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Keynote Videos Now Available for Download

Day 1 Keynote: Bruce Schneier - Schneier on Security
Day 2 Keynote: Jeremiah Grossman - Hacks Happen

Conference Materials Released

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Conference Photos: http://photos.hitb.org

The presentation slides, demos, exploits, code, tools and other bits have been released for download. Do note that the exploit code for Cesar Cerrudo’s presentation (MS advisory 951306) will not be released till the patch has been issued (hopefully soon).

Below are some of the post conference media coverage and blog postings from around the Net. If you attended HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai and have made a posting about your trip to the conference, please let us know and we’ll link the posting here.

Post Conference Coverage - Mainstream Media

Dubai, la nuova Mecca dell’ICT - La Stampa (Italy)

Nuove città e distretti ICT: Dubai Internet City compete con la Silicon Valley. L’Italia al palo. - Webmaster Point

Microsoft (Belatedly) Admits to Windows Server 2008 Token Kidnapping - Security Watch, eWeek

Zero-day bug puts web hosters at risk - Tech World

Last month’s ‘design flaw’ is this month’s security vulnerability - Computer World

Details of privilege escalation hole in Windows - Heise Online

Web-Hosting Providers – Beware! - McAfee AVERT Labs

Wireless hacking course takes off - ITWeb

GSM Security Researcher Targeted in Airport Shakedown - WIRED

Microsoft warns of web server flaw - IT News Australia

Jaringan GSM DUbai Jebol oleh HAcker - Jim Geovedi, DetikNet

Laporan dari Dubai: Ilusi Keamanan Lewat ‘Security Theater’ - Jim Geovedi, DetikNet

Post Conference Coverage - Blogs

Hack In The Box Dubai 2008 - Jeremiah Grossman

GSM Researcher Stopped at Heathrow Airport by UK Government Officials - THC

From the Desert Oasis - SSLGuru (Jeremiah Grossman)

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai - F-Secure Weblog

Hack In The Box Dubai - Robert E. Lee

Post Conference Coverage - HITB-CREW Blogs

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai Trip Report - spoonfork

HITB Dubai 2008 Wrap Up- geek00l

HITBSecConf 2008 Dubai Write Up - Rufi0 (CTF Overlord 2.0)

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai - aphesz

Full Agenda and Speaker List

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The complete conference agenda is now online. There are approximately 50 seats left before HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai is SOLD OUT! Below is the finalized list of speakers in our line up:

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai - Keynote Speaker 1

1.) Bruce Schneier (Founder & Chief Technology Officer, BT Counterpane Inc.)

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai - Keynote Speaker 2

2.) Jeremiah Grossman (Founder & Chief Technology Officer, White Hat Security.)

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai - Speakers (alphabetical order)

1. Adrian ‘pagvac’ Pastor (ProCheckUp Ltd. / GNUCITIZEN)
2. Alessio ‘mayhem’ Pennasillico (Security Evangelist, Alba S.T. s.r.l.)
3. Alexander Kornbrust (Founder, Red Database Security GmbH)
4. Benjamin Hagen (Security Engineer, Motorola Security Services)
5. Cesar Cerrudo (Founder, ArgenISS)
6. Christopher J. Rouland (Chief Technology Officer, IBM ISS)
7. Daniel S. Ingevaldson (Manager, Technology Strategy, IBM ISS)
8. Dino Covotsos (Managing Director, Telspace Systems)
9. Domingo Montanaro (Manager of Research & Development, Scanit Middle East)
10. Ero Carrera (Reverse Engineering Automation Researcher, zynamics GmbH)
11. Jamie Butler (Coauthor of Rootkits: Subverting the Windows Kernel)
12. Jim Geovedi (Member of HERT & Security Consultant, PT. Bellua Asia Pacific)
13. Lee Chin Sheng [geek00l] (Independent Network Security Researcher)
14. Meling Mudin [spoonfork] (Independent Network Security Researcher)
15. Marc Weber Tobias (Investigative Attorney and Security Specialist)
16. Michael Thumann (Chief Security Officer, ERNW GmbH)
17. Petko D. Petkov [pdp] (GNUCITIZEN)
18. Raoul Chiesa (Board of Directors Member @Mediaservice.net, ISECOM Group & TSTF)
19. Rodrigo Rubira Branco (Lead Security Researcher, Scanit Middle East)
20. Shreeraj Shah (Director, BlueInfy)
21. Skyper (ex-Phrack Magazine Editor in Chief / Member, THC)
22. Viviana Basso (Motorola Security Services)
23. Walter Goulet (Network Security Architect, Motorola Security Services)

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Supported & Endorsed By

UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

Platinum Sponsors

Titanium Sponsor (Post Conference Reception)


Gold Sponsors


Microsoft Corporation

Official Media Partner (Magazine)

Network Middle East

Arabian Computer News

ITP Business

Official Airline Partner

Emirates Airlines

Our Speakers are Supported By

Bellua Asia Pacific

Supporting Media:

Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin (VB)

InfoSec News

(ISN) InfoSec News

InfoSec News

XAKEP (Russia)

Insecure Magazine

PHRACK Magazine

Hakin9 Magazine

Supporting Organizations


ISECOM - Insititue for Security and Open Methodologies

ISACA Malaysia

IT Underground

X-Focus China

Zone-H Defacement Mirror

Xatrix Security

Special Interest Group in Security & Information InteGrity Singapore