JACKSON 
THURAISAMY

Security Consultant

Toronto, Canada

About:

Jackson is a Security Consultant at Security Compass. His combined experience in software development and security consulting has made him a specialist in compromising and defending application security. He likes to hunt critical vulnerabilities and plan targeted operations.

He has also implemented an enterprise-wide SDLC initiative for a Fortune 100 client and taught defensive web security courses internationally. He graduated from the University of Toronto with Honours in Computer Science, Public Policy, and Psychology.

Areas of Expertise:
Advisory Services
  • Application Security Baseline and Framework Development
  • Application Risk Profiling
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Gap Analysis and Best Practices
  • Secure Development Standards
  • Security Champion and Centre of Excellence (CoE) Programs
Verification Services
  • Architecture Review and Threat Modelling
  • Web Application Security Assessment
  • Mobile Application Security Assessment
  • Desktop Application Security Assessment
  • Source Code Review
  • Vulnerability Triaging for Static and Dynamic Analysis Results
  • Point of Sale Application Assessment
Industries
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Retail
  • Information Technology
Education:

Hon. BSc - Computer Science, Public Policy & Psychology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publications:
  • A Diagram for Sabotaging Cryptosystems read
  • MasterTap view repo
    • This is a PoC Android app that can effectively clone PayPass-enabled MasterCard credit cards and emulate them for contactless transactions. It implements the combined pre-play and downgrade attack on EMV contactless by Roland and Langer (2013).
Press Mentions:
  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2016 read
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