Rob Cheyne is a highly regarded technologist, security expert, trainer, public speaker and entrepreneur. He has 24 years of experience in the information technology field and has been working in information security since 1998.
He was the co-founder and CEO of Safelight, a leading provider of information security e-learning and education programs. He has taught in-person information security training classes to well over 20,000 developers, architects, managers, and executives for industry-leading organizations around the world. Safelight was successfully acquired by Security Innovation in July 2014.
Rob was an early employee of @stake, a well-known pioneer in information security consulting. In addition to security consulting for Fortune 500 customers, he was the author of LC4, a version of the award-winning L0phtCrack password auditing tool, and he also worked on the code scanning technology that was eventually spun off as Veracode.
Rob was one of a handful of people who was at @stake from the very first customer all the way through to the $50M acquisition by Symantec in October 2004.
Rob regularly speaks at security and training conferences, and frequently presents to the local chapters of various security organizations. He is the Executive Director for the SOURCE conference, which provides unique, intimate environments for connecting business, technical, and security practitioners.