If you are in the Omaha area and looking for a great cybersecurity and hacker conference be sure and attend Kernelcon taking place from March 30th to April 2nd. Two days of preconference workshops are followed by a jam-packed agenda. Joe Grand will be the keynote on the first day of the conference. He was formerly a technological juvenile delinquent, member of legendary hacker group L0pht Heavy Industries, co-host of Discovery Channel’s Prototype This, and DEFCON’s original electronic badge designer. He has been creating, exploring, and manipulating electronic systems since the 1980s. The day 2 keynote will be Jen Easterly who is the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Ms. Easterly was nominated by President Biden in April 2021 and unanimously confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 2021. As Director, Ms. Easterly leads CISA’s efforts to understand, manage, and reduce risk to the cyber and physical infrastructure Americans rely on every day.

See the full agenda and register here: kernelcon.org