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AWS Detroit Meetup
September 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Networking & Lunch: 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Talk: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Q&A: 1:30pm – 1:45pm
Lunch will be provided; we hope to see you there! Please arrive by 12:15pm to ensure you have time check-in and get settled in for the talk.
Security happens where man meets machine. Or, fails to happen, as we see all too often. Blame the users. They’ll click anything. Blame the developers. Half their code is riddled with vulnerabilities anyways. Blame the IT staff. You’d think they’d at least know better. But perhaps, we’ve been placing the blame on the wrong places. What exactly happens where people and technology meet? At that moment, that very moment, what factors in human psychology and industrial design are at play? And suppose we could pause time for a moment. Suppose we could tease out those factors. Could we design a better experience, design a better outcome, design a better path to the future? This session explores these questions and identifies lessons the cybersecurity field can learn from industrial design. Because design theory? Design theory is cool.
Wolfgang is a cybersecurity strategist and an active part of the Michigan security community. He co-founded the OWASP Detroit chapter and organizes the annual Converge and BSides Detroit conferences. Wolfgang has held roles such as the Vice President of Consulting, Security Officer, and Vice President of Technology Services. He regularly advises clients on topics ranging from risk management, incident response, business continuity, secure development life cycles, and more.