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Cloud INsecurity Summit - Austin

Austin, TX | Mon, Jun 11, 2018
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Cloud Cybersecurity Summit

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Monday, June 11, 2018
Time Presentation Speaker
9:00-9:30 am Keynote

The State of Security in AWS: Lessons from the Field

Ben Hagen (@benhagen), Security Leader, Facebook

9:30-10:15 am

Case Study: Netflix

Will Bengtson (@__muscles), Senior Security Engineer, Netflix
10:15-10:45 am

Case Study: Riot Games

Mark Hillick (@markofu), Head of Player Security, Riot Games
10:45-11:15 am Networking Break
11:15-11:45 am

Case Study: Lyft

Stephen Woodrow, Security Engineering Manager, Lyft
11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Morning Wrap-Up

Ben Hagen (@benhagen), Security Leader, Global Social Media Outlet
12:00-1:00 pm


1:00-3:00 pm

Part 1: AWS Core Services and Applying Security Controls

Ben Hagen (@benhagen), Security Leader, Facebook
3:00-3:30 pm Networking Break
3:30-5:00 pm

Part 2: Leveraging the AWS API

Ben Hagen (@benhagen), Security Leader, Facebook
5:00-5:15 pm

Closing Remarks/Next Steps

Ben Hagen (@benhagen), Security Leader, Facebook

Speaker Biographies

Will Bengtson (@__muscles), Senior Security Engineer, Netflix

Will Bengtson is senior security engineer at Netflix focused on securing the cloud as a member of the security operations and tooling team. He loves tackling hard problems that have high impact from both a success and failure standpoint. Prior to Netflix, Will led security at a healthcare data analytics startup, consulted across various industries in the private sector, and spent many years at a Department of Defense contractor. Will is highly active in the security community and is on the BSidesSF and Bay Area OWASP leadership team. When not working, Will can be found working out, appreciating fine whiskey, or doing research/side projects.

Ben Hagen (@benhagen), Security Leader, Global Social Media Outlet

Ben Hagen is likely the only security professional in the world who has won both a presidential election and an Emmy. He loves security and both building and breaking things. Ben is currently the head of Corporate Information Security at Facebook and has been a Vice President/Principle Infrastructure Security Architect at Salesforce and lead the Cloud Security Tools and Operations team at Netflix. During the 2012 US Presidential Election he was in charge of security for the Obama re-election campaign's technology program. Prior to this role, he was a Security Consultant with Neohapsis, and Motorola where he had to break into, and then help fix, the computer networks of lots of organizations. He has built lots of fun tools and systems, has held many impressive sounding certifications, and enjoys pizza and cats.

Mark Hillick (@markofu), Head of Player Security, Riot Games

Mark leads Player Security at Riot Games, makers of League Legends. Prior to moving to the US, Mark built and led Riot's InfoSec team in Europe. At Riot, he has done everything from building a team from scratch, engineering cool solutions, levelling up the security program, dealing with DDoS attacks and providing a secure cloud for Riot's developers. Before Riot, Mark worked in the financial industry, Citrix and MongoDB, architecting secure solutions and first coming across the cloud in early 2010. He has done numerous SANS courses and has held the GIAC GSE for several years. In his spare time, now that he lives somewhere with sun, Mark can usually be found in the water, on the slopes or struggling to keep up with his kids.

Thomas Vachon (@TomVachon), Principal Cloud Architect, Harvard University

Tom Vachon is a self-described "Cloud Gray Beard" who has been consuming and advocating the use of Public Cloud since 2008. He has a passion for both the technical as well as the cultural challenges resulting from enterprise use of the Cloud. Tom is currently the Principal Cloud Architect at Harvard University and has previously worked at SessionM, KAYAK.com, and other mid-sized enterprises.In his previous roles, he has architected numerous high security financially significant systems both on-premises and in the Cloud. Currently his focus is architecting multi-cloud solutions to provide equivalent controls and availability regardless of the workload's location. When he isn't working in the Cloud, he is flying near the clouds through his hobby of drone photography.

Stephen Woodrow, Security Engineering Manager, Lyft

Stephen works on infrastructure security engineering at Lyft. As Lyft's first security hire, he built out and led Lyft's security engineering team and program, and is now focused on supporting Lyft's growth with safe and scalable engineering practices. Prior to joining Lyft, Stephen was an early engineer at Stripe where he worked on fraud and infrastructure, and later co-founded Stripe's security team, and also spent time building research infrastructure for measuring Internet performance at Georgia Tech.