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Rob Ragan to Speak at BSides San Francisco

Saturday, May 4, 2024
4:15-5:00 p.m. PT
City View at Metreon, San Francisco, CA
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Bishop Fox is proud to present at the BSides San Francisco. Principal Researcher Rob Ragan will speak to the fine-tuning of LLMs to utilize sensititive data and its relevant privacy and and security concerns.

For more details, visit the official BSides San Francisco website.

"LLM Privacy Paradox: Balancing Data Utility with Security"

Advancements in LLMs have prompted individuals and companies to fine-tune their own for specialized use cases. The million-dollar question is, when I fine-tune an LLM with my sensitive data (PII, PHI, FII, etc.), do I risk the tuned model leaking data or not?

Rob Ragan

About the speaker, Rob Ragan

Principal Researcher

Rob Ragan is a Principal Researcher at Bishop Fox. Rob focuses on pragmatic solutions for clients and technology. He oversees strategy for continuous security automation. Rob has presented at Black Hat, DEF CON, and RSA. He is also a contributing author to Hacking Exposed Web Applications 3rd Edition. His writing has appeared in Dark Reading and he has been quoted in publications such as Wired.

Rob has more than a decade of security experience and once worked as a Software Engineer at Hewlett-Packard's Application Security Center. Rob was also with SPI Dynamics where he was a software engineer on the dynamic analysis engine for WebInspect and the static analysis engine for DevInspect.

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