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Defcon Day 3 Postmortem – Cavalry, Fast Forensics, & Open Sensors

August 7, 2013
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Vegas Skyline

I’ve taken a few days off to recover but am finally getting around to my quick summary of Sunday at Defcon. And even better than both Friday and Saturday, I actually made it to the 10:00 am rounds of talks. The Cavalry Isn’t Coming: Starting the Revolution to Fsck It All!: Living right outside...
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Defcon Day 2 Postmortem

August 4, 2013
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Defcon 21

As compared to day 1 of Defcon I did a little better and actually got into Defcon before noon. And after a quick lunch I headed off to check out several talks. Android Weblogin: Google’s Skeleton Key: Craig Young gave a surprising talk demonstrating how easy it is to get a malicious app into...
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Defcon Day 1 Postmortem

August 3, 2013
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Defcon Flag

Defcon, the annual pilgrimage for many an infosec professional, followed day 1 and day 2 of BSidesLV as usual. The con officially started on Thursday but most people don’t show up on Friday since day 0 primarily focuses on first-timers. As such I didn’t show up until then and instead of heading over early...
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BSidesLV Day 2 Postmortem

August 3, 2013
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BSidesLV

Just wanted to follow-up with our article from yesterday on some of the going-ons at BSidesLV this year… Unfortunately, I took the morning off to pick up my badge for Defcon but did manage to catch some gems later in the afternoon. How embracing social media helped me stop the hackers, save the world...
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What’s Your Favorite Vegas Con?

August 1, 2013
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Las Vegas Firewalks

We are currently in the middle of the biggest infosec con week in Las Vegas right now. Blackhat training started this past Saturday and Defcon will finish up on Sunday. And in the middle we have BSidesLV opposite Blackhat Briefings. It seems like a good time to get the community’s feedback on what the...
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BSidesLV Day 1 Postmortem

August 1, 2013
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Casinos

So I spent the first day at BSidesLV and caught a number of interesting talks and caught up with many of my online friends. Here are some quick notes I took along the way… Keynote – “The Security Industry – How to Survive Becoming Management”: Christien Rioux, aka @dildog, provided historical look at how he...
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BSidesLV Dashboard/Resources

July 31, 2013
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BSidesLV

Just a quick post with a bunch of widgets, links, and other things that try to pull the whole BSidesLV thing together… If there is anything you’d like us to add, just let us know in the comments below. For some travel suggestions, including restaurants, amenities, transportation, side trips and more, be sure to...
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BSidesLV Travel Guide

July 30, 2013
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Tuscany

As many of you can probably tell by my recent tweets I’m attending BSidesLV this year. I actually got in on Saturday night due to a work commitment but the good thing is that it’s given me a chance to scope the place out. Anyway, I thought I’d share some of what I found...
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BSidesDC CFP Closes in 2 Days

June 28, 2013
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BSidesDC

Hurry up and get your submissions in for this years inaugural BSidesDC before closing day! As discussed in our previous post it closes in two days on June 30th. The submission form looks fairly quick compared to some of the other cons out there. So if you have some research you’ve been working on,...
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Malware Analysis Slides from AIDE Conference

April 20, 2013
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AIDE

This past weekend I had the honor of presenting an introduction to malware analysis talk at AIDE. The goal of the presentation was to give newcomers an idea of where to start in this very interesting field. Here’s the title, abstract, and link to download the slides. Thanks to @oncee and the rest of...
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