Hector Monsegur

Controversial Hacker and former Head of Anonymous/LulzSec

Hector “Sabu” Monsegur is a top cybersecurity keynote speaker, the most controversial hacker of this generation, and the former de facto head of Anonymous/LulzSec and lastly a high profile Federal informant. Trying to find a better life for himself and his nieces, Monsegur found that his computer skills could empower him far above his socioeconomic barriers and his 9th-grade education – but also led him into the dark world of hacking.

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    English

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  • Hector Monsegur`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Hector Monsegur`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    USA

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The Hackers Manifesto: The A-Z on Hacking

The world is being rocked by cyberattacks almost daily – both from hacker groups and nation states. From Wikileaks, to Snowden, to massive password leaks — the internet has become a very dangerous place where nothing is secure. Who better to help guide you through this...

The world is being rocked by cyberattacks almost daily – both from hacker groups and nation states. From Wikileaks, to Snowden, to massive password leaks — the internet has become a very dangerous place where nothing is secure. Who better to help guide you through this dangerous new world then a former top hacker from Anonymous and Lulzsec? Hector Monsegur has exchanged his “black-hat” for a “white-hat” and can help you and your organization fight back. As an expert in penetrating the networks of major retailers, credit card companies, and governments, Monsegnur can guide you through this complicated world and help you understand what needs to be done. He is able to speak to both a tech-savvy audience as well as others just beginning to learn the dangers. Monsegnur is ready to share his 20 years of experience as a hacker to help you not become the next victim.

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From High School Drop Out to Hacker to FBI Informant

This autobiographical lecture will take audiences through Hector’s journey from high school to where he is today. From being head of Anonymous, to inditements for PayPal. MasterCard, and the US Senate to getting caught and going through an FBI inditement, to bringing ...

This autobiographical lecture will take audiences through Hector’s journey from high school to where he is today. From being head of Anonymous, to inditements for PayPal. MasterCard, and the US Senate to getting caught and going through an FBI inditement, to bringing dictatorships to their knees by fueling the Arab Spring, Hector has seen a lot through his hacking career. He will also talk through his definition of “informant” and how he went from Black Hat to White Hat to get where he is today.

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The History of Hacking as Told Through the Top 10 Hacks Done to Date

In this lecture, Hector highlights several different attack vectors that have been successfully used by hackers and adversaries over the last 15-20 years, focusing on:  Insider threats Social Engineering / Spearphishing / Business Email Compromise...

In this lecture, Hector highlights several different attack vectors that have been successfully used by hackers and adversaries over the last 15-20 years, focusing on:

  •  Insider threats
  • Social Engineering / Spearphishing / Business Email Compromise
  •  Asset Management – Access Controls
  • Asset Management – Dormant records/DNS/SSL certificates
  •  Supply-chain attacks
  • Authorization
  • Password management issues / Credential Stuffing
  • Web Application Security
  •  Host-based security and malware

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About Keynote Speaker Hector Monsegur

Hector “Sabu” Monsegur is the most controversial hacker of this generation and the former defacto head of Anonymous/LulzSec and lastly a high profile Federal informant. Monsegur’s story is more tangled and complicated than many know. He grew up in the projects on the Lower East Side of New York in a family trapped in a world of poverty and drugs. His mother left him when he was young which led to a close relationship with the rest of his family and the eventual adoption of his two nieces whom he raised from when they were little girls.

Trying to find a better life for himself and his nieces, Monsegur found that his computer skills could empower him far above his socioeconomic barriers and his 9th grade education – but also led him into the dark world of hacking. Monsegur ruled the “hacktivist” scene breaching targets almost daily – from Nintendo, to News Corp, to PayPal/VISA/Mastercard,  to Middle Eastern governments and to the very security firms supposedly protecting against hackers like him. That is until the FBI closed in…

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Dec 19, 2019

From Hacker to White Hat, Former Anonymous Leader Hector “Sabu” Monsegur

Hector “Sabu” Monsegur is the most famous hacker of his generation to change hats from black to white. His story...

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