FireEye at RISK 2020: Emerging technologies for Espionage Tradecraft

This presentation will discuss the confluence of emerging technologies such as 5G, IOT, Quantum Computing and AI to demonstrate how adversaries could exploit them for espionage purposes. We will conclude by exploring how best we could mitigate the risk of these technologies.

About the presenter:

Kah-Kin Ho joined FireEye in April 2016 as Senior Director for EMEA Public Sector of FireEye. In this role, Kah-Kin is responsible for the development of FireEye’s EMEA Public Sector strategy to help government customers improve their cyber security maturity. He also provides thought leadership on strategic cyber security issues such as global power balance, international law, public-private partnership, etc.

Prior to this, Kah-Kin had been with Cisco for 20 years in various leadership positions and in his role as the Head of Strategic Security, a position he had held since January 2014, he played a key role in developing and shaping Cisco’s strategic positioning in security that aligns with customer requirements. He has also served in the Advisory group of EUROPOL European Cyber Crime Center (EC3) and taught Cyber Security Strategy and Policy at ETH Zürich.

His other passion is in Counter Terrorism where he spent 18 months starting 2009 on counter terrorism research with a focus on mitigating impact of terrorist incidents. Current interest areas are in radicalization and intelligence failure.

Prior to this, Kah-Kin was a Solution Architect in the Global Government Solutions Group working on large Defense programs in Asia Pacific and Europe. In addition, Kah-Kin has spent 4 years working with Defense System Integrators to jointly develop communications solution for the Tactical Battlefield. Kah-Kin has also filed 2 US Patents on IP Networking protocols.

Kah-Kin graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Buffalo with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He also has a Master’s degree in Security Policy and Crisis Management from ETH Zürich.

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