Charlie Mewshaw is the security operations and incident handling team lead at UNC Chapel Hill's information security office and co-host of the podcast Data@Rest. He's a perpetual optimist that things are getting better in the field and that people, not appliances, are at the core of strong security programs. He has the CISSP, CASP, and GPEN certifications. He enjoys making things at work that kick off SCEP alerts and then watching the enterprise monitors try to figure out what just happened. His hobbies include video games, tabletop games, and hiking.
Be Kind to the N00bz: Effective Knowledge and Resource Sharing
Everyone has to start somewhere, and with the constantly escalating presence of information security and hacking related news, television shows, and even academic programs, there's a whole generation coming up looking for fortune and glory as "133t h4x0rz." How our community treats these folks is going to shape the future. Join this panel for an informative and accessible discussion on how to handle those curious up-and-comers looking to dabble in the dark arts by offering solid and safe paths for exploration and discovery.