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Aidan Knowles

Ethical Hacking Engineer, IBM

Aidan Knowles is an Ethical Hacking Engineer at IBM in Ireland. Specialized in delivering web application security insights, Aidan's role at IBM encompasses penetration testing, secure engineering and threat modelling. He is a regular participant at industry events as well as a frequent volunteer in cybersecurity education and awareness initiatives. Aidan holds a BA in Journalism from the Dublin Institute of Technology and a MSc in Computer Science from University College Dublin.

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Behind the Scenes at a Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition

A CTF competition can help an IT expert, student or budding cybersecurity enthusiast develop new skills and knowledge in a safe, competitive environment.

Tough Challenges in Cybersecurity Ethics

Without a standardized, consistent code of cybersecurity ethics, professionals throughout the industry struggle to distinguish right from wrong.

Hungry Hippos Meet Interactive Cyber Management at Black Hat USA 2016

A unique, interactive game at this year's Black Hat USA event will test players' ability to stay calm in a crisis, a key skill to have during a cyberattack

How Black Hats and White Hats Collaborate to Be Successful

There are many types of hackers, but under certain circumstances both black hats and white hats may collaborate to reach a common goal.