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HackerOne Announces Annual Hacker-Powered Security Conference, Security@ San Francisco 2018

Security leaders, hackers and industry experts will gather in San Francisco to discuss openness in cybersecurity and the future of a hacker-secured internet

SAN FRANCISCO-- September 25, 2018 --HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today announced the second annual hacker-powered security conference, Security@ San Francisco, will take place on October 24, 2018, and registration is now open. The one day event will gather security industry influencers, public and private sector leaders from some of the most advanced security teams, and hackers from all over the world to discuss everything from the legal implications of safe harbor to compliance to best practices driving security maturity across industries.

The 2018 agenda highlights include:

  • Keynote from internationally recognized hacker and author Keren Elazari presenting the future of cyber security - from a friendly hacker's perspective.
  • Panel featuring Reina Staley from Defense Digital Service, Oath CISO Chris Nims, hacker Frans Rosen and moderated by Kate Conger from The New York Timesabout building relationships with hackers through live hacking experiences.
  • Fireside chat featuring Leonard Bailey from the Department of Justice and Amit Elazari discussing the difference between criminals and hackers, the legal implications of safe harbor, and getting the next generation of hackers on the right side of the law.
  • Panel of some of the world’s leading hackers talking about what makes bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure programs successful, hacker motives, and the opportunities.
  • Panel with Yelp Director of Engineering Vivek Raman and Priceline Senior Security Engineer Christian Bobadillacovering the unique challenges around data security, safeguarding digital identities, working with hackers and protecting consumers against emerging cyber threats.
  • Sumo Logic CSO George Gerchow sharing his experience with balancing cloud, compliance, GDPR, and security in highly regulated environments.

To learn more about the event, please visit Join the conversation on Twitter via #securityat and follow @Hacker0x01 for updates.

“Today, not having a vulnerability disclosure policy amounts to cybersecurity negligence,” said Marten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne. “Every year at Security@ San Francisco, we bring together some of the most advanced security teams and hackers to share learnings and best practices. The more organizations are encouraged to share information, the faster the cybersecurity industry as a whole can evolve. HackerOne is proud to be spearheading openness in an industry hungry for innovation.”

Last year HackerOne hosted over 250 security professionals from the public and private sector for a full day of sessions related to hacker-powered security. Previous speakers included security leaders from General Motors, Google, Defense Digital Service, Coinbase, John Hancock, and others. Security@ San Francisco 2017 sessions can be viewed here.