August 8, 2016 - John Gunn
5 Ways That DEF CON Totally Owned Black Hat

The world’s most influential IT security gatherings just concluded and it was bigger and badder than ever. It is magnificently convenient that the two most important conferences, Black Hat and DEF CON, happen the same week in the same city. For two confabs serving the same industry, you won’t find two more distinctly dissimilar events anywhere else. While the overlap in audience is huge (it seemed like every attendee at… Read more


August 11, 2014 - John Gunn
Ten Things You Missed at DEFCON 22 That You Won’t Read About Anywhere Else

DEF CON is now officially the largest gathering of hackers in the world. Actually, it is the largest gathering of hackers, wannabe hackers, noobs, posers, IT security pros and undercover agents. This year it’s reportedly 25,000 strong and outgrowing another facility. There are hundreds of stories covering the most news-worthy hacks and vulnerabilities including innovative attacks on Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, autos, Google Glass, airplanes, medical devices, and all sorts of… Read more