Conference Continually Attracts the Best of the Best in Hacking and Information Security
May 18, 2016: Saint Louis, MO – Maintaining its cutting-edge reputation, ShowMeCon continues to bring industry-leading speakers to its two day hacking and information security conference, June 13 & 14, 2016. One of the many talented presenters is Dave Kennedy, Founder of TrustedSec, Binary Defense Systems and DerbyCon.
Kennedy’s talk highlights the gap between defense and offense and how changes in the industry, regarding the understanding of both offense and defense, is imperative to building a much better tomorrow. He will also showcase the latest offensive techniques via live demonstrations as well as some of the best methods for defense, offense and detection.
Kennedy is one of twenty-three speakers scheduled to take the stage at ShowMeCon. Other industry-recognized speakers include the co-host of ShowMeCon, Parameter Security’s very own Dave Chronister who is featured regularly on national media discussing hacking and current attacks. Chronister’s presentation reveals the psychology of social engineering. He will debunk the myth that social engineering works because people are stupid and explore why it’s successful, techniques used, and ways to defend against it.
Additional speakers include: IT Security Specialist, NIST, Stacy Banks; Information Security Engineer and ICS\SCADA expert, Paul Coggin; Author of “Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network,” Jayson E. Street and many other proven information security experts, professionals and hackers.
Preceding ShowMeCon is pre-conference training hosted by Hacker University. Courses include: Hands-On Hacking taught by course creator and practitioner, Dave Chronister; and Secure Routing & Switching also instructed by course creator and practitioner, Paul Coggin. Hands-On Hacking runs June 9 –12 while Secure Routing & Switching runs June 11 & 12, 2016.
ShowMeCon will be held at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Missouri. For more information on presentations, schedule and classes please visit the website at www.ShowMeCon.com. You can also find additional information about the conference and sponsorships at the website.
This highly technical forum showcases eye-opening presentations from world-renown ethical hackers and security experts that will leave you amazed and frightened at the same time. By giving you access into the mind of a hacker, you will better understand how to protect your networks and critical data. ShowMeCon pulls back the curtain and exposes how hackers are winning the war on physical and cyber security. Whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, you should attend this mind-blowing event as you witness the cream of the crop unveil the latest attacks, techniques, tactics and practices of today’s hackers. Plus, gain insight and understanding into ways to effectively protect yourself and your business.
About Parameter Security & Hacker University
Hosting and sponsoring ShowMeCon is St. Louis-based, ethical hacking firm Parameter Security™ and its training counterpart Hacker University™. Parameter Security is comprised of Certified Ethical Hackers who emulate the minds and behaviors of malicious hackers to test the security of your systems and employees. Parameter Security offers IT compliance audits, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, social engineering, wireless security audits, secure code reviews, computer forensics and more. Parameter Security’s subsidiary, Hacker University, offers a variety of courses from end-user security awareness training to IT security professional certifications such as Hands-On Hacking, Security+, CISSP and more. For more information about Parameter Security and/or Hacker University call 314.442.0472.