Thursday, January 29, 2009

uCon Speaker line-up

The partial speaking line up of uCon Security Conference 2009 has been announced. The organizing committee would like to thank everyone who submitted their proposals. Within a few days we will be announcing the complete list of speakers.

The conference will take place three days after the most insane street carnival in the world in Recife, Brazil, on 28th February 2009 and will also feature trainings sessions on 26th and 27th.

If you are outside Brazil and plan to attend to uCon, please contact us if you need any assistance on your travel. Carnival and hacking in a row, rather unique. Don't miss the chance.

For more information please visit

PS: All training sessions will be delivered in Portuguese.


Speaker: Jayson Street, CISSP (Stratagem One)
Keynote: "Dispelling the myths and discussing the facts of global
Language: English
Track: Information warfare

Speaker: Stephen Ridley (Matasano)
Speech: "Intro to Windows Kernel Security Development"
Language: English
Track: Kernel hacking / reverse engineering / vuln-dev

Speaker: Julio Auto (Independent researcher)
Speech: "Practical (Introduction to) Reverse Engineering"
Language: Portuguese
Track: Reverse engineering

Speaker: Rodrigo Rubira Branco aka BSDaemon (Checkpoint / COSEINC)
Speech: "Advanced Payload Strategies: What is new, what works and what
is hoax?"
Language: Portuguese
Track: Vuln-dev / shellcoding

Speaker: Joseph McCray (Rapid7 /
Speech: "Advanced SQL Injection"
Language: English
Track: Web hacking

Speaker: Gustavo Monteiro (Independent researcher)
Speech: "Secure log centralization, analysis & security visualization"
Language: Portuguese
Track: Log & event correlation / security visualization

Speaker: David Batanero (Independent researcher)
Speech: GSM for fun and profit
Language: English
Track: Telecom security

Speaker: Felipe Andres Manzano (
Speech: "Exploiting PDF Readers"
Language: English
Track: Vuln-dev / software testing

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