If Black Hats Always Win, Why Is Albert Gonzalez In Prison? presented at SOURCE Barcelona 2010

by Jibran Ilyas (Trustwave), Bruno Oliveira (Trustwave),

Tags: Security Others Community

URL : http://www.sourceconference.com/barcelona/speakers_2010.asp#BrunoJibran

Summary : The severity and impact of the attacks have made many big companies to acquire the services of Penetration Testers. This talk will discuss the differences between Black Hat vs. Penetration Tester along with interesting analysis of both entities by a Forensics Investigator. The attack and detection techniques by the three players in Information Security world will educate the audience on real world cases and break some ancient myths of the InfoSec fraternity, especially about Black Hats. The thought that Black Hats always win is used more so because of its convenience. This talk will try to demystify Black Hats (via demonstrations) and highlight the success stories of InfoSec World in catching the Black Hats as contributed first hand by the Presenters.

Bruno Oliveira: Bruno Goncalves de Oliveira is a Security Consultant at Trustwave's Spiderlabs in the Network Penetration Test Team. He is a member of Trustwave's SpiderLabs - the advanced security team focused on penetration testing, incident response, and application security where conducts penetration tests in the premier clients, holds some certs and a title of computer engineer by Universidade Norte do Paraná. Over 10 years working / studying / having fun with security always focused on offensive tasks, the main focus of his works is based on network security and penetration tests, trying to figure out different/other/more beautiful ways to attack systems, part of these studies/works became talks at some security conferences like DEF CON 18 (USA) HITBSecConf 2009 (Malaysia), Toorcon X (USA), YSTS 2.0/3.0 and H2HC IV/IV (Brazil)