ESET Sr. Security Researcher to Speak at TEDx

Next story
San Diego, CA

ESET® today announced that leading cybersecurity researcher, Stephen Cobb, has been selected to give a TEDTalk at the annual TEDx event in San Diego on October 17, 2015.

This year’s theme, 20/20 Vision, speaks to the desire to see the world clearly and examines what the world may look like in the year 2020.

Cobb’s talk, entitled “Ones and Zeroes: a Tale of Two Futures,” discusses society’s reliance on the Internet for everything, and questions the safety of our digital lives while analyzing what it may take to realize technology’s true potential. Cobb has been researching computer security and data privacy for more than 25 years, advising top companies, consumers, and government agencies on the importance of protecting sensitive data and systems.

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” that started as a conference in California 1984, and has grown to support world-changing ideas across the globe. TEDx are local activations of TEDTalks, and feature innovators and thought-leaders in the region. TEDxSanDiego has grown each year, with the 2015 event expected to draw the largest crowd yet of over 1,500 attendees.

Connect with Stephen Cobb on Twitter at @zcobb and ESET at @ESET for event updates, as well as the latest cybersecurity news and information. The official hashtag for event updates and behind-the-scenes action is #TEDxSD.

For more information about the event, including the full line-up of speakers and to purchase tickets, visit

About ESET

Since 1987, ESET® has been developing award-winning security software that now helps over 100 million customers to Enjoy Safer Technology. Its broad security product portfolio covers all popular platforms and provides businesses and consumers around the world with the perfect balance of performance and protection. The company has a global sales network covering 180 countries, and regional offices in Bratislava, San Diego, Singapore and Buenos Aires. For more information visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.