Friday Hacks #213

Posted on by Zhang Ziqing

Date/Time: Friday, November 5 at 7:00pm
Venue: Online on Zoom
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Security at ExpressVPN

Talk Description:

The aim of this talk is to shed some light on the work projects that security professionals are involved in at a tech company. In this talk, the breakdown of the different types of security professionals will be addressed as well as the necessary skillsets for their field of work.

Real world examples that we encounter at ExpressVPN will be showcased to supplement the content of the talk. Topics covered includes:

  • Phishing (both Red and Blue team perspective)
  • Reverse Engineering Security assessments

Speaker Profile:

Timothy is part of the red team at ExpressVPN. He works mainly on conducting security assessments and red team engagements.

He graduated from SMU’s School of Information Systems back in 2019 and started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a cybersecurity consultant initially before landing his role at ExpressVPN earlier this year.

Five Tips To Make You A Better Engineer

Talk Description:

As an uncertain Computer Science student myself twenty years ago, who would I have loved the advice of? My future veteran self I suppose! I’ll share my ethos and approach that will hopefully accelerate your career in the Information Age we now live in.

Speaker Profile:

Kai Hendry is a Tech Lead at Thoughtworks, specialising in managed Infrastructure aka Serverless. He uploads videos to and he uses Arch.

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