Masterclass Hacker Meets a Cyber Security Expert

Cybersecurity breaches and unauthorised access to sensitive personal data is any company’s  worst nightmare and a reality many must ensure adequate security for.

Join the Futures Law Faculty, who will be hosting Marcus Weinberger,  a self-taught, 16 year old ethical hacker from the UK, who can hack into your firm, right there on stage. 

Marcus’s onstage hacking demo will be followed by Cobus Jooste, a lecturer from the University of Stellenbosch, who will help us navigate ourselves to safety.

The event is followed by wine and a harvest table. 

Find out more about the event hosted by Futures Law Faculty.

More about Cobus Jooste:

Cobus is lecturer of Internet Law (Mercantile Law), Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property in the Digital Environment [eIP Law] (LLM) at the University of Stellenbosch as well as a Fellow of the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property, a member of the IP Unit and serves as a technology law consultant at Werksman Inc.

Cobus primary interest lies in law in the digital environment and the regulation and security of non-literal elements of computer software.

Cobus has published several articles on intellectual property, ICT law and EIP Law and contributes to the Intellectual Property Law Short Course, presented by the University of Stellenbosch and the IP Unit of the University of Cape Town.

More about Marcus Weinberger:

Marcus is an ethical hacker who, in his spare time, enjoys finding vulnerabilities in technology. Given his relatively young age and experience, he considers himself a beginner; nevertheless, he has achieved a level of knowledge, skill, and understanding that enables him to execute sophisticated penetration testing, security assessments, and audits.

Marcus also is a self-taught programmer and has written various programs and tools which he leverages in his work. He recently presented a session at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) 2018 LegalSEC conference in Arlington, Virginia, where he gave a live demonstration of various security vulnerabilities. He was subsequently invited to deliver an encore presentation of that session at ILTA’s annual conference, ILTACON 2018.


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