Hacking for Fun and Profit

By Heather Wilde

Elevator Pitch

Recently, a new industry has appeared - a reward-based ecosystem that can pay handsomely for people who like to break the law.

The only problem? You need to follow strict rules.

In this talk, find out what is ethical hacking, and how you can get into this exciting new career.


Cybercrime is at an all-time high and has no signs of slowing down. And yet, the profile of the average hacker is still not that much different from Matthew Broderick in WarGames or Robert Redford in Sneakers - they’re just doing it for the lulz.

Find out what motivates people to hack, what it takes to become a Certified Ethical Hacker, and who is hiring hackers today.


This talk has gone over well at cyber conferences.