Dutch Deputy National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism to Deliver Welcome Address at #HITB2016AMS
Amsterdam – 24 May 2016: On the 26th of May, the 7th Annual HITB Security Conference in The Netherlands will kick off with a Welcome Address by Patricia M. Zorko, MPA – The Netherlands Deputy National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism and Director Cyber Security. Held at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam, Ms Zorko’s 15 minute welcome address is titled “Cybersecurity: A Dance Between Governments, Companies and Hacker Communities.
On May 26, the Dutch Women in Cyber Security Foundation (WiCS), will confer the very first Women of the Year Award at HITBSecConf! This yearly WiCS Award celebrates female front runners, who successfully and passionately strive to enhance the cyber security field. Recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of our champions, the WiCS Award is a showcase for the value of women to the cyber security field.
Nick Biasini is the Outreach Engineer at Cisco Talos. He has researched a wide range of topics including exploit kits and various malware campaigns being distributed through email.
Jacob Torrey is an Advising Research Engineer at Assured Information Security, where he leads the Computer Architectures group. He has worked extensively with low-level x86 and MCU architectures, having written a BIOS, OS, hypervisor and SMM handler. His major interest is how to (mis)use an existing architecture to implement a capability currently beyond the limitations of the architecture.