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Ezzeldin Tahoun

Serial Entrepreneur, Cyber Security Researcher & Computer Engineer

Ezz is an AI & Security PhD dropout from UWaterloo [#6 in the world in Security, AI & Algorithms research] and a serial entrepreneur.

A hacker turned threat researcher turned cyber data scientist. 

He had made high six figures in net profit from a social media venture, where he managed a team of 10, by the age of 14. He wrote Fully Un Detectable (FUD) malware that Microsoft later took down, became a Certified Ethical Hacker, led an ethical hacking group and during his bachelors was elected to head the biggest american uni student club by the age of 15. By the age of 16, he won technical data science & cybersecurity competition awards at Princeton, Northwestern & Yale universities and received prizes from Microsoft, Trustwave, & Private Internet Access as well as received 2nd place in the prestigious GeekWeek Canadian Government CTF. He founded, coached & led the McMaster university’s competitive programming team to breaking ACM ICPC records and ranking 3rd in ECNA, by the age of 17. He built various patent pending cyber security solutions, hardware and software, and studied entrepreneurship in Harvard Business School, by the age of 18. And by the age of 20, his UWaterloo work had contributed to numerous top conference & journal papers in AI and Cyber Security, and became a technical reviewer to prestigious cyber security, ML, privacy & networks conferences. Ezz has written over 15 academic articles on technology and leadership, went to YC Startup School, and became a Google Professional Architect, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control, as well as a Project Management Professional by the age of 22. He is frequently quoted in the industry & had won 7 digit non-dilutive funding, worked on cyber projects with Rogers, Royal Bank of Canada, Orange, Huawei, Bell, TELUS, Ericsson, Ciena, Thales, CGI, and various Governments as well as participated in TechStars Industries of the Future, by the age of 23.

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AI Cracking Passwords

  • 14:00
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  • 16 Nov
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User Entity Behavioural Analytics for Insider Threat

  • 16:00
  • Wed
  • 15 Nov
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Mitre Attack Flow Detector

  • 14:00
  • Wed
  • 15 Nov
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Mitre Attack Technique Detector

  • 14:00
  • Tue
  • 14 Nov
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