Lisa Forte is an expert speaker on cybercrime, intelligence and online footprints.
She is the founder of a cyber security consultancy offering social engineering training, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
Lisa began her career in Maritime Security before moving into Counter-terrorism intelligence for a UK Government agency.
Whilst there she researched the process of online radicalisation by terrorist groups. This included studying how social media algorithms could be exploited for radicalisation as well as looking at the lengthy and risky social engineering process undertaken by terrorist recruiters.
Having always been technically minded Lisa then moved into one of the UK Police cyber-crime units where she got to know the attackers’ mind sets and methodologies well.
The unit dealt with serious cyber-crime cases working closely with international law enforcement agencies such as the FBI.
Lisa Forte frequently writes for business publications and appears as a guest on many business podcasts.
Lisa is an experienced cybercrime keynote speaker having spoken in major conferences around the world.
Lisa’s natural enthusiasm means she can communicate complex topics in an engaging and insightful manner leaving audiences with some powerful take-aways.
Lisa can build a presentation to suit your event or you can choose from one of her most popular talks which include the following titles:
See what the hacker sees:
Get inside the mind of a hacker to best defend your business.
Russian wargames in your boardroom:
How you can use Russian military wargames to prepare your company from disaster.
How I Destroyed a Country’s Maritime Industry in 3 days:
Lisa ran a cyber attack wargame for an EU state to test how they would respond. Learn what mistakes they made that led to their downfall in just 3 days.
Real cases of social engineering: hackers, competitors and insiders:
Lisa talks the audience through two impressive and terrifying cases of social engineering she worked on. Learn that sometimes the attacker could be a competitor.
Hunting The Hackers: How Cyber Criminals Operate:
Lisa shares her experience of how cyber criminal gangs operate, how they hide from law enforcement and how they have HR departments too!
Lisa specialises in talking on the following topics:
- Cybercrime and information security
- Social engineering and intelligence gathering
- Counter terrorism and online radicalisation
- Social Media
- Women in security