Gadi Evron and Michael A. Davis


Gadi Evron leads the PwC Cyber Security Center of Excellence, located in Israel. He is widely recognized for his work in internet security operations, considered the first botnet expert. He specializes in corporate security, cyber intelligence and cyber crime. He was previously CISO for the Israeli government Internet operation, founder of the Israeli Government CERT and is a research fellow at the Yuval Ne`eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security, at Tel Aviv University, working on cyber warfare projects. Gadi authored two books on information security, organizes and chairs worldwide conferences, and if a frequent lecturer.


Michael A. Davis is the CEO of Savid Technologies, a technology and security consulting firm based in Chicago, and an InformationWeek Analytics contributor. Michael is also a contributing author of Hacking Exposed, the No. 1 text on hacker methodology, and the new Hacking Exposed: Malware and Rootkits.

He is a senior member of the HoneyNet project, where he is working to develop data and network control mechanisms for Windows-based honeynets. Michael is an active developer in the open source community and has ported many popular network security applications to the Windows platform, including snort, honeyd, dsniff, and ngrep. He has spoken at several conferences around the world, including Defcon, CanSecWest, Toorcon and MISTI, as well as to local groups.