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Gods and Monsters: A tale of the dark side of the web - Aamir Lakhani (BSides Huntsville 2014) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Gods and Monsters: A tale of the dark side of the web
Aamir Lakhani

Researcher and Security strategist, Aamir Lakhani (known as Doctor Chaos) will dive in the hidden and shadowy world of the Deep Web. He will demonstrate how easy it is to get Deep Web thru proxies and the Tor network. He will explore that despite recent takedowns by law-enforcement, how easy it is to find service brokers weapons, drugs, and other questionable services. The talk will showcase interaction with real attackers using techniques around malware, zero-day attacks, and social engineering to attack organizations. Learn how attackers plan sophisticated attacks to infiltrate organizations and steal intellectual property. Aamir Lakhani will conclude by showcasing cutting research in cyber security that may be able to mitigate some of these risks. This includes advances in threat research, open intelligence, and big data.

Bio: Aamir Lakhani is a cyber security researcher and practitioner, with over 10 years of experience in the security industry. He is responsible to provide IT security solutions to major commercial and federal enterprise organizations. Lakhani has designed cyber solutions for defense and intelligence agencies, and has assisted organizations in defending themselves from active strike back attacks perpetrated by underground cyber groups. Lakhani is considered an industry leader in support of detailed architectural engagements and projects on topics related to cyber defense, mobile application threats, malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) research.

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