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Hear from the biggest names in cybersecurity

Saunders College is hosting the top names in cybersecurity on Mondays in November. They will share their experience and insights on how our cyber world impacts life, business, and exploring cyber careers. Registration is required to receive Zoom webinar details. This week features:

  • 6:00 PM - Chris Roberts, vCISO, Advisor, Researcher, Hacker, Etc. at Hillbilly Hit Squad

    • Hacking, Research, Transportation, Counter Intelligence, Deception, BioHacking, and anything else that looks odd, strange or interesting at 2:00 am...
  • 7:30 PM - Caleb Barlow, CEO at Cynergistek

    • Healthcare Cybersecurity, Privacy and Compliance, Immersive Cyber Ranges for Incident Response Resilience put a Security Operations Center on the back of a Semi-Truck

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See below for speaker details.

Chris Roberts @6:00 PM
Hillbilly Hit Squad (view on LinkedIn and on
Twitter at
Will Hack for Tea and Biscuits @Sidragon1)

Chris is currently serving as a vCISO or advisor for a number of entities and organizations around the globe.  His most recent projects are focused within the deception, identity, cryptography, Artificial Intelligence, and services space. Over the years, he's founded or worked with a number of folks specializing in OSINT/SIGING/HUMINT research, intelligence gathering, cryptography, and deception technologies. These days he’s working on spreading the risk, maturity, collaboration and communication word across the industry. (Likely while coding his EEG driven digital clone that’s monitoring his tea and biscuit consumption!)

Since the late 90’s Chris has been deeply involved with security R&D, consulting, and advisory services in his quest to protect and defend businesses and individuals against various types of attack. Prior to that he jumped out of planes for a living, visiting all sorts of interesting countries and cultures while doing his best to avoid getting shot at too often. (Before that, he managed to get various computers confiscated by a number of European entities.)

He’s considered one of the world’s foremost experts on counter threat intelligence and vulnerability research within the Information Security industry. He’s also getting a name for himself in the transportation arena, basically anything with wings, wheels, tracks, tyres, fins, props or paddles has been the target for research for the last 10-15 years…to interesting effect.

Chris has led or been involved in information security assessments and engagements for the better part of 25 years and has a wealth of experience with regulations such as GLBA, GDPR, HIPAA, HITECH, FISMA, and NERC/FERC.  He has also worked with government, state and federal authorities on standards such as CMS, ISO, and NIST.

Chris has been credentialed in many of the top IT and information security disciplines and as a CyberSecurity advocate and passionate industry voice, he is regularly featured in national newspapers, television news, industry publications and several documentaries. He can typically be found waving arms on a stage somewhere on this planet…or hacking into whatever’s taken his fancy… (Cows being one of the more bizarre things, we’ll ignore things in space for now.)

As one of the well-known hackers and researchers, Chris is routinely invited to speak at industry conferences. CNN, The Washington Post, WIRED, Business Insider, USA Today, Forbes, Newsweek, BBC News, Wall Street Journal, and numerous others have covered him in the media.

And worst case, to jog the memory, Chris was the researcher who gained global attention in 2015 for demonstrating the linkage between various aviation systems, both on the ground and while in the air that allowed the exploitation of attacks against flight control system.

Caleb Barlow @ 7:30 PM
Cynergistek (view on LinkedIn)

Caleb Barlow is a public company CEO and security professional. He is presently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cynergistek – a trusted partner in healthcare for security, privacy and compliance.

Prior to joining Cynergistek, Caleb led the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence organization. In 2016 he built X-Force Command – part of a $200M investment in a global incident response services, updated watch floors, the industry’s first immersive cyber range and an incident command system for responding to major cyber incidents. In 2018 Mr. Barlow invented the Cyber Tactical Operations Center which is a first-of-its-kind training, simulation and security operations center on wheels.

Caleb has a broad background having led technical teams in product development, product management, strategy, marketing and cloud service delivery. He has also led the integration efforts of on multiple IBM acquisitions.

Mr. Barlow is a sought after speaker on the subject of security. He has appeared on the TED stage, the Today Show and regularly appears on national news broadcasts. Caleb’s views have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, New York Times and dozens of other publications. He has testified to the US Congress and he was invited by the President of the UN General Assembly to discuss his views at the United Nations.

External to IBM, Caleb has been in leadership roles at two successful startups – Syncra Systems, which is now part of Oracle, and Ascendant Technology, which was acquired by Avent. Caleb also holds multiple patents in the field of Unified Communications.


Rick Mislan,
Zoom Webinar
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm