Pat Cain (Boston College)
What does Phishing, DEFCON, and Metasploit Have In Common?
Patrick Cain works part-time in IT Security at Boston College, is a Research Fellow of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), and the President of The Cooper-Cain Group, Inc, a computer and Internet security consultancy. He has been associated with information security development and operations for over twenty years. He was previously the Security Advocate in the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, at Genuity Inc., a large Internet Service Provider. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information System Manager (CISM), and an associate member of the American Bar Association. Mr. Cain participated in the FSTC Counter-Phishing project, is a research fellow of the Anti-Phishing Working Group, and currently leads the effort in the IETF to standardize phishing and electronic crime reports. He has been co-chair of some IETF Working Groups and participated in a US White House working group identifying and addressing the vulnerabilities of the Internet and has served on a United Nations Experts Panel on Identity Theft.
Kurt Keville (MIT)
Wireless Pen Testing : TNG
Kurt Keville is a researcher at the MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies. He has worked on HPC and cluster security and solar-powered wifi deployments. He is currently investigating 802.11s mesh as it facilitates Munimesh. Kurt will be the Chair of the 2010 Information Assurance Workshop in Cambridge next summer.
Mike Kershaw (Aruba Networks)
Wireless Pen Testing : TNG
Mike Kershaw is the author of Kismet and several articles on wireless security. Mike also works for Aruba Networks, where his full-time job is to break things and pick up the pieces.
John J. Smith, Esquire (VistaLaw International, LLC)
Scrambling for Compliance in Data Privacy: Retooling Your Contracts
John has over thirty years of experience in telecommunications, e-commerce and information technology law, regulation and policy, as well as general business law, complex commercial transactions, and corporate governance. He has served in various senior management positions, including in-house counsel and strategic advisor to a major computer network company and as General Counsel and Secretary to subsidiaries of Oracle and General Electric. In these roles, he has dealt with a range of commercial, transactional and domestic and international regulatory compliance matters, including large-scale procurements, software development and licensing, network management and outsourcing arrangements, and intellectual property. John is a graduate of Columbia University and the George Washington University School of Law. He is a member of the Bars of Virginia, Massachusetts, New York, and the District of Columbia.
Roy Wattanasin (Children’s Hospital Boston)
Web Application Security & Vulnerability Management Tools
Roy Wattanasin is a security analyst at Children’s Hospital Boston. He spends most of his time on incident response, vulnerability management, Children’s PCI DSS compliance & regulatory efforts, malware analysis and keeping data secure. He does kickboxing in his spare time. Roy is currently working on an encryption article that will be published soon.
John Grossman (Undersecretary for Forensic Science and Technology, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security)
Developments in Public Safety Technology: Information Sharing; Consolidation and Ubiquitous Broadband
Mr. Grossman has served as the Undersecretary for Forensic Science and Technology, within Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (“EOPSS”) since September 2007. In that role, Mr. Grossman is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the State Crime Lab, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Criminal Justice Information System, the Massachusetts 911 Department, and the state’s witness protection program. Additionally, he has been charged with supervising the development and implementation of a Secretariat-wide information technology and information sharing strategy.
Prior to joining EOPSS, Mr. Grossman served for 12 years in the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, leaving the office as the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Bureau. Among his accomplishments at the Attorney General’s Office were leading the in-house team investigating the fatal collapse of a Big Dig tunnel. This investigation led to the recovery of over $450 million and a manslaughter indictment. Mr. Grossman also established the office’s High Tech and Computer Crimes Division in 1999 and later founded the Corruption, Fraud and Computer Crime Division, an integrated team of lawyers and investigators focused on “corporate community prosecution”; high priority consumer protection cases including fiduciary embezzlement and Internet crimes; and public corruption cases, whether they involved officials betraying the public trust or companies and individuals stealing from the government.
Before joining the A.G.’s Office, Mr. Grossman was a litigation associate at the New York City law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton and a law clerk to Judge Bailey Aldrich of the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Law.
Mr. Grossman has served as the President of Infragard – Boston, as a member of the Commonwealth’s Enterprise Security Board, and on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Search for Common Ground, a Washington D.C. based international NGO focused on conflict transformation.
Daniel Adinolfi (Cornell University)
PCI Q&A LOL
Dan Adinolfi is a Senior Security Engineer with Cornell University’s IT Security Office. Along with supplying sarcasm, wit, and coffee to his team, Dan is the lead technical advisor to Cornell’s PCI DSS Compliance project. When not swimming in credit card numbers, he also spends time on incident response, electronic discovery, firewall development, and World of Warcraft.
Joel Rosenblatt (Columbia University)
The Columbia PAIRS (Bayesian IDS) system
Joel Rosenblatt has been in IT at Columbia University for the last 31 years. He is currently the head of the Computer and Network security group, part of the Columbia Information Security Office. He is responsible for overseeing the security for the approximately 65,000 nodes that make up the Columbia University network. Additional responsibilities include DMCA compliance and investigations involving law enforcement. Joel is a member of Infraguard, NYECTF and other organizations that he can neither confirm or deny the existence of.