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Hack In The Box Security Conference 2008 - Dubai

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Welcome to the official homepage of HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai. The main aim of the HITBSecConf conference series is to enable the dissemination, discussion and sharing of deep knowledge network security information. Featuring presentations by respected members of both the mainstream network security arena as well as the underground or black hat community, HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai will see over 20 of the world’s leading network security specialists talk about their latest tools and research.

Event Details

Venue: Sheraton Dubai Creek

Date: 14th April
Time: 0900 - 1700
Item: 5-tracks Hands-On Technical Training (Day 1)

Date: 15th April
Time: 0900 - 1700
Item: 5-tracks Hands-On Technical Training (Day 2)

Date: 16th April
Time: 0800 - 1700

Dual Track Security Conference
Capture The Flag (CTF)
Zone-H/HITB Hacking Challenge
BZFlag Competition

Date: 17th April
Time: 0800 - 1700

Dual Track Security Conference
Capture The Flag (CTF)
Zone-H/HITB Hacking Challenge
BZFlag Competition

Hands-On Technical Training

TECH TRAINING 1 - Web Application Security – Advanced Attacks and Defense
Trainer: Shreeraj Shah (Director, BlueInfy)

TECH TRAINING 2 - Bluetooth & Wireless Hacking
Trainer: Dino Covotsos (Managing Director, Telspace)

TECH TRAINING 3 - Structured Network Threat Analysis and Forensics
Trainers: Meling Mudin (spoonfork) and Lee Chin Sheng (geek00l)

TECH TRAINING 4 - Telecommunication Fraud
Trainer: Carlos Lowie (Unit Manager, Investigations, Belgacom)

TECH TRAINING 5 - Hacking and Hardening Oracle
Trainer: Alexander Kornbrust (Founder, Red Database Security GmbH)

HITBSecConf2008 - Dubai - WELCOME ADDRESS - 16th April

H.E. Mohammed Nasser Al-Ghanim (Director General, UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority)

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)

Event Organizer

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Event Partner



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