Bogota, Colombia - March 2018

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Tactical Edge

Tactical Edge is the premier information security event in Colombia. On its first version in 2016, we brought experts from USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Chile, and Colombia. In 2018 we will continue to bring the best of the best during two days in March 2018.
We promote knowledge and awareness on the importance of information security.
We bring together recognized leaders and experts for two days, during which they will share their knowledge and experience with us, providing best practices on how companies in different verticals such as critical infrastructure, retail, finance, healthcare, and others, can protect themselves from existing and new types of cyber attacks.

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Will you attend Tactical Edge 2.0
Yes 98%
Presenter Level
Excellent 92%
Would you recommend us?
Yes 96%
Topics Presented
Good 96%

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Tactical Edge 2018

After an extremely successful Tactical Edge 2016, we return to Bogota on this second version. Once again, we bring to Colombia recognized and respected leaders in information security, who will share with us their knowledge and experience in important topics such as IOT, Critical Infrastructure, Ransomware, healthcare, and other important subjects.

Our Speakers

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Andy Ellis

CSO Akamai

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Vinicius Agostini

CMO Exceda

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Martin Fisher

CISO, Northside Hospital

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Manuel Santander

CISO, E.P.M

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David Pereira

Researcher, Consultant

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Zee Abdelnabi

Manager, Deloitte

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Tazz

Strategic Threat Intelligence Director, Divine Intel

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Jerry Bell

Director, Cyber Security Management, IBM

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Andrew Kalat

Sr. Manager of Information Security, Elavon

Agenda

Andy Ellis - @CSOANDY
CSO - AKAMAI
Andy Ellis is Akamai's Chief Security Officer, responsible for overseeing the security architecture and compliance of the company's massive, globally distributed network. He is the designer and patentholder of Akamai's SSL acceleration network, as well as several of the critical technologies underpinning the company's Cloud Security Solutions. Mr. Ellis is at the forefront of Internet policy; as a speaker, blogger, member of the FCC CSRIC, supporting Akamai's CEOs on the NIAC and NSTAC, and an advisory board member of HacKid. He is a graduate of MIT and a former US Air Force officer, the recipient of the CSO Magazine Compass Award, the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, The Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence and the Spirit of Disneyland Award. He can be found on Twitter as @csoandy.
Vinicius Agostini - @4gostini
CMO - EXCEDA
Vinicius Agostini is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Exceda, a Brazilian company that provides a portfolio of best-in-class web acceleration, security and intelligence solutions to customers and resellers in Latin America, USA, and Spain. Prior to being the CMO at Exceda, Vinicius was the leader in marketing for important Brazilian companies such as Oi and Brasil Telecom. Since 2012, he has led various projects at Exceda launching new products and services, and led the strategic expansion team to other countries such as Mexico, USA, Argentina, and Chile.
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Tenable and Activos TI
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Tenable and Activos TI present Tactical Edge 2018's Keynote speaker.
Lunch break
Many tasty options in the vicinity.
Enjoy your lunch. Recharge batteries for the afternoon sessions.
Please return by 1:30pm in order to start on time.
Thank you.
Manuel H. Santander - @manuelsantander
CSO in Empresas Públicas de Medellín E.S.P.
Manuel has been working in information security since 1995. Manuel has a B.S. on Computer Science and a MBA from EAFIT University. He also holds a Master of Science in Information Security Engineering (MSISE) from SANS Technology Institute. Manuel currently serves as Information Security Coordinator (same functions as CSO) at Empresas Públicas de Medellín E.S.P in Medellín, Colombia. He works as a teacher for IT Audit, ITIL and information security techniques at Universidad de San Buenaventura. Teaches computer networks at Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino - Medellin and Universidad Autónoma Latinoamericana. Manuel is proud of being involved with SANS Institute, where he's been Local Mentor and Community SANS Instructor for Computer Forensics, Investigation and Response, Intrusion Detection In-depth, Defensible .NET and Hacker Techniques, exploits and incident handling. Coauthor for Browser Forensics course with Peter Charles Hewitt, coauthor for Protecting your Personal Privacy on the Internet course, Advisory Board member, founder and currently vice chair member of the GIAC Ethics Council.
David Pereira - @d4v1dp3r31r4
Researcher, Consultant
David Pereira is a Researcher, Consultant with more than 19 years experience in information security and Digital Forensics with proven experience in cyber defense, Ethical Hacking, Pentesting, and Forensic Analysis for both national and international organizations in many verticals such as Financial, Energy, Military, Government, Mining, and others. He has presented in many conferences such as Colombian Cybernetic Command Center, Colombia's National Police, Brazil's cyber defense group, Peruvian Air Force Intelligence group. David has been involved in important projects such as protection and mitigation of DDOS during Colombia's Presidential elections in 2011, 2014-2016. He is part of HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association – Florida Chapter, in charge of investigating international cybercrimes. He is an Ec Council instructor, recognized as Instructor of the year 2011 and 2016, and part of the "Circle of Excellence" of Ec Council in 2012 2013, and 2015.
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Zee Abdelnabi - @InfoSec_17
Red Team Lead, Major Automotive Company
Zee Abdelnabi is a Security Researcher experienced in SIEM, vulnerability management, threat modeling, security testing and mobile security and is an active security community member.
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Martin Fisher - @armorguy Keynote
CISO Healthcare Provider
Martin Fisher has been in IT for more than 25 years and in information security for the last 14 years. He currently serves as the information security leader for a multi-hospital, 13,000-employee healthcare provider in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past he has worked in the commercial aviation and finance sectors for organizations large and small. Fisher has been heavily involved in the information security community as a member of the organizational staff of BSides Las Vegas and BSides Atlanta. Fisher is passionate about "doing security right" and has spoken internationally on a variety of information security topics in venues such as SOURCEBoston, ShmooCon, SecurityZone, and SUMIT_2013. He is also the host of The Southern Fried Security podcast, which has reached thousands of information security practitioners for the last six years.
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Learn about their products and services.
Please enjoy a nice cup of Colombian coffee, meet our sponsors, learn about their fantastic products and services. Don't miss it.
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Keynote Speaker.
Consider sponsoring at the Diamond level and provide a Keynote speaker.
Lunch break
Many tasty options in the vicinity.
Enjoy your lunch. Recharge batteries for the afternoon sessions.
Please return by 1:30pm in order to start on time.
Thank you.
Jerry Bell - @maliciouslink
Director, Cyber Security Management, IBM
Jerry Bell has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, holding a variety of roles, including executive IT security positions at both Internet Security Systems and IBM. Jerry founded and cohosts the Defensive Security Podcast with Andrew Kalat. Jerry presently leads a global internal security strategy team for the services business at IBM. Previously, Jerry was a director of information technology at Internet Security Systems. Jerry is passionate about improving the state of information security. He founded the Defensive Security Podcast in 2012 and continues to record weekly episodes with his co-host, Andrew Kalat. The podcast analyzes recent information security news to identify key lessons learned to help listeners improve their defensive posture. Jerry is also interested in behavioral economics, risk and statistics, and writes about the intersection of these three areas with information security on his blog.
Tazz - @GRC-ninja
Strategic Threat Intelligence Director, Divine Intel
Tazz is a security veteran whose technology interests began with Atari and she was amazed when a word processor had enough memory to hold multiple lines. She's been involved with technology since 1997 starting her career in communications, after which she completed her degree. She's had various IT roles and responsibilities over the years to include Field Software (Breaker/Fixer) Engineer, System Administrator of Chaos, IA Hoodlum, Compliance Sorceress, Information Security Cat Herder, Security Architect and is currently a Security Squirrel. She enjoys fitness, horseback riding, weather above 70F, and anything full of laughs and weird people.
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Please enjoy a nice cup of Colombian coffee, meet our sponsors, learn about their fantastic products and services. Don't miss it.
Andrew Kalat - @lerg
Sr. Manager of Information Security at Elavon
Andrew Kalat, Sr. Manager of Information Security at Elavon and co-host, Defensive Security Podcast. Andrew is a 20 year veteran of the security industry, working in diverse roles such as architect, sales engineer, consultant, and management. He is also a private pilot, published author and avid photographer.
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