Ethics of Hacking: Doing Good with Security Skills

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:15 PM to 4:10 PM
Tech Industry & EnterprisePre-Recorded


When most of us hear the term “hacker,” we envision an anonymous and antagonistic man under a hooded sweatshirt wreaking havoc from his keyboard. But there’s an entire community of “ethical hackers” in the cybersecurity industry who are actually putting their deeply technical skills to good use — in some cases, even saving lives. In this panel, a renowned Chief Information Security Officer from one of the world’s largest digital security companies will sit down with two of her peers to discuss the ethical boundaries of hacking: from hunting APTs from their own home network, to altruistic intrusions from an airplane WiFi. You’ll hear first-hand anecdotes from these disruptors and walk away with an understanding of the moral underpinnings of the unique skill set of hackers.
Event Type
Conference Theme
An Uncharted Future
Closed Captioned
On Demand