2024 Mini-Conference Jury

The projects and their presentations at the mini-conference will be evaluated by the following jury

Andria Selinger, P.Eng., CISSP,

Andria Selinger brings 10+ years of experience in the cyber security industry, including conducting comprehensive Security Threat and Risk Assessments using the STRIDE methodology, managing detailed penetration and vulnerability tests at the application and infrastructure level by following the Penetration Test Execution Standard, OWASP WSTG, OWASP ASVS, and CIS Benchmarks. Andria also possesses strong experience in evaluating organizational maturity levels against industry standards such as NIST CSF, performing in-depth framework analysis, and providing comprehensive security awareness training.

Chester Wisniewski,
Director, Global Field CTO, Sophos

Chester Wisniewski is a Director, Global Field CTO, at next-generation security leader Sophos. With more than 20 years of professional experience, he analyzes the massive amounts of attack data gathered by SophosLabs to distill and share relevant information in an effort to improve the industry’s understanding of evolving threats, attacker behaviors and effective security defenses. He’s helped organizations design enterprise-scale defense strategies, served as the primary technical lead on architecting Sophos’ first email security appliance, and consulted on security planning with some of the largest global brands. He’s widely recognized as one of the industry’s top security researchers and is regularly consulted by press, appearing on BBC News, ABC, NBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, CBC, NPR, and more. Chester is available on Twitter (@chetwisniewski) and can be reached via email at chet.wisniewski@sophos.com.
Ildar Muslukhov,
Senior Machine Learning Engineering Manager, Workday
Ildar Muslukhov is a seasoned software engineer and manager with interests in security and machine learning with 20 years of experience. His research interests span from applied security and privacy to machine learning. He graduated from UBC (2018) with Ph.D. where he worked with Professor Beznosov on the problem of data security in smartphones. He also holds a Ph.D degree from Ufa State Aviation Technical University in the field of Machine Learning and Fault Tolerant Control System. During his recent internships at Google Cloud Security Team he contributed to EXT4 file system and Linux Kernel fuzzer Trinity. He has published more than 10 research papers in Security and ML domains and holds 3 patents. In 2018 a startup where he led development on the ML and implementing security controls was acquired by Workday where Ildar has worked since then. Currently, Dr. Muslukhov is a Senior Machine Learning Engineering Manager and leads a versatile team of Software Engineers, Machine Learning Engineers and Data Scientist that delivers ML capabilities to the fastest growing application area in Workday’s history. Apart from being a geek, he loves spending time with the family, skiing, biking, hiking and reading.
Konstantin Beznosov,
Professor, ECE UBC
Konstantin (Kosta) Beznosov is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of British Columbia, where he directs the Laboratory for Education and Research in Secure Systems Engineering. His research interests are usable privacy and security, and systems security. Prior UBC, he was a Security Architect at Hitachi Computer Products (America) and Concept Five. Besides many academic papers. He has served on program committees and/or helped to organize all major conferences in the field such as USENIX Security, SOUPS, ACM CCS, ACM CHI, IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy, NSPW, NDSS, ACSAC, SACMAT. Prof. Beznosov has served as an associate editor of ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC) and Elsevier’s Computers & Security.