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OWASP Cambridge

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Local News

Cambridge OWASP Chapter Meeting - Mobile Forensics & Pen Testing

Tuesday 12th November 2013 17:00 – 20:00 (Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge LAB002/LAB006)

Hosted by the Department of Computing & Technology, Anglia Ruskin University, OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Cambridge Chapter and IEEE Industrial Electronics Chapter

Guest speaker(s):

Paul Cain: Over 12 years experience working in the field of computer forensics. Cutting the bytes within law enforcement more recently within a commercial environment. Conducting investigations on digital devices, providing witness evidence in court and author / teacher of the 7Safe forensic courses.

James Forshaw: James is the Head of Vulnerability Research at Context Information Security in the UK. He has been involved with computer hardware and software security for over 10 years with a skill set which covers the bread and butter of the security industry such as application testing, through to more bespoke product assessment, vulnerability analysis and exploitation. He has numerous public vulnerabilities disclosures in many different products including web browser issues and virtual machine breakouts as well as being a Pwn2Own and Microsoft Mitigation Bypass bounty winner.

He has spoken at a number of security conferences in the past, on a range of different topics such including managed language security at Blackhat USA, CanSecWest and Bluehat, Sony Playstation Portable hacking at Chaos Computer Congress, WebGL exploitation at Ruxcon and Citrix network exploitation at Blackhat Europe. He is also the developer of the free CANAPE networking analysis and exploitation tool.


17:30 – 17:45 Welcome from the OWASP Cambridge Chapter Leader, Adrian Winckles, Senior Lecturer in Information Security, Anglia Ruskin University

17:45 – 18:30 Paul Cain (7Safe, PA Consulting) - Tracking Data using Forensics

18:30 – 19:15 James Forshaw () - The Forger's Art: Exploiting XML Digital Signature Implementations

19:15 – 19:30 Q & A

19:30 – 20:00 Refreshments & Networking (coffee, tea, juice) in LAB006


To register for this free event, please register online at

[1] Cambridge Chapter Registration

Please note there is no automatic notification or confirmation.

The conference will be held in the Lord Ashcroft Building, Room LAB002 (Breakout Room LAB006 for networking & refreshments).

Please enter through the Helmore Building and ask at reception.

Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge Campus East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT

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