BruCON is an annual security conference providing two days of an interesting atmosphere for open discussions of critical infosec issues, privacy, information technology and its cultural/technical implications on society....
During the first edition in 2009, the conference had approximately online and printed media: HelpNet Security online, Security.(Business Magazine for top ICT professionals) and Linux Weekly 2010 and 2011 were an even bigger success with 380 and In addition, reviews of BruCON were written by numerous podcasts. The reviews were very positive over the entire known security conference in Belgium and the rest of Europe.
The BruCON Conference assists any security company enhance its industry leadership position by giving it instant visibility within the security community in Belgium and internationally at the first independent security conference in Belgium.
Brucon aims to become the best and most entertaining security event in Belgium and Europe offering a high quality line up of speakers, opportunities of networking with peers, hacking challenges and
workshops. The conference creates bridges between the various actors active in computer security world, included but not limited to CIOs, CISOs, Security Engineers, Security Managers, Network
Managers, Compliance Officers, Security Consultants, members of non-profit organizations, CERT staff, IT students, law enforcement agencies, education centers and universities etc.....
BruCON, a 2-day Security and Hacking Conference full of interesting presentations, workshops and security challenges. BruCON is an open-minded gathering of people discussing computer security, privacy, and information technology.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to :
* Electronic/Digital Privacy
* Wireless Network and Security
* Attacks on Information Systems and/or Digital Information Storage
* Web Application and Web Services Security
* Lockpicking & physical security
* Spyware, Phishing and Botnets (Distributed attacks)
* Hardware hacking, embedded systems and other electronic devices
* Mobile devices exploitation, Symbian, P2K and bluetooth technologies
* Electronic Voting
* Free Software and Security
* Legal and Social Aspect of Information Security
* Software Engineering and Security
* Security in Information Retrieval
* Security aspects in SCADA, industrial environments and “obscure” networks
* Forensics and Anti-Forensics
* Mobile communications security and vulnerabilities
* Information warfare and industrial espionage
* Social Engineering
* Virtualisation Security
Official Announcement: BruCON keynotes
Ed Skoudis is a founder and senior security consultant with InGuardians and the founder of Counter Hack Challenges, a company that creates Capture the Flag challenges for professionals, college students, and high school kids. Ed’s expertise includes hacker attacks and defenses, the information security industry, and computer privacy issues, with over fifteen years of penetration testing and incident response experience and the scars to show for it. Ed authored and regularly teaches the SANS courses on network penetration testing (Security 560) and incident response (Security 504). Ed has conducted exhaustive anti-virus, anti-spyware, Virtual Machine, and IPS research; and responded to computer attacks for clients in financial, high technology, healthcare, and other industries.
Katie Moussouris leads the Security Community Outreach and Strategy team at Microsoft. Her team’s work encompasses industry-leading programs such as Microsoft’s BlueHat Prize (http://www.bluehatprize.com the industry’s first and largest prize for defensive security research), the BlueHat conference, security researcher outreach, and Microsoft’s Vulnerability Disclosure Policies. Ms. Moussouris also founded and runs Microsoft Vulnerability Research, which is responsible for Microsoft’s research and reporting of vulnerabilities in 3rd party software. Ms. Moussouris recently was voted the editor of a new draft ISO standard on Vulnerability Handling Processes, following her work over the past 4 years as the lead expert in the US National Body on an ISO draft standard on Vulnerability Disclosure.
Ed Skoudis - founder and senior security consultant with InGuardians
Katie Moussouris - Lead Security Community Outreach and Strategy team at Microsoft
Georgia Weidman - Introducing the Smartphone Penetration Testing Framework
Robert McArdle - HTML5 - A Whole New Attack Vector
Raul Siles - Security of National eID (smartcard-based) Web Applications
Andreas Bogk - Herding RATs
Josh Corman and Jericho - “Cyberwar” : Not What We Were Expecting
Allison Miller - A Million Mousetraps: Using Big Data and Little Loops to Build Better Defenses
Mathy Vanhoef - New flaws in WPA-TKIP
Martin Gallo - Uncovering SAP vulnerabilities: dissecting and breaking the Diag protocol
Fernando Gont - Recent Advances in IPv6 Security
Gregory Pickett - pMap, the silent killer
Carlos Garcia - How I met your pointer (Hijacking client software for fuzz and profit)
Paul Marsh - Satellite Hacking
Chris Nickerson - Tactical Surveillance : Look at me now!
Mickey Shkatov - we have you by the gadgets
int0x80 (of Dual Core) - Moar Anti-Forensics for the Louise
David Mortman - The Defense RESTs: Automation and APIs for Improving Security
Didier Stevens - Windows x64: The Essentials
Kyle ‘Kos’ Osborn & Krzystof Kotowicz - Advanced Chrome Extension Exploitation
Michael Sikorski & William Ballenthin - Clearing the Red Forest
Abraham Aranguren - Introducing OWTF
Biosshadow, Matt Erasmus, Benson - The PANIC Project
Vivek Ramachandran - Hacking with Python
fbz - Hardware Hacking
Walter Belgers (TOOOL) - Lockpicking
Joernchen, Astera & Mumpi - DJ Workshop
Meredith L. Patterson & Sergey Bratus - Langsec Workshop
Ghent, University Aula, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th of September 2012
More information and registration : http://www.brucon.org
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