G. Mark Hardy
G. Mark Hardy is founder and President of National Security Corporation. He has been providing cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 35 years, and is an internationally recognized expert and keynote who has spoken at over 250 events world-wide. He provides consulting services as a virtual CISO, expert witness testimony, and domain expertise in blockchain and cryptocurrency.
G. Mark serves on the Advisory Board of CyberWATCH, an Information Assurance/ Information Security Advanced Technology Education Center of the National Science Foundation. Mr. Hardy is a retired U.S. Navy captain and was entrusted with nine command assignments, including responsibility for leadership training for 70,000 Sailors.
A graduate of Northwestern University, he holds a BS in computer science, a BA in mathematics, a masters in business administration, a masters in strategic studies, and holds the GSLC, CISSP, CISM and CISA certifications.
Blockchain: The New Digital Swiss Army Knife?
Blockchain as a technology has been proposed as a solution to everything from frictionless currency transfer to tracking cargo on ships. With over one billion dollars in venture funds invested and several hundred patents filed, every security professional must know the impact on organizations in terms of risk, volatility, and competitiveness. This talk will explore alternative uses for blockchain technology other than cryptocurrency,
and provide a framework for utilizing and securing a technology considered as disruptive as the Internet was in the 1990s.”