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Wednesday, August 10 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Expedition Behavior: What mountaineers, astronauts, and cybersecurity practitioners have in common

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What do mountain climbers, astronauts, and cybersecurity practitioners all have in common? High risk situations are a regular part of the job. Whether it’s the vacuum of space, avalanches, or losing customers' data, we have a shared need to collaborate well in adverse conditions. Expedition Behavior is a term originally coined by the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) to describe successful teamwork in the adverse conditions that mountaineers often face. NASA has adopted Expedition Behavior is now part of the astronaut training curriculum. In this talk we will discuss the meaning of Expedition Behavior, how you can adopt it and how you can apply the underlying principles and teachings to a cybersecurity organization.

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Robin Shostack

Program Lead for Offensive Security (Red Team)Over a 16 year career at Google, Robin has worked in the security, privacy, and identity organizations - as well as several products with over a billion users. Robin is the Program Lead for Google’s Offensive Security (Red Team) operation... Read More →

Wednesday August 10, 2022 2:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
The Westin Las Vegas And Spa The Westin Las Vegas And Spa, 160 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109