PancakesCon is a pop-up hacking / cybersecurity conference that will be conducted all day on 3/21/21 (US Central Time). This conference is 100% virtual, not for profit and free to stream.

All PancakesCon talks must be 40-45 minutes long. They MUST consist of two parts: A brief talk about any cybersecurity topic targeted at junior professionals / students, and a brief talk about something which is not IT-related. The non-IT topics can cover anything from hobbies to fitness, cooking to music.

2021 Conference Staff

Lesley is the founder of PancakesCon, as well as a Principal Industrial Incident Responder at Dragos, Inc. She has been professionally working in Digital Forensics and Incident Response for 14 years. Lesley runs resume and interview workshops at multiple cybersecurity cons, and teaches youth martial arts in her free time.


Corinne is a security researcher at Gigamon Applied Threat Research. She came to security after over a decade of software engineering experience. She was a Flare-On 2020 winner, and in her free time she enjoys street photography.


COO of Women of Security & Co-Organizer of the WoSEC Seattle Chapter, WeAreHackerz CFO, Co-host of the Focal Point podcast on the ITSP Magazine podcast channel, The Hacker Book Club moderator, Program Manager at Microsoft within Security, Compliance, & Management, mentor, mentee, dog & cat mom, world traveler, foodie.

Tom is a US Marine Corps veteran currently working as a Senior Incident Response Analyst at Crowdstrike. He is a husband to one, parent to four, and cat parent to three. He is on the board of VeteranSec (creating opportunities for veterans and transitioning servicemembers in the cybersecurity space) and Mental Health Hackers (addressing the mental health unique mental health challenges of the information security and IT fields). When not at work, he is a lover of barbecue, craft beer, and whisk(e)y.