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HackerOne is hosting a meetup for Federal Security Leaders featuring a panel conversation with Alex Romero, DDS Chief Information Security Officer, Reina Staley, Chief of Staff at Rebellion Defense and Co-founder and former Chief of Staff at U.S Defense Digital Service, and Tommy DeVoss, a top hacker and seasoned security expert.

Join us to learn about the unique challenges and advantages of federal agencies working with hackers, the journey and perspective of what drove Tommy to hack for good, the DoD’s lessons learned from running hacker-powered programs, including vulnerability disclosure programs, bug bounty challenges and live events, such as:

- How to get project buy-in from different agencies and departments

- Measuring success

- What it's like working with the hacker community

- Motivations and incentives to hack

- Advice for starting and running a program

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Loft at The Hamilton
600 14th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20005

5:00pm- 5:30pm:   Doors open, registration check-in
5:30pm- 6:00pm:   Networking, heavy hors d'oeuvres (buffet style) and drinks
6:30pm - 7:00pm:   Featured presentation, followed by Q&A
7:00pm - 8:00pm:   Additional networking


Reina Staley, Co-founder and Former Chief of Staff at the Defense Digital Service

Reina Staley is a co-founder and former Chief of Staff of the Defense Digital Service (DDS), a technology startup within the Pentagon aimed at bringing in modern technology and best practices to the U.S. Department of Defense. While at DDS, Reina served as the program manager for Hack the Pentagon, the federal government's first crowdsourced hacking initiative. Reina is a graduate of Indiana University and enjoys sazeracs in her spare time.

Tommy DeVoss (aka @dawgyg)

Hacker Tommy DeVoss (a.k.a. @dawgyg) is a Unix System Admin and full-time Bug Bounty Hacker. With 25 years of experience under his belt, Tommy is currently ranked 5th on the Verizon Media bug bounty program, where he spends most of his time hacking, and 25th over all on HackerOne. He has found over 450 vulnerabilities in HackerOne customer programs, earning him the honor of being one of the first to achieve $1M in bounties on HackerOne. While he's currently based in Richmond, Virginia, Tommy can be found traveling to California, Florida, Las Vegas, and other major cities around the world.  


HackerOne is hosting this meetup in compliance with House ethics policies. With a total number of attendees expected to exceed 25 and due to catering requirements, heavy hors d'oeuvres will be provided by HackerOne to ensure the cost per head does not exceed $20.

Cash bar is available to attendees.