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Welcome to BSidesLV 2016, our 8th annual BSides in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
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Wednesday, August 3 • 10:30 - 12:30
Uncomfortable Truths

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This facilitated discussion will outline some uncomfortable truths about securing safety-critical systems. Is information security as we know it fundamentally worse than the status quo? Will we have time to prevent catastrophe, or are we doomed to witness our predictions coming true? How long until new legislation or tighter enforcement hits the security research community? Are there some vulnerabilities where normal thinking on disclosure break down? It’s time we started seriously investigating these questions and others.

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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.
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Joshua Corman

CTO | Founder | Founder, Sonatype | I am The Cavalry | Rugged
Joshua Corman is a Founder of I am The Cavalry (dot org) and Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council. Corman previously served as CTO for Sonatype, Director of Security Intelligence for Akamai, and in senior research & strategy roles for The 451 Group and IBM Internet Security Systems. He co-founded @RuggedSoftware and @IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world’s increasing... Read More →
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Beau Woods

I Am The Cavalry
Beau Woods is the deputy director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council, and core contributor to the I Am The Cavalry initiative. Beau works with policymakers, industry, civil society groups, NGOs, and individual stakeholders to safeguard human life, public safety, and global security. Beau has been a part of the information security industry and hacker community for over a decade, is a frequent presenter, media... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 10:30 - 12:30
I Am The Cavalry Copa Lounge - Downstairs in the Casino