St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 22, 2016
“In order to beat a hacker, you have to think like one.” These are the words St. Louis-based, ethical hacking firm, Parameter Security, lives by and is the foundation on which ShowMeCon is built. By bringing the only hacking and cyber security conference to St. Louis, ShowMeCon will amaze, frighten and educate event-goers as they get an up-close look into the minds of hackers. This fascinating two day conference will run from June 13th through June 14th.
“Each year, ShowMeCon continues to grow larger than the year before. We plan on exceeding last years’ 600+ attendees to approximately 900 attendees this year,” said Renee Chronister, co-founder and CEO of Parameter Security.
ShowMeCon is geared toward IT and security professionals who fight the war against hackers daily. Through presentations, demonstrations and pre-conference training, attendees will better understand the minds and motives of hackers so they can effectively defend against attacks. In addition to witnessing real-world hacks, attendees will discover the latest vulnerabilities, most powerful exploits and current security threats. Plus, event-goers can participate in ShowMeCon’s “capture the flag” contest and take their best shot at hacking into various environments.
This two day con will feature a variety of speakers including professional hacker and co-founder of Parameter Security, Dave Chronister, recently featured on CNBC discussing Apple versus the FBI. Keynote speakers include: Kevin Johnson, CEO of Secure Ideas, who will explore the ramifications of modern bug bounties and security research including the impact on businesses and the Internet; Chris Truncer, Creator of Veil-Framework, Red Teamer and prior Black Hat instructor, will address bypassing anti-virus, the ease of which it can be done and how to beat multi-million dollar companies’ products.
Preceding the conference, Hacker University will offer technical training including its very own Hands-On Hacking, Social Engineering & Penetration Testing as well as Secure Routing and Switching.
ShowMeCon will be held at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Missouri. For more information on the conference, training, sponsorship or registration, please visit http://www.ShowMeCon.com.
This highly technical forum showcases eye-opening presentations from world-renown ethical hackers and security experts that will leave you amazed and frightened at the same time. By giving you access into the mind of a hacker, you will better understand how to protect your networks and critical data. ShowMeCon pulls back the curtain and exposes how hackers are winning the war on physical and cyber security. Whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, you should attend this mind-blowing event as you witness the cream of the crop unveil the latest attacks, techniques, tactics and practices of today’s hackers. Plus, gain insight and understanding into ways to effectively protect yourself and your business.
About Parameter Security & Hacker University
Hosting and sponsoring ShowMeCon is St. Louis-based, ethical hacking firm Parameter Security™ and its training counterpart Hacker University™. Parameter Security is comprised of Certified Ethical Hackers who emulate the minds and behaviors of malicious hackers to test the security of your systems and employees. Parameter Security offers IT compliance audits, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, social engineering, wireless security audits, secure code reviews, computer forensics and more. Parameter Security’s subsidiary, Hacker University, offers a variety of courses from end-user security awareness training to IT security professional certifications such as Hands-On Hacking, Security+, C|EH, C|HFI, CISSP and more. For more information about Parameter Security and/or Hacker University visit http://www.parametersecurity.com.