Professor to give keynote on the Complete Anatomy of Heartbleed, TrueCrypt and Large-scale Vulnerabilities at Security Conference


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Professor Bill Buchanan will give a keynote at The 7th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, September, 9-11 2014 in Glasgow/UK [Link] on: The Complete Anatomy of Heartbleed, TrueCrypt and Large-scale Vulnerabilities.

Presentation confirmed: Wednesday 10th September at 9:30 - 10:30 in the Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre.


This presentation will outline some new research related to the Heartbleed vulnerability, and cover the full technical details of the threat, with a live demo. Along with it will show how Heartbleed is detected on networked device, and some new research of the full time line of the vulnerability, including details of insider trading.

A key focus will be on how software coding problems, and the lack of testing, have caused many of the current problems, especially around cross-site scripting, and will highlight the strange mystery around TrueCrypt and in the recent SQL injection attack by Russian hackers who stolen over 1.2 billion usernames and passwords.

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Associated people

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
+44 131 455 2759
Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.