Ryan Dewhurst has been testing web applications professionally for security issues since 2009. He has a BSc (hons) Ethical Hacking for Computer Security that he completed with a First. Ryan is very active in the information security community, contributing to various OWASP projects and releasing his own popular tools such as Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA) and WPScan.
In 2013 Ryan was recognised by his peers when he was awarded the European Information Security Magazine Rising Star Award. Ryan has also appeared on the BBC and in many magazine and online publications for his work. In the past he has been known to identify security issues in companies such as Facebook, Apple and others while conducting independent security research. Currently Ryan runs his own consultancy business called Dewhurst Security, where he helps his clients with offensive web application security testing.
Sanoop Thomas (@s4n7h0) is a seasoned security professional with diverse background in consulting, teaching, research and product-based industries with a passion to solve complex security problems. Today, Sanoop works as information security specialist focusing on application security and secure coding. His field of interest includes reverse engineering, malware analysis, application security and automating security pentest/analysis methodologies. He is moderating null open community chapter in Singapore and organised over 60 events and workshops to spread security awareness across country. Sanoop is the author and maintainer of Halcyon IDE project and also create infosec contents and podcasts at InfoSec Campus. He has spoken at multiple international security conferences that includes Nullcon, OWASP India, HITBGSEC, Rootcon, Defcon (Demo Labs) and Blackhat Arsenal (USA and Asia). Sanoop is the organizer for BSides Singapore