Cybersummit 2020 Session Day 3: Entering the Cybersecurity Field

Entering the Cybersecurity Field. Session Participants: Chris Camacho - Flashpoint and NinjaJobs, Jack Cable - CISA, Kyla Guru - Bits N’ Bytes, Stephanie Aceves - Tanium

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About The Speakers

Chris Camacho, Flashpoint and NinjaJobs

Speaker: Chris Camacho, Flashpoint and NinjaJobsChris Camacho leads the company’s sales and client engagement & development teams, which also includes customer success, solution architecture, business development, strategic integrations, and the FPCollab sharing community. With over 15 years of cybersecurity leadership experience, he has spearheaded initiatives across Operational Strategy, Incident Response, Threat Management, and Security Operations to ensure cyber risk postures align with business goals. Most recently as a Senior Vice President of Information Security at Bank of America, Mr. Camacho was responsible for overseeing the Threat Management Program. An entrepreneur, Mr. Camacho also serves as CEO for NinjaJobs: a career-matching community for elite cybersecurity talent. He has a BS in Decision Sciences & Management of Information Systems from George Mason University.

Kyla Guru, Bits N’ Bytes

Speaker: Kyla Guru, Bits N' BytesKyla is 18 years old, a student at Stanford University, and a cybersecurity supergirl. Four years ago, Kyla discovered her passion for cybersecurity. Discovering that 90% of cyberattacks were due to human error, Kyla founded Bits N’ Bytes Cybersecurity Education (BNBCE), a 501(c)(3) that distributes curriculum to 500+ schools and fosters partnerships with corporations like Facebook, Verizon Media, & IBM, and educational platforms to increase training/awareness. Last year, BNBCE organized a national fellowship/scholarship program, giving eight young women the resources and mentors to produce a capstone project presenting a modern solution to cybersecurity concerns. Kyla has championed her message of cybersecurity resilience on national and international stages including TEDxChicago, NIST’s NICE Conference, RSAC-USA, and RSAC Singapore 2019. Additionally, noticing the gender imbalance in cybersecurity, she also became the cofounder of GirlCon Chicago Conference, Chicago’s premiere tech conference that unites 300+ industry professionals and students annually to discuss bridging the gender gap. For her work, Kyla has been honored as a JFK Medal of Honor Winner, Crain Chicago’s Top 50 in Tech, a 2018 Global Teen Leader, and a 2019 Harvard Book Prize Award winner.

Stephanie Aceves, Tanium

Speaker: Stephanie Aceves, TaniumStephanie is a Director Technical Account Management at Tanium. She is a cybersecurity subject matter expert and is presently focused on building out Tanium's presence in Latin America. Prior to Tanium, she was a part of EY’s Cyber Threat Management, both on the Incident Response and Red Team/Vulnerability Identification teams. Before leaving EY to work for Tanium, Stephanie led red team (ethical hacking) engagements for clients in a wide range of industries.

She has obtained GIAC certifications for both forensic examination and penetration testing. To compliment her technical knowledge base, Stephanie is well-versed in report composition, public speaking and program management. She has taken positions of leadership in various organizations which has enabled her to adapt to various working styles and manage effective teams.

Stephanie is a proud Latina and has made it a personal mission to help minorities be unapologetically themselves in tech. She has awarded an annual scholarship to Latinas pursuing an education in STEM for the last 5 years in an effort to pay forward the support she's received over the years. She believes that anyone with a desire to work in cyber security should have access to the resources they need to make that possible. She meets with aspiring cyber professionals regularly to continue investing in future generations.

Jack Cable, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Speaker: Jack Cable, CISAJack Cable is an Election Security Technical Advisor at the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), as well a security researcher and a student at Stanford University. Jack is a top ranked bug bounty hacker, having identified over 350 vulnerabilities in hundreds of companies. After placing first in the Hack the Air Force challenge, Jack began working at the Pentagon’s Defense Digital Service. Jack was named one of Time Magazine’s 25 most influential teens for 2018. At Stanford, Jack studies computer science and launched Stanford’s bug bounty program, one of the first in higher education.

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