Unshredding: How safe are your secret documents?

Edward Robinson (Lateral Security)

After a hacker challenge at a CHCon reassembling a shredded document, Edward fell down the rabbit hole of shredding and document re-construction. How good is your shredder? Which one should you use? How good is the technology for re-assembling documents and how does it work? From herb-scissors to pasta-makers, find out the history and how a DARPA challenge may hold the secrets to decoding thousands of Nazi documents.

About Edward

After 7 years as a Web Developer Ed swapped sides to become an IT Security Consultant. Equally at home while discussing that latest Javascript features or finding security issues, his passion for security and all things hacking is clear.