Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Building a culture of security at the New York Times

Runa Sandvik (New York Times)
9:05am–9:30am Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Location: Grand Ballroom
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)

The New York Times has staked its future on being a destination for readers. The company is making changes, from the way it gathers and reports news to the way it develops products. It’s also working to incrementally improve the security of its environment. Drawing on this work, Runa Sandvik shares practical lessons on how to build and foster a culture of security across an organization.

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Runa Sandvik

New York Times

Runa Sandvik is the director of information security at the New York Times, where her primary focus over the past year has been the newsroom, helping reporters better understand the challenges they are facing. Runa loves to travel and has spoken at numerous conferences around the world, including Black Hat, RSA, DEF CON, Amazon ZonCon, and Hack in the Box. She is a former developer with the Tor Project, a technical advisor to the Freedom of the Press Foundation, and a member of the review board for Black Hat Europe. She tweets as @runasand.