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Tuesday, March 13

ChadRikansrud.jpg Chad Rikansrud is the Director of North American Operations for RSM Partners ( - a world leader in IBM mainframe security consulting services.  Chad is a nationally recognized security industry speaker, with appearances at: DEF CON, RSA2017, SHARE, and other regional conferences.  Most of Chad’s 20-year career has been in technology leadership for the financial services industry where he has held various senior leadership positions, including worldwide datacenter operations, infrastructure and recovery responsibility, as well as enterprise-wide system z storage.
PhilYoung_small.png Philip Young is a leader in legacy system security research. Since 2013 Philip has released tools to aid in the testing of mainframe security and contributed to both the Nmap and Metasploit projects, allowing those with little mainframe capabilities the chance to test their mainframes. In addition to speaking, he has built mainframe security programs for multiple Fortune 100 organizations starting from the ground up to creating a repeatable testing program using both vendor and public toolsets.  He has spoken at multiple conference around the world about mainframe security and hacking, including DEFCON, BlackHat and SHARE, GSE, Vanguard, etc. His hope is that through raising awareness about mainframe security more cybersecurity organizations will take their risk profile more seriously.