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No matter how sophisticated the technology, it still takes people!

Please join us on:
Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:30 PM
University of Missouri - Saint Louis
Express Scripts Hall - Room 204

5:30 - Networking - Light Refreshments
6:00 - Presentation

(waived for current students with valid Student ID card):

$10.00 if paid prior to noon on 2/20/2018
$15.00 if paid after noon on 2/20/2018

While we encourage advance registration to save you money, please be aware that it is non-refundable.

If you choose to pay at the door, please click here and send us an email with your name, company or affiliation, and daytime phone so that we can order your parking pass.

If you do not have a parking pass, you will be ticketed by campus police.

Ethical Hacking / Penetration Testing

Michael Collins, an ethical hacker with over 20 years of experience in information security, primarily as an ethical hacker, will be speaking on:

  • How he first got into hacking.
  • What it is like to work as a professional hacker.
  • How ethical hacking/penetration testing has changed over the years.
  • Different kinds of hacking/penetration testing work you can do
  • Good learning resources if you are interested in becoming an ethical hacker.

Michael Collins has over 20 years of experience in information security--primarily as an ethical hacker. He worked in consulting for 15 years at both Ernst & Young and Deloitte where he was responsible for conducting penetration testing for a wide variety of companies including financial services, energy, manufacturing and government clients. Michael joined MasterCard in 2011 where he was responsible for performing security testing on MasterCard products and platforms. He recently worked on the security testing of MasterCard’s MDES platform, which supports mobile payment platforms such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet, as well as MasterCard's mobile wallet solution. He currently works in the Offensive Security group at Enterprise Holdings.