Kevin Mitnick


The #1 security awareness trainer demonstrates the latest threats to people and organisations.

Kevin Mitnick is the world’s most famous hacker, global bestselling author, and the top cybersecurity celebrity keynote speaker and threat demonstrator. He was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history and was once one of the FBI’s Most Wanted, because he went on an ‘electronic joyride‘ during which he hacked into more than 40 major corporations and government organizations for purely the challenge, not for monetary gain. He did it for just for the fun and the adventure.

Kevin accessed computers and networks at the world’s biggest companies and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster, sprinting through phone switches, computer systems, and cellular networks. Kevin’s creativity, skills, and persistence forced the authorities to rethink the way they pursued him, inspiring ripples that brought permanent changes in the way companies and people protect their most sensitive information. His story became legendary and is the basis for many books, articles, films, and TV programs. His case was the catalyst for the cybersecurity industry.

Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mitnick Security Consulting, Kevin, and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100 percent successful track record in their ability to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering. Also in his role of Chief Hacking Officer (CHO) of KnowBe4 he endorses and helps produce the world’s #1 security awareness training and platform to counteract social engineering bearing his name. In 2019 Gartner, Inc. places Kevin’s Mitnick’s training and platform ahead of all others in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training.

Kevin is also a global bestselling author and his books are available in over 50 countries and 20 languages. He is the world authority on social engineering and cyber security. His works include The Art of Intrusion: The Real Story Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders and Deceivers and The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, which are mandatory readings for security professionals. His autobiography, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker is a New York Times bestseller. Released in 2017, his latest work is The Art of Invisibility: The World’s Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data, a ground-breaking book on privacy. He has been a commentator, security analyst, and interview subject for almost every major news outlet around the globe. Kevin has also been the subject of movies, books, and countless articles.

As a one-of-a-kind, public speaker, Kevin’s presentations are akin to technology magic shows, which include live demonstrations and edutainment of the latest hacking techniques keep people on the edge of their seats. Most importantly, his presentations help raise “security awareness” of organizations, their staff, families, and individuals.

The real threat from hackers? It takes one to know one.

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  • How Hackers Attack & How To Fight Back: With Live Hacking Demonstrations of the Current Threats to You and Your Organization
  • Ghost On The Wires: Go on the Run with the Most Wanted Hacker in the World
  • CUSTOM KEYNOTE CREATED FOR YOU:  A Scripted Conversation with Live Hacking


What people say about Kevin Mitnick

“In our world, Kevin Mitnick is our David Beckham or Lebron James.”


“Delegates at the event gave Kevin a rating of 98% for content and 98% for delivery. I’m sure you will agree with me the scores were sensational.”

Joyce Ong, Marketing and Communications, Accenture

“I’ve never had such great feedback for a keynote speaker!”

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