Abdullah Joseph

Senior Security Researcher Appsflyer


Abdullah Joseph is a software engineer with a special interest in security and cryptography. In the last 10 years, he worked as a reverser, researcher, lead an R&D security team focusing on developing adfraud countermeasures, and was the principal software engineer at an internet technologies nonprofit, focusing on secure and uncensored communication protocols for dissidents, journalists, and the free internet. 

He is also the holder of GREM, GMOB, GPEN, and GXPN security certifications and a speaker at OWASP, Fablecon, CodeMotion, Hack-in-the-box, R2Con, and Android Security Symposium conferences. 

He currently works as a senior security researcher for Appsflyer to provide a secure mobile analytics service to clients around the globe, while overseeing the security of the company’s libraries integrated in over 25,000 mobile apps, totaling over 400+ billion data points and 25 petabytes of traffic per month.

Nothing To Hide: Privacy-Preserving Cryptographic Authentication In Practice

Governments, email vendors, social media websites, and even your favorite food recipes forum require account registrations where you pass your private password to foreign servers, subjecting your online identity to theft and data breaches. This doesn’t need to be the case. In this talk, the speaker introduce zero-knowledge password protocols; a well-established field of cryptography that puts privacy first, as well as demo a full implementation of such a protocol live.

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Other speakers joining this year

Mihail-Iulian Plesa

Security Researcher Orange Services

Mihai Vasilescu

Security Research Engineer Keysight Technologies Romania

Walter Belgers

CTO Security Officer Philips Research

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Orange Romania is the leader of the local telecom market and part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators, connecting hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions to its customers, both individual users and companies, from basic services up to complete voice services, fixed and mobile data, TV services or smart home services, but also mobile financial services. Orange is also a leader in innovation investing yearly over 200 million euros in network infrastructure and R&D initiatives in Romania. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally. 

Orange Services was created in 2013 and is a 100% owned subsidiary of Orange Group. As a technology services company, our DNA is in IT, but our teams also work in other domains including mobile networks and a number of commercial and business functions. Orange Services is one of the largest technology hubs in the Orange Group, working internationally for both Orange corporate functions and country operations. Through a unique combination of cutting edge know-how and expertise, our teams provide a broad range of services: development and supervision of IT services in domains such as Big Data, Cloud, M2M, IoT, TV, Connected Objects; design and development of IT infrastructure and desktop solutions; testing & planning for mobile networks; implementation of supply chain solutions and also improvement of commercial & business performance including BI, CRM, Analytics, Digital learning and Customer Care. Visit us on LinkedIn.

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