Correspondent, Author, Professor
Keynotes by Misha Glenny address issues regarding cybersecurity and delve into understanding the individuals that cause these security issues, who are more commonly known as hackers. As a visiting professor at Columbia University's Harriman Institute, Glenny teaches vast numbers about cybercrimes, hackers and their influences in hopes of strengthening systems against attacks. Prior to his current position, he held a correspondent position for both 'The Guardian' and the 'BBC' after completing degrees at both Bristol University and Charles University. While a correspondent at the BBC, Glenny was awarded with the Sony Gold Award for his 'outstanding contribution to broadcasting.'
Glenny has gone on to author a variety of books including 'DarketMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You' and 'McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld,' which examine both organized crime and cyber crimes. Due to his extensive expertise on cyber security, Glenny has become a sought-after online policy advisor to both US and European governments. Giving audiences an introspective look at cyber criminals, keynotes by Misha Glenny investigate the minds and the motives behind hacker initiatives.