Jayson E. Street
VP of Infosec at SphereNY
Jayson is the author of the book “Dissecting the hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network” plus creator of the site http://dissectingthehack.com. He is a regular speaker at DEFCON, DerbyCon, UCON & at several other ‘CONs & colleges on a variety of Information Security subjects. His life story can be found on Google under “Jayson E. Street”. “I’m a highly carbonated speaker who has partaken of Pizza from Beijing to Brazil. I do not expect anybody to still be reading this far but if they are please note I was chosen as one of Time’s persons of the year for 2006. Specialties: I hold and am current with. CISSP, C|EH, GSEC, GCIH, GCFA, IEM, IAM, CCSE, CCSA, SECURITY+
You’re right, this talk isn’t really about you!
Stupid user clicked on a link”, “Social engineering, because there’s no patch for human stupidity” and “Make it simple enough that the CEO can understand it”. Blaming users is not helpful. Instead of hiding our failures behind simplified excuses and jokes, let’s address the elephant in the room. We need to find a solid way to approach and rectify the issues at hand. Technology is not our problem, human behaviour is! In this presentation, we will discuss topics related to human behaviour, which need to be modified for the sake of better security.
A mirror will be held up to our industry as we inspect how we can better teach and interact with others
Examine some important questions head-on and walk away with a better path for understanding the true issues we are facing.