April 11, 2022
SAN FRANCISCO – Black Hat, the producer of the cybersecurity industry’s most established and in-depth security events, announces Samir Saran, President of the Observer Research Foundation, and George Do, Chief Information Security Officer at Gojek and GoTo Financial, as Keynote speakers for Black Hat Asia 2022 hybrid event. Registration is open for the hybrid event offering a virtual only pass and an in-person pass, taking place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on May 10 – 13 (GMT +8h).
Black Hat Asia 2022 Keynote lineup:
Samir Saran is the President of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India’s premier think tank. He curates the Raisina Dialogue, India’s annual flagship platform on geopolitics and geo-economics and is the founder of CyFy, India’s annual conference on cybersecurity and internet governance. Saran will present his talk #HackingDemocracy: Will Our Societies Hold? on Thursday, May 12 at 9 a.m. SGT.
George Do is the Chief Information Security Officer at Gojek and GoTo Financial. He previously served as the global Chief Cybersecurity Officer at Equinix where he built the global cybersecurity program from inception. Do will be presenting his talk Measure and Quantify Security Effectively – Move the Security Needle from the Security Trenches to the Boardroom on Friday, May 13 at 9 a.m. SGT.
In addition to the Keynotes, Black Hat Asia will host over 30 Briefings with highlights including:
The Virtual Battlefield in 2022: Russia-Ukraine War & Its Policy Implications – this talk will take a deep dive into the cyber dimensions of the war between Russia and Ukraine, covering military strikes, information operations and attacks on civilian critical infrastructure.
Like Lightning from the Cloud: Finding RCEs in an Embedded TLS Library and Toasting a Popular Cloud-connected UPS – the researchers will cover how they managed to bypass hardware mitigations and break the encryption of the UPS firmware, leading them to the discovery of two bugs in the device’s TLS implementation.
macOS Vulnerabilities Hiding in Plain Sight – this researcher will cover three macOS vulnerabilities while looking into other public vulnerabilities.
To register for the event or more information on programming, please visit: https://www.blackhat.com/asia-22/.
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