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Wednesday, June 5 • 11:45 - 12:00
Usernames, the missing piece - The OSINT Jigsaw Puzzle

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There are often debates around usernames and how they should be assumed public knowledge, leading to issues surrounding the disclosure of usernames being classified as a low or information risk. What are the risks of exposing a username? Should username recycling like passwords be classed as a genuine risk?

This talk will walk through the risks associated to having a shared unique username across multiple services, the importance of usernames in OSINT.

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Simon Hall

Simon has been in the industry for over 10 years, previously working in networking and then as a penetration testing. He now works as Principal Security Engineer at Digital Shadows, focusing on anything related to offensive security such as internal red teaming, research, exploit... Read More →

Wednesday June 5, 2019 11:45 - 12:00 BST
Rookie Track ILEC Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road London SW6 1UD