Meet and discuss data awareness at a conference near you

I have been lucky enough to be chosen to speak at several conferences in the coming months and invite you to meet and discuss data awareness and geek out on security in general. Below you will see the 11 different conferences that I will be speaking at between April and July – though this list may expand as time passes.


SANS Threat Hunting and Incident Response (THIR) Summit in New Orleans, LA on April 13th, 2016 – Facilitating Fluffy Forensics 2.0

Security BSides New Orleans in New Orleans, LA on April 16th, 2016 – Facilitating Fluffy Forensics 2.0


Interop Security Summit in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, May 6th, 2016 – Managing IT Security With a Small (Or No) Staff

HackMiami in Miami, FL on – Bootstrapping A Security Research Project

MISC.conf  in St. Paul, MN on May 14th & 15th – Bootstrapping A Security Research Project

(ISC)² CyberSecureGov in Washington, D.C. on May 20th, 2016 – 15 Years Later: Data Awareness in a Post Robert Hanssen World 

Security BSides Boston in Boston, MA on May 21st, 2016 – Facilitating Fluffy Forensics 2.0


RVAsec in Richmond, VA on June 2nd, 2016 – Maneuvering Management Madness

Cloud Security World in Boston, MA – Facilitating Fluffy Forensics 2.0 & The Need to Destroy in the Era of Populous Data and Cloud

SANS DFIR Summit in Austin, TX on June 23rd, 2016 – Hello Barbie Forensics


Converge Information Security Conference in Detroit, MI on July 15th, 2016 – Keynote: Maneuvering Management Madness

As always, please reach out to me on Twitter – @andrewsmhay – if you want to schedule more than an ad-hoc meeting during any of the above conferences.  Hopefully we can meet up, talk about some interesting problems, and come up with some innovative solutions.

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Andrew Hay

Andrew Hay

With over 15 years of data security experience in various roles inside organizations as well as advising them, Andrew serves as the chief information security officer at DataGravity. He is responsible for the development and delivery of the company’s comprehensive data security strategy. Prior to DataGravity, Andrew was the director of research at OpenDNS (acquired by Cisco) and the director of applied security research and chief evangelist at CloudPassage.