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Data Security Dreams and Nightmares



Alex Holden shares his lessons learned by observing and assisting with data breaches, and explains how to avoid them and what can be done to emerge successfully from a bad situation. It is a behind-the-scenes look into many major data breach dynamics.


Alex Holden is the founder and CISO of Hold Security. Under his leadership, Hold Security played a pivotal role in Information Security and Threat Intelligence, becoming one of the most recognizable names in its field. He is credited with the discovery of many high profile breaches including Adobe Systems and JPMorgan. In 2014, he discovered the largest breach of data to-date: Cybervor breach.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Nov 01, 2018