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The Encryption and Password Hashing Recipe (with a little salt)

  • Friday, November 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST (2020-11-20 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Bryan Simon

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In this one-hour webcast we will provide a brief introduction to the various cryptographic systems in modern use and the surrounding misconceptions that lead to improper implementation. Any discussion of modern information security would be incomplete without the consideration of cloud computing and as such the presentation will conclude with an example of how cloud computing might give us an advantage when it comes to password hashing.

Speaker Bio

Bryan Simon

Bryan Simon is a SANS Principal Instructor and lead author ofSEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, as well as an internationally recognized expert in cybersecurity since 1991. Hes currently the president and CEO of Xploit Security Inc, a company that provides expert advice, guidance, and actionable intelligence to all levels of the public and private sectors. Over the course of his career, Bryan has held various technical and managerial positions in the education, environmental, accounting, and financial services sectors. He speaks on a regular basis at international conferences and with the press on matters of cybersecurity. Bryan has provided instruction to individuals from organizations such as the FBI, NATO, and the UN in matters of cybersecurity, on three continents.

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