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Welcome to BSidesLV 2016, our 8th annual BSides in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
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Wednesday, August 3 • 14:00 - 14:55
The Future of BSides

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This event represents the 271st BSides event since the first one was held at a house a few miles west of here in late July 2009.  BSides events have been held in 94 cities in 25 countries, touching every continent except Antarctica.  There were 60 events in 2014, 62 in 2015, and there will likely be even more this year.

These events are the result of the efforts of thousands of local organizers and volunteers around the world who make their events happen and build their local communities.

The BSides global organization, aka The Mothership, provides a variety of services to the organizers and to the BSides community at large.  In this session members of the global Board will quickly review a bit of BSides history, then discuss the current role of the the global organization including the various services provided to organizers and others in the BSides community, as well as the challenges faced by the Board.  We will then move to a discussion of possible future directions for the global organization, opening the conversation up to include Genevieve Southwick and Thomas Fischer and the community at large.

The goal of this session is to start a conversation which will continue in person at BSidesLV and online in the mail lists.

Speakers
avatar for Jack Daniel

Jack Daniel

Director, Treasurer, NOC lead, Security BSides Las Vegas
Talk to me about BSides, bartending, Tiki, storytelling, community building, careers, stress management, burnout, and stuff. Oh, and we can talk about infosec if you insist.
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Thomas Fischeer

Global Security Advocate & Principal Threat Researcher, Digital Guardian
With over 25+ years experience, Thomas has a unique view on security in the enterprise with experience in multi domains from policy and risk management,  secure development and incident response and forensics. Thomas has held roles varying from security architect in large fortune 500 company to consultant for both industry vendors and consulting organisations. Thomas currently plays a lead role in advising customers while investigating... Read More →
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Michelle Klinger

With over 10 years of experience in information security, Michelle K. has had 6 years of experience performing information security assessments using various standards such as: NIST, HIPAA, ISO17799:27002, & PCI DSS. She’s also had several years of developing security strategies for organizations in various industries. Currently, Michelle is a security architect/consultant developing the security strategy of her organization with security... Read More →
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David Mortman

CFP SuperChair, BSidesLV
Mortman wears a monocle by day and is a panemologist by night. He’s been doing this security thing for far longer than he’d like to consider, but if his career were a person it could legally drink.
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Genevieve Southwick

President, Executive Producer, CEO, Security BSides Las Vegas, Inc.
Anything and everything BSidesLV. Event planning, production, logistics, operations. Let me know what you love about the conference, what you like, what you dislike and how you think we can make it better. | Pastafarian, Humanist; Handbasket Driver, Trip Hazard, Trigger Warning; Existential hacking in the age of Discordia. EP/CEO/PotB @bsideslv & CEO/Owner @sqrlhrdrprodllc


Wednesday August 3, 2016 14:00 - 14:55
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