Archive for August, 2016

Buy your ticket for 44CON – and go to prison for free!

August 31, 2016

Forget Winter! 44CON is coming! The conference will be 14 to 16 September 2016 in London. The schedule is online. Take a look! This year’s 44CON also features a Capture The Flag (CTF) contest. It is hosted by the UK Ministry of Justice. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, consists of breaking into […]

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Information Warfare: “Breaking News” considered harmful

August 31, 2016

Eight years ago the stocks of UAL took a dive. Apparently a six year old news article resurfaced via Google. Googlebot, which is used to index news sites, confused one of the most popular web articles of The Sun-Sentinel with breaking news. The story contained the words United Airlines Files for Bankruptcy. Unfortunately a software […]

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Transforming Secure Coding into Secure Design

August 21, 2016

Secure Coding is the way to go when you develop applications for the real world. Rename errors and bugs into failures. Turn #fail to #win. Instant karma. In addition there are lots of best practices, checklists, and documents around that will tell you what to anticipate. However the design of an application precedes the code […]

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Preliminary Schedule of DeepSec 2016 – almost done

August 20, 2016

We got over 100 submissions for DeepSec 2016! This is a new record. Consider that we have only room for about 40% of the content. While you may be impatient to hear about the trainings and the talks, please bear with us. We are in the final round of reviews and will have the preliminary […]

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DeepSec 2016 – Thank you for all your submissions!

August 6, 2016

The DeepSec Call for Papers closed on 31 July 2016. We are currently reviewing the content. Thank you very much for your participation! The talks and workshops look awesome. We have a hard time deciding what will be part of the schedule and what has to be postponed. For everyone who has missed the deadline, […]

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