Talks

This is an overview of public presentations on various security topics I have given.

I enjoy talking about security. Did I tell you that my father, my mother, my sisters and my wife are all teachers? If you want me to speak at your conference, or just submit to your call for papers, just contact me.

2018 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009

Martijn Grooten at NCSC One Conference 2016Me speaking at the NCSC One Conference 2016.

2018

Getting ahead of the elliptic curve

To be delivered at NorthSec 2018 in Montreal, Canada on 17 May.

Don’t Know Much About Security

Delivered as a discussion at ENISA in Athens Greece (22 February) and later as a talk at an OWASP meeting, also in Athens Greece (26 April). Slides of the latter talk are available as pdf.

2016

Poodles drown no more

Delivered at BSides Athens on 25 June.

The Good News on Cryptography

A talk on the exploitability of vulnerabilities in cryptographic protocols at NCSC One in The Hague.

How Broken is our Crypto Really?

A talk on the exploitability of vulnerabilities in cryptographic protocols at RSA in San Francisco.

Elliptic Curve Cryptography for those who are afraid of mathematics

A very basic introduction into ECC at BSides San Francisco. In San Francisco.

2015

Elliptic Curve Cryptography for those who are afraid of maths

A very basic introduction into ECC at BSides London. In London.

The State of Email in 2015

Presentation on email, spam, IPv6, PGP and encryption during TROOPERS15 in Heidelberg, Germany.

2014

The Many Faces of Mevade

Presentation together with João Gouveia (Anubisnetworks) on the Mevade/Sefnit botnet, during Botconf ’14 in Nancy, France.

Dual_EC_DRBG; or, the story of a not so random backdoor

A talk on the backdoor in the Dual_EC_DRBG pseudo-random number generator, for the Greek OWASP chapter. Slides.

2013

Being a spammer for 40 minutes

Presentation on the state of spam co-organized by the Greek chapters of ISACA and OWASP in April 2013.

2012

My PC has 32,539 errors: how telephone support scams really work

Another presentation during VB2012, on tech support scams. Presented together with David Harley, Craig Johnston and Steven Burn. Slides.

How to test properly: comparative web filter tests

Presentation on testing web filters during VB2012 in Dallas, TX, USA. Slides (in HTML5!).

0800-MALWARE: support scam phone calls

Presentation on tech support scams during APWG‘s eCrime sync-up in Dublin, Ireland in March 2012.

2011

Evaluating filters with the uncertainty of Heisenberg breathing down your neck

Presentation on measuring spam filters’ performance during APWG‘s eCrime sync-up in Dublin, Ireland in March 2011.

2009

The CURSE of anti-spam testing

A presentation during VB2009 in Geneva, Switzerland, on testing spam filters. Slides.

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