Originally broadcast on: Thursday 25th February, 10:00 (GMT)

AI: malicious uses and abuses

In this episode of teissTalk we discussed:

  • Social engineering at scale – how plausible is this scenario, and how can InfoSec Leaders prepare their colleagues?
  • Criminal Business Intelligence – how Machine Learning is improving the efficiency of malware-based organisations
  • How are cyber criminals using deep fake technology and how can InfoSec leaders protect their people and organisations?

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Geoff White

Investigative journalist Geoff White has covered technology for BBC News, Channel 4 News, Audible, Forbes online and many others.

An experienced public speaker, he has given keynote talks at some of the UK’s largest tech events, in addition to hosting conferences and chairing panels at venues ranging from London’s Chatham House think-tank to the Latitude music festival.


Linus Neumann

Hacker and psychologist

Linus Neumann is a hacker and psychologist. As consultant for IT security he has been an expert on several committees of the German Bundestag.

Linus Neumann has been fascinated by the world of source codes since he was ten years old. Today, the graduated psychologist consults private companies from the financial sector as well as operators of of critical infrastructures. In the Chaos Computer Club he is involved in network political topics.

He became known to a broad public through his podcast “Logbuch: Netzpolitik”, which he published together with Tim Pritlove. Linus Neumann used to write regularly, now sporadically for the blog netzpolitik.org.

Stephen Spick

Head of Information Security, Cyber Security and Compliance

Stephen is Head of Information Security, Cyber Security and Compliance at SHL and has been in his current position for over 2 years. He is an experienced Information Security Officer with a demonstrated history of working for major global organisations.

Ed Williams

Trustwave SpiderLabs EMEA

Edward Williams is a seasoned cyber security specialist with 10 years directly focused on penetration testing and consultancy for Government and private sector organisations.

He heads up penetration testing within Trustwave’s elite team of forensic investigators, researchers and ethical hackers, Spiderlabs, as Director for EMEA.

Holding an MSc degree in Information Security and Computer Crime Edward previously worked as a Principal Security Consultant specializing in Internal Infrastructure, Security Architecture and Red Teaming where he conducted many STAR and CBEST engagements.  Edward was also responsible for the creation and maintenance of many internal methodologies, standards and practices.

Much of Edward’s work concentrated on securing critical national infrastructures.  Edward holds many industry certifications including CREST CCSAS and is now a CREST assessor where he creates and proctors exams within the U.K.

Edward has authored many tools and blogs, and was TSC (Technical Security Consultancy) consultant of the year 17/18 for the largest non-government penetration testing team in the world.

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