CENSUS participated in the "Security B-Sides 2017 Athens" conference with a presentation by Ioannis Stais on the automated discovery of expressions that bypass Web Application Firewalls and Filters, using learning automata. The presentation was entitled
"LightBulb Framework: Shedding Light on the Dark Side of WAFs and Filters" and followed Stais' and Argyros' previous research on the subject (see BlackHat Europe in 2016 presentation). The Security B-Sides presentation introduced an Extension for the Burp Suite web proxy application that allows for easier integration of the expression discovery technique to the standard toolbox of web application penetration testers.
CENSUS participated in the e-Health Forum 2016 conference with a short presentation on "Medical Device Security". Our Director of Code Auditing services Dimitrios Glynos gave an introduction to the cyber security issues raised by today's "smart" medical devices and related technologies, with a focus on device and setup vulnerabilities.