Hacker Thursday (Friday ed.)- Intro to Machine Learning for Security Pros

Apr 13, 2018 · Sunnyvale, United States of America

Please join us for a special Hacker Thursday (this time on Friday). As always, to register please use this link: https://goo.gl/forms/UVEmHDdqgg0Y7WiS2

This session is aimed at people in the security industry who wants to get started with machine learning in security space . We cover the very basics to get started using scikit-learn , the popular machine learning library for the Python programming language. We will be using iPython notebooks throughout this session . We will be solving toy problems in security space with our newly acquired skills and come up with bypasses towards end of the session.

1 . Introductions
2 . What's in the VM?
2 . ML Terminology 101
3 . Important Python Modules
4 . Managing Data
5 . Scikit learn 101
6 . Building our first ML Classifier
7 . Developing a toy WAF using ML
8 . Finding Bypasses for the WAF
9 . Questions ?

What to bring?
Latest version of VirtualBox Installed
Administrative access on your laptop with external USB allowed
At least 50 GB free hard disk space
At least 8 GB RAM (the more the better)
Prerequisites
Basic familiarity with Linux
Python scripting knowledge is a plus, but not essential

About Speaker:
Anto Joseph is a Security Engineer for Tinder. He is enthusiastic about working on machine learning systems in security space . Previously, he has worked at Intel, Citrix, and E&Y in multiple information security roles.He is very passionate about exploring new ideas in these areas and has been a presenter and trainer at various security conferences including BH USA, Defcon, BruCon, HackInParis, HITB Amsterdam, HackLu, Hacktivity, PHdays, X33fCon, NullCon, c0c0n and more. He is an active contributor to many open-source projects and some of his work is available at https://github.com/antojoseph .

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