Name
Hacker Heroes: Building the Next Generation of Hackers
Date & Time
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 2:20 PM - 3:10 PM
Paul Asadoorian
Description

People often misunderstand hackers, hacker culture and the hacking mindset. In turn, people are afraid to be a hacker or pursue a career in information security. In this exclusive Security Weekly session, we’ll look at what defines a hacker, examples of hackers throughout history, and how we can influence the next generation of hackers.

Key Takeaways:

  • How the stereotypical hacker mold is inaccurate, and keeps people away from cybersecurity careers.
  • The technical skills actually needed to be a hacker, and how these are frequently exaggerated. 
  • The powerful, positive impact that hackers have on our industry.

Technical Level: High

Session Type
Main Conference Session