Weston Hecker
Lead Cyber Evangelist & Ethical Hacker
Mission Secure

With over a decade of pen-testing and 14 years of experience in cybersecurity research and programming, Weston contributes a wealth of cybersecurity expertise as a cyber evangelist and ethical hacker. He's found several vulnerabilities in software and firmware, including Microsoft, Samsung, HTC, and Verizon, and works with organizations on their cybersecurity strategies, including leaders in maritime, oil and gas, chemicals, and defense sectors.

A regular on the cybersecurity circuit, Weston's delivered over 50 presentations ranging from industry-leading events to regional conferences and universities. Notable events include Blackhat, Defcon, ISC2-Security Congress, SC-Congress, BSIDESBoston, and TakedownCON. Weston's work with universities includes projects and training such as the "Hacking Oil Rigs for Profit" event at the University of Houston. He's also working on a major university's project with the Department of Homeland Security on 911 emergency systems and attack mitigation. Weston attended school in Minneapolis, where he studied Computer Science and Geophysics.