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Panels & Discussions

OpenSec is an opportunity to hear from some of the leading companies and contributors on May 15th about how they view the current state of the open source cyber security and where they see it heading.

Opening Keynotes: The state of open source cyber security

9:00am - 9:45am
Open Source projects, however rough around the edges, often provide the backbone to many cyber solutions and products on the market. Learn what's going on in the open source cyber security community and some of the projects that people are working on today. 

Keynote by Liam Randall(Capital One)

Too many products, too little time: How do companies choose between open source vs. build vs. buy?

10:00am - 10:45am
Everyday it seems the realm of Cybersecurity products continues to produce new players. From endpoint detection, threat hunting and security automation the list of potential solutions grows. How are companies evaluating whether to leverage open source, build proprietary product or buy from an existing vendor.

Panelists: Jason Craig(Dropbox), Craig Chamberlain(Cogito), Chris Ahlberg(Recorded Future)

Joining in: How can you get into the Open Source Cyber Security community?

11:00am - 11:45am
Hear where the opportunities lie across the cybersecurity community and what needs companies are hoping more would learn. SOCs, security teams and startups are all feeling a talent crunch. Whether you’re a hardcore open-source contributor or a strong marketer, companies across Boston are eagerly looking for talent. 

Panelists: Dan Guido(Trail of Bits), Andrew Becherer(DataDog),  Jen Andre(Komand)

Lunch Break

12:00pm - 1:30pm
During our midday break, meet local companies and open sources projects over lunch.

Open Source Lightning Talks

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Following lunch, here about several developing Open Source projects by major contributors.

Talk 1: Jason Meller: A Osquery preview

Talk 2: Brian Carrier: Sleuth Kit

Talk 3: Ryan Nolette : Visualizing Bro data with GraphViz

Afternoon Keynote: Collaborative Defense and Info Sharing: The Next Wave for Cyber

2:45pm - 3:15pm
End the afternoon with a keynote about the growing space of the information sharing. Whether you're completely new to ISACs or a member of one yourself, hear a from a keynote about how the space currently looks and where it will be going over the next five years.

Keynote by Tim Byrd(Wells Fargo)

Happy Hour

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Enjoy the room, meet fellow attendees and have a drink(or two) on us.


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