2019 BASC Speakers
Madison Cool is an associate AppSec engineer at TraceLink, delivering a secure platform for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. She works with the TraceLink team to make "TraceLink = Trusted" by ensuring that customers, partners and internal engineering can meet and exceed best security practices. Their goal is to make security accessible and understandable by both the security-minded and the security-unaware.
IBM X-Force IRIS
Kristin Dahl is a cyber security consultant with IBM X-Force IRIS and former research staff member at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Kristin’s experience includes investigative research, policy development, threat assessment, and security operations across the defense sectors, critical systems, academia, and private industry. Kristin has worked collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy.
Chris Romeo is CEO and co-founder of Security Journey where he creates and deploys security culture influencing training, consults, and speaks. His passion is to bring security culture change to all organizations large and small through the creation and design of gamified security education. He was the Chief Security Advocate at Cisco for five years, where he empowered engineers to shift security left in all products at Cisco and led the creation of Cisco’s security belt program. Chris has twenty years of experience in security, holding positions across the gamut, including application security, penetration testing, and incident response. Chris holds the CISSP and CSSLP certifications. Find Chris on Twitter, @edgeroute, or on LinkedIN, https://www.linkedin.com/in/securityjourney/
Luke Tucker is the Senior Director of Community at HackerOne — the leading hacker-powered security platform with the largest community of hackers in the world. A seasoned community engagement professional, he is passionate about helping identify and nurture what makes people and communities tick, so understanding how hackers feel and how they are seen is his bread and butter. He is the Creator and Editor of the Zero Daily Newsletter, which provides daily application security, hacker and bug bounty news. Previously at HackerOne, Luke oversaw all B2B content marketing efforts, brand voice and social media management, and educational content development for the growing community of hackers. Prior to HackerOne, he served in several creative roles including Captricity and Sultan Ventures.
Paulina is a senior undergrad in Computer Science and Public Policy, studying the intersections between Cybersecurity, Law and Politics. Interested in hacking, information security, programming and general electronic shenanigans, she recently started to apply all of this knowledge into the workplace, centering on network and application security. She is an advocate for open access and privacy, using and committing to open source tools whenever possible and making sure people understand the implications and dark side of the tools they use everyday.