Teodor Cimpoesu

Technical Director CERTSIGN


Teodor Cimpoesu is a seasoned information security professional, with a background formation in management and marketing as well. Since mid-2014 he is a valuable member of the certSIGN team, and now he holds the position of Technical Director with CERTSIGN, an UTI Grup company, leading the technical aspects of the business unit which delivers cyber security services on a MSSP model, along with complex InfoSec projects and formal training. Besides business tasks, he was also involved in local R&D projects and occasionally is involved in complex investigations of advanced threats and malware. On the technical side, Teodor has more than 10 years of experience in software development and management, from requirements definition, architecture and design to project management and implementation with agile methodologies. Current professional interests are in advanced cyber defense/offence methods, threat intelligence and correlation, data mining and machine learning, business intelligence and analytics.

What’s in a name? DNS use for exfiltration, and monitoring for detection

We review several currently in use advanced attack & exfiltration techniques and suggest countermeasures for detection.

We focus particularly on DNS, given that most malware needs it for calling back, but also to exfil the loot.

In a purple teaming approach, we look both from attacker and defender side, with a focus on practical countermeasures for detection and response.

Are you the next cyber security superstar?

If you are passionate about an information security topic or you have strong technical skills developing researches on your own, you should definitely Apply at Call for Papers. By submitting you will have the chance to showcase your work to +2000 attendees.

Other speakers joining this year

Mohamed Bedewi

Senior Security Researcher and Penetration Tester (UAE)

Sneha Rajguru

Security Consultant Payatu Technologies Pvt. Ltd (IN)

Jayson Street

Infosec Ranger Pwnie Express (USA)

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Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local 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 for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. 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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