Any web project has one important efficiency metric: maximum load. This talk will utilize a nontrivial look at stress testing services: we will see how a harmless instrument can be turned into a DDoS tool.
Denis has gained diverse experience while working in the information security area. On the defensive side, as a Security Architect, he is responsible for building a security architecture of distributed IT infrastructure across various international business units for a global Fortune 500 company. Based on his offensive expertise, he's been a founder and leading expert in the development of a threat intelligence product. Now he is continuing his research project related to targeted attack mitigation in National Research Nuclear University.