Jason Kikta

Just Bomb It Already – Why the Grass Isn’t Always Greener on the Offensive Side

Jason Kikta is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Automox. He is also an adjunct lecturer at the Alperovitch Institute for Cybersecurity Studies at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. Additionally, he is an adjunct Senior Technical Advisor to the Institute for Security and Technology in San Francisco, CA.

Jason previously served for over twenty years in the United States Marine Corps. This included seven years at United States Cyber Command designing and managing the national counter-APT and counter-ransomware missions. While there, he started the command’s private sector operational collaboration, public disclosure, and hunt forward programs.