CSAW'16 Speakers

Keynote and Featured Speakers:

Eduardo E. Cabrera
Neil Hershfield
Lucas Moody

Women in Cyber Security Speakers:

Courtney Dayter
Lucie Hayward

Keynote and featured speakers


Eduardo E. Cabrera, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Trend Micro

Security Expert Luncheon Keynote Address, Nov. 11, 12:00 PM, Dibner Building, LC 400

Eduardo E. Cabrera is a trusted advisor and a proven cybersecurity leader. He is responsible for analyzing emerging cybersecurity threats to develop innovative and resilient enterprise risk management strategies for Fortune 500 clients and strategic partners. Before joining Trend Micro, he was a 20-year veteran of the United States Secret Service with experience leading information security, cyber investigative, and protective programs in support of the Secret Service integrated mission of protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure and its leaders.

Recently, he served as the Secret Service CISO where he was responsible for establishing and maintaining a global information security and data privacy program to protect Secret Service data information assets and systems. He led a team of Information System Security Officers and Compliance Specialists to develop and deploy continuous risk assessment and mitigation programs and policies critical to protecting the Secret Service enterprise.

Mr. Cabrera started his career in the Secret Service in Miami, Florida where he worked on and led major cyber crime investigations against criminal groups that targeted financial and retail sectors. He moved on to Washington D.C. to proudly serve on the Presidential Protective Division for President George W. Bush and then transitioned to the Secret Service Criminal Investigative Division. There he led cyber forensic operations in support of Secret Service large-scale data breach investigations and served as the Secret Service Advisor to the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). At the NCCIC, he was responsible for identifying, analyzing, and sharing malicious data breach indicators derived from active Secret Service investigations and worked closely with Department of Treasury, the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) to create public/private threat intelligence sharing strategies and programs to combat data breaches targeting the financial sector.

He is a guest lecturer at New York University Polytechnic Institute, Computer Science and Engineering Department and was a contributing subject matter expert on law enforcement; cyber security strategy and policy; and computer forensics and network intrusion incident response for the 2014 Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World; 2012 Homeland Security Advisory Council Task Force on Cyber Skills Report; and 2012 Insider Threat Study: Illicit Cyber Activity Involving Fraud in the U.S. Financial Services Sector. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Twitter: @Ed_E_Cabrera 

Neil Hershfield, Deputy Director, ICS-CERT / NCCIC / U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Featured Speaker, Automated Control Systems, Nov. 12, 9:15 AM, Pfizer Auditorium

Neil Hershfield is employed with Cybersecurity and Communications of the U. S. Department of Homeland Security. Neil is Deputy Director for ICS-CERT, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team. Prior to his current role, Neil was Program Manager for the National Cyber Security Division Mission Support contract with SRA International, Inc. Previously, Neil was employed with The Dow Chemical Company and held a variety of managerial and leadership positions in Economic Development, the Chemical Sector Cyber Security Program, Global eCommerce, Marketing and Sales.

lucas-moody.pngLucas Moody, CISO, Palo Alto Networks

Opening Keynote Address, First Principles, Nov. 10, 7:00 PM, Pfizer Auditorium 

Lucas Moody, currently Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer at Palo Alto Networks is a technology executive noted for information security thought leadership, business innovation and leading companies through major crises. Lucas is a leader with strong technical and operations roots leveraging a true passion for protecting the Internet community. With experience in information security operations, e-crime investigations, threat management, security engineering, cyber fraud, forensics and threat intelligence he builds and leads great teams to accelerate business growth and gain competitive advantages by enabling security with a focus on the customer experience.

Lucas brings a global perspective having managed a multi-disciplined global team of engineers across North America, Europe and Asia, and has lived and worked overseas and in various parts of the United States during his career.

Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Lucas built out security operations and engineering capabilities at large companies like Intuit, eBay, KPMG, and Oracle.

When he is not working, his passions are his daughters, sailing, cars, road trips, and food.

Women in Cyber Security Speakers

Courtney Dayter, Consultant, Cyber Security Investigations, Kroll

Women in Cyber Security: Decrypt Your Future Workshop, Nov. 11, 9:30 AM, Dibner, LC 400

Courtney Dayter is a Consultant with Kroll’s Cyber Investigations practice. Courtney has experience in cyber investigations, specializing in forensics and incident response. Courtney has performed many digital evidence examinations and has worked cases involving ransomware, insider theft, and credit card breaches. She is experienced in collecting and preserving forensic evidence. Courtney is an active member of the Kroll Women in Cyber alliance.

Courtney holds a BS in Digital Forensics from Chestnut Hill College. Over the course of her career, Courtney has participated in cyber-focused classes, seminars and conferences. Courtney holds AccessData Certified Examiner and BK Forensics Mobile Certification.

Prior to joining Kroll, Courtney was a Research Assistant for Chestnut Hill College.

Lucie Hayward, Managing Consultant, Cyber Investigations, Kroll

Women in Cyber Security: Decrypt Your Future Workshop, Nov. 11, 9:30 AM, Dibner, LC 400

Lucie Hayward is a Managing Consultant with the Kroll Cyber Investigations Team. In her current role, she manages incident response, forensics and consulting projects for clients. She also facilitates and manages risk assessment engagements and Incident Response Tabletop Exercises. Her experience and credentials in project management, security administration, security awareness and training, and incident response make her an invaluable member of the cyber team.

Prior to joining Kroll, Lucie has managed projects for such large organizations as Target Corporation, Hershey, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. Lucie is a PMP-certified project manager who has handled large scale projects spanning multiple vendors and clients. She has a background in security related projects, as well as software development and web design.

Lucie is CISSP-certified and experienced in multiple domains including security administration, and security awareness and training. Additionally, she advises Kroll’s clients on best practices in incident response planning with the goal of improving their ability to detect and respond to a cyber incident. She plans and executes tabletop exercises to assist clients in validating and testing their plans.

Lucie has been a volunteer with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for several years, and is the current President of the PMI Nashville chapter. She frequently speaks on Project Management, Leadership, and Incident Response Planning.