Future Focus: Jeremiah Grossman

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I ran into my friend and security god Jeremiah Grossman yesterday at the Future Focus conference in Honolulu.

He and I were asked to present TED Talk speeches at the conference. His presentation happened in the morning, mine followed later in the day.

Here are my takeaways from Jeremiah’s TED talk speech:

  • It took him five minutes to break into a Yahoo email account in 1999.
  • Yahoo sent him a t-shirt after he advised Yahoo of the hack he found. Turns out it was sent from co-founder David Filo.
  • The Hacker Yahoo (job title on his card)
  • Learned internet scale at Yahoo.
  • “The internet is probably the single greatest invention we’ll see in our lifetime.”
  • How do we automate hacking and build an assembly line? (Genesis of Whitehat Security)
  • “People expect transparency and integrity.”
  • He first created websites in 1992 while still in high school on Maui.
  • “What you need is the grind. That’s what we look for in anyone we want to work with.”

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About Jeremiah Grossman

Future Focus: Jeremiah Grossman - Paubox

Jeremiah Grossman is a preeminent internet security expert. He is also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and a proud Maui resident.

He is currently Chief of Security Strategy at SentinelOne. He also founded WhiteHat Security in 2001.

Jeremiah has delivered nearly 400 speaking appearances, on 6 continents, and in 19 countries. His subjects include hacking, technology advancements, business success, effective leadership, and government policy.

When Jeremiah speaks publicly, whether to small handfuls or audiences or many thousands, he targets events where he can have the most positive impact on the lives of people and the security of the Internet.

About Future Focus

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Future Focus is the Hawaii Innovation Initiative’s Forum on Astronomy, Space Exploration, and Cybersecurity. Now in its third year, the conference focuses on emerging technologies, federal resources and opportunities that are available in Hawaii’s innovation ecosystem.

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