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Hacking for the Greater Good: Empowering Technologists to Strengthen Digital Society

Thursday August 8, 2019

On August 7th, Camille François, Graphika’s Chief Innovation Officer visited the annual Black Hat event in Las Vegas to join a panel of experts discussing the intersection of technological advancement with the growing risks of cyber attacks and counter-applications. 

The panel also included security technologist Bruce Schneier of the Harvard Kennedy School, and Eva Galpern, Director of Cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. 

For more on the panelists, visit:

Bruce Schneier  | Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Camille François  | Chief Innovation Officer, Graphika

Eva Galperin  | Director of Cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Hacking for the Greater Good panel’s objective was to examine specific examples where public interest technologists are most needed to ensure an open, positive and safe digital society and provide suggestions for what hackers and security-forward companies can do to solve some of the biggest social problems we have and make a difference.

For media coverage on the Hacking for Good panel, visit:

Black Hat 2019: Ethical Hackers Must Protect Digital Human Rights, Threatpost, Aug 7, 2019

#BHUSA: Need For Technologists to Be Recognized and Empowered, Infosecurity-Magazine, Aug 7, 2019

Hacking for the Greater Good Has Never Been Easier, Digital Guardian, Aug 8, 2019

Black Hat 2019: Security Pros Must Start Informing Govt. Policies, ITPro Today, Aug 9, 2019