Speaking Engagements

Learn about upcoming talks, seminars, and panels on AI and cybersecurity

Bryan Hurd Speaks at Information Systems Security Association

Speaker: Bryan Hurd
Date: 21 September 2017
Location: Community Center at Mercer Island
Title: Advanced Adversaries and Insider Threat – Global Trends and Next-Generation Analytics

Bryan Hurd, Senior Director of Security Strategy for Versive, founded the US Navy’s Cyber Counterintelligence Program in the early 1990’s and was Microsoft’s Cyber Crime Center’s first-ever Chief of Intelligence. He will discuss The evolution of cyber adversaries, including motives, targets, and affiliations, as well as zero-day exploits, ransomware, and how AI-powered adversary detection can tip the scales for good.


Bryan Hurd Speaks on Cybersecurity Expert Panel at PIMCO Summit

Speaker:Bryan Hurd
Date: 26 September 2017
Location: California
Title: PIMCO Keynote Panel

Bryan Hurd, Senior Director of Security Strategy for Versive, will join the CEO of Cylance and the VP of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint on a cybersecurity expert panel at PIMCO’s annual summit. Panel members will offer global perspectives on the cybersecurity threat landscape, machine learning, artificial intelligence, the role of government in cybersecurity, and the global cybersecurity skills gap that has become the most critical challenge for enterprises in every field, worldwide.


Open Web Application Security Project Leadership Council, San Francisco

Greg Smithies, Versive’s head of finance, and Ryan Sakowski will be presenting at the OWASP San Francisco Leadership Council.

Topic: Cybersecurity and AI
Date: September 12, 2017
Location: San Francisco, California


American Society of Health Risk Management Annual Conference

Rob Knake will be speaking on a panel at the American Society of Health Risk Management Annual Conference:

Topic: Cybersecurity in Healthcare
Date: October 16, 2017
Location: Seattle, Washington