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  • Windows Internals by Sam Bowne at DEF CON 29

    Windows Internals
    Sam Bowne

    Prerequisites for students?:
    Previous experience troubleshooting Windows is helpful but not required

    Materials or Equipment students will need to bring to participate?: A computer that can run virtual machines locally, or a few dollars to rent cloud servers

    What level of skill is required for your targeted audience?:

    Explore the structure of Windows executable files and the operating system itself, to better understand programs, services, malware, and defenses. Projects include: cheating at games, building malicious DLL libraries, stealing passwords from the API, building a keylogger, and debugging a driver. Tools used include FLARE-VM, pestudio, API Monitor, Visual Studio, OllyDbg, IDA Pro, Ghidra, and WinDbg.

    No previous experience with programming is required.

    To prepare for this workshop, please prepare a FLARE-VM in advance, as explained here:

    Trainer Bio(s):
    Sam Bowne has been teaching computer networking and security classes at CCSF since 2000. He has given talks and hands-on trainings at DEF CON, DEF CON China, HOPE, BSidesSF, BSidesLV, RSA, and many conferences and colleges.

    Elizabeth Biddlecome is a consultant and a part-time instructor at City College San Francisco, delivering technical training and mentorship to students and professionals. She leverages her enthusiasm for architecture, security, and code to design and implement comprehensive information security solutions for business needs. Elizabeth enjoys wielding everything from soldering irons to scripting languages in cybersecurity competitions, hackathons, and CTFs.

    Kaitlyn Handelman: I like to hack stuff, and I’m like really good at computers.

    Irvin Lemus has been in the industry for 10+ years as an MSP technician, consultant, instructor and coordinator. He is currently the cybersecurity professor at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, CA. He also is the Bay Area Cyber Competitions Regional Coordinator as well as the contest creator for SkillsUSA CA and FL. Irvin has spoken at various cybersecurity and educational conferences. Irvin holds a CISSP and a Bachelor's Degree in Information Security.
    Last edited by The Dark Tangent; June 16, 2021, 07:21. Reason: Removed outline, it might change before the workshop
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