BSidesTLV 2023

Andy Ellis

Andy Ellis is the author of 1% Leadership. He’s a seasoned technology and business executive with deep expertise in security, managing risk, and leading an inclusive culture. He’s currently Advisory CISO at Orca Security, Operating Partner at YL Ventures, and was Akamai’s first Chief Security Officer. His career journey can be mapped in awards: Spirit of Disneyland Award, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Air Force Commendation Medal, CSO Hall of Fame. He’s an accomplished speaker and prolific writer, and is a co-host of the CISO Series podcast.

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Hacking Harry Potter: The Untold Story of Fantastical Social Engineering
Andy Ellis

Hidden inside the story of Harry Potter is a most subtle of social engineering attacks. Explore how J.K. Rowling hid the world's greatest villain in plain sight.