Hats off to all those behind-the-scenes, generating online events. Their lifeblood essential now and inclusion has improved for us all. Transmitting my gratitude to everyone supporting that movement and paving a better way forward.

SecTor - Chad Calease
My last pre-COVID talk in lovely Toronto

“A Few Things Right: Insights from Live & Simulated Incident Response Failures” –> SecTor – October 2019, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

Public speaking isn’t easy but it’s always worthwhile. Some of my favorite things to present on are more about people and ideas than infosec or technology.

Neurodiversity as an Asset: The Upside to Thinking Just a Bit Differently + Panelist – Autism Q & A: Neurodiversity in the Workplace –> DerbyCon 9.0 – Mental Health Hacking & Wellness Village – September 2019, Mariott Lousiville, Louisville, KY, USA

If my house was on fire and I had to save an operating system that’s not Linux, I’d choose macos. Then, again, I’ve heard someone say that macos is the most popular Linux distribution of all time. There. I said it, too.

A Few Things Right: Insights from Live & Simulated Incident Response Failures –> MacTech – November 2018, Crowne Plaza and Marina, Redondo Beach, CA, USA

I enjoy hacker cons because they’re the best place to challenge whatever it is I think I know and learn from a most nuanced community that is generally supportive, always curious, and wildly creative.

“Dear InfoSec: You Want Ketchup With That?” –> BSides Chicago – May 2018, Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL, USA

ISACA logo (an information security certification authority)

InfoSec Needs Better UX: Blame TV Dinners –> IIA/ISACA Cyber Security & Hacker Conference – September 2018, SwissĂ´tel, Chicago, IL, USA