“Taking Precautions at Black Hat is Always Good”
presentations.” Among those that made our ears perk up, are Moxie Marlinspike’s “SSL And The Future Of Authenticity” and Jerome Radcliffe’s “Hacking Medical Devices for Fun and Insulin: Breaking the Human SCADA System.” Of course, if you’re worried about being hacked, Network World’s Tim Greene has published a checklist on “How to Survive Black Hat and Defcon without getting hacked – maybe” – love the caveat.
VPN Haus: Because so many people are doing demos of hacks at Black Hat, should attendees take more precaution in protecting their data and VPN networks, than they would at a show like, say, Interop?
Travis Carelock: To be honest the demos on stage are the least of the attendee’s concerns. The Black Hat speakers generally do a very good job displaying and demo’ing their PoC(Proof of Concept) in responsible ways. I have never heard of an attendee com
VPN Haus: How is Black Hat Las Vegas different than the DC, the Abu Dhabi, and the Europe show?
Carelock: Black Hat USA is our flagship event. It is several times bigger than our other events and serves as the yearly round up for the entire security community. The previous year’s trends are analyzed, predictions about the next year are made, award
Here’s to a great show – and stay safe, everyone. See part one of our conversation with Travis Carelock here.