Kirk Jackson is a Security Researcher at RedShield, where he analyses security vulnerabilities in customer applications and comes up with a plan to protect them. He organises the Wellington OWASP Chapter, and helps organise NZ's biggest security defense conference OWASP NZ Day. Kirk has spoken at other NZ and Australian conferences, usually on the themes of developer security and defense.
The world is getting a skewed perspective on cyber security from some of the crazy hacking techniques used in Hollywood movies. We know these hacks are just dramatised fiction. But are they really? We dissect some of Hollywood's craziest cyber stunts, and reproduce for you in the real world.
This will actually be a serious presentation on the commons threats, attacks and techniques used against individuals and corporates, demonstrating real techniques.