We are pleased to announce that David Kennedy will be keynoting RVAs3c 2014!

dave-kennedyDavid is the Founder and Principal Security Consultant for TrustedSec, who provides information security consulting services for a large portion of the Fortune 1000 space as well as medium-sized companies. Prior to TrustedSec, David was a Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Diebold Incorporated, a Fortune 1000 company located in over 80 countries with over 16,000 employees. David developed a global security program that tackled all aspects of information security. David is considered a thought leader in the security field and has presented at over three hundred conferences worldwide.

David has had numerous guest appearances on Fox News, CNN, CNBC, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, BBC, The Katie Show, and other high-profile media outlets. David is the founder of DerbyCon, a large-scale information security conference. David has testified in front of Congress on multiple occasions on the threats we face in security and in the government space.

David also co-authored Metasploit: The Penetration Testers Guide, which was number one on Amazon in security for over a year. David was also one of the founding members of the “Penetration Testing Execution Standard” (PTES). PTES is the industry leading standard and guideline around how penetration tests should be performed. David has had the privilege to speak and keynote at some of the nations largest conferences.

David is the creator of several widely popular open-source tools including “The Social-Engineer Toolkit” (SET), Artillery, and Fast-Track. David has also released several zero-day exploits and focuses on security research. David has over 14 years of security experience, with over 9 specifically in security consulting. Prior to the private sector, David worked in the United States Marines for cyber warfare and forensics analysis activities.

David also recently testified before the US Congress about the security of the healthcare.gov web site.