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  • Hackfest 2019 - Upside Down Edition
    Yet another month of November draws to a close, meaning that another edition of Hackfest, an awesome infosec conference held in Quebec City, just happened. Here is the summary of my 5th presence at the event, which pretty much makes it a tradition by now.

  • Hackfest 2018 - Decade Edition
    Early this month, I attended the 10th edition of Hackfest. It was my 4th presence at the event and I absolutely had a blast! Here are some thoughts on the event.

  • Becoming a bug bounty hunter: Learning resources
    When I started studying computer science, I was particularly interested in 2 fields: mobile app development and information security. Fast-forward 5 years, as of today I’m a software developer doing web and mobile apps, but I still got a strong interest toward security, especially application security. For the last few years, I tried to get into infosec more seriously, at least to make the apps I work on more secure. I began going to Hackfest, an awesome infosec conference in Quebec(Canada), and participating to the CTFs. I am definitely not at a level to compete against the other participants, but I have fun and I learn a lot. Every talk, I noted down book suggestions, twitter handles and blogs in the hope to consume the content and become as good as I could. Lately, I decided to get into bug bounty hunting and needed to sort out all the resources I gathered to focus on the most interesting ones. Here is what I came up with(I also intend to keep this post up-to-date when I find other nice content).

  • Hackfest 2017 - Nine Lives Edition Summary
    For a third year in a row, I had the opportunity to go to Hackfest. Once again, the conferences were awesome, the venue well organized and the CTFs packed with fun and challenge. Here is a summary of some of the talks I attended.

  • Hackfest 2016 - Infinity Edition Summary
    On the first weekend of November, I had the chance to attend Hackfest in Quebec City, the largest hacking and InfoSec event in Canada! Here is a summary of the 2 awesome days, and nights, I had there.