IoT Challenge Judges

Judges

Georgia Weidman is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Shevirah Inc. She is a penetration tester, security researcher, speaker, trainer, and author. Ms. Weidman holds a Master of Science in Computer Science as well as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certifications. Her work in mobile exploitation has been featured internationally in print and on television. The conferences she has presented at include NSA, West Point, and Black Hat.  Her (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) DARPA Cyber Fast Track grant resulted in the release of the Smartphone Pentest Framework (SPF). She founded Shevirah Inc. to commercialize SPF for enterprise customers. Ms. Weidman is the author of “Penetration Testing: A Hands‐On Introduction to Hacking” from No Starch Press. She was the recipient of the 2015 Women’s Society of CyberJutsu Pentest Ninja award.

L. Jean Camp is a Professor at the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. She joined Indiana after eight years at Harvard’s Kennedy School where her courses were also listed in Harvard Law, Harvard Business, and the Engineering Systems Division of MIT. She spent the year after earning her doctorate from Carnegie Mellon as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. She began her career as an engineer at Catawba Nuclear Station and with a MSEE at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her research focuses on the intersection of human and technical trust, levering economic models and human-centered design to create safe, secure systems.

Tadayoshi Kohno is the Short-Dooley Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, with adjunct appointments in the Department of Electrical Engineering and the School of Information. His research focuses on helping protect the security, privacy, and safety of users of current and future generation technologies. Kohno is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, a U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and a Technology Review TR-35 Young Innovator Award. Kohno has authored more than a dozen award papers, has presented his research to the U.S. House of Representatives, and has had his research profiled in the NOVA ScienceNOW “Can Science Stop Crime?” documentary and the NOVA “CyberWar Threat” documentary. Kohno co-directs the University of Washington Computer Security Lab and the Tech Policy Lab, is a member of the National Academies Forum on Cyber Resilience, and is a member of the USENIX Security Steering Committee.

David Wollman is Deputy Director of the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Wollman is expanding NIST’s coordination and research activities in cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT), including through the NIST CPS Public Working Group and development of the NIST CPS Framework. He also leads efforts to coordinate and accelerate the development of smart grid interoperability standards. Dave received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and has received many awards, including two U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medals, the NIST Applied Research Award, and three U.S. patents.

Dan Klinedinst is a vulnerability researcher at Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT Coordination Center. His work includes performing vulnerability analysis of government and critical infrastructure assets. He is currently focused on researching security vulnerabilities in autonomous vehicles, edge computing platforms and IoT devices. Prior to this role, he was the technical lead for developing a national scale penetration testing program for a major U.S. Government sponsor. Klinedinst is also the author of the Gibson3D visualization tool and the technical architect of several international Capture the Flag events. He is a founder of the BSides Pittsburgh security conference, a frequent speaker at security events, and a former security engineer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.