Jan Kromel

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Jan Kromel
IT Specialist, LYNX Ltd., Slovakia

He was born in Vranov nad Topľou, Slovakia. After the graduation at high school he started his study at Comenius University in Bratislava, where heI've earned PhD. in petrology. He started to work for LYNX - spoločnosť s ručením obmedzeným Košice since 2006 as the security specialist where he achieved team leader position of the „Technical analyses department“. He has passed Sun Certified System Administrator certification in 2009 and SANS GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst certification in 2015. With over 10 years of professional experience in the area of IT security his interests are focused to forensic analysis of malware, security of mobile devices, penetration testing and mix of these fields. His key professional experiences in mentioned fields are from participation and cooperation with National Security Authority, Cyber defense exercises with NATO, and partially from projects for Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic.


Devil lies beneath the surface

Hand by hand with the development of methods and tools to detect and eliminate malicious code goes continuous evolution of attackers’ abilities to implement the methods for elimination of such countermeasures. Presentation will discuss uses of forensic analysis to combat in the area that is very often overlooked in terms of cybersecurity and maybe no very refundable for small business, but certainly important for the critical infrastructure. The first part will consist of reasons why and how to not separate forensic analysis from the everyday cybersecurity process for the critical systems as integral part of prevention and incident response process. Using specific case study in the second part of the presentation will be illustrated by a specific case, the application of forensic analysis for the detection, analysis and elimination of specific cyber threat implemented in the software part of hardware.
 

Lecture

Devil lies beneath the surface
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