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Conference Materials: http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2007kl/materials/

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Alessio L.R. Pennasilico (Security Evangelist, Alba S.T. s.r.l.)

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Presentation Title: Hacking SCADA: How to 0wn Critical National Infrastructure
Presentation Details:

This talk will introduce the audience to SCADA environments and its totally different security approaches, outlining the main key differences with typical IT Security best practices. We will analyze a lot of real world case studies related to Industry, Energy and other fields. We will describe the most common security mistakes and some of the dire consequences of such mistakes to a production environment. In addition, attendees will be shown a video of real SCADA machines reacting to these attacks in the most “interesting” of ways!

About Alessio

Mr. Alessio L.R. Pennasilico, a.k.a. mayhem, 30 years, lives and works in Verona (Italy) as a Security Evangelist for Alba S.T. s.r.l.

His personal and working interests are into Information Technology, focusing on security issues, OpenSource and Digital Rights. That’s why he soon became a member of many independent organizations, such as AIPSI, AIP, CLUSIT, ILS, OpenBeer, VoIPSA, Metro Olografix, Sikurezza.org, ISAC-IT, Recursiva.org, Thawte, ISECOM’s Hacker’s Profiling Project (HPP) and many LUGs. He is usually invited as a speaker at most of the national events such as SMAU, Infosecurity, E-privacy, Linux Day, OpenCon, OpenEXP, ESC and the italian HackMeeting. Alessio also holds workshops in secondary schools and italian universities, with the aim of spreading the culture for an aware use of nowaday’s technology.

His main areas of competence are related to firewalling, High Availability, penetration testing, SCADA security, criptography, VoIP, privacy, Linux, OpenBSD and OpenSource philosophy.

** Presenting with Raoul Chiesa.

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