HelSec Virtual Meetup #5

Welcome to the HelSec Virtual Meetup 5! 🤗

Join the discussion on Discord: https://discord.gg/NBvCAm8

18:00 - Stream start and word by HelSec

18:15 - “Why I Quit Security For A While And Came Back” by James Arlen

19:00 - Short break

19:15 - “Globalization of Cybercrime” by Anna Chung

20:00 - Short break

20:15 - “DMA Abuses and In-Memory Malware Detection” by Ulf Frisk

21:00 - Virtual conference end - Virtual networking and some pystyy vetää will continue on our Discord server

All times are in EET (UTC +2).

Speaker bio:
🔹 James Arlen is Aiven.io’s CISO bringing a mix of security and engineering background to DBaaS (database as a service). Over the past twenty plus years, James has been delivering information security solutions to Fortune 500, TSE 100, and major public-sector organizations. James is best described as: “Infosec geek, hacker, social activist, author, speaker, and parent.” His areas of interest include organizational change, social engineering, blinky lights and shiny things. In addition to his work at Aiven, James is a blogger/podcaster with Liquidmatrix Security Digest, a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and is a prolific contributor to media and standards including a lead author contribution to the Cloud Security Alliance Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Cloud Computing V4. James holds the CISSP, CISA, and CRISC security certifications.
🔹Anna Chung is a Principal Researcher at Unit 42, the global threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks. She works at the crossroads of cyber threat intelligence, underground economics, and cyber behavior analysis. In addition, Anna is actively building mentoring partnerships encouraging women with or without a technical background to be part of the information security industry.
🔹Ulf Frisk is a pentester by day, and a Security Researcher by night. He is the author of PCILeech and MemProcFS which he has presented at major cons such as Disobey, DEF CON and the CCC. He is interested in things low-level and primarily focuses on Memory Analysis and Direct Memory Access (DMA).