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Event details



Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (SAST)


Dimension Data, Cape Town

2 Fir St 
Cape Town, WC 7925
South Africa 


Free (as always!) but please register at bsidescapetown.eventbrite.com



CFP has been released, you can view it: BsidesCapeTown_CFP


Invite your friends by posting this on Twitter: "#BSidesCapeTown December, 1,2012: Discover the next big thing!"










(Time slots may change based on the speaker availability)


Saturday, 1 December 2012 1st Track (then again only track)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration and Coffee
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Istvan Berko

Welcome and introductions

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Tyrone Erasmus

Mercury - Android exploitation framework

11:00 AM - 11:50 PM

Bevan Lane

Hacktivism - What’s different about the new generation?

11:50 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Georg-Christian Pranschke

Security Threats to Machine Clouds

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Jacques Louw

Offensive Software Defined Radio

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

 Anna Collard

Security Awareness Training

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Ross Simpson
Hacking Games (or "why client side logic is bad")

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Lightning talks
Riccardo Spagni, Ross Simpson

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Istvan Berko
Conclusion and thanks



Topics we would like to hear about


  • Human aspects
    • Social engineering
    • Security education
    • Training programmes
    • Awareness
  • Techical/Pentest
    • Tools (new and old)
    • Techniques, approaches
    • Lessons Learned
  • Exploits and Defense
    • New vulnerabilities
    • Novel defenses
  • Forensics
    • Intrusion and Incident Response
  • Off the wall stuff
    • UAV's
    • Microcontroller hacking
    • re-purposing other hardware
    • Lockpicking (yes we even want to see this!) 
  • Industry Security
    • How does your security work?
    • Business impact security




  • Istvan Berko
  • Samantha Rule




  • Bevan Lane
  • Japie Vermeulen
  • Maurice Olivier 
  • Riccardo Spagni
  • Ross Simpson 
  • Nolan Rumble





Name  Twitter/Email  Day 1 
Istvan Berko
Sam Rule @secinfocpt  
Ross Simpson @hypn  
Tyrone Erasmus @metall0id  
Riccardo Spagni @fluffyponyza  





Breakfast - Muffins and snack - Sponsored thankfully by Dominic Williams

Lunch - Sponsored by MWR Infosecurity

Coffee/Tea - Sponsored by who knows, but there will be

Drinks after - Sponsored by Sensepost

Tables and chairs - Thankfully already provided by Dimension Data


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