Doug Burks, CEO, Security Onion Solutions
Doug Burks started Security Onion in 2008 to provide a comprehensive platform to help folks peel back the layers of their enterprise and make their adversaries cry. Today, Security Onion has over 1,000,000 downloads and is being used by organizations around the world for threat hunting, enterprise security monitoring, and log management. In 2014, Doug started Security Onion Solutions LLC to help those organizations by providing training, professional services, and hardware appliances. Doug is a CEO, public speaker, teacher, former president of the Greater Augusta ISSA, and co-founder of BSides Augusta, but what he really likes the most is catching bad guys.
Michael Young, Principal Solutions Architect, Elastic
Michael Young is a Principal Solutions Architect for Elastic supporting the federal team. He has been providing operational support to the federal government in a variety of contracting and consulting roles over the last 20 years. His roles have covered everything from technical writing and training to system administration, software development (including a stint as a product manager), and solutions architecture. Michael's focus over the last 10 years has been in the Big Data and Information Retrieval domains. Early in his career, he served 7 years in the US Army as a DoD certified Korean linguist.