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HITB Exclusive - WABISABILABI - The Exploit Marketplace Project

Filed under: Main Page — Administrator @ 10:40 am

We are excited to announce an exclusive talk on the new exploit marketplace project, WabiSabiLabi. Presented by their Strategic Director, Mr Roberto Preatoni, attendees will be the first in Asia to hear directly from the guys behind the project on the purpose of it’s set up, the project’s direction and to address the controversies surrounding it.

Presentation Title: WABISABILABI: The Exploit Marketplace Project
Presentation Details:

Three days after its launch, the Wabisabilabi project attracted the world’s attention. For the good and for the bad, the press covered the project in all its aspects, generating and endless round of comment threads on specialized forums. The project got the attention of the financial press, hitting the Economist and Forbes. The speech will let you hear directly from WABISABILABI’s Strategy Director the project philosophy, business model and milestones as well as the challenges the project has to overcome in the future.

- history of the research in the security field
- WABISABILABI: a name, a philosophy
- current status of the security market: exploiting the security researcher’s work for free
- the black security market: a myth? A reality?
- the traditional security vendor business model VS Wabisabilabi’s one
- is it ethical? Major criticisms do have ground?
- legal aspects of a security marketplace: the results of one year of legal investigations
- the economical models: auction, dutch auction, exclusive sale
- the big dilemma: to disclose or not to disclose?

For further details please click here. Do note that prices for the dual track conference increases after 31st August

Event Organizer

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Supported & Endorsed By

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

Platinum Sponsors

Microsoft Corporation

Gold Sponsors


Official Airline Partner

Internet Bandwidth Sponsor

Global Transit

CTF Sponsor

Scan Associates

CTF Prize Sponsor

Scan Associates

Sponsor for Zone-H/HITB Hacking Challenge


HITB Cinema Sponsor

Avenuz Sdn. Bhd.

Official Creation Station

The Womb.com

Our Speakers are Supported By

F-Secure Corporation

Arbor Networks


Bellua Asia Pacific


Mozilla Corporation

Mu Security

Supporting Media:

Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin (VB)

InfoSec News

(ISN) InfoSec News

InfoSec News

XAKEP (Russia)

Insecure Magazine

PHRACK Magazine

Hakin9 Magazine

Supporting Organizations

Chaos Computer Club

ISECOM - Insititue for Security and Open Methodologies


IT Underground

X-Focus China

Zone-H Defacement Mirror

Xatrix Security

Special Interest Group in Security & Information InteGrity Singapore