HelSec Virtual Meetup #12

Welcome to the HelSec Virtual Meetup 12! 🤗

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

18:00 - Stream start and word by HelSec

18:15 - “Insecure Firmware and Wireless Technologies as “Achilles’ Heel” in Cybersecurity of Cyber-Physical Systems” by Dr. Andrei Costin

19:00 - Short break

19:15 - “A walkthrough of the methodology and tooling required/used/created to find (security) bugs in some closed source software by stringing together freely available tools, using adobe reader as the target” by Knud Højgaard

20:00 - Virtual conference end - Virtual networking and some pystyy vetää will continue on our Discord server

All times are in EEST (UTC +3).

Speaker bio:
🔹 Dr. Andrei Costin - Dr. Andrei Costin is currently a Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity at University of Jyvaskyla (Central Finland), with a particular focus on IoT/firmware cybersecurity and Digital Privacy. He received his PhD in 2015 from EURECOM/Telecom ParisTech under co-supervision of Prof. Francilon and Prof. Balzarotti. Dr. Costin has been publishing and presenting at more than 45 top international cybersecurity venues, both academic (Usenix Security, ACM ASIACCS, etc.) and industrial (BalckHat, CCC, HackInTheBox, etc.). He is the author of the first practical ADS-B attacks (BlackHat 2012) and has literally established the large-scale automated firmware analysis research areas (Usenix Security 2014) - these two works are considered seminal in their respective areas, being also most cited at the same time. Dr. Costin is also the CEO/co-founder of Binare.io, a deep-tech cybersecurity spin-off from University of Jyvaskyla, focused on innovation and tech-transfer related to IoT cybersecurity.
🔹 Knud Højgaard - Knud works for Fraktal.fi doing assorted cyber-stuff