Chris Kubecka

CEO Hypasec

BIOGRAPHY

Chris is the Distinguished Chair of the Middle East Institute’s Cyber Program and CEO of HypaSec. She has practical and strategic hands-on experience in several cyber warfare and cyber terrorism incidents. Previous USAF aviator and USAF Space Command.

Detecting and helping to halt the July 2009 Second Wave attacks from the DPKR against South Korea and helping to recover and reestablish international business operations after the world’s most devastating cyber warfare attack, Shamoon in 2012. Leading the incident management when the Saudi Arabian Embassy in The Netherlands was hacked in 2014 which involved the ISIS terrorist group, The city of The Hague, all embassies in the city, negotiating and discovery of evidence of a diplomatic insider that saved over 400 dignitaries lives.

Revenge is Best Served over IOT

Welcome to the new Cold War in the Middle East. In 2012, Iran’s first Shamoon attacks almost crashed every world economy, nearly bringing the world to its knees. Since then, the game of spy vs. spy has intensified digitally with the pandemic accelerating connectivity.

Join Chris on a 2.5 year Iranian espionage campaign attempting to recruit her for the most innocent of jobs: teaching critical infrastructure hacking with a focus on nuclear facilities. A journey of old school espionage with a cyber twist. Bribery, sockpuppets, recruitment handlers, propaganda VVIP luxury trip mixed with a little IOT camera revenge and 2021 police protection.

Are you the next cyber security superstar?

If you are passionate about an information security topic or you have strong technical skills developing researches on your own, you should definitely Apply at Call for Papers. By submitting you will have the chance to showcase your work to +2000 attendees.

Other speakers joining this year

Calin Badea

Data Protection Program Manager Garrett Motion

Andrei Bozeanu

Cybersecurity Researcher / Red Team Pentester

Andra Zaharia

Content marketer with cybersecurity expertise

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