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The Nihilist’s Guide to Wrecking Humans & Systems



Christina Camilleri talks about how social engineering can be used in conjunction with technical attacks to create sophisticated and destructive attack chains, shares some real world war stories and highlights what can be done to protect against these threats.


Christina Camilleri is a Security Analyst at Bishop Fox, a security consulting firm. Her primary areas of expertise are web application penetration testing, open source intelligence and social engineering. She has attended and presented at local and international conferences on social engineering and has won highest scoring OSINT report for two years in a row in the DEFCON Social Engineering CTF.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Jul 17, 2016