Cyber Security Speakers

Understanding cyber security is becoming increasingly important in the current business environment. Cyber attacks have emerged as a leading threat to our national and economic security, and organizations need to develop a sophisticated understanding of these global challenges, the government’s role in defending cyber space, how cyber fits into the larger geopolitical discussion, the steps they can take to secure their networks and information—and, most importantly, what to do if they see a breach. The cyber security speakers listed below are the country's leading experts, and are all able to effortlessly fuse insights and entertainment to create a memorable speech.

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Former CISO at Twitter and Former Head of Security at Mozilla

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Michael Coates was previously the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Twitter where is organization worked to protect users, systems, and data for nearly 300 million users. Prior to Twitter, Michael was the Director of Product Security at Shape Security. In this role, Michael worked with a specialized team to drastically change the way organizations defend their applications against modern application attacks. Prior to that, Michael was head of security for Mozilla where he built and lead the security assurance program to protect nearly half a billion Firefox users, Mozilla web applications, and infrastructure. Before building and leading security programs, Michael assessed, compromised, and secured applications and networks for some of the largest banks, governments, and enterprises around the world.

Former Chief of Security at Facebook & Stanford University Professor

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Alex Stamos is a cybersecurity expert, business leader and entrepreneur working to improve the security and safety of the Internet through his teaching and research at Stanford University. Stamos is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute, a William J. Perry Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, and a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution. As a Chief Security Officer at Facebook and Yahoo and a co-founder of iSEC Partners, Alex has investigated and responded to some of the most seminal events in the short history of cybersecurity and has been called the “Forrest Gump of Info Sec” by friends. He is working on election security via the Defending Digital Democracy Project and advising NATO’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. He has spoken on six continents, testified in Congress, served as an expert witness for the wrongly accused, earned a BSEE from UC Berkeley and holds five patents.

Former Director of National Intelligence

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is one of the finest intelligence minds of the 21st century. In the midst of shifting national security policies and varying threats to American interests at home and abroad, Clapper illuminates a broad array of intelligence-related issues.

Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence

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Sue M. Gordon is the former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) – the country’s number two ranking intelligence official. As the fifth PDDNI, she co-led the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and oversaw the entire Intelligence Community, comprised of over a dozen agencies that collect information on threats against the United States. In particular, Gordon’s transformative leadership focused on integrating intelligence across the organization, expanding outreach and partnerships, driving innovation, and advancing diversity and inclusion throughout the Community. With nearly four decades of legendary and dedicated service, Gordon has led at every level of the Intelligence Community with roles spanning numerous organizations and disciplines – drawing on this experience to inspire audiences to challenge the status quo, adapt to changing environments, and apply innovation to their business.

Former CSO at Akamai, Cyber Security Advisor, and Expert in Risk Decision Making

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With a career devoted to understanding how humans make risk decisions, Andy Ellis is a seasoned technology executive with deep expertise in security. An advisor to several cyber security startups, including Orca, Vulcan, and Uptycs, he currently serves as an advisor at cyber security venture capital firm, YL Ventures. Ellis formerly served as the chief security officer of web and internet security company Akamai. In his 20 years with Akamai, he helped to design and bring to market several of the company’s core technologies behind its security solutions. Combining more than 20 years of security experience with insider anecdotes from his time serving as CSO, he explores how and why humans make risk choices and decisions – and their impact on security.

Former Associate Deputy Director for CIA Digital Innovation

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With over 30 years of federal service, Sean Roche is the former Associate Deputy Director of CIA’s Digital Innovation directorate – the CIA’s first new directorate in more than 50 years. As the second in command, he was responsible for modernizing and accelerating innovation across the entire agency with cutting-edge technologies and cyber intelligence. At the Directorate of Digital Innovation, Roche fueled the engine of creativity, integration, and rigor that the CIA needs in the digital age, empowering the agency to maintain their security while also increasing their pace of innovation in order to stay one step ahead of cyber threats. Roche expertly speaks on how to secure and transform an organization by integrating advanced digital capabilities. Using lessons-learned from co-leading the Directorate of Digital Innovation, he arms audiences with the tools and techniques they need to optimize their business operations to not only increase security, but also excel in the cyber and big data arenas.

"People Hacker" and Social Engineer

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Jenny Radcliffe is a “people hacker”—or a mix of shrewd behavioral scientist, master negotiator, and actor. Known for talking her way into high-security banks and even the Tower of London, Jenny is a world-renowned coach, consultant, and speaker who brings something different to meetings focused on culture, social intelligence, sales, negotiation, and interpersonal relationships. She helps clients understand how to better read people and social cues, use subtle tactics of persuasion, open up avenues of conversation previously shut, and understand and shield against their own vulnerabilities.

One of the Most Successful Cyber Security Law Enforcement Officials of All Time and the Former FBI Special Agent Who Took on Anonymous and Silk Road

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Former FBI special agent Christopher Tarbell was heavily involved in the tracking and arrest of two of the most infamous figures in cyberspace – Sabu, of the hacktivist collective Anonymous (and at one point the most influential hacker in the world), and Dread Pirate Roberts, the man behind the deep web’s infamous Silk Road—“the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the internet.” Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, Tarbell has extensive expertise in cyber security and computer forensics. A former member of the FBI’s preeminent cyber crime squad, he is the man about whom even the most notorious cyber criminals have nightmares.
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Retired Four-Star Marine Corps General

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General John Allen is one of the nation’s most legendary military leaders and most respected thought leaders on U.S.-global engagement. When President Obama created the appointment of special envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, General Allen was the first American tapped to confront the Islamic State terror group. Widely hailed as a strategic thinker and a true battlefield leader, Gen. Allen is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the geopolitical relationships between U.S. and Asia and the Middle East. A unique combination of warrior and diplomat, Allen shares awe-inspiring stories of the challenges facing our nation, the keys to combating the enemy, and the leadership lessons that can be applied to today’s business environment.

Editor-in-Chief, WIRED Magazine

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Greg Williams is a leading authority on technology trends and how those impact business and society. As Editor-in-Chief of WIRED, Greg meets the innovators, thinkers, scientists, entrepreneurs and creatives who are changing the world and writes on a variety of subjects, including innovation, technology, business, creativity and ideas. As a journalist and author of five novels, Greg possesses a unique combination of storytelling expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the future of technology and entrepreneurship. This enables him to transform complex information into entertaining and accessible insights that prepare audiences for what’s coming next.

Former Acting and Deputy Director of the FBI

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The former Acting and Deputy Director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe led a historic career as an American intelligence official. Named Acting Director of the FBI in May 2017, McCabe spent a total of 22 years at the FBI in various, increasingly-prominent roles. The New York Times said that McCabe “stood out [at the FBI] for his intellect and the range of high-profile cases he has been at the center of,” and The LA Times called him “a methodical investigator who assiduously worked to earn the trust of victims and, particularly, informants and witnesses.” Known for his incredible rise through the counter-terrorism and national security ranks to ultimately reach the top of the Bureau, McCabe worked such high-profile cases as the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The author of the highly-anticipated 2019 book "The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump," he is exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, and discusses complex, critical issues including national security and cyber security with precision and clarity.

Security Technologist & Guru

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Bruce Schneier is one of the world's leading experts on cyber security and technology. He has published a number of books detailing information about data, security, and cryptography which have received immense praise. Schneier is often consulted by the government, radio and television programs, and various organizations when it comes to cyber security.
Learn More About Cyber Security With Our Computer Security Speakers

Our computer security speakers, from former directors of the NSA, CIA, or office of the Director of National Intelligence to former FBI enforcers of cyber security laws, offer an unprecedented amount of experience when it comes to cyber security. Their natural knack for public speaking also lets them share their knowledge in a way that’s engaging and sticks with your audience.

With their various specialties, it’s essential to find a cyber security speaker that meshes with your event. That’s why we take a more consultative, one-on-one approach. Our team collaborates with you to learn about your event, from its budget and target audience to its theme and goals. Those factors help us as we comb our list of talent and create a personalized list of computer security speakers for you.

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