Security Software Engineer Special Telecommunications Service
Mihail Plesa works as a Security Software Engineer at Special Telecommunications Service. Mihail holds an MSc in Information Security from Military Technical Academy and he is currently pursuing a PhD in the field of applied cryptography at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at the University of Bucharest. He is passionate about applying cryptography to solve problems ranging from basic confidentiality to privacy-preserving computation. Mihail has authored and co-authored research papers on topics like privacy-preserving machine learning or quantum cryptography.
Augment cybersecurity through A.I.
We are all aware of the recent advances in Artificial Intelligence. A.I. can generate images from text, discover more efficient algorithms, and even solve problems from the International Math Olympiad faster than any participant.
What is probably not widely known are all the cool things AI can do in cybersecurity.
In this talk, we will look at how A.I. can solve different problems in cybersecurity. We will see how to use machine learning to perform malware analysis tasks, social engineering, or penetration testing.
Some specific topics we will discuss include:
- Perform malware analysis using Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs)
- Generate new malware using Generative Adversarial Neural Networks (GANs)
- Create a Twitter phishing boot
- Perform voice impersonation
- Using Metasploit with deep neural networks to accelerate the process of penetration testing
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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.
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