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Monterey 2013

Monterey, CA | Fri, Mar 22 - Wed, Mar 27, 2013
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Base64 Can Get You Pwned!

  • Kevin Fiscus
  • Saturday, March 23rd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

There are many different types of numbering systems and related encoding including binary (base2), decimal (base10) and hexadecimal (base16). One commonly used numbering system is base64. Learn how you can use this simple encoding do bypass DLP and WAF controls, write malware to victim systems and even execute self contained cross site scripting attacks. Then understand how it is possible to detect this type of threat using freely available tools and techniques.


Bonus Sessions

The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:

  • SANS@Night: Evening presentations given after day courses have ended. This category includes Keynotes.
  • Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
  • Vendor: Events hosted by external vendor exhibitors.
Friday, March 22
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Kevin Fiscus Friday, March 22nd, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
Evolving Threats Paul A. Henry Friday, March 22nd, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Saturday, March 23
Session Speaker Time Type
Base64 Can Get You Pwned! Kevin Fiscus Saturday, March 23rd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
SANS 8 Mobile Device Security Steps Chris Crowley Saturday, March 23rd, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Sunday, March 24
Session Speaker Time Type
Look Ma, No Packets! - The Recon-ng Framework Tim Tomes Sunday, March 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The 13 Absolute Truths of Security Keith Palmgren Sunday, March 24th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Monday, March 25
Session Speaker Time Type
Vendor Showcase Monday, March 25th, 10:30am - 10:50am Vendor Event
Vendor Showcase Monday, March 25th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Vendor Event
Vendor Showcase Monday, March 25th, 3:00pm - 3:20pm Vendor Event
GIAC Program Overview Paul A. Henry Monday, March 25th, 7:00pm - 7:30pm Special Events
SANS Technology Institute Open House Paul A. Henry Monday, March 25th, 7:30pm - 8:00pm Special Events