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Welcome to BSidesLV 2016, our 8th annual BSides in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
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Tuesday, August 2 • 17:00 - 17:30
Pushing Security from the Outside

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In this talk I will discuss my experiences in furthering security in my company from the outside (I don't work on the security or IT). You will learn about my approach to encourage security with my team, peers and other employees. I will share my efforts to social engineer our security team and security leadership to increase security in our company. I will cover both my successes and failures and provide ideas and insights to help improve security within your company that can be used from the outside, like me, or if you work in security on a daily basis.

Mentor
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Kat Sweet

Kat Sweet wrote her first line of code in her mid-twenties and never looked back. Now she’s a network security student at Madison Area Technical College, where she also serves as president of her school's IT student organization. Outside of class, you can find her fixing other people's computers, teaching, and wielding pointy objects (mainly lockpicks and knitting needles). She has a ham radio Extra class license, and organizes ham exams... Read More →

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Chris DeWeese

I work a manufacturing company leading a awesome team of programmers who write software to support test of our products. Security is my hobby and maybe someday my full time career. When not working I can be found surfing the interwebs and sometimes the ocean. I also enjoy running, walking with my dog, going to baseball games, sci-fi, comics, photography and sampling and brewing craft beer.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 17:00 - 17:30
Proving Ground Florentine E