Cyber Brews - Hacking the Mind

Cyber Brews - Hacking the Mind: How Adversaries Use Manipulation & Magic to Mislead You.






In-person event

Join us for delicious brews, food, and a short presentation from Binary Defense's own Robert Willis! . Each ticket provides entrance to the event, two drink tickets, and pizza from Earth and Stone at Yellowhammer Brewing's Lost Highway Lounge (located at the back of the brewery).

Lecture Title

Hacking the Mind: How Adversaries Use Manipulation & Magic to Mislead You.


This brilliant, interactive session combines the craft of Magic and Mentalism with social engineering and phishing. Hackers and mentalists use the same skillsets of psychology, misdirection, and body language to manipulate the mind. Anyone can fall victim to adversaries using the mind against itself; have the tools to stop being drawn into the next scheme. Get ready to have your mind blown.


Robert Willis is a visionary global cybersecurity executive with over 20 years of experience in fortifying the defenses of enterprises against threats, boosting the effectiveness of security operations, and inspiring teams to innovate, collaborate, and deliver service excellence. Robert is currently the Vice President of Strategic Operations at Binary Defense and previously held leadership roles at Capgemini, Leidos Cyber, Mandiant, and FireEye. His influence extends beyond the cyber realm. He has cultivated a parallel profession as an acclaimed Mentalist, captivating audiences with his performances that push the boundaries of what is perceived to be possible. This blend of proficiencies gives his voice depth and resonance, allowing him to articulate complex cyber strategies that inform and captivate.

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June 06, 2024 - 9:00 PM 

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