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   Keynote Speakers 2005

   Thursday, May 26th

   Friday, May 27th

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Paul Vixie

Occupation: Founder & Chairman of Internet Software Consortium
Website: http://www.isc.org

Paul Vixie has been contributing to Internet protocols and UNIX systems as a protocol designer and software architect since 1980, and was a cofounder of ISC in 1994. Early in his career, he developed and introduced SENDS, proxynet, rtty, cron and other lesser-known tools. Paul is considered the primary modern author and technical architect of BIND8.

In 1995, Paul cofounded PAIX (Palo Alto Internet Exchange), which was sold to AboveNet in 1999, who in turn named Paul its Chief Technology Officer in 2000, and then President of the PAIX subsidiary in 2001.

Paul also cofounded MAPS (Mail Abuse Prevention System), a California nonprofit company established in 1998 with the goal of stopping the Internet's email system from being abused by spammers.

Along with Frederick Avolio, Paul co-wrote "Sendmail: Theory and Practice" (Digital Press, 1995). He has authored or co-authored a dozen or so RFCs, mostly on DNS and related topics. He is a member of ICANN RSSAC and ICANN DNSSAC, and a frequent participant in IETF and NANOG.


Steve Crocker

Occupation: CEO, Shinkuro, Inc.
Website: http://www.shinkuro.com

Steve Crocker is CEO of Shinkuro, Inc. where he focuses on peer-to-peer collaboration systems and security projects for the Internet. Steve also chairs ICANN's Security and Stability Advisory Committee and is on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society.

Crocker has worked in the Internet community since its inception. As a UCLA graduate student in the 1960's, Steve helped create the Arpanet protocols which were the foundation for today's Internet. For this work, Dr. Crocker received the 2002 IEEE Internet Award.

Crocker's career has spanned research and industry. Crocker has been a program manager at Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), a senior researcher at USCA'S Information Sciences Institute, and founder and director of the Computer Science Laboratory at the Aerospace Corporation. In 1986 he joined Trusted Information Systems as vice president and in 1994 was a co-founder and chief technology officer of CyberCash, Inc. In 1998, he founded and ran Executive DSL, a DSL-based ISP. In 1999 he and Joel Halpern founded Longitude Systems.


Hank Nussbacher

Occupation: Independent Networking Consultant
Website: http://interall.co.il/

Hank Nussbacher is an Internet consultant with specializations in BGP, routing design, anti-spam, anti-DDOS, threat analysis, Internet security, Cisco IOS and Internet performance.

Hank has worked as a consultant in many companies, among them:

IBM, Innowave, Softlink, ExLibris, Allot, Comverse, AT&T, Orange, Checkpoint Riverhead Networks (bought out by Cisco for $43M), StageOne Ventures and Gilat Satcom.

Previous to moving to Israel he mainly worked at the City University of New York (CUNY/UCC) where he helped design and implement Bitnet during 1980-1982.

From Oct 1996 till August 1997 he represented the IAB on the International Ad Hoc Committee (IAHC) to determine the future structure of the generic Top Level Domain system. This committee later became the iPOC (Interim Policy Oversight Committee) and then became ICANN - The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

Hank is the author of two IETF RFCs (1555 and 1556), a book and numerous articles which can be seen via his homepage.

His current interests focus on DDOS research and Internet perils of the future.

Dr. Alejandro Pisanty Baruch

Occupation: Director of Computing Academic Services - UNAM
Website: http://www.dgsca.unam.mx

Alejandro Pisanty is currently Director of Computing Academic Services at UNAM, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, in Mexico City, Mexico.

He also serves as Chairman of the Board of CUDI, Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet, the Mexican Internet 2 Consortium, as well as of ISOC Mexico. He has served UNAM as Coordinator of the Distance Education Project (1995-1997), Technical Secretary of the Computing Advisory Council (1991-1997) and Head of the Graduate School in Chemistry (1993-1995).

He is a Professor in the School of Chemistry. From UNAM he also leads the National Network for Videoconference in Education. Mr. Pisanty received a Bachelor´s degree in Chemistry, and M. Sc and Ph. D. Degrees in Physical Chemistry from UNAM. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung in Stuttgart, Germany (1984-1986).


Rebecca Gurley Bace

Occupation: President of Infidel, Inc
Website: http://www.infidel.net/

President of Infidel, Inc., a consulting practice specializing in intrusion detection and network security technology and strategy.

Prior to founding Infidel, Ms. Bace spent 13 years in government, the first 12 as an employee for the National Security Agency. She led the Computer Misuse and Anomaly Detection (CMAD) Research program from 1989 through 1995, as a charter member of NSA's Office of Information Security Research and Technology (R2).

As the leader of CMAD research, Ms. Bace championed much of the early research in Intrusion Detection, sponsoring academic research at Purdue University (COAST project), the University of California, Davis (Security Lab), University of New Mexico, and Tulane University.

Ms. Bace's research collaborations with Dr. David Icove of the Federal Bureau of Investigation led to the commercial publication of a manual for computer crime investigation. She and the CMAD workshop series she founded and sponsored were involved in the 1995 detection, traceback, and apprehension of Kevin Mitnick, at the time the FBI's most wanted computer criminal.

Ms. Bace received a NSA Distinguished Leadership Award in 1995, in recognition of her work building the national CMAD community. After leaving the NSA in 1996, Ms. Bace served as the Deputy Security Officer for the Computing, Information, and Communications Division of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. A native of Leeds, Alabama, Ms. Bace holds the Bachelor of Science from the University of the State of New York, and the Master of Engineering Science from Loyola College.

Eric Greenberg


Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder of NetFrameworks, Inc.

Website: http://www.netframeworks.com

Author of two books, Mission Critical Security Planner and Network Application Frameworks. He led Netscape’s security group managing the deployment of a range of groundbreaking technologies including the one used for nearly all security on the Internet today, the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL/TLS) protocol.

As Director of Engineering of Global SprintLink, he led the deployment of one of the largest international networks of its time. In his role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Litronic, Inc, Mr. Greenberg prepared the company’s smart card and identity management product and services for its successful IPO.

He has served on the staff of Bell Communications Research and holds a bachelors and masters degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland and Cornell University. He writes for leading industry magazines, serves on corporate advisory boards, and is frequently quoted in leading media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and others.


Ralph Logan

Occupation: Vice President Honeynet Project
CEO The Logan Group, Inc.
Website: http://www.honeynet.org/

Ralph Logan, former founder and CEO of Camisade, LLC and an industry pioneer in computer security industry advancements.

His nine years of experience in computer security brings a wealth of knowledge about customer needs and real-world security implementation.

His prior experience includes positions at GTE Internetworking/BBN, United States Department of Defense, Shell Oil, Toysmart.com, Guardent, Inc., and most recently Pentasafe Inc./NetIQ, Inc.

Mike Poor

Ocupation: Intrusion Detection Expert
SANS Internet Storm Center
Website: http://isc.sans.org

Mike is a founder and Senior Security Analyst for the DC firm Intelguardians LLC. In his recent past life he has worked for Sourcefire, as a research engineer, and for the SANS Institute leading their Intrusion Analysis Team. As a consultant, Mike conducts forensic analysis, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, security audits and architecture reviews. His primary job focus however is in intrusion detection, response, and mitigation. Mike currently holds both GSEC and GCIA certifications. Mike is an author of the international best selling Snort 2.1 book from Syngress, and is a Handler for the Internet Storm Center.


Greg Lenti

Occupation: PSS Microsoft Team
Website: http://www.microsoft.com

Liliana E. Velásquez Alegre Solha

Occupation: Manager at CAIS/RNP (Centro de Atendimento a Incidentes de Segurança da Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa)
Website: http://www.rnp.br/cais/

Solha holds the Bachelor of industrial engineering from the Lima University (ULima), Peru, and the Master of Computer Networking from Campinas University (UNICAMP), Brazil.

She is working in the IT area since 1989. Her interest in the network security area grew in 1996, when the coming of the commercial networks in Brazil occurred, being the brazilian networks easy targets of cyberattacks. She was invited to participate in the implementation of the CAIS (Security Incidents Response Center), CSIRT of the Brazilian Academic Network (RNP) and she assumed the management of the group in 1998.

She has received training specialized for to be Leading Auditor in the ISO-7799 norm by BSI Brazil; in the Auditing Networks, Perimeters & Systems area by SANS Institute in San Diego, CA, USA; as well as in the CSIRTs (Computer Security Incidents Response Teams) area by CERT/CC, Pittsburgh, USA. She holds MCSO (Certified Security Officer) certification, granted by the Modulo Educational Center.

She has chaired conferences and she has imparted courses and workshops in nationals and internationals events, promoting the culture of security between users, administrators and other IT professionals.

In 2001 she impelled and consolidated the filiation process form the CAIS/RNP to the FIRST - international forum that come together computer security response teams from all the world, also sponsoring the incoporation of other two CSIRTs: CL-CERT (Chile) and ArCERT (Argentina).

Since 2002 is part of the FIRST's Comite Gestor, constituting the first Latin American representation. She comes impelling in the last years the establishment from CSIRTs in Latin America, promoting the establishment of an initiative of regional cooperation.


Jason Milletary

Occupation: Member of the Technical Staff - CERT/CC
Website: http://www.cert.org

Francisco Jesús Monserrat Coll

Occupation: RedIRIS
Website: http://www.rediris.es

Francisco Monserrat, security coordinator at RedIRIS (the academic and research national network in Spain), member of FIRST since 1997. Red IRIS actively work altogether Task Force-CSIRT which promotes the cooperation among CSIRTs in Europe.

Francisco has presented a great number of conferences and their efforts focus in forensic analisis, cryptography and computer security incident reponse teams.


Jacomo Dimmit Boca Piccolini

Occupation: Analyst at CAIS/RNP (Centro de Atendimento a Incidentes de Segurança da Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa)
Website: http://www.rnp.br/cais/

Piccolini holds the Bachelor of production engineering from the Federal University of So Carlos (UFSCar), So Carlos, Brazil and he holds two masters degree, one of them granted for the Campinas University's Computer Institute and the other by the Economy Institute of the same university.

He holds GCIA and GCFA certifications, both grated by SANS Institute. Actually he is Principal Security Analyst in the CAIS (Security Incidents Response Center) of the of the Brazilian Academic Network (RNP).

He has chaired several conferences and he has imparted courses and workshops in nationals and internationals events, especially in the intrusion detection and forensci analysis area. In February 2004 he imparted the course Windows Forensic Analysis to FIRST's members during of the FIRST's Technical Colloquium.

He is coordinator of FIRST's workshops in technical events which take place twice per year, limited only to members associated to the FIRST.