Speaker:
Dmitri Alperovitch
Co-Founder @CrowdStrike (Uncovered 2016 DNC Hack)

Dmitri Alperovitch is the Co-Founder and CTO of CrowdStrike Inc., a leading provider of next- generation endpoint security, threat intelligence and incident response services. A renowned computer security researcher, he is a thought-leader on cybersecurity policies and state tradecraft and has served as special advisor to Department of Defense. Prior to founding CrowdStrike, Dmitri was a Vice President of Threat Research at McAfee, where he led company’s global Internet threat intelligence analysis and investigations. In 2016, Alperovitch revealed the suspected Russian intelligence agencies' hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), events which unveiled the full scope of cyber influence operations being launched against the US 2016 Election. In 2016, Politico Magazine featured Alperovitch as one of “Politico 50” influential thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics. In 2013, Alperovitch received the prestigious recognition of being selected as MIT Technology Review’s “Young Innovators under 35” (TR35), an award previously won by such technology luminaries as Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg and Jonathan Ive.

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2018 Tracks

  • Microservices: Patterns & Practices

    Evolving, observing, persisting, and building modern microservices

  • Empowered Teams

    Safely running inclusive teams that are autonomous and self-correcting

  • Modern Java Reloaded

    Modern, Modular, fast, and effective Java. Pushing the boundaries of JDK 9 and beyond.

  • Developer Experience: Level up Your Engineering Effectiveness

    Improving the end to end developer experience - design, dev, test, deploy, operate/understand. Tools, techniques, and trends.

  • Practical Machine Learning

    Applied machine learning lessons for SWEs, including tech around TensorFlow, TPUs, Keras, Caffe, & more

  • Modern User Interfaces: Screens and Beyond

    Zero UI, voice, mobile: Interfaces pushing the boundary of what we consider to be the interface

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Next-gen architectures from the most admired companies in software, such as Netflix, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Goldman Sachs

  • Ethics in Computing

    Inclusive technology, Ethics and politics of technology. Considering bias. Societal relationship with tech. Also the privacy problems we have today (e.g., GDPR, right to be forgotten)

  • Container and Orchestration Platforms in Action

    Runtime containers, libraries, and services that power microservices

  • Modern CS in the Real World

    Thoughts pushing software forward, including consensus, CRDT's, formal methods, & probalistic programming

  • Finding the Serverless Sweetspot

    Stories about the pains and gains from migrating to Serverless.

  • Chaos, Complexity, and Resilience

    Lessons building resilient systems and the war stories that drove their adoption

  • Real World Security

    Practical lessons building, maintaining, and deploying secure systems

  • Blockchain Enabled

    Exploring Smart contracts, oracles, sidechains, and what can/cannot be done with blockchain today.

  • 21st Century Languages

    Lessons learned from languages like Rust, Go-lang, Swift, Kotlin, and more.