Kevin Cardwell

President of Cyber2LAbs

Security Attacks & Solutions

Session Title | Deploying Advanced Defense and Deception

No product will make us secure, estimates are more than $100 Billion was spent in 2019 on cyber security products, yet we had many data breaches, we are losing the battle, so it is time for another approach. Organizations need to start with the foundations of defense in preparation for deploying deception and taking control of your networks.

"Spent 22 years in the U.S. Navy. He has worked as both software and systems engineer on a variety of Department of Defense projects.
An Instructor, Curriculum Developer, Technical Editor and Author for Computer Forensics, and Hacking courses. Author of the EC Council Ethical Hacking Core Skills, Advanced Penetration Testing and ICS/SCADA Security courses.

Chaired the Cybercrime and Cyberdefense Summit in Oman and was Executive Chairman of the Oil and Gas Cyberdefense Summit. He is author of Building Virtual Pentesting Labs for Advanced Penetration Testing 1st and 2nd edition, Advanced Penetration Testing for Highly Secured Environments 2nd Edition and Backtrack: Testing Wireless Network Security and Defense and Deception: Confuse and Frustrate the Hackers (to be published August 2020). He holds a BS in Computer Science from National University in California and a MS in Software Engineering from the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Texas. He developed the Strategy and Training Development Plan for the first Government CERT in the country of Oman that is rated as the top CERT for the Middle East. He serves as a professional training consultant to the Oman Information Technology Authority and developed the team to man the first Commercial Security Operations Center in the country of Oman. He has worked extensively with banks and financial institutions throughout the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the UK in the planning of a robust and secure architecture and implementing requirements to meet compliance. He currently provides consultancy to Commercial companies. He provides training and consultancy to the Oman CERT and the SOC team in monitoring and incident identification of intrusions and incidents within the Gulf region. He holds the CEH, ECSA. LPT, APT, CTIA, CSA CHFI as well as other certifications."