Kevin Mitnick is a famous hacker, bestselling author, and expert on cyber security. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Mitnick is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide.
Mitnick mentors leaders, executives, and staff on both the theory and practice of social engineering, topics on which he is the leading global authority. He also helps consumers learn how to protect their information and themselves from harm.
As part of the Global Ghost Team™, he now maintains a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering. Also in his role of Chief Hacking Officer of KnowBe4 he helps produce the world's most popular security awareness training programmes to counteract social engineering and to improve security effectiveness.
Mitnick is a global bestselling author, his books include The Art of Intrusion: The Real Story Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders and Deceivers and The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, which are mandatory readings for security professionals. His autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker is a New York Times bestseller and his latest work released in 2017 is The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data, a ground-breaking book on privacy.