Program Committee

Gynvael Coldwind (Google)

Programmer-enthusiast with passion for computer security and low-level aspects of computer science, also the author of numerous articles, publications, podcasts and presentations devoted to these topics. In 2013 in Las Vegas he received (together with Mateusz Jurczyk) the Pwnie Award in the category "Most Innovative Research" in the field of computer security, granted for their paper titled: Identifying and Exploiting Windows Kernel Race Conditions via Memory Access Patterns. Captain and co-founder of "Dragon Sector" - one of the best teams of Security CTF in the world. Since 2010 he lives in Zurich, where he works for Google as Senior Software Engineer / Information Security Engineer.

Wojciech Dworakowski(SecuRing)

IT security consultant with over 10 years of experience in the field. OWASP Poland Chapter Leader and managing partner at SecuRing. Has led multiple security assessments and penetration tests especially in the sector of financial services and public institutions. A lecturer at many security conferences, e.g. AppSec EU, BSides London, SECURE, CONFidence, Security Audit and Management Forum. Main areas of interests include: financial systems security, malware prevention, threat modelling, security in development lifecycle.

Adam Haertle ( UPC )

IT Security Manager in UPC Poland. Responsible for ensuring an adequate level of data protection, mainly personal data of subscribers and business secrets, detecting and eliminating both corporate and subscriber abuses, cooperation with law enforcement authorities, functioning of control mechanisms in the area of IT, and their compliance with applicable regulations.

In the years 2008 - 2009 a member of ISACA Poland board, currently a member of the board of Cloud Security Alliance Poland. Author of award-winning presentations at Secure and SEMAFOR conferences. He holds CISA and CRiSC certificates.

Mateusz "j00ru" Jurczyk(Google)

Mateusz is the vice-captain of the Dragon Sector CTF team and a big fan of memory corruption. His main areas of interest are client software security, vulnerability exploitation and mitigation techniques, and delving into the darkest corners of low-level kernel internals with a very strong emphasis on Microsoft Windows. He currently works as a security engineer within the Project Zero team at Google.

Piotr Konieczny(

For 12 years Piotr has been helping the biggest Polish and foreign companies in securing networks and websites. Graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University. Work in the IT industry started in the UK division of Philips Electronics. Founder of Niebezpiecznik, the advisory company consulting for IT projects safety. As part of Piotr manages a team performing audits and penetration tests of ICT systems and leads training for administrators and developers in the field of computer network security as well as development of secure webapplications.

Gaweł Mikołajczyk(Cisco)

As a Manager of Operations for EMEAR and APJC with Cisco Active Threat Analytics (ATA), Gawel is responsible for building, growing and operating Cisco Managed Security Services Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Krakow, Poland and Tokyo, Japan.

Before that, Gawel spent half a decade in various Architect and Consulting Security roles at Cisco. He holds numerous industry certificates, including CCIE #24987, CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, C|EH and SFCE. Gawel is a frequent speaker at IT events, such as Cisco Live! Europe, PLNOG, EuroNOG, Security B-Sides, CONFidence, Cisco Connect, Cisco Expo and Cisco Forum.

Before Gawel has joined Cisco, he was a UNIX System Administrator and a Systems Engineer with one of the leading system integrators in Poland. He was also a Cisco Networking Academy Instructor. Gawel graduated from Warsaw University of Technology with degree in Telecommunications.

Michał Sajdak(Sekurak)

Michał Sajdak, founder of and IT security consultant in Securitum. He has over 10 years of experience in issues related to technical IT security. He performs safety tests. He conducts trainings. The holder of certificates: CISSP, CEH, CTT +. Presentations at conferences: PTAQ (2014, 2015), WrotQA (2014), Secure (2013, 2014, 2015) - in 2013 - the best presentation in the following categories: substantive content and style of presentation, SEMAFOR (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016) - in 2016 - the best presentation in evaluation of the attendees, Securitybsides (2012), SEConference (2009, 2014), SecCon (2011), OWASP@Krakow (2011), AIESEC (2012), Confidence (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015).

Przemysław Skowron (White Cat Security)

Founder of White Cat Security brand, which reverses the unfavorable ratio of attackers to defenders forces in the biggest Polish companies. In the years 2008-2015 he created and developed CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) for Alior Bank, formerly associated with portal and PROIDEA Foundation. He has over a dozen years of experience as a member of offensive teams ("red team") and defensive ("blue team"). Advocate of learning different approaches and combining them - without clinging to one dogma (dogma <- Am God).

Hanna Tułowiecka(Krak White Hat)

From the beginning of her career she's been dealing with the development of telecommunications software (WCDMA, LTE) for one of the leading suppliers of products and services on the telecommunications market. She currently works in the area of IDAM security on ENM platform used by operators to manage mobile network. Active participant and speaker at events and conferences (Security Bsides 2014, Secure 2015, Security Case Study 2016). The initiator and organizer of the popular meetings on IT security in Krakow - Krak White Hat.

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