The definitive event for information security professionals

16 May 2016 (workshop), The Forum, Bryanston; 17-18 May 2016 (conference & expo), Vodacom World, Midrand; 19 - 20 May 2016 (NEW Training), Vodacom World, Midrand

Speaker

Jake Kouns

CISO, Risk Based Security

Jake Kouns, CISO, Risk Based Security

Jake Kouns is CISO of Risk Based Security. He also oversees the operations of the Open Sourced Vulnerability Database (OSVDB.org). Kouns has presented at many well-known security conferences, including RSA, Black Hat, DEF CON, CISO Executive Summit, CanSecWest, InfosecWorld, SOURCE, FIRST and SyScan.

He is the co-author of Information Technology Risk Management in Enterprise Environments, Wiley, 2010, and The Chief Information Security Officer, IT Governance, 2011. He holds bachelor of business administration and master of business administration degrees from James Madison University, with a concentration on information security. In addition, he holds a number of certifications, including: ISC2's CISSP, and ISACA's CISM, CISA and CGEIT.

Kouns has briefed the DHS and Pentagon on Cyber Liability Insurance issues and is frequently interviewed as an expert in the security industry by Information Week, eWeek, Processor.com, Federal Computer Week, Government Computer News and SC Magazine. He has appeared on CNN as well as the Brian Lehrer Show, and was featured on the cover of SCMagazine.

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