Tarah Wheeler has made a career out of advancing the public’s understanding of cybersecurity. While we’re all aware of hacks and leaks, many of us feel that protecting our information is someone else’s job. Do you have a comprehensive plan in place to protect your most important assets? If something goes wrong, how will you react, put out fires, and recover lost trust? In this talk, Wheeler brings depth, warmth, and sparkling humor to an otherwise complex, but necessary, subject. From learning the fundamentals of cryptocurrency to how the Internet of Things might provide a gateway to hackers, Wheeler offers a breakdown of what you need to know—and do—to protect yourself, your partners, and your clients.
About Tarah Wheeler
Tarah Wheeler is an information security researcher, political scientist, author and entrepreneur. She is the Senior Director of Data Trust & Threat and Vulnerability Management at Splunk, as well as a Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America. Previously, she was the Senior Director of Engineering at Symantec Website Security. She is a contributing cybersecurity expert for the Washington Post, and is the lead author of the best-selling Women In Tech: Take Your Career to The Next Level With Practical Advice And Inspiring Stories.