Richard "Dickie" George
Keynote - Life at both ends of the barrel: an NSA targeting retrospective
Bio: Richard M. (Dickie) George joined the National Security Agency in 1970 as a mathematician, and remained at NSA until his retirement in 2011. While at NSA, he wrote more than 125 technical papers on cryptomathematical subjects, and served in a number of positions: analyst, and technical director at the division, office, group, and directorate level. He served as the Technical Director of the Information Assurance Directorate for eight years until his retirement. Mr. George remains active in the security arena; he is currently the Senior Advisor for Cyber Security at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory where he works on a number of projects in support of the U.S. Government. He is also the APL representative to the I3P, a consortium of universities, national labs, and non-profit institutions dedicated to strengthening the cyber infrastructure of the United States.
Keynote - Red Team Deadwood: Why Red Teams are useless
Bio: Bill Arbaugh joined the Computer Science department at the University of Maryland College Park in 2000 after serving sixteen years with the U.S. Department of Defense. During those sixteen years, he served in several leadership positions in different areas ranging from tactical communications to advanced research. In 2004, Arbaugh founded Komoku Inc. Komoku furthered research, Semantic Integrity, developed by him and his students into a product to detect sophisticated malware. Microsoft purchased Komoku in 2008. Komoku technology currently runs over 500 million hosts.