David is an security evangelist who is currently working as Senior Security Researcher for Kaspersky Lab. He is responsible for not only research but also technical PR activities in the Nordic and Benelux region where his tasks often include vulnerability and threat research. He also performs alot of product and security audits, penetration tests, security research and public speaking engagements around the world. His day to day job is about improving awareness of the current and future threats and vulnerabilities to which both consumers and large enterprises are exposed and fight cybercrime. Additional to this he is also the technical advisor for the continuation of the Millennium books written by David Lagercrantz. Mr. Jacoby has also been included in multiple other books such as ”A Guide to Kernel Exploitation: Attacking the Core”, ”Generation 500” and ”Svenska Hackare”. Additional to being an advisor for book projects David is also often seen on TV in programs such as “Stoppa Tjuven” and TV4 Nyhetsmorgon.
David have about 20+ years of experience working in the IT security field. This have given him the opportunity to work in many interesting fields such as: Vulnerability and Threat Management, Customer Experience, Penetration Testing, Development and Fighting Cybercrime.
Common and false perceptions and problems in the security industry and together we will HACK the the security industry and they way we look at it today
What if we could reduce our IT-security costs? What if we could educate our staff and at the same help people in need? What if we could get better at IT-security without spending money?
We really need a new way to look at computer security because they way we work, educate our selfs and others are obsolete. In this provocative presentation David will go though the most common false perceptions and problems in the security industry and we will together HACK the the security industry and they way we look it today.