Thomas Pace began his career in security when he joined the Marine Corps as an infantryman and intelligence specialist. During this time, he deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He then moved on to work for PNC Bank where he was an incident response investigator and assisted in mitigating the ongoing DDoS attacks that were occurring in 2012 and 2013. He then worked for the Department of Energy as a contractor where he leads the incident response and intrusion detection teams, as well as conducts forensic investigations. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor at Tulane University where he teaches an undergraduate Cyber Security course. Currently, Thomas is a Principal Consultant with Cylance within the Incident Response and Forensics services organization. At Cylance, he assists organizations in remediating incidents and developing incident response policies and procedures. Thomas graduated with a Master's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Information Security. He also possesses the CISSP, SFCP, GCFA, GCIH, GCWN and GCIA certifications.
Michael Scott (et0x) is a Principal Consultant for Cylance where he is responsible for proactively hunting on very large enterprise environments as well as responding to all levels of breaches. He is an active developer and enjoys offensive work as well. Before joining Cylance, he was an IR team lead for the Marine Corps Cyber Warfare Group and was also a Cyber Threat Emulation specialist for MARFORCYBER, under US Cyber Command.
Eric Cornelius is the Director of Critical Infrastructure and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) at Cylance, Inc. where he is responsible for thought leadership, architecture, and consulting implementations. Eric brings a wealth of ICS knowledge and his leadership keeps organizations safe, secure, and resilient against advanced attackers. Eric is also currently a SANS Certified Instructor and has provided invaluable thought leadership in developing the Industrial Control System security curriculum at SANS. Previously, Eric served as the Deputy Director and Chief Technical Analyst for the Control Systems Security Program at the US Department of Homeland Security. Eric earned a bachelor's degree from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology where he was the recipient of many scholarships and awards including the National Science Foundation's Scholarship for Service. Eric went on to work at the Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate where he worked to secure field deployable combat technologies. It was at ARL that Cornelius became interested in non-traditional computing systems, an interest which ultimately led him to the Idaho National Laboratory where he participated in deep-dive vulnerability assessments of a wide range of ICS systems. Eric is the co-author of "Recommended Practice: Creating Cyber Forensics Plans for Control Systems" as part of the DHS National Cyber Security Division, Control Systems Security Program, 2008 and is also a frequent speaker and instructor at ICS events across the globe.