Black Hat //Webcast 22

Black Hat 2010 USA Wrap Up
// Nathan Hamiel, Marcin Wielgoszewski, Alex Hutton, Allison Miller, Marco Slaviero

thursday, august 19, 2010

1300 hrs PST/ 1600 hrs EST • FREE

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The August webcast is Thursday, August 19th at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a wrap up of Black Hat USA 2010 and will feature some of the key presentations from the live event. Several of the speakers will discuss their work and give you a chance to ask any questions you weren’t able to in Vegas.

Confirmed Speakers/Presentations include:

  • Constricting the Web: Offensive Python for Web Hackers // Nathan Hamiel, Marcin Wielgoszewski
  • Ushering in the Post-GRC World: Applied Threat Modeling // Alex Hutton, Allison Miller
  • Lifting the Fog // Marco Slaviero


Nathan Hamiel is a Principal Consultant for FishNet Security’s Application Security Practice. He is also an Associate Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Advancing Technology. Nathan is an Information Assurance faculty member that is part of the university’s Center of Academic Excellence sponsored by the NSA and DHS. He spends most of his time focusing in the areas of application, Web 2.0, and enterprise security. Throughout his career Nathan has provided security guidance to everyone from Fortune 100 companies to government agencies. Nathan has been a speaker at security events around the world including:Black Hat, DefCon, ShmooCon, ToorCon, SecTor, and many others. Recently his talks have covered attacking everything from user-generated content to application programming interfaces.

Alexander Hutton is a Principal in Research & Risk Intelligence with Verizon Business. Over the past 15 years he's served a number of different roles (from grunt to executive) for various security companies. He is a co-author of the Verizon Data Breach Investigation (2009), writes regularly for the Verizon Security Blog ( He's also a co-founder of The Society of Information Risk Analysts, and an author at the New School of Information Security blog ( Alex also contributes to the Cloud Security Alliance, ISM3 security management standard, the CIS metrics project and the Open Group Security Forum.

Allison Miller manages PayPal's Account & Identity Risk team, responsible for protecting PayPal customers from fraud. Allison has over 10 years of experience in risk management and security, and currently focuses on leveraging network graph data to improve fraud detection and designing risk controls for new accounts. Miller is active in the security community and presents research on fraud prevention and account security issues regularly to both industry and government audiences, including the ITWeb Security Summit, SOURCE Boston, and RSA. Prior to joining PayPal, Miller was Director of Product and Technology Risk at Visa International.

Marco Slaviero is employed by SensePost.

Marcin Wielgoszewski is a security engineer and consultant at Gotham Digital Science. He is a committee member for the OWASP NYNJMetro chapter and has previously spoken at ShmooCon and other OWASP events. His research primarily focuses on software security and assurance.


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