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Black Hat

Last week marked my third year in Las Vegas for the annual “hacker conferences,” BSides Las Vegas (which I was unable to attend), DEF CON and Black Hat. Black Hat is two days of briefings, tool demos, workshops, and a very large array of security vendors. Finally, the week affectionately known as “hacker summer camp” by attendees is capped off with the largest, longest-running, hacker conference in the world – DEF CON.

While there, I saw many interesting talks, found out about security services and products, and networked and chatted with a lot of my peers. All of this has sparked many blog ideas which I will be writing about in the near future. Below are brief summaries of a few of the talks that stood out.