ShiftLeft to Present at No Hat Conference 2021
ShiftLeft, Inc., an innovator in automated application security testing, today announced that its Chief Scientist, Fabian Yamaguchi, and Security Research Engineer, Claudiu-Vlad Ursache, will give a presentation focused on Ghidra2cpg at the No Hat Conference in Bergamo, Italy on November 20, 2021. The No Hat 2021 is a security conference organized to bring together specialists, professionals and hobbyists operating in the field of computer security and privacy.
Who: Fabian Yamaguchi, Chief Scientist and Claudiu-Vlad Ursache, Security Research Engineer, ShiftLeft
What: Virtual Session: Presentation on Ghidra2cpg: From graph queries to vulnerabilities in binary code
When: Saturday, November 20, 2021, 11:15am – 12:00pm CET
Where: Centro Congressi Giovanni XXIII - Bergamo, Italy
For more information, visit: https://www.nohat.it/program
Session Abstract - Ghidra2cpg: From graph queries to vulnerabilities in binary code
Uncovering bugs in source code is hard enough as it is, but when all you have is a binary, the importance of tooling becomes undeniable. Disassemblers such as IDA Pro, Ghidra, BinaryNinja or Radare2 provide a strong foundation for an investigation but are designed primarily to assist in what remains a manual investigation. This leaves room for partial automations that make the discovery process less painful.
Fabian and Claudiu were looking to design a search tool for binary code that allows them to uncover instances of programming patterns linked to vulnerabilities - at scale and for multiple major instruction sets. In this talk, they will present ghidra2cpg, an extension for the open-source code mining platform Joern that enables it to process binary code. Together, Joern and ghidra2cpg enable you to quickly uncover the attack surface, search for variants of known vulnerabilities, and gather information interactively using a query language.
In this session they will show how to write queries for the system that describe bugs in source code and introduce corresponding queries for binary code, highlighting what's harder and what is easier to describe when looking at the machine code directly. They will also be looking at modern consumer-grade router firmware and may drop a zero-day or two in the process.
About Fabian Yamaguchi
Fabian is Chief Scientist at ShiftLeft Inc and an Associate Professor Extraordinary at Stellenbosch University. He has over 15 years of experience in the security domain, where he has worked as a security consultant and researcher, focusing on manual and automated vulnerability discovery. Throughout his work, he has identified previously unknown vulnerabilities in popular system components and applications such as the Microsoft Windows kernel, the Linux kernel, the Squid proxy server, and the VLC media player. He has presented his findings and techniques at both major industry conferences such as BlackHat USA, DefCon, First, and CCC, and renowned academic security conferences such as ACSAC, Security and Privacy, and CCS. He holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from Technical University Berlin, as well as a PhD in computer science from the University of Goettingen.
About Claudiu-Vlad Ursache
Claudiu-Vlad Ursache is a Security Research Engineer at ShiftLeft, having recently entered cybersecurity after a decade of writing software. In his day-to-day job he builds static analysis tools and his current research focuses on IoT firmware.
ShiftLeft enables software developers and application security teams to radically reduce the attackability of their applications by providing near-instantaneous security feedback on software code during every pull request. By analyzing application context and data flows in near real-time with industry leading accuracy, ShiftLeft empowers developers and appsec team to find and fix the most serious vulnerabilities faster. Using its patented graph analysis that combines code attributes and analyzes actual attack paths based on real application architecture, ShiftLeft’s platform scans for attack context and pathways typical of modern applications, across APIs, OSS, internal microservices and first-party business logic code, and then provides detailed guidance on risk remediation within existing development workflows and tooling. ShiftLeft CORE, a unified code security platform, combines the company’s flagship NextGen Static Analysis (NG SAST), Intelligent Software Composition Analysis (SCA), and contextual security training through ShiftLeft Educate to provide developers and application security teams the fastest, most accurate, most relevant, and easiest to use automated application security and code analysis platform.
Backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Mayfield, Thomvest Ventures, and SineWave Ventures, ShiftLeft is based in Santa Clara, CA. To learn how ShiftLeft keeps AppSec in sync with the rapid pace of DevOps, see https://www.shiftleft.io/.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
About Business Wire
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Honor to Knight! DRAG S/X PnP-X Kit Is Launched2.12.2021 10:35:00 CET | Press release
In November, VOOPOO announced the overseas launch of the DRAG S/X PnP-X KIT. The product carries out comprehensive technical upgrading on the basis of DRAG S/X, endows the core concept of "Chivalry" in product design, and pays tribute to the glory and virtue of knights. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005381/en/ (Photo: Business Wire) Originated from the spirit of martial arts of German in the Middle Ages, the spirit of chivalry was then embodied in soldiers of the European battlefield in the 11th century, and guards of emperors and warriors of Christ. Nowadays, chivalry is culturally continued and nobly expressed as gentleman demeanor. Despite passage of time, the only constant is the faith that knight loyally holds and eight virtues of knights flowing in their blood. After learning about this legendary medieval history and digging out the core of chivalry, VOOPOO design and R&D personnel were deeply to
Zilliant Announces Significant Growth in Europe2.12.2021 09:30:00 CET | Press release
Zilliant, the industry leader in intelligent B2B price optimization, price management and sales guidance software, today announced significant growth in Europe, marked by compound annual revenue growth of 55% from 2018-2021 as well as significant growth of new customers. “B2B company leaders are increasingly seeking alternatives to the traditional means of managing prices and enabling sales teams,” said Zilliant President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Peters. “Tying strategy to effective execution can be even more difficult for companies in Europe, particularly in global, multi-country businesses. Our growth in the region can be attributed to the increased breadth of our product portfolio, addressing the full spectrum of pricing challenges in B2B, and our passion for powering intelligent commerce for our customers.” Zilliant maintains offices in Paris, London, Milan, Italy, and Walldorf, Germany. In recent years, a wide variety of B2B companies in Europe with worldwide operations ha
Hopp Secures $2.8 Million Funding From Brunnur Ventures to Build a Global Sustainable Micromobility Sharing Franchise2.12.2021 09:27:00 CET | Press release
Hopp (www.hopp.bike),the sustainable electric scooter rental company, is pleased to announce an investment by Brunnur Ventures of $2.8 million into the company to drive international growth of its worldwide franchise strategy. Hopp is the sustainable transportation solution for the world’s modern city enabling riders to travel without leaving a carbon footprint. Hopp's primary mission is to leave behind a cleaner planet, one ride at a time, with all parts of the business carbon negative. Hopp is uniquely focused on smaller cities, local travel and smaller fleets – an almost untouched market as more than 95% of cities in Europe with less than 500,000 inhabitants are currently unserved. “Our goal is to influence the electric scooter market in the same way as McDonald’s for the hamburger,” commented CEO Eythór Steinarsson. “We want to bring this technology to smaller cities where there is a big opportunity and to get locals to work with us. We want to bring the sharing economy to the way
Bitcoin Capital Expands its Crypto Asset Offering2.12.2021 09:11:00 CET | Press release
Bitcoin Capital announced today that it has again listed two world firsts on the SIX Swiss Exchange. With 1 FiCAS Active Bitcoin ETP and 1 FiCAS Active Ethereum ETP, the company has launched two products actively managed by the highly experienced crypto asset manager FICAS AG. With active management, the products aim to counter negative price fluctuations and therefore outperform the two largest cryptocurrencies by capitalization. With the listing, institutional, professional, and private investors in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and the European Union (excluding Hungary) can easily invest in the new products via their bank or broker, just as they do with other listed financial investments such as equities or bonds. "Our purpose is to grant investors safe and easy access to digital assets and are convinced that crypto assets will soon be part of the diversification strategy of many investment portfolios. The two new products with the most relevant cryptocurrencies as underlying may, thr
Ricardo Announces Approved Science-based Targets as We Advance Towards Net Zero2.12.2021 09:00:00 CET | Press release
Ricardo, a world-class environmental, engineering and strategic-consulting company, is pleased to announce that our proposed greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and that they are in line with the goals set forth in the 2015 Paris Agreement. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005044/en/ Ricardo is pleased to announce that proposed greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (Graphic: Business Wire) The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a collaboration between the CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). We now join a growing group of global businesses that have received approval of their targets, ensuring that greenhouse gas emissions from Ricardo’s operations (scopes 1 and 2)1 are consistent with t
CSC Global Financial Markets Expands its Depositary Services in the Netherlands with New Licenses for UCITS; Alternative Funds License Broadened2.12.2021 09:00:00 CET | Press release
CSC, the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, has secured extra depositary licenses from the Netherlands Authority Financial Markets (AFM). After being one of the first nonbank depositaries to receive a depositary license for real estate and infrastructure funds, CSC has now extended its license to include undertakings collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) funds. In addition, CSC’s alternative funds license has been extended to include the following asset classes—financial instruments, private equity, private debt, and shipping. “We’re delighted that our depositary services now cover an extensive list of investment strategies in the Netherlands. The addition of UCITS funds license is a major milestone in the history of CSC in the Netherlands. The market response is extremely positive and we are already onboarding our first UCITS fund manager,” says Mascha Hartskeerl, head of depositary services for CSC Global Financial Markets
BMC TV delivers Paralympic coverage to UK with ADVA FSP 1502.12.2021 09:00:00 CET | Press release
ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that BMC TV deployed its FSP 150 Carrier Ethernet technology to transport coverage of the Paralympic Games from Tokyo to London. The robust, low-power solution empowered BMC TV to cost-effectively provide highly reliable services, enabling hundreds of hours of live broadcasting on high-definition television and online streams. The close support of ADVA’s team, together with the ease of use of its FSP 150 device, helped to ensure the success of the project. Fiber optic solutions provider Fibre Technologies also played a key role. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005059/en/ ADVA’s FSP 150 technology helped BMC TV bring coverage of the Tokyo Paralympics to an audience of over 20 million people. (Photo: Business Wire) “We’re proud to have helped bring high-quality coverage of the Paralympics to a UK audience of over 20 million. By harnessing ADVA’s edge Ethernet equipment, we w
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom