Dave Lewis Cisco

Dave Lewis – Keynote

Dave Lewis has 30 years of industry experience. He has extensive experience in IT security operations and management including a decade dealing with critical infrastructure security.

Lewis is a Global Advisory CISO for Cisco. He is the founder of the security site Liquidmatrix Security Digest and cohost of the Liquidmatrix podcast as well as the host of the Plaintext podcast. Lewis serves on the advisory boards for several firms.

He is currently enrolled in a graduate program at Harvard University. Lewis has written columns for Daily Swig, Forbes and several other publications.


Ira Winkler

Ira Winkler, CISSP is the Executive Director of the Human Security Engineering Consortium, former Chief Security Architect at Walmart, and author of You Can Stop Stupid, Security Awareness for Dummies, and Advanced Persistent Security.

He is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals, and has been named a “Modern Day James Bond” by the media.  He did this by performing espionage simulations, where he physically and technically “broke into” some of the largest companies in the World and investigating crimes against them, and telling them how to cost effectively protect their information and computer infrastructure.  He continues to perform these espionage simulations, as well as assisting organizations in developing cost effective security programs.

Ira also won the Hall of Fame award from the Information Systems Security Association, as well as several other prestigious industry awards. CSO Magazine named Ira a CSO Compass Award winner as The Awareness Crusader.

Most recently, Ira was named 2021 Top Cybersecurity Leader by Security Magazine.


John Hammond – Technical Keynote

John Hammond is a cybersecurity researcher, educator and content creator. As part of the Threat Operations team at Huntress, John spends his days analyzing malware and making hackers earn their access.

Previously, as a Department of Defense Cyber Training Academy instructor, he taught the Cyber Threat Emulation course, educating both civilian and military members on offensive Python, PowerShell, other scripting languages and the adversarial mindset. He has developed training material and information security challenges for events such as PicoCTF and competitions at DEFCON US. John speaks at security conferences such as BsidesNoVA, to students at colleges such as the US Naval Academy, and other online events including the SANS Holiday Hack Challenge/KringleCon.

He is an online YouTube personality showcasing programming tutorials, CTF video walkthroughs and other cyber security content.


Marcus Southerden – Cyber Risk and Compliance Keynote

Marcus heads up Barclays plc’s Cybersecurity and IP Legal function for Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, managing a global team of lawyers supporting the Chief Security Office. In his day to day, Marcus is involved in preparing for and managing all facets of legal risk in cyber incidents, investigations and crisis management.

He has also helped to shape and implement new cyber regulations impacting financial services.

Before joining Barclays Marcus was an IP litigator at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in London and Hong Kong.

In his spare time, he enjoys cycling from his home in East Sussex, UK with his wife and two young children.