Meet BSidesSG 2019 CFP Review Board

Posted By Admin On 28 March 2019

We are happy to announce our awesome CFP review board for BSides Singapore 2019.

Jim Manico

Jim is the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He is also an investor/advisor for Signal Sciences and BitDiscovery. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices, is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker and Java Champion community and is the author of “Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications” from McGraw-Hill and Oracle Press. Jim also volunteers for the OWASP foundation where he helps build application security standards and other documentation.


Omair has over eight years of experience in penetration testing, vulnerability assessment and network security. He has been responsible for maintaining a secure network for mission critical applications. His area of work includes Vulnerability Assessment, Security Audits, Penetration Test, Source Code Reviews and Trainings. He was led penetration tester for various clients in the telecom, retail, government and banking sector based in India, Saudi, Morocco, Mauritius, UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain with a team size varying from 5-8 members. He has also published security advisories pertaining to various vulnerabilities in commonly used software like Excel, Real Player, Internet Explorer and Chrome. His area of expertise includes Vulnerability Research, Reverse Engineering and Fuzzing. Some of the latest CVE’s reported by him CVE-2015-1240, CVE-2015-1668, CVE- 2015-0043, CVE-2015-0042, CVE-2014-4128, CVE-2014-6354, CVE-2014-4145, CVE-2014-4050, CVE-2014- 1772, CVE-2014-0313, and CVE-2014-0263.

Daniel cuthbert

Daniel is the global head of security research for banco santander. With a career spanning over 20 years on both the offensive and defensive side, he’s seen the evolution of hacking from a small groups of curious minds to organized criminal networks and nation state we see today. He is the original co-author of the OWASP testing guide, released in 2003 and now the co-author of the OWASP application security verification standard (ASVS).

Monnappa K A

Monnappa works for Cisco Systems as an information security investigator focusing on threat intelligence, investigation, and research of cyber espionage and advanced cyber attacks. He is the author of the best selling book “Learning Malware Analysis”. He is the creator of Limon Linux sandbox and winner of Volatility plugin contest 2016. He is the co-founder of the cybersecurity research community “Cysinfo” ( His fields of interest include malware analysis, reverse engineering, memory forensics, and threat intelligence. He has presented at various security conferences including Black Hat, FIRST, SEC-T, 4SICS-SCADA/ICS summit, DSCI, National Cyber Defence Summit and Cysinfo meetings on various topics which include memory forensics, malware analysis, reverse engineering, and rootkit analysis. He has conducted training sessions at Black Hat, BruCON, FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security teams), OPCDE, SEC-T, and SCADA/ICS cyber security summit. He has also authored various articles in eForensics and Hakin9 magazines. You can find some of his contributions to the community in his

Maximiliano Soler

Maxi has more than 10 years of experience in Information Security, his work has been oriented towards Penetration Testing, for Web and Mobile Application Security. Maxi is part of Black Hat Arsenal Review Board and has had the opportunity to deliver lectures in conferences such as Black Hat, DEF CON, OWASP AppSec, EKOParty, Andsec, H2HC, 8dot8 and many important conferences. He is the CTO of ArtsSEC a company securing the digital transformations.


BSides Singapore is an information security conference driven by technical content with a culture of community in mind. We target the industry professional looking to augment their current security skill set with next-big-thing conversations. Our attendees' goals are to learn about trends and emerging issues as well as to connect with other members of the security community.

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