Kevin Mitnick is the world’s most famous hacker.
After hacking into 40 major corporations – just for the challenge, Kevin was one of the FBI’s Most Wanted.
Mitnick eventually served five years in prison, including eight months in solitary confinement.
law enforcement officials convinced a judge that Mitnick had the ability to “start a nuclear war by whistling into a pay phone”
Now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide, Kevin Mitnick and The Global Ghost Team™ maintain a 100% successful track record of penetrating the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.
As CEO and chief “white hat” hacker at one of the most advanced boutique security firms in the world, 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, using understandable terms and a friendly approach.
Kevin’s insights on current events are highly sought, leading to hundreds of media appearances.
He is the world’s top cyber-security speaker, and has been a commentator, security analyst, or interview subject on CNN, CNBC, Al Jazeera, FOX News, CBC, BBC, Radio Moscow, Tech TV, National Public Radio, Playboy, Good Morning America, and 60 Minutes – to name just a few.
He has been called before Congress (both the House and the Senate) to testify on security matters affecting the United States. Kevin also works in partnership with KnowBe4 to produce critically acclaimed security awareness training programs to counteract social engineering and to improve security effectiveness.
Kevin’s books include: Art of Intrusion: The Real Story Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders and Deceivers and Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, which are mandatory readings for security professionals.
His autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker, a New York Times best seller, is available in fifteen languages.
Kevin Mitnick – Keynote Speaker:
As the world’s leading cyber-security speaker, Kevin’s presentations are akin to technology magic shows that educate and inform while keeping people on the edge of their seats.
He offers expert insight on issues related to information security and increases “security awareness.”
Each presentation is 75 minutes long with 15 minutes of Q&A.
Speaking topics include:
- The Art of Invisibility: Defending your privacy against hackers, spies and big brother.
- The Art of Deception: How hackers and con artistes manipulate you and what you can do about it.
- The Art of Intrusion: How hackers attack and how to fight back.
- Ghost in the Wires: The story the government doesn’t want you to know.
- Custom Q&A with Live Hacking.