Digital Identity: The Cornerstone of Our Digital World – Andrew Hindle – ESW #271

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Digital Identity: The Cornerstone of Our Digital World


Andrew Hindle

Andrew Hindle – Content Chair, Identiverse; Chair, IDPro at Identiverse


Andrew Hindle is an independent consultant specialising in digital identity, privacy and cyber security. He has served as the Identiverse Content Chair for eight years. He is the Board Chair of IDPro, of which he is also a founding member; he participates as a voting member of the User Managed Access Working Group at Kantara; and he is an active member of the Open Identity Foundation (OIDF).

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in the software industry in a range of technical sales, pre-sales, product marketing and business development roles. He holds an IDPro CIDPRO, maintains CIPP/E, CIPM and CIPT privacy certifications with the IAPP, and has a BA in Oriental Studies (Japanese) from Oxford University.

Outside of the world of identity, Andrew is a trustee with his local and county scouting groups, rides regularly with a local road cycling group, and plays keyboard, guitar and bassoon (not at the same time!) with more enthusiasm than skill, and for an audience of one. Andrew is based in the UK and can also be found on twitter (@andrewhindle) and LinkedIn (


Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria – Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security


Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn’t shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the security industry, tell stories, and still sees the glass as half full.

Larry Pesce

Larry Pesce – Principal Managing Consultant and Director of Research & Development at InGuardians


Larry’s core specialties include hardware and wireless hacking, architectural review, and traditional pentesting. He also regularly gives talks at DEF CON, ShmooCon, DerbyCon, and various BSides. Larry holds the GAWN, GCISP, GCIH, GCFA, and ITIL certifications, and has been a certified instructor with SANS for 5 years, where he trains the industry in advanced wireless and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) hacking. Larry’s independent research for the show has led to interviews with the New York Times with MythBusters’ Adam Savage, hacking internet-connected marital aids on stage at DEFCON, and having his RFID implant cloned on stage at Shmoocon. When not hard at work, Larry enjoys long walks on the beach weighed down by his ham radio, (DE KB1TNF), and thinking of ways to survive the impending zombie apocalypse.

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields – CMO at JupiterOne


Tyler advises, guides, and operates high tech startups primarily in the B2B security space. He is a former market analyst, engineer, product manager, marketing leader, and partnership manager. In other words, Tyler builds and grows businesses – in all aspects. He’s a board advisor, angel investor, and board member at multiple firms and an investment advisor for a venture debt business. He loves to play guitar and poker in his free time.


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