the old motto of another collaborative community, "We trick into learning with a laugh".

We wish you both laughter and learning - and lots of both!

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Wednesday, August 6
 

10:00 PDT

Introduction and Overview: I Am The Cavalry and Empowering Researchers

This session will kick off a day of sessions to empower researchers to make positive change, run by BSidesLV and I Am The Cavalry. The goal is to define the problem space, inspire people to take a leadership role in solving security problems and build up the skills needed to succeed. 

This session gives an introduction and overview of I Am The Cavalry, an update on the current status and activities, an outlook for the future as well as a rundown of the day’s event.

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I Am The Cavalry

I Am The Cavalry
Many people identify with the I Am The Cavalry initiative, but want to maintain a low profile. This account represents those who will be speaking and participating who might not want themselves highlighted.


Wednesday August 6, 2014 10:00 - 11:00 PDT
Tuscany Suites 255 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV

11:00 PDT

Problem Space Overview: I Am The Cavalry
Overviews and updates on each of the primary areas of focus over the past year - medical devices, automotive, home electronics, public infrastructure and policy. 

Speakers
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I Am The Cavalry

I Am The Cavalry
Many people identify with the I Am The Cavalry initiative, but want to maintain a low profile. This account represents those who will be speaking and participating who might not want themselves highlighted.


Wednesday August 6, 2014 11:00 - 12:00 PDT
Tuscany Suites 255 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV

12:00 PDT

Building Skills, Understanding and Influencing People

The directed sessions will use a facilitated Question and Answer format called A&Q. In this format, a primary speaker will cover the topic at a high level for 10 minutes, priming the audience for a 15 minute interactive discussion into specific audience questions. 

12:00 A&Q Session: Public Policy (Paul Rosenzweig)

12:30 A&Q Session: Communications/Presentation (Keren Elazari)

13:00 Lunch Session: Guilds (Chort0)

13:30 Lunch Session: Biggest surprises (Josh Corman)

14:00 A&Q Session: Media (Jen Ellis)

14:30 A&Q Session: Disclosure (Katie Moussouris)

15:00 A&Q Session: Legal (Andrea Matwyshyn)

15:30 A&Q Session: Public Policy (NKryptr)

16:00 A&Q Session: Burnout ()

16:30 A&Q Session: X Altruism (Andrea)

17:00 A&Q Session: Career (Beau Woods)

17:30 Wrapup and Next Steps (Josh Corman)

  • Media - Journalists and media are a powerful way to influence public perception and to get our message out. They have their own internal operations and public interface that we can tap into like an API.

  • Legal - The legal system has a regular and standardized set of processes, outcomes and roles. Understanding these is key to influencing precedent so that it reflects the current technical landscape.

  • Public Policy - Understand the influencers, decision makers and processes that go into making new laws and administering existing ones.

  • Career - How you choose and follow your career path shouldn’t be a random walk and shouldn’t be set in stone. Use your career to maximize your satisfaction and impact.

  • Burnout - The complex state of Burnout is one that affects many in our industry, but help and resources are rare. Learn what it looks like and how to deal with it.

  • X Altruism - Extreme Altruists go out of their way to try and do the right thing, regardless of what others may think or what harm they may face. But these features can become bugs if they don’t find the right outlet.

  • Disclosure - Handling the delicate issue of notifying manufacturers about security vulnerabilities when packets meet blood and bone.

  • Communications - Many of us are less afraid of shaking hands with SSL or modems than real people. But that doesn’t mean we can’t effectively get our ideas across to manufacturers, managers, politicians or parents.



Speakers
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I Am The Cavalry

I Am The Cavalry
Many people identify with the I Am The Cavalry initiative, but want to maintain a low profile. This account represents those who will be speaking and participating who might not want themselves highlighted.


Wednesday August 6, 2014 12:00 - 17:30 PDT
Tuscany Suites 255 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV