Speaker Bios

Tristan Henning

Tristan Henning

Presentation: Lockpicking Workshop

Locksmith
Locks Around the Clock

Student, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
Western Governors University

Samuel F Bowne

Samuel F Bowne

Presentation: Exploit Development for Beginners

City College of San Francisco

B.S. in Physics, Edinboro University of PA; Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. Industry Certifications: Certified Ethical Hacker, Network+, Security+, Microsoft certifications in Vista, XP, 2000 Pro, and 2000 Server, Certified Fiber Optic Technician Sam Bowne has been teaching at CCSF since 2000.

Carolyn Lear

Carolyn Lear

Presentation: Low Risk_High Return: Hack a Mentor

Senior IT Security Leader
General Electric

As a Senior IT Leader and Business Operations Strategist, I have worked with some of the most talented business professionals and entrepreneurs in the U.S. – people leading multi-functional global teams and delivering enterprise-wide solutions. As a result, I have in-depth knowledge of IT systems, design, business planning, and “big picture” operational processes that drive bottom-line results in line with information protection.

Hattan Shobokshi

Hattan Shobokshi

Presentation: Best Practices for Building Secure Web Applications

Software Architect
Verizon Digital Media Services (EdgeCast Networks)

Hattan Shobokshi is a Software Architect, Community Contributor, technical speaker, & Microsoft MVP. Hattan is responsible for developing applications on a variety of platforms including web, desktop and mobile devices. He is passionate about delivering scalable applications that adhere to industry best practices. Hattan is experienced in .NET technologies (with a particular expertise in ASP.NET MVC), JavaScript & other web technologies.

Tin Zaw

Tin Zaw

Presentation: Understanding Web Application Firewalls and Using Open Source ModSecurity

Engineer with MBA, Cybersecurity Executive
Verizon Digital Media

Tin Zaw is a Director at Verizon Digital Media, where he leads its Global Security Solutions practice. He has previously worked on network security products at Symantec, AT&T and Intuit. He earned an M.S. in computer science and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He has held CISSP and CSSLP certifications and is a former president of the OWASP Los Angeles chapter.

Carter Jones

Carter Jones

Presentation: Security in the Cloud: It's All About Maintainability

Senior Security Engineer
Nuna Inc.

Security engineer with over 8 years of professional experience in the security industry as a developer (infrastructure engineering/application security), consultant, and researcher. Prominent clients/employers include healthcare related organizations, financial institutions, and defense contractors. Skills include automation tooling, web-based pentests, internal/external network pentests, thick client analysis (reverse engineering), and source code review. Avid developer of *nix and Windows security tools.

Jimmy Shah

Jimmy Shah

Presentation: Brick all the Things!!: We want to make things secure, right?

Mobile Antivirus / Anti-Malware Researcher
Bank Of America

Mobile Security/Antivirus Researcher, specializing in analysis of mobile threats on existing platforms (J2ME, Symbian, Windows Phone, iOS, Android) and potential mobile malware and spyware. Gathering threat intelligence and sources. Regularly provides analysis and research on mobile threats to customers. Presenting on mobile threat research at computer security conferences.

Gabriela Karaivanova

Gabriela Karaivanova

Presentation: Computational Thinking

Abanoub Ghaly

Abanoub Ghaly

Presentation: Password Cracking

Garrett Poppe

Garrett Poppe

Presentation: Protecting Yourself From Phishing

Information Security Engineer
Skynet Machines

Lecturer
California State University, Dominguez Hills