Archive for August, 2017

Administrivia: How to access ROOTS and DeepSec 2017

August 22, 2017

We have received some question on how to attend the presentations of the 1st Reversing and Offensive-oriented Trends Symposium (ROOTS) 2017. It’s very easy. ROOTS is co-hosted with DeepSec 2017. This means if you attend DeepSec, you also attend ROOTS. In turn attending ROOTS gives you also access to the DeepSec conference. So you only […]

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Mythbusting: Anti-Virus Research considered dangerous

August 18, 2017

Everyone doing research in information security or doing any work in this field takes some risks. Since most of the „cyber stuff“ is black magic to others not working in this context, there are a lot of problems and severe misunderstandings. The Crypto Wars still haven’t been decided in favour of mathematics. Real people prefer […]

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DeepSec 2017 Preliminary Schedule published

August 17, 2017

After two weeks of intense reviewing we have published the preliminary schedule for DeepSec 2017. There are some blanks to fill, but this will be done in the coming weeks. We still have to do some reviews and wait for the speaker’s confirmation. In case you noticed, the ROOTS track is not filled yet. The […]

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Decline of the Scientific Method: New (Austrian) “Trojan” Law without Technical Expertise

August 3, 2017

The Crypto Wars are still raging despite everyone relying on secure communication. Everyone means everyone. The good thing is that mathematics still works, even though some people wouldn’t want it to. The latest cryptographic review comes from Amber Rudd, the current UK Home Secretary. She said recently: “Real people often prefer ease of use and […]

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DeepSec 2017 Schedule, ROOTS, and Closing of Call for Papers

August 3, 2017

Thanks a lot for your submissions! We are currently in the final phase of the review. Expect the first draft of the schedule for the end of the week. Important: Don’t forget that the Call for Papers for the 1st Reversing and Offensive-oriented Trends Symposium 2017 (ROOTS) is still open and was extended to 15 […]

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