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Dave Aitel

Filed under: Conference Speakers — Administrator @ 8:17 pm

April 21, 2005

Presentation Title: Nematodes - Beneficial Worms
Presentation Details: This presentation presents concepts for taking expoitation frameworks into the next evolution: solving complex security problems by generating robustly controllable beneficial worms. The Why, How, and What of Nematode creation are discussed, along with some concepts in Mesh routing.

Problems discussed include legal issues, controlling your worm, writing an intermediate language, the Nematode Intermediate Language (NIL) for writing robust worms, reliability problems, commications protocols, and future work.

About Dave:

Dave Aitel is the CEO of Immunity, Inc, and is still responsible for research and development for their flagship CANVAS product. In addition, he created and distributes under the Gnu Public license the fuzzing tool, SPIKE, the web application analysis tool SPIKE Proxy, and the remote access tool Hydrogen.

His original stint was as a computer scientist at the National Security Agency, after which he spent a few years at @stake, a private security consulting firm, and finally started Immunity, Inc. Immunity’s product CANVAS is used by penetration testing firms, government agencies, large financial firms, and other companies who wish to simulate information attacks against their infrastructure.

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