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OWASP Newcastle February meetup

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Andy and 2 others


We’ll be doing our usual two talks and pizza format.


1800 - 1815 Arrival and networking
1815 - 1820 OWASP Newcastle Welcome
1820 - 1920 Talk one
1920 - 2000 Pizza and networking
2000 - 2045 Talk two
2045 - onwards Pub?

Talk overviews:

Talk 1
Title: What I learned from running a honeypot
Speaker: Andi (
Description: Towards the end of 2019 I ran several honeypots for around a week. This talk aims to walk through how to set up your own, learning from my mistakes, and then examines the data about what attacks are really taking place.

Talk 2
Title: 5G and LTE security
Speaker: Matt Summers (
Bio: Matt Summers is a Vice President at Aon – Cyber Solutions

Matt is an accomplished security consultant with over 2 decades of experience. A former Army Captain within the British Army’s Information Assurance unit and former HMG Science Advisor specialising in research and development of secure hardware and software solutions. A co-founder of the BSides London security conference, co-founder and director of the BSides Manchester security conference and chief cat herder for the DefCon Aerospace Village Matt has a passion for knowledge sharing and community engagement. He was recently appointed to the executive at CREST.​

Abstract: This presentation is about 5G and LTE security and an adaption of his 44Con talk from 2019 which wasn't recorded. We will initially get an overview of the technology followed by a deep dive into LTE flaws and misconceptions. Followed on by a look at 5G security and how most security experts are getting it wrong with 5G.

As always, tickets aren’t required but help us gauge how much food to order.

You can also join our Google Group which is how we'll be sending out emails to events and is also going to be used as a forum for discussion.!forum/newcastle-chapter

1st Floor, Maybrook House, 27 Grainger Street · Newcastle Upon Tyne, al
41 spots left