Cyber Criminal: Hostis Humani Generis
During this exclusive Podcast, Netlaw Media is delighted to present ‘European Legal Security Forum’ key speaker Freaky Clown (FC), the Ethical Hacker
In an exclusive interview ahead of his key presentation on ‘Vulnerabilities of the Legal Profession’, FC discusses
- How law firms are becoming an increasing focus for hackers
- The types of patterns and trends that are currently being detected and what he would recommend for the legal community to stay one step ahead
- The risks and the technical challenges that he sees facing the legal sector over the next two years
- What can be expected from his live hacking demonstration at ‘The European Legal Security Forum 2017’
FC – CEO, Redacted Firm
FC is a well-known ethical hacker and social engineer. He started at a young age when computers were growing in popularity and the hacker scene was in its infancy. He has been working in the infosec field for over 20 years and excels at circumventing access controls. He is motivated by a drive to make individuals, organisations and countries more secure and better-able to defend themselves from malicious attack.
As an ethical social engineer, FC ‘breaks into’ hundreds of banks, offices and government facilities in the UK and Europe. His work demonstrating weaknesses in physical, personnel and digital controls assists organisations to improve their security. FC is currently Head of Cyber Research for Raytheon UK where he performs valuable research into vulnerabilities. He is also the CEO of Redacted Firm, a small company specialising in physical security, social engineering awareness training and bespoke social engineering and penetration testing. His client list involves every major high-street bank in the UK, FTSE100 companies and multiple government agencies and security forces.
FC frequently gives talks at corporate events, security conferences, universities and schools and focuses on teaching people of all ages the art of security in an engaging and impactful way. He co-founded the Surrey and Hampshire Hackspace as well as Defcon 441417. He has co-hosted many podcasts, been featured in the press and regularly writes articles for journals and blogs.
Roger Kennedy, Professional Radio Presenter and Journalist
Roger Kennedy is a professional Radio Presenter and Journalist with over 25 years experience working full-time for top UK radio stations.
Over the years Roger has presented live and recorded programmes on a wide range of specialist topics, including Motoring, Business, Personal Finance, Consumer Electronics, Holidays, Legal Issues, Medical, and many more. He has also been Head of Programming, Features Producer and Programme Controller at several different radio stations.
For 4 years Roger presented Decision makers, a weekly Business and Finance programme, covering all subjects to do with personal finance and running a business. Roger would get advice on the programme from top Bankers, Solicitors, Entrepreneurs and Politicians. Guests included such names as Alan Sugar, Richard Branson, William Hague and Tony Blair.