Thursday, September 21, 2017
High Noon - Lunch and Keynote
1:00PM - 6:00PM Afternoon Sessions
6:00PM to 9:00PM Delegate Reception & Dinner
Location -
NCR Country Club

Friday, September 22, 2017
7:00AM - 8:00AM Hacker 5K Run

9:30AM - 12:00PM -Morning Session
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch and Keynote
1:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Session
Location -
NCR Country Club

Speaker's Dinner
(shhhh it's a secret)

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Annual Hacksec Invitational
Packetwars Cyber Challenge
10AM - 5PM
Location -


VIP After Party
8PM - ????
Club Masque

Delegate Speaker Bios:

Angus Blitter

Ahmad Abolhadid

Ahmad Abolhadid is a security analyst at ERNW GmbH, specialized in penetration testing of mobile apps. He holds a Masters degree of Communications and Media Engineering (CME) from HS Offenburg, Germany. He also has years of experience in the field of Telecommunications.

Sreepriya Chalakkal

Works at ERNW GmbH as a security researcher focused on Telecommunication security. She completed her masters from Technical University of Berlin and University of Trento with a dual degree in Computer Security and Privacy in March 2017. She is passionate about the security aspects of software and protocols. These days, she spends her time playing with telecommunication devices and sim cards. She also likes reversing binaries and staring at large code bases, packet captures and logs. She is inspired by the mission "Making the world a safer place" and loves to work towards fulfilling that mission.

Matthew Costa
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Matthew Costa is a senior undergrad at The University of Dayton. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems with a minor in Cyber Security Management. He aspires to someday work in the cyber security field.

Graeme Neilson

15 years experience in offensive information security. Now focused on helping defend. Information security researcher and speaker at international conferences including BlackHat USA, CanSecWest Canada, H2HC Brazil, Ruxcon Australia, Troopers Germany and Daycon USA. Particular interests include reverse engineering, cryptography and the security of large composed systems.

Ryan O'Shea
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Ryan O’Shea is an entrepreneur and futurist speaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the co-founder of the artificial intelligence startup Behaivior, which uses wearable devices to predict and intervene in human behavior. They are currently competing the $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. He is also an advisor and spokesman for biotechnology startup company Grindhouse Wetware, which uses technology to augment human capabilities. Ryan has produced and given talks around the world on this subject, including at BodyHacking Con in Austin and at the Biohacking Village at DEF CON. He produces and hosts the science and technology themed Future Grind podcast, and serves as a "Solar System Ambassador" representing NASA and CalTech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Ryan is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.

Michael Ossmann

Michael Ossmann is a wireless security researcher who makes hardware for hackers. Best known for the open source HackRF, Ubertooth, and Daisho projects, he founded Great Scott Gadgets in an effort to put exciting, new tools into the hands of innovative people. Ossmann focuses on SDR using the open-source GNURadio Companion GUI tool, which makes implementing a lot of cool SDR techniques as easy as dragging and dropping items into a flow diagram.

Brittany Postnikoff

Researcher | Speaker | Mentor | Scientist

Edmond Rogers

Edmond Rogers (CISSP) is a Security Engineer for the University of Illinois Information Trust Institute. Rogers has decades of defense experience and previously worked at a Fortune 500 Investor Owned Utility in the United States, where he was responsible for the cyber security of SCADA systems that operated the bulk electric system. He also founded an Internet Service Provider ( in the early 90's. His presentation will look at Armadillo 2.0, a UI for Windows that provides data flow visualization similar to power flow software. The visualization helps users find unwanted connections and provides a click and block capability.

Grace Rogers

Grace Rogers is a student studying Cyber Security at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA). In addition to her online degree studies, Grace is involved in several data analysis and visualization projects. She is currently Helping to design the front end of CyPSA’s visualization tool as an intern at Kaedago. Grace also works with researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on a tool to visualize the information presented in the NISTIR 7628 document. A journalistic background and childhood exposure to industry lingo has given her a knack for breaking down technologically advanced concepts into something the average person can understand. In her free time, Grace embraces her inner child by watching Disney movies and playing Dungeons & Dragons.

Virgil Vaduva

Virgil Vaduva (CISM, CISSP) is a founder of Cell 411 Inc., founder of 614con Hacker Summit, entrepreneur, crypto currency investor, a writer, speaker and Security evangelist with over 18 years of experience in the Information Security world.