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Security Track

Today’s IT environment is becoming faster and more functional than ever. Unfortunately, it’s also becoming harder to secure. Thanks to a wide range of new and sophisticated threats and attacks – and an ever-evolving slate of technologies for defending against them – security has become one of IT’s most complex and dynamic challenges. The Interop Security track will help IT professionals gain insight into the latest threats and emerging best practices for managing them. Attendees will get insight into progressive strategies for protecting data and networks, and the changing needs of security as enterprise infrastructure expands across the cloud, the Internet of Things, and the digital economy. 

Track Chair


Tim Wilson

Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder

Dark Reading.com

Tim Wilson is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Dark Reading.com, the IT industry’s most widely-read online community for computer security. In this role, Wilson is responsible for managing the site, assigning and editing much of the content, and writing breaking news stories. Wilson also directs the content behind Dark Reading's webcasts, digital issues, and the Dark Reading University program, and is a contributor to UBM’s Black Hat and Interop events. Wilson has been recognized three times as one of the top cybersecurity journalists in the U.S. in voting among his peers held by the SANS Institute. In 2011, Wilson was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Voices in Security in research conducted by SYS-CON Media. Prior to joining Dark Reading.com, Wilson was the business editor for Network Computing, one of the industry’s leading communities on IT infrastructure and networking. A veteran of the IT industry, Wilson has spent 20 years as a journalist, including eight years as a top editor and reporter for CMP Media’s InternetWeek (originally called Communications Week). As executive editor of DataTrends Publications Inc., a newsletter publisher, Wilson founded four industry newsletters on the subject of data communications, edited several others, and wrote a half-dozen books on the topic. Wilson also has served as an industry analyst with two globally-recognized IT consulting firms: Decisys Inc. (now part of Gartner) and Enterprise Management Associates.

Vincent Liu

Partner

Bishop Fox

Vincent Liu (CISSP) is a Partner at Bishop Fox, an information security consulting firm providing services to the Fortune 500, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. In this role, he oversees firm management, client matters, and strategy.

Vincent is a recognized expert, having presented at Black Hat, Microsoft BlueHat, and ToorCon. He is regularly cited by the press, and interviewed by media outlets like Al Jazeera and NPR. Vincent has also co‑authored seven books including several industry best-sellers, such as: Hacking Exposed Wireless 1st and 2nd Edition; Hacking Exposed Web Applications 3rd Edition. He serves as returning faculty at the Practicising Law Institute, and sits on the advisory boards for the University of Advancing Technology and the cyber security accelerator, Mod N Labs.

Prior to founding Bishop Fox, Vincent led the Attack & Penetration team for the Global Security unit at Honeywell International. Before that, he was a consultant with the Ernst & Young Advanced Security Centers and an analyst at the National Security Agency.

Security Sessions


Monday, May 2

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, May 3

How to Register


The following passes will get you access to the Interop program:

  • 5-Day Pass (Monday-Friday: 2 days of summits/workshops & 3 days of conference sessions)
  • 3-Day Pass (Conference sessions Wednesday-Friday)
  • 2-Day Pass (Summits & Workshops Monday & Tuesday)