BSides Scotland 2019

Context are once again sponsors of BSides Scotland 2019. 

Apr 23 2019
23 Apr 2019  
Royal College of Physicians 9 Queen St, Edinburgh , EH2 1JQ

Context will be sponsoring BSides Scotland on 23rd April 2019 at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. 

We are excited to announce that David Turco, Senior Consultant at Context, will be running a workshop at the event! All details can be found below.

Introduction to Mobile Application Testing (Workshop)

David Turco (@endle__) - Senior Security Consultant at Context Information Security

The workshop starts at 1pm and goes on for about 2-2.5hrs. 


The workshop starts by introducing the basics of mobile application testing.

It will then cover key concepts of the Android Operating System and Android applications such as sandboxing, permissions, APK, Android manifest, intents, activities, broadcast receivers, content providers, services, URL schemes, Android Debug Bridge, and SMALI. Commonly used tools will be introduced throughout the workshop.

Attendees will then practice what they learned in a series of exercises and demos using the provided mobile training virtual machine.


The workshop is aimed at an audience with a basic skill level. You should have understanding of basic web application testing, have used a modern mobile phone, and speak basic *nix.

For the workshop you need a laptop with the Mobile Training virtual machine already installed.

The Mobile Training virtual machine, its requirements and the installation instructions can be downloaded from:

We've only got 30 spaces, so be quick to register here:

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