Annual KnowBe4 user conference taking place in person April 24-26 in Orlando, FL with expert speakers including Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and executive chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator, Rachel Wilson, managing director and head of cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Dr. Bilyana Lilly, director of security intelligence and geostrategy, Krebs Stamos Group
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced registration details and its lineup of speakers who will cover the latest topics of cybersecurity with a focus on security culture, awareness and cyber defenses at the organization’s annual user conference KB4-CON 2023 in Orlando, FL April 24-26.
Registration for the annual event is open now for KnowBe4 customers, channel partners and non-customers at a registration fee of only $99 per person. Registration provides attendees access to keynotes and breakout sessions, the KnowBe4 Lab, including the all new Integration Alley, the KB4-CON 2023 welcome reception and celebration along with meals, appetizers and drinks throughout the event and access to virtual content for 90 days. Attendance is limited and so early registration is encouraged as last year’s event was a sell-out.
Following a welcome from KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman, keynote sessions will begin and continue throughout the conference with a total of nine speakers, six of whom are KnowBe4 employees. The event features three guest keynote speakers including Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and executive chairman of Silverado Policy Accelerator will deliver a talk entitled, “Building Security Culture: Successful Strategies for Managing Today's Cyber Threat Landscape”. This session will delve into real-world examples of how organizations of all sizes have built security cultures with accountability to successfully manage the risk and mitigate the impact of an inevitable cyber incident.
Another guest keynote speaker is Rachel Wilson, managing director and head of cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. This session entitled, “Cyber Risks and Threats in 2023,” will highlight the current cybersecurity threats facing companies, institutions and individuals from nation states, cyber organized crime syndicates and individual hackers looking to make money or create mayhem.
Finally, on Wednesday, guest keynote speaker Dr. Bilyana Lilly, director of security intelligence and geostrategy, Krebs Stamos Group who will deliver a talk entitled, “Applying Geostrategic Insight to Improve Cyber Defense”. This session will cover recent key events such as Russia’s war in Ukraine, that provide insight into the evolution and role of cyber operations in support of states’ national interests.
Additionally, the audience will have the opportunity to experience the KnowBe4 Lab and Product Theatre where KnowBe4 employees will be available to answer questions, provide tips, demos and more. The conference will also feature networking opportunities through the welcome reception and meetups. Furthermore, the agenda includes an exclusive Ask Me Anything session with Sjouwerman and Greg Kras, chief product officer, KnowBe4 where the pair will be taking live questions from the audience.
“We are happy to return to Orlando this April for the sixth annual KB4-CON event,” said Sjouwerman. “KB4-CON 2023 will not only focus on the trends and basics of the cyber landscape, but will also take a deep dive into the importance and integral components of security culture. We look forward to bringing together industry professionals for this world-class experience to learn, collaborate and have fun while sharing new ideas and gaining new perspectives.”
KB4-CON 2023 will be open to all security professionals from April 24-26, 2023. The event sessions will focus on peer insights, product updates and best practices, as well as some of the hottest topics in cybersecurity such as compliance, ransomware, security awareness and more.
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 54,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as their last line of defense.