CFP Review Board

Jim Manico

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.




Dr. Pamela O’Shea

Dr. Pamela O’Shea

Running her own business, Pamela provides security consulting, training and penetration testing services. Pamela has been working within information security for over ten years and has contributed to conferences such as OWASP AppSecDay, BSides Canberra, 0xCC, Platypuscon, Ruxcon and Black Hat Asia. In addition, she also runs her own workshops on penetration testing and software defined radio. As part of her outreach work, Pamela and her company, Shea Information Security, sponsor and run the haXX group which provides support and technical training to new and established women within the information security industry. Outside of work, Pamela looks for bugs hiding in software, keeps up with the latest research and runs the Melbourne software defined radio club.




Phillip Wylie

Phillip Wylie

Phillip Wylie is a cybersecurity professional and offensive security SME with over 18 years of experience, over half of his career in offensive security. Wylie is the Tech Evangelism & Enablement Manager at CyCognito. He is a former college adjunct instructor and published author. He is the concept creator and co-author of The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker and was featured in the Tribe of Hackers: Red Team.




Jacob Soo

Jacob Soo

Jacob Soo is the founder of STAR Labs and focuses on threat intelligence research. He specializes in threat hunting, malware analysis, reverse engineering, and targeted attack analysis. Prior to starting STAR Labs, Jacob worked as a senior Malware researcher at Palo Alto Networks. Jacob also started Malware Analysis, VAPT and several teams in his previous Govt job over 13 years.

Jacob is passionate over CTF, reverse engineering and exploitation for years. He got his paper accepted at DerbyCon with his former co-worker, Tyler Halfpop.




Matt Brooks

Matt Brooks

Matt Brooks is a security engineer at Apple focused on anti-malware efforts. Prior to Apple, he spent time as a SOC lead and intel analyst in various roles in the public and private sectors.




Neelu Tripathy

Neelu Tripathy

She is working as the Security Practice Lead at Thoughtworks India. Her area of work includes maturing the security practice at Thoughtworks, along with timely threat identification, vulnerability management, assessment, building security capability & automation with the goal of Building Security Into the application ecosystems. She has a rich background in offensive security across Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration testing, Red Teaming, Social Engineering, reconnaissance along with experience in Threat Modelling, Design Reviews and Security Code Reviews.

She is an OSCP and has spoken/trained at various security conferences such as BlackHat(Primary Trainer, Basic Infrastructure Hacking-2017), speaker- c0c0n, rootconf & BSidesDelhi and organised villages at Defcon(2017) and Nullcon(2016-18). She started & organised corporate security conference for Thoughtworks - SecConf in 2021(https://www.secconf.org/). She is also on the review board for NullCon Security Conference & CySEK Marketplace(Karnataka Gov).




Philip Young

Philip Young

Soldier of FORTRAN is a Mainframe Security Researcher with a large financial institution. Both professionally and in his spare time he works to educate people about the mainframe platform (z/OS) and the enterprises’ critical dependence on this product. His initial research began due to his concern of his perceived imbalanced reliance on the platform yet the utter lack of open discussion by cybersecurity experts about it. In his travels he has encountered all types of poorly configured environments and has spoken out publicly about his concerns. He has spoken at multiple conferences including SHARE, DEFCON, BlackHat, GSE Europe, etc. In his spare time he enjoys retro gaming with his two sons and making ANSI art.




Maximiliano Soler

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.




Omair

Omair

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.




Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson is a computer security specialist with a focus on software vulnerability analysis. Currently Senior Principal Security Researcher at Trellix and Chief Research Officer of Fuzzing IO, Richard offers over 20 years of professional expertise and leadership in the information security industry. Current responsibilities include defining and executing on a proactive offensive security research strategy for a world leading team at Trellix. Prior to Trellix, he led the security research efforts for Oracle Cloud and Talos Security at Cisco. Previous endeavors focused on the research and development of advanced fuzzing and automation of the vulnerability discovery and triage process. Richard has delivered training and presented annually at top-tier industry conferences worldwide for over 15 years and is an invited speaker and trainer at several leading events including Black Hat, Defcon, Hack in the Box, Recon, and OffensiveCon. Richard was also co-founder of the Uninformed Journal and is on the committee for USENIX WOOT and Toorcon.




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