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

Michael Roytman
Chief Data Scientist, Kenna Security

Website | @mroytman

Michael Roytman is the chief data scientist at Kenna Security, where his work focuses on cybersecurity data science and Bayesian algorithms. Michael is also a technical advisor in the humanitarian space, having worked with Doctors Without Borders, the World Health Organization, and the UN. He has spoken at some of the top security conferences in the world, including RSA, SOURCE, BSides, Metricon, and SIRAcon, and has been published in the Advanced Computing Association journal USENIX. Michael is the author of three patents. He holds an MS in operations research from Georgia Tech. His home in Chicago is a mess of broken-down espresso machines.


2:10pm–2:50pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Security analytics
Location: Sutton North
Michael Roytman (Kenna Security)
Security is all about reacting. It's time to make some predictions. Michael Roytman explains how Kenna Security used the AWS Machine Learning platform to train a binary classifier for vulnerabilities, allowing the company to predict whether or not a vulnerability will become exploitable. Read more.
10:45am–11:20am Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Location: MTE (Table 2)
Michael Roytman (Kenna Security)
Michael is here to discuss vulnerability prioritization and risk measurement. Read more.