An interview with Lance Spitzner, founder of The Honeynet Project

Lance Spitzner, founder of the Honeynet Project, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of cyber threat research and security training and awareness. Read more »

Deutsche Telekom Give Their Views on the Hottest Topics at Honeynet Project Workshop 2015

 
This year, the annual Honeynet Project Workshop 2015 event will be sponsored by Deutsche Telekom. In anticipation of the event, we did an exclusive interview with André Vorbach (IT-Security Expert) and Markus Schmall (Vice President IT Security) to find out how Deutsche Telekom is getting involved and what they see as the hot topics at this year’s workshop.
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Honeynet Project Accepted for Google Summer of Code 2015

After a tense few days of waiting, which is always the most stressful part of GSoC for mentoring organizations and org admins, 19:00 UTC today was the moment of truth when some lucky orgs found out that they were accepted for GSoC 2015, and other orgs sadly discovered that they would not be taking part. Read more »

Google Summer of Code 2015

With winter in the northern hemisphere beginning to turn into spring, it is once again time to think about summer. And of course, for many open source organizations, that means Google Summer of Code (GSoC).
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Meet the CEO

Angelo, you have been HNP CEO for more than over a year now. What were your goals when you started and did you achieve them?

First of all let me confess that it seems really incredible to me that a year has already gone by. I took over the CEO position for the Honeynet Project from Christian Seifert more than a year ago and at times the role appeared quite intimidating to me. Christian and Honeynet Project founder Lance Spitzner did an awesome job of driving the organization Read more »

In-depth Interview: Maximilian Hils

Maximilian Hils (@maximilianhils) is a student of Information Systems at WWU Münster, Germany. He is one of the two core developers of mitmproxy, on which he started to work on during his Honeynet Google Summer of Code project in 2012. In his spare time, he develops web applications and slays SSL dragons whereever he finds them. Recently, he developed an interest in Cloud Storage Security and Security Usability. He will be giving a live demo about "slaying SSL dragons with mitmproxy" at the upcoming annual The Honeynet Project workshop in Warsaw on May 13. Here you have a nice way to discover something more about him and his work. Read more »

In-depth Interview: Sebastian Pöplau

Sebastian Pöplau (@poeplau) is the lead developer of the Ghost USB Honeypot, a detection system for USB malware. He is an IT security enthusiast and a full member of the Honeynet Project. He has studied in Bonn, Germany, and Santa Barbara, CA, and works with Lastline. He will be giving a live demo about code-loading techniques on Android during the annual The Honeynet Project Workshop in Warsaw on May 12. Here you have a good chance to get to know him a bit more. Read more »

GSoC 2014 Mentoring Organization Applications

Over the past five years, The Honeynet Project has been had the pleasure of mentoring over 70 lucky bachelors, masters and PhD students from all over the world through Google Summer of Code (GSoC), Google's ongoing programme of support for international students working on free open source software (FOSS). Together we have worked on a large number of information security tools, including some that have gone on to be the leading examples of tools in their chosen field. Read more »

GSoC 2013 Student Selection Officially Announced

After a pretty hectic few weeks of student application review, setting and scoring coding challenges, and assessing proposals, mentoring organizations participating in GSoC 2013 had to confirm their student slot allocations and final short list of preferred candidates by Friday May 24th at 19:00 UTC. Read more »

Google Summer Of Code 2013 Student Applications now closed and some statistics

Having being very pleased to be accepted once again by Google as one of the lucky mentoring organization for GSoC 2013, we had eagerly awaited the student application period starting and the excitement (and occasional drama) that always brings. Read more »

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