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Welcome to BSidesLV 2016, our 8th annual BSides in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
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Tuesday, August 2 • 10:00 - 11:00
Opening Keynote Pt. I & II

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Join us for our opening Keynote's one-two punch, when Lorrie Cranor, Chief Technologist at the Federal Trade Commission, starts the conference off with the "why"of why we need to start training our clients and end users to reevaluate their thinking on mandatory password changes. Immediately following Lorrie's timely message, Michael Kaiser, Executive Director of Staysafeonline.org and Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) gives us the "how", providing us with ways and means to effectively get the word out to the masses and make sure the change starts here and now.

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Lorrie Cranor

Chief Technologist, US Federal Trade Commission
Lorrie Faith Cranor is a Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University where she is director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS) and co-director of the MSIT-Privacy Engineering masters program. In 2016 she is on leave from CMU while serving as Chief Technologist at the US Federal Trade Commission. She is also a co-founder of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. She has... Read More →
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Michael Kaiser

Michael Kaiser joined the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) in 2008. As NCSA’s chief executive, Mr. Kaiser engages diverse constituencies—business, government and other nonprofit organizations—in NCSA’s broad public education and outreach efforts to promote a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet. Mr. Kaiser leads NCSA in several major awareness initiatives, including National Cyber Security Awareness Month... Read More →

Tuesday August 2, 2016 10:00 - 11:00
Chill-Out Room Florentine C/D