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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
How to Become "The" Security Pro

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Three security professionals walk into a bar: A Security Pro, THAT Security Pro and THE Security pro.

I used to only be 'A' security pro - as a result I didn't get any of the recognition or reward I worked towards. Not even my mother used to visit my blog. In this talk, I distill some of the key skills and traits taken from personal experience as well as industry professionals to present strategies you can employ to increase your value internal to your organisation as well as in the industry. For most, simply putting in the hours isn't enough to move up from being A security person to becoming THAT or even THE security person.

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Javvad Malik

Security Advocate, AlienVault
The man, the myth, the blogger. London-based Javvad Malik is the Security Advocate at AlienVault. An active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic... Read More →


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