What we're about

This is a group for anyone interesting in application security, reverse engineering, ethical hacking, penetration testing, mobile hacking, wireless hacking, network security, cloud security etc. All skill levels are welcome. We'll meet monthly basis and talk about recent cyber security events. We'll have at least one technical presentation from a talented cyber security expert.

Join us on our Slack Workspace (https://join.slack.com/t/siliconvalleysecurity/shared_invite/enQtMzI0Mjc1ODQ1MzYzLTMyODI3MWU0YWFiYjQ1YmMwMWJmMDc1Y2UyNTNiNmQwZjgxMWRhZjMzZWFjYTZiNDUxZGNmYTgxZTZkODc1YmY)

You can also find some of the recordings of previous sessions on our Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbZZBJODE5L13cMGxOgX9Og)

If you want to speak in one of our events please fill out the Speaker Form (https://forms.gle/5nqpifNZjyDuDGuy6)

Upcoming events (2)

Web Application Firewall: A must-have security control for modern web apps?

AGENDA

6:50 - 7:00pm: Introduction

7:00 - 8:00pm: Vaikunth Dharwadkar - Web Application Firewall (WAF): a must-have security control for modern web applications?

Summary of the talk: In this talk, we’ll explore the history of the WAF, including why it’s ubiquitous, how it mitigates OWASP Top 10 attacks, an open-source WAF like ModSecurity, and touch upon the known techniques of bypassing WAF.

Speaker bio: Vaikunth Dharwadkar, who holds a Masters in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State University. He currently works at Fortinet as an Application Security Engineer. Outside of work, he’s a keen globetrotter and someone who likes to dip into authentic local food delicacies.

Finding Phishing and Fraud Websites Using Deep Learning

AGENDA

6:50 - 7:00pm: Introduction

7:00 - 8:00pm: Abhilash Garimella - Finding Phishing and Fraud Websites Using Deep Learning

Summary of the talk: In this talk we overview the deep learning model that we use for finding phishing and fraud website. We overview use of the logo detection and NLP model to find the phishing website.

Speaker bio: Abhilash Garimella leads the Research team at Bolster. He has a master's degree in computer engineering and deep learning. He works at the intersection of cybersecurity, online fraud detection, threat hunting and applied machine learning.

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