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G. Mark Hardy: How the West was Pwned SkyDogCon 2013 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

G. Mark Hardy: How the West was Pwned
SkyDogCon 2013

Can you hear it?  The giant sucking sound to the East?  With it are going more than just manufacturing jobs -- it's our manufacturing know how, intellectual property, military secrets, and just about anything you can think of.  If we're the most advanced technological nation on Earth, how are the People's Republic of China (PRC) and others able to continue to pull this off?  Why do we keep getting pwned at our own game?

There has been much talk about "cyberwar," but there may not be a war.  If a victor can extract tribute from the vanquished, war isn't necessary.  Today, intellectual capital is a proxy for tribute.  We'll look at some specifics, including who is compromising our enterprises and how they're doing it.  We'll also look as some of the geopolitics, and see if maybe it's true after all that God has a special providence for fools, drunks, and the United States of America.

 

About the Speaker:

G. Mark Hardy is founder and President of National Security Corporation. He has been providing cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 30 years, and is an internationally recognized expert who has spoken at over 250 events world-wide. G. Mark serves on the Advisory Board of CyberWATCH, an Information Assurance/Information Security Advanced Technology Education Center of the National Science Foundation. 

A retired U.S. Navy Captain, he was privileged to serve in command nine times, including responsibility for leadership training for 70,000 Sailors.  He also served as wartime Director, Joint Operations Center for US Pacific Command, and Assistant Director of Technology and Information Management for Naval Logistics in the Pentagon, with responsibility for INFOSEC, Public Key Infrastructure, and Internet security.  Captain Hardy was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, five Meritorious Service Medals, and 24 other medals and decorations.

A graduate of Northwestern University, he holds a BS in Computer Science, a BA in Mathematics, a Masters in Business Administration, a Masters in Strategic Studies, and holds the GSLC, CISSP, CISM and CISA certifications.

 


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