Hillary Clinton has pulled out of an October keynote address to a cybersecurity conference citing an “unforseen circumstance,” The Daily Caller reported. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit sent an email stating that the former first lady and Secretary of Defense would not speak at the conference.
The information was then shared on Twitter by Nate Cain, a federal whistleblower and cybersecurity expert. Cain offered to take Clinton’s place as speaker at the conference, citing his 20-plus years of experience in the field and with various government agencies.
Clinton famously transmitted classified information over a private server, then covered it up after several of her staff members were hacked and some of the emails were discovered. During the investigation, some of the emails were deleted.
Some of the emails ended up in Wikileaks after her campaign manager, John Podesta, was advised by an IT aide to click on a link in a phishing email and type in his password.
I guess the irony of Clinton addressing a cybersecurity conference as an expert was just too much for Cain and FireEye.
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