OWASP Netherlands Chapter Meeting @ DIMVA 2011
July 6th, 2011
VU University, Amsterdam
Nick Nikiforakis is a PhD student at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, in Belgium.
He belongs in the DistriNet research group and specifically in the “Security & Languages” task-force.
His current research interests include low-level security for unsafe languages and web application security
Nick holds a BSc in Computer Science and a MSc on Distributed Systems from the University of Crete in Greece.
He worked for 3 years as a research assistant in the Distributed Computing Systems group at the Foundation of Research and Technology in Crete where he did research in network data visualization, authentication schemes using mobile devices and phishing countermeasures.
In the past, Nick has presented his work in academic conferences as well as hacking conventions.
His work can be found online at www.securitee.org
Marco Balduzzi holds an MSc. in computer engineering and has been involved in IT-Security for more then 8 years with international experiences in both industrial and academic fields.
He worked as security consultant and engineer for different companies in Milan, Munich and Sophia-Antipolis, in south France, before joining EURECOM and the International Secure Systems Lab as Ph.D. researcher.
He attended well-known and high-profile conferences all over (Blackhat, OWASP AppSec, NDSS) and currently speak five different languages.
Being a Free Software sympathizer, in the year 2K, he cofounded the Bergamo Linux User Group and the University Laboratory of Applied Computing.
In former times, he was an active member of several open-source projects and Italian hacking groups
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OWASP Netherlands Chapter
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