Kevin Mitnick

World's Most Famous Hacker
Kevin Mitnick
  • Hacked into 40 major corporations, landing him on the FBI’s Most Wanted list
  • CEO and chief "white hat" hacker at one of the most advanced boutique security firms in the world
  • His Global Ghost Team™ has a 100 percent success rate hacking into security systems

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Kevin Mitnick is the world's most famous hacker, global bestselling author, and the top cybersecurity keynote speaker. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he went on an ‘electronic joyride’ during which he hacked into more than 40 major corporations just for the challenge and not for monetary gain, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide.

As the CEO of Mitnick Security Consulting, Kevin and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering. Also, in his role of Chief Hacking Officer of KnowBe4 he helps produce the world’s most popular security awareness training based on his name and experience to counteract social engineering and to improve security effectiveness.

Kevin mentors leaders, executives, and staff on both the theory and practice of social engineering, topics on which he is the leading global authority. Kevin also helps consumers —from students to retirees— learn how to protect their information and themselves from harm. Kevin has been a commentator, security analyst, or interview subject for almost every major news outlet around the globe. His television programming is seen in over 170 countries.

Kevin’s books are available in over 50 countries and 20 languages. His works include The Art of Intrusion: The Real Story Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders and Deceivers and The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, which are both mandatory readings for security professionals. His autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker is a New York Times bestseller and his latest work released in 2017 is The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data, a ground-breaking book on privacy.

As a one-of-a-kind public speaker, Kevin's presentations are akin to technology magic shows, which include the latest hacking techniques that educate and inform while keeping people on the edge of their seats. He offers expert commentary on issues related to information security and increases "security awareness.”

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HOW HACKERS ATTACK AND HOW TO FIGHT BACK: With Live Hacking Demonstrations of the Current Threats to You and Your Organization

They can be manipulated or influenced into unknowingly helping hackers break into their organization’s computers. You’ll learn how easily you can be an unsuspecting victim who can be manipulated into handing over the keys the kingdom, if you haven’t done so already. In this engaging and demonstration-rich experience, Kevin Mitnick illustrates how a hacker’s thought process works and how they ply their tradecraft. You just might realize that you—like almost everyone else on the planet—have a misplaced reliance on security technology, which has now become ineffective against a motivated hacker using a technique called "social engineering."

Kevin is uniquely qualified to take you inside the mind of a hacker, as it takes one to know one. He was once the FBI’s Most Wanted, although he never stole for profit or damaged systems. He is the most elusive computer break-in artist in history because he hacked into the NSA and more than 40 major corporations just for fun and adventure. Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to Fortune 500 companies and governments worldwide, and he leads the world’s top security penetration testing team. They maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into by using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.

Kevin is the worldwide authority on social engineering. He constantly improves and updates this highly effective and acclaimed "security awareness" presentation designed to illustrate the latest threats and risks most people don’t even know exist.

You’ll learn how to detect manipulation and take steps to protect yourself and your organization. Gain the power to think defensively.

GHOST IN THE WIRES: Go on the Run with the Most Wanted Hacker in the World

Join the chase and escape with Kevin Mitnick as he takes you on this hilarious and mind-boggling adventure, based upon his New York Times bestselling autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker.

Kevin puts you right in the action of this sophisticated cat-and-mouse game with authorities by recounting his use of false identities, jumping from city to city, his close shaves and, ultimately, a bizarre showdown with the feds. He was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. Although he never stole for financial gain or damaged systems, he did hack into the NSA and more than 40 major corporations just for fun, challenge, and adventure. He spent years skipping through cyberspace and no matter how fast the authorities were, Kevin was faster, using technology not only to evade but also to spy on and track his pursuers. His story-- packed with hysterical pranks and fear-driven hysteria--actually started a movement and changed how companies secure their information.

CUSTOM KEYNOTE: A Scripted Q&A Conversation with Live Hacking

With your team Kevin will create a custom experience with real live hacking that will inform, entertain and educate your attendees.

Kevin stands alone in the world of cyber security speakers. This presentation will provide you the advanced ability of making your talking points come alive on stage. In this very popular scripted Q&A format you’ll coordinate pre-arranged questions with Kevin so that he’ll have amazing hacking demonstrations to illustrate the key answers and event messaging. Your audience will be more attentive as they are engrossed within a unique experience akin to a “technology magic show”.

You will provide a moderator to be on stage with Kevin. This will help to create affinity for your team and recognition of the person you choose for this role. Normally this person is the lead for your sales team or an executive, however, the use of external journalists or as a reward for a ‘Kevin fan’ within your organization is not uncommon.

Your audience will easily grasp your concepts as Kevin showcases current hacks both he and his team use during penetration testing to evaluate his clients’ networks, systems and devices for security vulnerabilities. He’ll also stand side-by-side with you to help elevate you and your team’s services, competency and message because of his own first-class reputation as a world authority on cybersecurity.

Create an unforgettable message from an unforgettable event.

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