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Pete is an in-demand commentator on cybersecurity trends, significant breaches, and current events. He has shared his insights in print and online publications, independent blogs, television, and news programs, among other platforms. Pete is always eager to contribute his expertise where it may be valuable. For more information or inquiries, please visit the contact page.
Pete is a seasoned public speaker on topics such as cybersecurity, AI, national security, and entrepreneurship. He consistently delivers engaging talks at both public and private events, captivating audiences with live demonstrations of real and current threats. Pete offers valuable insights on security awareness and strategy, helping to educate and inform attendees. If you're interested in having Pete speak at your event, please get in touch through the contact page.
Today, I joined a panel at Austin Startup Week to discuss "How Unsupervised Neural Networking Roots Out Insider Threats." The conversation, took place at the Capital Factory here in Austin, Texas—an ideal setting for a forward-thinking cybersecurity discussion.
In the digital age, we've seen a steady evolution of threats, but none perhaps as chilling as the rise of deep fake voices and videos. The ability to mimic someone's voice and use it for malicious intent—from convincing others to take potentially dangerous actions, to fraudulent payments, or even opening security gaps—is a threat too severe to overlook. So, how do we safeguard ourselves in a landscape where our ears can't always be trusted? Enter the challenge response phrase or word.
Austin Startup Week, since its inception in 2011, has always been a vibrant tapestry of Austin's entrepreneurial spirit. A unique confluence of entrepreneurs, local leaders, and enthusiasts, it offers a rich platform to connect, collaborate, and grow. This year marks the 13th iteration of this celebrated event, which will span from November 6-10, 2023. From enlightening sessions, hands-on workshops, to dynamic startup showcases and networking mixers, Austin Startup Week promises to be an engaging experience. To all those who celebrate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, I wholeheartedly encourage you to register and be a part of this distinctive celebration of Austin's diverse community of trailblazers.
I attended Texas Cyber Summit for the first time this year. It was hosted at the Marriot in downtown Austin and spans date begin through date end. Overall, I enjoyed the event and plan on going back again next year.
While exploring the security aspects of ManageEngine ADAudit Plus, I discovered a security vulnerability (CVE-2023-32783) that may have far-reaching implications for other product users. These findings indicate that ADAudit Plus contains a vulnerability allowing Windows user accounts to remain completely undetected by ADAudit Plus.
I am delighted to announce the titles of my upcoming presentations for Black Hat 2023, both scheduled for August 10th. Here's a glimpse into what you can expect.
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Pete has lent his expertise as an author, contributor, and consultant to numerous publications, primarily focusing on cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, and national defense. His mission is to educate consumers and business leaders about today's and tomorrow's cyber threats, consistently providing valuable insights in every publication he contributes to. Explore Pete's featured publications to gain a deeper understanding of the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape.