Cyber Security Open Mic Night w/ Ben Johnson, Co-founder of Carbon Black

  • 1871 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago, IL, 60654 United States

All industry professionals and those interested in learning more about cyber security are encouraged to come out. We will be hosting an "open mic night" for anyone who wants to present on a cyber security related topic that interests them. Feel free to just speak to the group, facilitate a conversation, or link up your computer and run through slides or give a short demo. The format will be 5 to 20 minute turbo talks.

We are excited to have Ben Johnson kick off the evening. Ben is and adjunct instructor for Evolve Security Academy and is the Co-Founder and Chief Security Strategist for Carbon Black.

William SlaterPaul Petefish, and Brian Liceaga will also be speaking.

A sign-up sheet will be available the night of the event but please email Andrew Hamilton ( if you are interested in speaking and want to get priority on the list. Please also email Andrew if you have any special requirements.  

Evolve Security Academy 

Evolve is a cyber security bootcamp that provides students with hands-on training from highly experienced industry professionals. Evolve partners with not-for-profits, performing security assessment work throughout the curriculum, giving each student the real project work experience and concrete practical skills that are needed to land or advance a career. Evolve’s primary focus is on creating top-tier cyber security talent and placing them into high-paying jobs through professional staffing and direct hire services.


TEKsystems is a $3.8 billion IT services company, known for excellence in the industry.  We provide the best talent in the country by hand picking the best and brightest and placing them at our client sites.  We have deployed over 2,000 Information Security consultants in the past two years. We currently have over 500 active CISSP certified consultants and 400 recruiters certified to identify top talent. We also stay informed on market trends by partnering with companies such as SailPoint, Curion, RSA, Oracle and many more