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San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Come join us and other women in technology from the Fremont neighborhood for an evening of networking and a tech talk! Fremont Women in Technology is a community for networking and idea exchange. We look forward to seeing you!
5:30pm - 6:00pm Networking (beverages and appetizers will be provided)
6:00pm - 6:20pm Tech-Talk by Karen Howe, Director of Global Marketing for IOActive (more details below)
6:20pm - 6:30pm Q&A
6:30pm - 8:00pm Networking, Mingling
Presentation by Karen Howe, Director of Marketing for IOActive
The good, the bad, and the ugly truth about hacking
What you should know about hardware, software & wetware security
What do Target, the Federal Reserve, Neiman Marcus, Sarah Palin and Yahoo all have in common? As you know, they’ve all been hacked. In this session we’ll cover why hardware and software security has grown into $67 billon dollar market that’s on track to being $87 billion in 2016. We’ll trace the anatomy of a hack and discuss attack surfaces, exploits, social engineering, and zero-day disclosures.
Karen Howe is a seasoned business leader and marketing veteran with more than 20 years’ experience working with multimedia and Internet technologies. She is the director of global marketing for IOActive, a leading security services provider. Prior to joining IOActive, Howe was a director of marketing for Microsoft within Microsoft Research, vice president and GM at AOL, CEO of Singingfish, vice president of marketing for Mindbloom, Stamps.com, and 2WAY Corp.
Other career highlights include 11 years with Adobe Systems and Aldus Corp., where she helped launch the desktop publishing category and established the company's Australian subsidiary. She’s won two WEBBY awards and two audio/video search patents.
Howe received her B.A from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.
When & Where
Tableau produces a family of interactive data visualization products focused on helping anyone see and understand their data. We are headquartered in Fremont, Seattle.