Omar Santos is a cybersecurity thought leader with a passion for driving industry-wide initiatives to enhance the security of critical infrastructures. Omar is the lead of the DEF CON Red Team Village, the chair of the Common Security Advisory Framework (CSAF) technical committee, the founder of OpenEoX, and board member of the OASIS Open standards organization. Omars collaborative efforts extend to numerous organizations, including the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) and the Industry Consortium for Advancement of Security on the Internet (ICASI).
Omar is a renowned expert in ethical hacking, vulnerability research, incident response, and AI security. He employs his deep understanding of these disciplines to help organizations stay ahead of emerging threats. His dedication to cybersecurity has made a significant impact on businesses, academic institutions, law enforcement agencies, and other entities striving to bolster their security measures.
With more than 20 books, video courses, white papers, and technical articles under his belt, Omars expertise is widely recognized and respected. Omar is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco focusing on AI security, research, incident response, and vulnerability disclosure. You can follow Omar on Twitter @santosomar.
Petar Radanliev is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. He obtained his PhD at the University of Wales in 2014. He continued with postdoctoral research at Imperial College London, the University of Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford before moving to the Department of Computer Science. His current research focuses on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, quantum computing, and blockchain technology. Before joining academia, Dr. Petar Radanliev spent ten years as a Cybersecurity Manager for RBS, the largest bank in the world at the time, and five years as a Lead Penetration Tester for the Ministry for Defence.