August 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
San Jose — Silicon Valley Comic Con

RISE OF THE HACKERS: Don’t fear them. Join them.

(Saturday, August 17 at 5PM in Room 212ABCD)

Moderated by Sheera Frenkel, New York Times

  • Jennifer Arcuri, Founder, Hacker House, serial entrepreneur and disrupter
  • Parisa Tabriz, Browser Boss, “Security Princess” and head of Project Zero, Google
  • Eva Galperin, Director of Cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation



Ideas to cover:

  • Define “hacking”
  • What motivates hackers to hack in the real world?
  • How are hackers typically depicted in movies/TV?
  • Challenges of depicting hacking and cybersecurity on screen.
  • Future of cybersecurity: good, bad, and ugly
  • What should humans be worried about?
  • Are there any misconceptions about security you’d offer clarity on?
  • Why should we (gov’t/corporations/small biz/etc) “join” them instead of run from them?