Security BSides London, the UK’s biggest community-driven infosec conference is happy to announce its 8th iteration open to all regardless of background, skill level, income or job-title.  
  • Doors to the main event open at 8.30am with talks starting at 9am on 5 June 2019
  • Workshops will be held on 4 June 2018 starting at 10am; Pre-registration is required
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Wednesday, June 5 • 11:30 - 12:30
Digital Intelligence Investigations

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Cyber investigations are hard, and tying an online identity to someone in real life is tricky. Despite what others may have you believe, there is no "magic technique" or "secret method" that makes these investigations easy. It takes a lot of incredibly hard work, often a lot of time, and the realist is that most cases simply go unsolved. But - when you do solve one - it's incredible. My talk will walk you through two very different cyber investigations. One involved us attributing a mass-phishing campaign to what appeared to be a legitimate organisation in the Asia Pacific; the second recounts how we investigated whistle-blowing allegations that the General Manager of a Latin American manufacturing firm was collaborating with a local cartel. These investigations both posed unique challenges, and we had to implement different approach for collecting, interpreting, and assessing information. My talk will highlight some of the problems we identified during these investigations, outline how we solved them, and discuss the value of what we learned for next time.



James comes from a varied background of artistic influence and technical expertise. As he completed his BA in English Literature and History, he used his spare time to become an avid programmer and web developer - skills that eventually pivoted into penetration testing, reverse engineering... Read More →

Wednesday June 5, 2019 11:30 - 12:30 BST
Track 3 ILEC Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road London SW6 1UD