You and Your Research

This is really one of my favourite talks from this year’s HITB in KL.

@haroonmeer did an exceptional job at describing what it takes to produce an exceptional piece of work/research and the various pitfalls and sacrifices one needs to make.

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1ST European Edition of HITB Coming Up!

In case you haven’t heard yet, HITBSecConf is hosting the first European Edition of their conference in Amsterdam during 1st-2nd July ’10. The history of the HITB conferences can be traced back to 2002, the year in which the first ever edition of HITB took place in Malaysia. Since then, HITB has grown to become the biggest technical computer security event in Asia and has extended their presence to the Middle East and now Europe. [...]

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Back from the cons!

It’s been a crazy month, so much going on! I had the pleasure of presenting my updated Cracking into embedded devices presentation at Hack.lu (Luxembourg) and Hack in the Box (Malaysia). I also had to give a talk on PCI DSS in London, which was a challenge as PCI DSS is not the most fun topic for me, trust me!

The best thing about assisting these kind of events is the technical discussions and exchange of ideas with not just other presenters but also attendees. [...]

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HITB Dubai 2008

The Hack in the Box (HITB) conference (Dubai), was all in all great fun. I would like to personally thank Dhillon, Belinda, Amy and everybody else from the HITB crew for making this event possible and making sure that everybody had good time. The devil is in the details and this is what makes HITB the best conference in Asia and the middle-east region. I am anxiously looking forward to visit HITB KL. [...]

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HITB Dubai 2008: we can’t wait!

One of the things I like about the hacker/security community is how much ideas exchanging takes place. Most researchers soon realize that there is nothing like a good session of sharing ideas with other peers in order to come up with even more interesting thoughts!

We’re happy to say that GNUCITIZEN will be part of one of the events we were the most interested in: HITB Dubai 2008. Both pdp (client-side hacking), and my (embedded devices hacking) material were accepted by the HITB folks. [...]

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