Darin Morris

Bio Darin has been working full time in the software development space for the past 13 years and my experience is fairly broad and unique. Over the years he has been a founder, manager, team lead and software engineer, in various sectors, and in teams of different shapes and sizes. Darin’s first serious foray into…

Sean Devonport

Bio Sean Devonport is currently completing a Masters in Computer Science at Rhodes University. His research centres around 3D Immersive Audio in the field of Audio Networking. He has worked with award winning artists to help create immersive experiences in their work. Talk: Hearing the Internet Background Radiation Network telescopes provide key insight into various…

Cailan Sacks

Bio Currently working as an R&D specialist at Investec, Cailan is a technology loving, gadget fan boy, who enjoys finding elegant solutions to complex problems, all things cybersec related, tech related challenges, and pepper steak pies. As a jack-of-all-trades kinda of guy, he has worked in both small companies (as a technical everything), as well…

Jared Naude

Bio Jared is a software engineer specializing in security and cryptography at Synthesis, a specialized software development and Cloud Consulting firm for the financial Services industry. Jared is a certified AWS Solutions Architect & DevOps Engineer, on the professional level, and he am currently helping several South African Banks & Enterprises architect, engineer and operationalize…

Rogan Dawes

Bio Rogan Dawes is a senior researcher at SensePost and has been hacking since 1998, which, coincidentally, is also the time he settled on a final wardrobe. He used the time he saved on choosing outfits to live up to his colleague’s frequent joke that he has an offline copy of the Internet in his…

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…

Dale Nunns

Bio Dale Nunns is a father, husband, software developer, hardware hacker, maker and occasional speaker. With over 18 years software development experience, Dale considers himself a ‘Jack of all trades’ comfortable in a range of environments, platforms and languages. He’s written everything from large retail POS and stocktake systems to Linux Kernel drivers and code…

Brent Shaw

Bio Brent Shaw is a PhD candidate with the Department of Computer Science at Rhodes University. He is conducting research into the security of Industrial Control Systems, within the Security and Networks Research Group. Talk: Hearing the Internet Background Radiation Network telescopes provide key insight into various large scale internet events that take place, and…