||Dino Covotsos is the founder and CEO of Telspace Systems. With over 20 years of experience, he leads the research and technical team at Telspace.
Covotsos has many years of experience in the information security sector and has been involved in hundreds of information security projects worldwide.
He is also a well-known presenter at international conferences, including Hack In the Box, Sector, H2HC, DEF CON and many more.
Covotsos is also passionate about the information security community and is involved various community based projects.
Covotsos is also on the CFP review board for DEF CON (Workshops) and has several industry certifications, such as the OSCE, OSCP, OSWP and CREST CRT.
||Jayson E. Street is an author of the "Dissecting the hack: Series". Also the DEF CON Groups Global Ambassador. Plus the VP of InfoSec for SphereNY.
He has also spoken at DEF CON, DerbyCon, GRRCon and at several other 'CONs and colleges on a variety of Information Security subjects.
*He was a highly carbonated speaker who has partaken of Pizza from Beijing to Brazil.
||Alexandre Borges is a Security Researcher, who has been daily working on Reverse Engineering and Digital Forensic Analysis for many years.
He has taught training courses about Malware and Memory Analysis, Digital Forensics Analysis and Mobile Forensics around the world. Furthermore,
Alexandre is the creator and maintener of Malwoverview triage tool
Alexandre has spoken in several conferences such as DEF CON USA (2018 and 2019), DEF CON CHINA (2019), CONFidence Conference 2019,
HITB 2019 Amsterdam, H2HC Conference (2015/2016), BSIDES Sao Paulo (2019/2018/2017/2016) and BHACK Conference (2018).
||Sibusiso is a former professional athlete that has represented his country at the highest sporting level,
the Olympic games. After retiring from the athletics he transitioned into cyber security and has been doing penetration testing for the past five years.
Sibusiso co-founded a majority black owned cyber security company called Ironsky Pty Ltd in South Africa where he serves as a technical director and penetration tester.
Sibusiso has always had an interest for passwords and how users create and use passwords within the organisations.
||Amy is a Security Analyst at Telspace Systems. Amy is currently focused on penetration testing, but comes from a career as a Professional Architect.
Her history in 'making things' has led to an interest in 'breaking them apart'.
With a curious mind, she innately has the ability to notice where well-meaning applications could become dangerous tools in the hands of an attacker.
Amy is also passionate about the information security community and regularly attends community based events.
||Adrian Tempelhoff is the lead Cybersecurity Researcher at E.O.C.S. (Eden Office of Cyber Security).
With more than a decade of programming experience and 5 years in the infosec and hacking scene he enjoys code analysis,
reverse-engineering, hacking all-the-things, vulnerability research and teaching budding hackers and informing teachers,
parents and individuals about the implications of living in the age of cyber security.Adrian has spoken at several schools and hacker groups.
Invested in his community he founded and co-organizes DC2744 a weekly meetup which focuses on information security, programming and community development.
||Jacqui Mackway-Wilson is the founder and CEO of GoSocialSA. An educator with almost 2 decades experience in teaching and counseling, her background in education,
publishing and digital marketing, allowed her to specialize in the study of markets and trends behind what motivates online activities.
She has been featured regularly in the media with radio, television and print publication appearances and has presented at various conferences and
training seminars including Women in Tech and Digital 19 in Cape Town, The South African Institute of Steel Construction and The Branson Center of Entrepreneurship,
among others. Co-organizer of DC2744 a weekly hacker meetup for the Garden Route, she enjoys giving back to the community and promoting the development of new talent.
||Veronica Schmitt's forensic career began in 2008. She is considered a leading authority in the field of
digital forensics and incident response by her peers, both in South Africa and Internationally. As a Lead
Forensic Analyst within DFIRLABS, she is responsible for digital forensics and incident response related
case work on complex cases. She is also responsible for research and development into new techniques
and approaches within the organization. Veronica holds a Master in Science at Rhodes University in
Information Security with specialisation in the forensic analysis of malware. Veronica has also received
training overseas in cybercrime investigation and digital forensics from the US Department of Homeland
Security, the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists, and the SANS Institute.
Veronica is an active researcher and member of the infosec community, and is a regular conference
speaker. She also has spoken extensively internationally, including at the SANS DFIR Summit, and DEF
CON. She is also a DEF CON Goon which speaks to her involvement in the community. She has recently
started a group DC2751. Her particular research interests include research into security
vulnerabilities in medical devices forming part of the Internet of Things (IoT), and how these could be
exploited by malicious attackers, as well as what types of forensic artefacts could be identified from any
attacks. She is extremely passionate about protecting people whose lives depend on these medical
devices, and her passion saw her becoming a member of the security research group, I am the Cavalry
where she has been asked to head up their medical research focus area.
At her core Veronica is a forensicator and in love with every bit, byte and nibble of knowledge she has
obtained. Veronica believes that she will never stop learning, she faces each challenge head on and has
overcome all obstacles in her way.