Mike Ostrowski to Speak at ASU DevilSec

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Bishop Fox Senior Managing Security Associate Mike Ostrowski will be speaking about his career path and the ins and outs of what it's like to be a consultant at Bishop Fox. See details on his talk below.

What I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Hacker

From Sun Devil to math teacher to professional pentester, Mike Ostrowski’s keynote will lay out the groundwork for an unconventional career in cybersecurity. You’ll learn firsthand what it’s like to be a cybersecurity consultant at Bishop Fox.

Expect to hear about Mike’s distinct path to security. He will share what helped him reach this point, his stories what it was that sold him on a cybersecurity career, and finally, what he looks for in potential consultants. This will include explaining why communication is so important, why pieces of paper aren’t everything, and what the mindset is that you need to embrace for success.
Come prepared to understand the reality of what it’s like to “break in” for a living – and how you can make that your professional reality someday.

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About the speaker, Mike Ostrowski

Regional Director

Mike is a Bishop Fox Alumnus who focused on on web application security assessment, mobile application testing, and secure code review. At Bishop Fox, Mike frequently tested and assessed mobile applications on both iOS and Android devices. He was responsible for authoring the Bishop Fox Android testing methodology, which is used by all consultants on pertinent engagements. He also conducted security assessments on web applications built with frameworks including .NET, Java, PHP, Ruby on Rails, and Node.js in addition to those hosted on Windows and Linux servers.

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