Frank Allenby

Bio My name is Frank Allenby; I was an analyst at SensePost for a bit More than two years. I’ve performed many penetration tests throughout the country (and other countries too), and have a fair amount of knowledge in-and-around the Infosec industry. I very much enjoy the human aspect of things, and abuse thereof. I…

Toufeeq Ockards

Bio Toufeeq Ockards is a software engineer who one day asked Cobus Bernard  “How do you do secrets management?” and this then led him down the rabbit hole that secrets management is. After drinking some the ‘Drink Me’ potion he realized how little his own knowledge of secrets management and information security is and this…

Christo Goosen

Bio Christo Goosen is a Dev and DevOps engineer by day. Long time interest in security and studying Infosec Msc Next year. Luckily as DevOps I get to put some of that interest into practice as a defender. OWASP Cape Town chapter leader and tinkerer of tech. “To err is human, to automate it is…

Veronica Schmitt

Bio Veronica is a Partner at DFIRLABS. She is a forensicator, avid researcher and quite literally the superglue that holds DFIRLABS together. She was previously in charge of the Free State Cyber Forensic Laboratory of the Special Investigating Unit. After deciding that this title on its own wasn’t already too much of a mouthful, she…

Ross Simpson

Bio Ross Simpson is a webapp development and security consultant, and has been involved in the local hacker community for several years. He runs the monthly 0xC0FFEE Cape Town meetup, and has spoken at B-Sides Cape Town and ZaCon conferences. He is also a retro computing/gaming enthusiast with a keen interest in the NES and…

Nathi Mogomotsi

Bio My name is Nathi Mogomotsi, and I grew up in the rural of Zeerust – North West. I previously worked for SensePost for six years and now work for Sanlam. This will be my first conference talk. Talk: Attack Simulations and Hunting Made Easy The idea is to push awareness on why it is important…

Masande Mtintsilana

Bio Masande Mtintsilana is an Information Security Consultant at MWR InfoSecurity, where he is part of the mobile security practice. He enjoys taking deep dives into application security and has published advisories for vulnerabilities discovered in LG flagship devices. He completed his undergrad in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cape Town. In…

Mary Racter

Bio Mary Racter is a Security Engineer (but somehow not SecOps) at Praekelt.org, a non-profit foundation focused on building digital solutions to improving quality of life in the majority world. Worked at MWR InfoSecurity as a penetration tester until moving on to Praekelt.org to connect information security with strengthening human rights in the digital age.…

Kyle Riley

Bio Kyle is the co-founder of iosiro, a blockchain security startup. He has fours years of experience as a security consultant and researcher. He previously led the South African research branch and technical recruitment at MWR InfoSecurity. In 2014, he and a colleague won the Mobile Application category at Mobile Pwn2Own. Kyle has presented at…

James Stephenson

Bio James currently works for a private bank, doing everything from reversing malware, hunting for attackers, hacking his co-workers, bypassing commercial security products, and pretending he knows what he is doing. His background includes pentesting, red-teaming, electronic design, and convincing people that he actually did these things. Talk: Teaching old malware new tricks, also, why are…