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Daniel Trauner

Daniel is a Staff Engineer at Bugcrowd focusing on security and privacy. Previously, he was the lead Apple iOS researcher on HP Fortify's Security Research team, where he contributed to the HP Fortify Static Code Analyzer across many of its supported languages. Outside of security, Daniel enjoys reading, writing, collecting art, and trying to solve problems that others consider to be Kobayashi Maru scenarios.

Recent Posts

Car Hacking in the Cloud (for Cheap) at DEF CON, Part 2

Posted by Daniel Trauner on Oct 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Last month, we wrote an introductory overview of our experience running the second annual Car Hacking Village CTF infrastructure at DEF CON 25. Most notably, our use of Zappa to deploy Flask-based CTFd on AWS Lambda and API Gateway resulted in a $1.50 bill for the entire month of July (excluding database instances), while providing a number of operational advantages over last year’s traditional infrastructure.

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Bugcrowd News, events, CTF

Car Hacking in the Cloud (for Cheap) at DEF CON

Posted by Daniel Trauner on Sep 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Each summer, members of the security community convene in Las Vegas for a week of talks, networking, and other activities at a series of conferences. At DEF CON specifically, a number of organizations host Capture the Flag (CTF) hacking competitions in which contestants either compete against each other trying to access other teams' infrastructure while defending their own ("Attack with Defense"), or by racing to rack up the most points before the contest ends with answering standalone questions ("Jeopardy style").

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Interesting, Conferences, Running Your Own Program, events