Georgia Weidman is the Founder and CTO of Shevirah Inc. She is a penetration tester, security researcher, speaker, trainer, and author. Ms. Weidman holds a MS in computer science as well as CISSP, CEH, and OSCP certifications. Her work in mobile exploitation has been featured internationally in print and on television. She has presented and trained at venues such as the NSA, West Point, and Black Hat. Her DARPA Cyber Fast Track grant resulted in the release of the Smartphone Pentest Framework (SPF). She founded Shevirah Inc. to commercialize SPF for enterprise customers and is a graduate of the Mach37 accelerator. Georgia is the author of Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking from No Starch Press. She was the recipient of the 2015 Women’s Society of CyberJutsu Pentest Ninja award.
Katherine Teitler is the Director of Content for MISTI, where she is responsible for programming information security conferences, workshops, and summits. Katherine also writes on a variety of security topics for the company’s Infosec Insider, and contributes articles to third-party security media. Previously, Katherine was the Director of Content at IANS, where she built the research program for subscription clients, and has held various editorial and sales roles at CFO Research, Forrester Research, and Bitpipe (acquired by TechTarget).
Doug joined GBQ in 2016 bringing 30 years of experience working with technology in small and midmarket companies. Prior to joining the firm, Doug was President and CEO of Jacadis, a Columbusbased information security and information risk management firm. Previously, he was Practice Leader for web technologies at SARCOM and FrontWay.
Doug’s passion is for the business side of the information risk management, security and compliance equation. He works with business leaders and executives in small and middlemarket companies to assess and improve the operationalization of information risk and information security programs. Doug also advises information security and compliance leadership in larger enterprises focusing on control assessment and improvement in areas such as security leadership, policy and procedure, security awareness, third party risk management and compliance with HIPAA, PCI and ISO 27001.
Doug has lead security, risk and compliance assessment projects with startup and emerging small businesses, family-owned, middlemarket and public companies, as well as institutions of higher education and state and local governmental entities. He serves as the ex officio member of clients or coaches information security steering committees in financial, collection, health care, technology and staffing clients. He has handled the leadership of incident response and breach investigations for clients of all sizes.
Doug is a recognized speaker, regularly presenting at local and regional business and professional organizations. He is a two-time faculty member of InfoSec World.
Doug is an active member of the Columbus community. He is a past board member of the Hilliard Chamber of Commerce, former Program Chairman for the local Columbus ISACA Chapter and former Secretary of the Russ Helickson Youth Wrestling League. He is an Eagle Scout and a lifetime Scouter