Email: [email protected]
Resume: Download (.pdf)
Languages: js, python, php, c/c++, java, vba, html, css
Tools: IDA, gdb, Forensic Toolkit, volatiltiy, Atlassian Suite, Ansible
Skills: Reverse engineering, malware, forensics, software development, pentesting, project management, policy research
James Pavur is a Rhodes Scholar and PhD student at Oxford University in the Centre for Doctoral Training on Cyber-Security. Prior to attending Oxford he graduated with valedictory honors from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service where he majored in Science, Technology, and International Affairs.
His PhD research revolves around the intersection between cyber-security and space technology with a particular focus on satellite communications. However, he has a broader general interest in cyber-security and cyber-policy.
You can find his blog and a list of hobby and professional projects on this site as well as through the links in the profile box at the top of this page.
I may be available for limited ad-hoc consultancy arrangements, although these can be difficult to arrange while I am studying in the UK due to student visa restrictions.
Just reach out to me via LinkedIn or using the contact information above to see if your project is a good mutual fit.
James Pavur. “Whispers Among the Stars: Perpetrating (and Preventing) Satellite Eavesdropping Attacks.“, DEFCON 28. (Upcoming).
James Pavur. “Whispers Among the Stars: Perpetrating (and Preventing) Satellite Eavesdropping Attacks.“, Blackhat USA 2020. (Upcoming).
James Pavur. “Trust and Trust in Space Situational Awareness”, DEFCON Aviation Village 2020. (Upcoming).
James Pavur and Casey Knerr. “GDPArrrrr: Using Privacy Laws to Steal Identities”, Black Hat USA 2019.Video Link. Whitepaper Link.
James Pavur, Daniel Moser, Martin Strohmeier, Vincent Lenders, Ivan Martinovic, “A Tale of Sea and Sky: On the Security of Maritime VSAT Communications”, 2020 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S&P), San Francisco, 2020.
James Pavur, Ivan Martinovic, “The Cyber-ASAT: On the Impact of Cyber Weapons in Outer Space”, 2019 11th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon), Tallinn, 2019.
James Pavur, Daniel Moser, Vincent Lenders, and Ivan Martinovic. 2019. Secrets in the sky: on privacy and infrastructure security in DVB-S satellite broadband. In Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec ‘19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 277-284. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3317549.3323418
Burger, E., Pavur, J., and Van Laan, M., comments at the FCC, in re: Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services, WC Docket No. 16-106, at http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/view?id=60001974396
Burger, E. and Pavur, J., reply comments at the FCC, in re: Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services, WC Docket No. 16-106, at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filing/10705641704886
Pavur, James C. “Public Switch Telephone Network Transition Study.” S2ERC Fall Showcase Conference. University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida. 10 Nov. 2016. Presentation.