Attacks, Lies and the Underground World
Is it possible that, after years of indiscriminate leaks, drained bank accounts and successful persistent attacks of all shapes and colors, nothing has changed? Is it possible that, despite the OWASP Top 10 mentioned to death and the desperate warning of all security experts, some habits remain so hard to break? Surfing between truth and legends, we'll try to understand what really matters to the good ol' attacker and what mitigations, unfortunately, offer the Information Technology world, which is perpetually dazzled by the myth of the "magic box".
Andrea Pompili is an information technology specialist that takes care of security. Quite young, he joined the computer's world with one of the most famous Italian games based on the C64 platform. Once graduated, he started working first in the software development market, and then in computer security, following security threats and solutions on strategic projects. Currently Andrea is a strategy advisor in security, and aims to discover and integrate innovative solutions for this connected world. Starting from 2013 he has joined the OWASP ZAP developement core team.