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What’s Old is… Still Old: The Security from the Obscurity of Legacy Systems is Crumbling

As has often been the case with old technology that stays in use in the modern era, several concrete hacks have been demonstrated against satellite communication technology.

Black Hat, Embedded Systems

I’m Sorry, *You* Are… The Weakest Link

Kyle Lady of Duo Labs covers talks about the human factor — from social engineering to human vulnerability scanning — at DEF CON and Black Hat 2015.

Human Factor, Social Engineering, Black Hat, Defcon

Applications of Deep Learning: The Good, The Bad and The Opinion

The phrase "deep learning" came up many times during Black Hat 2015. It seems to have quickly risen to prominence, and it certainly merits discussion: the broad field of machine learning and developments in the field have definite potential to help the security field make better sense of the data.

Deep Learning, Black Hat

Welcome to Vegas! A Primer on Attending Black Hat & DEF CON

This is a general guideline aimed at first-time attendees to Black Hat and DEF CON.

Blackhat, Defcon, Conference, Security Threats